Findlay (Frank) Quinn – Board Chair, Lawyer & Developer

Frank is President of the soft-ware corporation, LRM Technology Group Ltd. He is also the President and CEO of Quinn Developments Inc. which has developed in excess of 30 multi-residential and commercial projects since 1993. Frank has acted as a Board Member with the Thompson Rivers University over the past 8 years. Frank joined Fulton & Company LLP as senior advisory Counsel and Associate Counsel in June, 2010 and has practiced law for 35 years primarily in commercial finance, bankruptcy and insolvency.

Al Raine – Mayor, Sun Peaks

Al has both public and private sector development experience through various roles in BC’s ski industry. As Provincial Ski Coordinator responsible for authoring provincial ski development policy and the expansion of Whistler/Blackcomb and the approval of Whistler Village, Al served on the inaugural Whistler Council as a provincially appointed councilor and has 35 years of development experience.

Brian Ross – Board Vice-Chair

Brian practiced with Fulton & Company LLP from 1971 to 2016 with particular emphasis on corporate, commercial, and real estate transactions for businesses, local governments and corporations. Brian has also held the position of Chair for the Thompson Rivers University Board of Governors for two years before joining the Trust Board.

Brian Christianson – Principle, Stantec Kamloops

Brian holds a Master’s Degree in Architecture from Miami University and a Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of Calgary, and is a member of the Architectural Institute of BC and the Alberta Association of Architects. Brian is a TRU Alumnus who has a long history of supporting the institution. Brian was a past member of both the TRU Board Governors and the TRU Alumni Association, and is an active mentor of TRU students.

Randy Diehl – Consultant, Former CAO and Director of Development Services, City of Kamloops

Randy has over 35 years of experience in fields ranging from Social Work, Social Housing, Community Development, Resource Management, Parks Planning, Urban Planning and Senior Civic Management. Randy retired from the City of Kamloops in May 2012 after 12 years as the Director of Development Services and over 11 years as the Chief Administrative Officer.

Ron Mundi – Business Owner, Kamloops

Extensive background in finance and passion for business. Successfully owning and operating businesses in the tourism and accommodations sector for over 17 years.

Hoberly Hove – Board of Governors, Thompson Rivers University

Retired as Principal of NorKam Secondary School. Hoberly volunteers at TRU, both with the alumni and the Board of Governors. He also volunteers as a Sun Peaks Sun Host.

Alan Shaver – President & Vice-Chancellor, Thompson Rivers University

Appointed President of Thompson Rivers University in 2010. Previously, he served as Vice-President Academic and Provost at Dalhousie University from 2006 to 2010 and as the Dean of Science at McGill University from 1995 to 2005. He went to high school in Ottawa and earned a B.Sc. (Hon) in chemistry from Carleton University and a Ph.D from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Matt Milovick – Vice-President, Administration & Finance, Thompson Rivers University

Matt has 19 years of post-secondary administration experience. He has two undergraduate degrees, B.Sc and BAS, a Masters of Education in post-secondary administration and a Certified Management Accountant (CMA) designation. He was appointed the Vice-President, Administration & Finance in 2013 and has held senior and executive positions with various post-secondary institutions previously.

Gagandeep Waraich – TRU Student Union Representative

Gagandeep is a student in the School of Business and Economics at Thompson Rivers University. Gagandeep is a member of the TRU Student’s Caucus, Academic Integrity Committee. As a member of the Sikh Club, he has organized various student events.

Ron McGivern – TRU Faculty Representative

Ron is a Senior Lecturer in Sociology at TRU and is currently the Chair of the Department of Sociology and Anthropology. Previously he served as Associate Dean of Arts for 4 years. In addition, he has chaired several committees on campus including Arts Faculty Council.