Board of Directors

Jodi Cunningham


Get to know Jodi soon.

Bio entry coming soon…

Tom Christensen

Vice President

Tom is a lawyer at Nixon Wenger Lawyers, and he specializes in business matters, wills, real estate conveyancing and financing. He is a former MLA for Vernon-Monashee and a former provincial cabinet minister.

Dominic Scorah


Dominic is a Tax Senior Manager with KPMG in Vernon with over 15 years of accounting experience.

He has experience in providing guidance and assistance to many other local non-profits and charities through his work at KPMG and also through his work on boards of other non-profit organizations.

Originally from the UK, Dominic moved to Canada in early 2019 and has been in Vernon ever since with his wife and three young children.

David Service


David is a consultant to many large Canadian pension funds. He spent the first half of his career as an actuary, designing and valuing pension funds, and the second half developing and implementing investment strategies for pension funds and endowments. David is a Fellow of the Canadian Institute of Actuaries.

Richard Finn


Richard has called Vernon home for over 30 years; I love the community and the people in it. My career is in marketing, and my passion is helping others. I’ve played an active role on the CMHA Board of Directors for 6 years and while I’m super proud of the work done to date, I recognize there is still so much more to do.

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


Get to know Jennifer soon.

Bio entry coming soon…

Marilyn Scott


Marilyn is a retired public relations director and graduate of the University of Washington. She is a past board member of the Vernon Jubilee Hospital Foundation and YMCA Kelowna. She is currently chair of the Heart Of Gold Gala Committee, the premier fundraising event for Kelowna General Hospital.

Kyle Camalush 


Kyle works for the Royal Canadian Mounted Police and has served as a police officer throughout many British Columbia and Alberta communities. Born and raised in Vernon, Kyle has a strong connection to the area and recognizes our community’s many unique programs and services. Kyle looks forward to his continued work and collaboration with the Board at CMHA Vernon and is committed to further upholding the organization’s Mission and vision.

Taylor Sheardown


Taylor is a lawyer at Davidson Lawyers. She specializes in business law, real estate, development, estate planning and estates.

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