Lisa Dominato, Chair

LisaLisa has more than 10 years experience in senior political and government positions, including four years as Chief of Staff to the Deputy Premier and Minister of Education. In her current role as Manager, Student Wellness & Safety, BC Ministry of Education with the BC Public Service, Lisa is helping develop education policy. She holds a Masters of Arts in Leadership and throughout her career has volunteered in her community, holding director and chair positions with the Kiwanis Club of Victoria and the Victoria-Beacon Hill Constituency Association. Lisa is passionate about serving her community.

 Jonathan Jackson, Vice-Chair

jonathanJonathan has over twenty years’ experience as a chartered accountant with companies in the manufacturing and technology sectors and also has a corporate director’s designation. He currently is the Chief Financial Officer of The Feldman Group in Vancouver.

David Walls


David has over 20 years in retail banking and has held various lending, investment, branch manager and leadership roles. He is currently the Regional Vice President, BC Investment & Retirement Planning with Royal Bank of Canada. He holds his Bachelor of Business Administration degree and his Masters of Business Administration. David feels extremely fortunate to work with an organization such as The Kettle.

Barry Robertson

Barry was a registered dental technician and worked for the BC College of Dental Surgeons for the better part of 30 years. He currently volunteers at several organisations including the Longhouse Church in East Vancouver. Barry has been going to The Kettle since 2008 and lends a hand in the Drop in as often as he can, where he helps make and serve both Christmas and New Years dinners.

Trevor Stokes

IMG_1114Trevor has been teaching at the Streetfront Alternative Program, based out of Britannia Secondary, for the past 18 years. He is a committed educator, coach and community activist who believes that all people, if supported, can find success.

Indranil Guha

IndraIndra has over 15 years of progressive experience in working with multinational organizations in different countries and had roles in sales leadership, project management and business strategy. He holds Masters of Business Administration from UBC and is currently the Vice-President at RBC Commercial Banking. Indra is passionate in serving for the compelling cause of Kettle Society, and is deeply involved in many charitable and non-profit organizations in Lower Mainland.

Tamara Little

Tamara-Little2Tamara launched Coast Communications to build on 20 years’ experience in corporate communications, public affairs and government relations, including 8 years at Canada’s top two public relations and public affairs firms (H&K, NATIONAL Public Relations) and 11 years in public service advising Ministers and Mayors in B.C. municipal and provincial governments. Tamara provides full service communications and public affairs support to her clients, drawing on her team of Associates at Coast Communications.

Tamara is a trained Anthropologist, and has honours Undergraduate and Master’s Degrees in Anthropology from UBC, focused on BC First Nations. She is President of the Public Affairs Association of Canada BC Chapter.

Scott MacLeod

scottScott has been a volunteer with the Carnegie Community Centre since 2013. He was previously an Office Administrative Assistant with the Employment Initiatives Unit at YMCA. Prior to that he had worked as clerical support in the performing arts arena. Scott has been an active member of The Kettle Society since 2000 and is keen to use this firsthand experience behind the scenes to help The Kettle maintain its goals and strengths.

Other 2017-2018 Kettle Board Members

Cliff Grant
Marilyn Marchment
Kathi Thompson


Tamara Taggart

TamaraTamara anchors CTV News at Six and is The Kettle’s first Honorary Board Member after six years as a Kettle Director. She is a committed community volunteer, sitting on several Boards throughout the Lower Mainland. She is happy to be making a positive difference with The Kettle in this capacity

Suzanne Jean

suzanne-smSuzanne has 40+ years experience in organization/project management in the social service field. She contracts with government and social service agencies on quality assurance, policy development, program evaluation, training and program development strategies. Suzanne also administers “Fit4Defense”, an assertiveness training program designed to address violence prevention and increase empowerment for children and youth.


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