Board of Directors

Jodi Cunningham


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Tom Christensen

Vice President

Tom is a lawyer at Nixon Wenger LLP.

He graduated from the University of Victoria with a Law degree in 1994 and was called to the B.C. Bar in May 1995. Born and raised in Vernon, he has been involved in numerous community organizations, having held such positions as President of the Downtown Vernon Association, President of the Literacy and Youth Initiatives Society of North Okanagan and Director of the Vernon Jubilee Hospital Foundation. He is a former director and Chair of the Legal Services Society of B.C. and currently the Chair of Community Living British Columbia.

Tom was elected MLA for Okanagan-Vernon in 2013 and re-elected in 2005. While in government, Tom served as Minister of Education, Minister of Aboriginal Relations and Reconciliation, and Minister of Children and Family Development. As MLA, Tom became aware of the scope and importance of the work done at CMHA-Vernon and jumped at the opportunity to join the Board in 2014.

Dominic Scorah


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David Service


Prior to his retirement in 2014, David served as a Director of Investment Consulting in the Toronto office of Towers Watson.

He worked for the firm for 37 years, spending the first 16 years as a liability actuary and the remainder of his career as a full-time investment consultant.

David was a frequent speaker at industry conferences, particularly on the management of financial risk for pension plans and endowments and has written regularly for a variety of industry publications.

Since retirement, David has served as a Trustee for the Long-Term Disability Trust of a major Canadian corporation. He has also served as a special advisor to the senior management of an Edinburgh-based investment fund manager. He serves in a similar advisory capacity to a Vancouver-based investment fund manager.

David is a Fellow of the Canadian Institute of Actuaries and holds a Bachelor of Mathematics (honours) degree from the University of Waterloo.

Richard Finn


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Tom Nolan


Tom is the Pharmacist-owner of three community pharmacies specializing in palliative care and supportive housing projects.

Previous board experience: Pharmasave drugstores, downtown Vernon association.  Born, raised and working in the same community, with in-depth experience in the strengths and weaknesses of its Health care network.

David Penner


David manages real estate and construction for Kal Tire and is a graduate of the University of British Columbia with an engineering degree.

He was born and raised in northern BC and has lived in the Okanagan with his family since 2010. David is active in the community and volunteers extensively with youth sports. He has a personal interest in many aspects of mental health awareness and is especially interested in bringing his property and construction perspectives to benefit CMHA.

Jennifer Guscott


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Marilyn Scott


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Kyle Camalush


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Taylor Sheardown


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