Governance

Board of Directors

Board Member Link
Susan Knott - Chair View Bio
Raymond Protti - Vice Chair View Bio
David B. Adams View Bio
Gordon Fitzpatrick View Bio
Tewanee Joseph View Bio
Wendy King View Bio
E. Michael O'Brien View Bio
Anuja S. Varshney View Bio
Peeter Wesik View Bio
Angela Wesley View Bio

Board Committees

Finance and Audit

Purpose: Ensuring that our financial and accounting policies conform to the Museum Act and all other applicable legislation, and that our financial reporting systems meet the needs of the Board and the Royal BC Museum.

Members:

  • Raymond Protti, Chair
  • David Adams
  • Wendy King
  • Anuja S. Varshney
  • Angela Wesley
  • Susan Knott, Ex-officio member
  • Jack Lohman, Chief Executive Officer, Ex-officio member
  • Melissa Sands, Executive Financial Officer, Staff

Governance, Nominating and Human Resources

Purpose: Overseeing the Board’s nominating and governance activities, establishing criteria for Board membership; pre-screening and recommending candidates; managing Board orientations and evaluations; and maintaining documentation. Manages corporate governance and monitors Board effectiveness.

Members:

  • Raymond Protti, Chair
  • Wendy King
  • Susan Knott
  • E. Michael O’Brien
  • Anuja S. Varshney
  • Jack Lohman, Chief Executive Officer, Ex-officio member

Site Development

Purpose: Advising the Board on our masterplan and Royal BC Museum renewal, overseeing and establishing policies for management of the Royal BC Museum land and property.

Members:

  • David Adams, Chair
  • E. Michael O’Brien
  • Peeter Wesik
  • Angela Wesley
  • Susan Knott, Ex-officio member
  • Jack Lohman, Chief Executive Officer, Ex-officio member
  • Angela Williams, Chief Operating Officer & Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Staff

Board Terms of Reference

Document Name Link
Bylaws and Appendices View PDF
Finance and Audit Committee Terms of Reference View PDF
Governance Nominating and HR Committee Terms of Reference View PDF
Site Development Committee Terms of Reference View PDF
Board Remuneration View PDF

Senior Management

Name Link
Professor Jack Lohman‚ CBE - Chief Executive Officer View Bio
Angela Williams - Chief Operating Officer, Deputy CEO and Acting Vice President; Collections, Research and International Programs View Bio
Karen Fudge-Jensen - Acting Vice President; Archives, Museum Operations and Provincial Partnerships View Bio
Melissa Sands - Executive Financial Officer View Bio

Governance Principles

Document Name Link
Statement of Financial Information View PDF
Statement of Executive Compensation View PDF
Standards of Conduct Statement View PDF
Standards of Conduct Read online
Post Employment Restrictions Read online

Key Accountability Relationships

The Royal BC Museum Corporation is governed by a ten-member Board of Directors, appointed by the Province, and accountable to the Minister of Community, Sport and Cultural Development and Responsible for TransLink. The Board appoints a Chief Executive Officer to implement policies and corporate goals.