The Madrona School Society Board of Directors

boardofdirectors@madronaschool.com

The Madrona School Society is a not-for-profit society that was established in 1993 under the Province of British Columbia’s Society Act (since replaced by the Societies Act) for the purposes of supporting the management of Madrona School and ensuring that the educational goals set out in its constitution are met.
The Madrona School Society Board of Directors has the authority and responsibility to supervise the management of the affairs of the Society to ensure its continued well-being. The Board oversees the strategy, the budget and financial controls, and sets the overarching policies for the operation and control of the school.

Eric O'Donnell
Eric O'Donnell

Jay Schlosar (Board Chair)

Jay Schlosar is a communications and community relations specialist who works as a senior director with Teck Resources Ltd, Canada’s largest diversified mining company.
Previously, Jay spent 15 years as a senior public servant with the Province of BC, which included roles responsible for public sector board development, management and oversight. His last position with the provincial government was in the role of Assistant Deputy Minister for Local Government and Inspector of Municipalities.
Jay has served as Board Chair for the Madrona School Society since June 2017.
Jay and his wife are the proud parents of a Madrona student currently attending at the Madrona West Campus.

Eric O'Donnell

Doran Chandler (Board Vice-Chair)

Doran is co-founder of Chandler Fogden Aldous Law firm. His practice focuses almost exclusively on providing legal services for the entertainment industry.

Doran has extensive experience representing clients in all stages of scripted and unscripted film & television productions, including Canadian and international producers. Doran is a regular guest lecturer at the University of British Columbia Allard School of Law Entertainment Law class.

Doran can still be found playing his piano and accordion at the Canadian Bar Association's annual 'Battle of the Bar Bands'. Doran lives in Vancouver with his wife and three boys , one of whom has attended Madrona since 2013.

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Shelly Hulko

Shelley is a senior trial lawyer, specializing in criminal law. She attended law school at the University of Victoria and obtained her undergraduate degree from the University of British Columbia. Shelley was called to the British Columbia Bar in 1996.
Shelley has served on the boards of other community organizations, holding the positions of treasurer and secretary, and has been on the organizational team of school fundraisers. She has volunteered with the Girl Guides of Canada as a Sparks leader, Brown Owl, and now Guider. Shelley was the founding Chair of the Madrona Parent Association and has chaired the Madrona School Society’s Governance Committee since its inception in 2016. She is also an unrepentant fan of the Oxford comma.
Shelley is the proud parent of two Madrona students, who have been with the school since 2015.

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Ivor Luk

Ivor Luk is the Managing Partner for Deloitte’s Financial Advisory Group in British Columbia. He studied Engineering and Economics at University College London and London School of Economics and qualified as a UK Chartered Accountant in 2000. Working directly with C-Suite and Boards of Directors in Vancouver and Western Canada, Ivor provides business advice, financial due diligence, financial oversight and control assessment and counsel to Deloitte’s most complex clients. As a Senior Partner at Deloitte, he has responsibility over some of Deloitte’s most significant relationships.
He is an active member of the community. Currently he is the Treasurer and a Board Director of St.Paul’s Foundation, Board Director at Science World British Columbia, Mentor for the Vancouver School Board Gifted Kids Enrichment Program and a Rescue Assistant at the Vancouver Aquarium Mammal Rescue Centre.

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Toireasa Jespersen

Toireasa brings a wealth of professional and volunteer experience to the Board. Currently a non-practising lawyer, Toireasa was called to the Bar of British Columbia in 2003. She has volunteered at a wide variety of organisations, including A Loving Spoonful, St. John's School, UBC Faculty of Law, West Side Family Place, Christianne's Lyceum of Literature & Art and the Canadian Pony Club. Toireasa has also had leadership roles in various non profit organisations, most recently serving as a member of the Madrona School Society Governance Committee. She is a founding Director of the Madrona Parents' Association (MPA) and is currently serving as Chair of the MPA and as a Director of the Madrona School Society.
Toireasa is committed to ongoing professional development in her volunteer work. She is a member of Imagine Canada, the Institute of Corporate Directors (ICD), the Gifted Childrens' Association of British Columbia, Supporting the Emotional Needs of the Gifted and an associate member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals.
Outside of her volunteer commitments, Toireasa's personal interests include knitting, enjoying the seaside with friends and family, tying skates at the rink and spending time in the Southlands with pony-loving children. Toireasa and her husband Paul are the proud parents of two "Madronians" who delight in the unique and personalised approach taken by the devoted educators at Madrona.