The GHRA works to represent and improve the quality of life for the residents of Gordon Head. We encourage you to make your views known on local issues that affect you or your property. To contact us directly please use the contact form at the bottom of the page.
Continuing from the April 25, 2019 AGM. Three additional directors were appointed in June 2020 in accordance with the Association's Bylaws
has lived in Gordon Head since 1993 and has been on the GHRA for six years. Currently she is the Chair of the Board. In her work life, she was the Director of Community Investment for the United Way Victoria.
and his wife purchased a home on Tremblay Drive in 1976 where they raised four children. He retired as a school principal in 2003, spent 10 years as a BC Marriage Commissioner and has been active with the GHRA for the past 15 years. Don is the Chair of the Saanich Community Association Network. He believes the GHRA has a vital role to play as the community evolves in response to social and economic forces.
Since moving to Gordon Head in 1977, has been a keen observer of the many changes that have created the community we all share today. Embracing a multi modal transportation network, he enjoys walking, cycling, and driving within our area. He has a particular interest in continuing to build a healthy family-oriented community on behalf of all residents.
bought a lot and had a house built on Houlihan Court 33 years ago. After retiring from the Energy Ministry, he joined the GHRA Board in 2010, where he uses his former experience as a planner to advise on land use and development matters.
has lived with his family on Carnegie Crescent just south of Lambrick Park for 12 years, and has been a GHRA director for six years. Paul is a practicing Landscape Architect with an interest in environmental issues and general neighbourhood planning concerns, and he helps out with board activities as needed.
has lived on Cedar Hill Road for more than 20 years, and has been a GHRA board member for two. She has a particular interest in development and change in the Shelbourne Valley and the area of Gordon Head west of Shelbourne. A freelance writer all her working life, she focuses on effective and timely board communication.
born and raised in Gordon Head, became a member of the GHRA Board in 2020. He holds an MBA from the Gustavson School of Business and a BA in Economics from University of Western Ontario. Before pursuing a career in digital strategy, he co-founded a technology startup focused on big data analytics and information intelligence. He's passionate about capital markets, community involvement, and entrepreneurship. He has previously chaired the Coast Capital Savings Youth Get It Community Council, is currently involved with the Victoria Foundation and is a World Economic Forum Global Shaper.
has lived in Gordon Head for 36 years, the last 34 on Corniche Place. She recently retired as a school principal, where among other initiatives she worked with the municipality to develop safe “Walk and Ride” routes. She has also owned a small business in Gordon Head. She is interested in ensuring that traffic congestion on residential streets does not impede the opportunity for residents to walk through their neighbourhoods and to get to know their neighbours, in monitoring the extent of development in Gordon Head, and using the opportunity presented by the Covid pandemic to rethink the essential elements of a safe community for all.
is a retired professional librarian with long roots in Gordon Head. Upon retirement, when she moved back to Gordon Head from the Lower Mainland, she purchased the remainder of her grandparents' strawberry and daffodil farm and their former house, which was then added to the Saanich Heritage Register. Joan served two years on the GHRA board from 2005 to 2007. Her interests include the local environment, the retention of as much green space as possible, development issues and the Local Area Plan for Gordon Head.
is an international student studying psychology in UVIC. She has lived in Gordon Head for over a year now. She is also a Uvic Student Mental Health leader who is passionate to make housing affordable and accessible to everyone. She believes that GHRA is essential to promote equity.
We acknowledge that the District of Saanich lies within the territories of the lək̓ʷəŋən peoples represented by the Songhees and Esquimalt Nations and the W̱SÁNEĆ peoples represented by the W̱JOȽEȽP (Tsartlip), BOḰEĆEN (Pauquachin), SȾÁUTW̱ (Tsawout), W̱SIḴEM (Tseycum) and MÁLEXEȽ (Malahat) Nations.
We are committed to celebrating the rich diversity of people in our community. We are guided by the principle that embracing diversity enriches the lives of all people. We all share the responsibility for creating an equitable and inclusive community and for addressing discrimination in all forms.
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