BGCCVI is a registered BC Non-Profit Society and a Charitable Organization- 106804016RR0001 governed by a volunteer Board of Directors.  The Board of Directors is the legal entity and authority for the Club, empowered by law to direct the Club’s structure in order to fulfill the Club’s mission, mandate and strategic plan.  

The Board has a governance role and provides overall guidance:

  • oversees development of the strategic plan and monitors its progress;
  • approves annual budget and ensures long-term viability;
  • ensures conformance to the Society’s Constitution and Bylaws, and to Boys and Girls Clubs of Canada and other regulatory and industry standards;
  • accounts to the public and funders through annual financial audit.

The Board members are volunteers, elected by voting members of the Society to two-year terms.  They bring a variety of expertise about the organization, the clients and the communities served.

Mission, Vision and Core Values

BGCCVI Mission Statement

To provide a safe supportive place where children and youth can experience new opportunities, overcome barriers, build positive relationships and develop the confidence and skills for life

BGCCVI Vision Statement

All children and youth discover and achieve their dreams and grow up to be healthy, successful and active participants in our community.

BGCCVI Core Values

In our work with children, youth, families and communities, all Boys and Girls Clubs are guided by the following Core Values. These Core Values are the standard by which all Boys and Girls Club services are measured.


We welcome everyone in a safe, accepting environment based on belonging and positive relationships.


We ensure that everyone – children, youth, families, volunteers, staff – is heard, respected, valued and treated fairly.

Encouragement and Support

We encourage and support every child and youth to play, learn and grow to achieve their dreams.

Working Together

We work together with young people, families, volunteers, our communities and government.

Speaking Out

We speak out for children, youth and families so that we can make our world better.

Staff Senior Leadership Team

Ian Kalina – Executive Director

ikalina@bgccvi.com   250-754-3215

Sarah Foster – Director of Childcare and Early Learning

sfoster@bgccvi.com – 250-754-3215

Corey Sugiyama – Director of Integrated Child, Youth and Family Services

csugiyama@bgccvi.com – 250-754-3215

Liz Harper – Director of Human Resources and Organizational Effectiveness

lharper@bgccvi.com – 250-754-3215

Strategic Plan

Strategic Goal #1

Deliver High Quality, Consistency of Services

Strategic Goal #2

Build Communications/Marketing and Business Intelligence Capacity

Strategic Goal #3

Build Strategic Partnerships

Strategic Goal #4

Grow Our Services

Board of Directors

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