Board of Directors
A Board of Directors has been appointed and is committed to ensuring the Agency serves the interests of BC families. The board is responsible for developing BCFMA’s strategic plan and oversight of the operations of the Agency.
Richard J.M. Fyfe KC – Chair
Richard Fyfe is the former Deputy Attorney General for British Columbia. Active in his community, Mr. Fyfe has been involved as a board member in a number of non-profit organizations. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of British Columbia, a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Alberta, and a Master’s in Business Administration from the University of Victoria.
Victoria Chan – Director
Victoria Chan has an extensive career in finance and accounting holding various leadership roles in the public sector. Beyond financial management and financial reporting, Victoria also has significant senior management experience in corporate services and policy development. With implementation of considerable senior management initiatives involving strategic planning, truth and reconciliation and equity in action, she has comprehensive knowledge of business operations, including in the areas of financial planning, facility operations, information technology and human resource planning. Victoria also has experience in government relations and has led policy development and legislative and regulatory amendments initiatives. Applying her legal knowledge, her significant experience in the public sector and leadership roles, she is one of the appointed Bylaw Adjudicators for the Ministry of the Attorney General and is the Board of Director for the National Film Board and the BC Assessment. Victoria holds a Bachelor of Accounting Science degree from the University of Calgary, a Bachelor of Law degree from the University of London and a Master of Law degree from York University. As a Chartered Professional Accountant with passion in professional development and commitment of life-time learning, Victoria also teaches several accounting and finance courses at post-secondary institutions.
Kevin Douglas Jardine – Director
Kevin Jardine is the Deputy Minister of the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy. Mr. Jardine joined the provincial government in 2000 after almost a decade working as a natural resource management consultant in the private sector. Since joining the BC Public Service, Kevin has held executive roles in diverse areas of public policy and service delivery, including the justice and natural resource sectors, and served as deputy cabinet secretary for several years. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Geography (Honours) from the University of Victoria, and graduate diplomas in project management and executive leadership.
Tracy Ann Porteous – Director
Tracy Porteous, O.B.C, LL.D (hc), R.C.C. For 40 + years, Tracy has been actively involved in a leadership capacity developing tools, resources, programs, policy, training and collaborative strategies with various public authorities to enhance safety for those who are vulnerable to sexual assault, child abuse, intimate partner violence and sexual harassment in the workplace. Tracy founded, led the development of and managed the overall operations of the Ending Violence Association of BC from 1992-2021, co-founded and co-chaired the Ending Violence Association of Canada from 2014-2021, is a three-time Governor General of Canada medal recipient, including in 2014 she was honoured with the prestigious GG medal in recognition of the Persons Case for ‘exemplary contributions towards the equality of women in Canada’. In 2013 Tracy was a Canadian Delegate to the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women and presented about the award winning Be More Than A Bystander campaign, a GBV crime prevention program she also co-founded. Tracy was a member of BC’s two Domestic Violence Death Review Panels, the City of Vancouver Healthy City for All Leadership Council, the National Advisory Council on Gender-Based Violence, National Victim Policy Centre Advisory, the National Coaches Association Dating Violence Initiative, the Canadian Domestic Violence Homicide Prevention Initiative, the Canadian Armed Forces Advisory on Sexual Misconduct, the Federal Advisory Council on Mandatory Minimum Sentences, the Trauma-Informed Practice Training Advisory for the Criminal Justice System in BC, has testified in front of federal Parliamentary committees related to gender based violence, the Coroner Inquest into the murders of Sunny Park and her family, has advised numerous federal and provincial cabinet ministers related to gender based violence in Canada and internationally, and currently sits as a member of the Canadian Femicide Observatory for Justice and Accountability, the Statistics Canada Initiative on Homicide of Women and works in an contracted capacity for the Canadian Football League as their Gender Based Violence Consultant, the BC Ministry of Attorney General’s Family Policy, Legislation and Transformation Justice Services Branch and is a member of the Board and the Finance Committee of Legal Aid BC. Tracy holds a Doctor of Laws (hc) from the University of British Columbia and was inducted into the Order of British Columbia in 2020.
Lisa Pryce – Director
Lisa Pryce has served as a public employee in various levels of the government for over 25 years. She is now the proud owner of a boutique consulting firm located in the Okanagan working with public and non- profit organizations. Lisa is a recognized leader in the Supply Chain field and in 2019 was named “Top 50 Women to Watch in Canadian Supply Chain”. In 2021 she was the Logistics Chief supporting the recovery efforts caused by the Atmospheric River flooding event in the Fraser Valley. Lisa enjoys teaching, coaching and volunteering and has sat on both educational and athletic boards over the years as well as working with local community groups.