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Greg Walker, Chair


History inspires Mr. Walker. He firmly believes that an understanding of a community’s past is the key to enhancing its well-being, its institutions and its quality of life. Mr. Walker began his career in Ontario, where he graduated from Carleton University’s School of Journalism. He is currently the Director of Public Affairs for the BC Lottery Corporation.
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Mark Mazzone, Vice-Chair


Mr. Mazzone was raised in Richmond and joined the Museum team through Volunteer Richmond’s Youth Now Program. He brings a passion for celebrating Richmond’s past and present, and is dedicated to promoting the city’s cultural sector. Mr. Mazzone is currently a Real Estate Development Manager with Aquilini Development and Construction Inc.
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John Roston, Treasurer


Before moving to Richmond, Mr. Roston was a Director responsible for the use of technology in teaching at McGill University. Mr. Roston is currently a member of the Research Advisory Committee at Canarie Inc. He is also active in promoting environmental sustainability, including the use of electric vehicles as a way to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
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Gail Sumanik


Ms. Sumanik is an enthusiastic supporter of youth, history and heritage initiatives. A long-time Richmond resident and educator, Ms. Sumanik has years of experience as a teacher, high school principal, UBC Faculty Advisor and Provincial Coordinator for the BC Heritage Fairs program.
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Harbhajan Gill


Mr. Gill is an active community member committed to fostering intercultural understanding. Having retired from Canada Post after 35 years of service, Mr. Gill is currently President of the Komagata Maru Heritage Foundation, Vice President of Pacific Canada Heritage Centre (Museum of Migration) and an active member of the Indo Canadian Intercultural History Advisory Committee of the Royal British Columbia Museum.
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Jasmine Lai


A graduate of Steveston-London Secondary School, Ms. Lai is committed to giving back to the community she grew up in. She is particularly interested in how science and history interweave, and is excited to bring this fresh perspective to the Richmond Museum. Ms. Lai is currently a student at UBC, majoring in biology.
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Keith Liedtke


Mr. Liedtke is a long-time resident of Richmond with a passion for preserving the city’s heritage. With a background in communications, he has spent over 30 years in the travel industry. Mr. Liedtke is currently a top producing residential realtor.

Denise Dale, Secretary


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Flavia Kajoba (Youth Now Representative)


Ms. Kajoba joins the Museum team as part of the 2016-17 Leadership Richmond – Youth Now program. She works for FedEx Express as a Customs and Regulatory Solutions Specialist. She also plays competitive dodgeball and volunteers with CHIMO Community Services. Ms. Kajoba is excited to be a part of the Museum team and give back to her community.
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Joe Da Silva


Mr. Da Silva has been on the Richmond Museum Society board representing industry for many years. He has been the director of corporate communications for the Ebco Group of Companies for close to 40 years. Joe is semi-retired and now works for the company as a consultant.
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Mark Sakai


Mr. Sakai’s family has deep roots in Richmond, arriving from Wakayama, Japan in 1900. He brings to the team a wealth of experience in museum and historic site operations, municipal and provincial government engagement, and passion for our community’s heritage.
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Jack Wong


Mr. Wong is an active community volunteer and has made valued contributions to a number of Richmond organizations including the Richmond Spirit of BC Community Committee. As a Richmond resident for nearly 20 years, he strongly believes that a sustainable museum contributes to community well-being.