Terry LeBlanc

Terry LeBlanc is an active advocate for accessible transit and housing. He first joined the Disability Foundation community as a sailor with Disabled Sailing Association of BC. He has since become more involved, most recently as Board chair for the Vancouver Adapted Music Society and ConnecTra.

Mike Stiles

Mike Stiles is an advocate for accessibility. He competed at the 1992 Paralympic Games in Barcelona, Spain as a member of the Canadian National Para-Shooting team and is a leader in fostering greater accessibility in the Okanagan community. He is the current Board Chair of BC Mobilities Society, Secretary Treasurer for the Disabled Sailing Association of BC, and a Director for ConnecTra, and has been involved with each of these organizations from day one and continues to be passionate about volunteering.

Gaile Lacy

Gaile Lacy's first involvement with the Disability Foundation community came in 2004 through the BC Mobility Opportunities Society and then she tried sailing through the Disabled Sailing Association. She has been a Board member for DSA, Tetra and ConnecTra over the years. Gaile believes ConnecTra is an integral piece in the world of living with a disability with so many touchpoints to gain information and resources to help one live every day life whether it's for work or socially.

Art Jonker

Art Jonker is a multidisciplinary artist and sits on the Boards for ConnecTra and Vancouver Adapted Music Society. In addition to helping guide the vision of the two organizations, Art also attends as many ConnecTra events even generously providing one of his artworks as this year's Abilities Expo and Job Fair prize, and VAMS events. He believes in the importance of having an organization that stands for encouraging and facilitating social life, employment and entrepreneurism in the disabled community.