Board of Directors

Marlon Murr

Marlon Murr

President

Marlon Murr (he/him) is a professional real estate agent with over a decade of legal, marketing and managerial experience both for not-for-profits and private companies. Driven by supporting and giving back to his community, Marlon volunteers his time and supports various charities and organizations throughout Greater Vancouver. Outside of volunteering and real estate, you can find Marlon frequenting restaurants and cafés indulging in the abundance of locally sourced food and wine. An avid outdoor and travel enthusiast, Marlon hopes to find the time to travel to experience and learn from the different cultures around the globe.

Kitty Chadwick

Kitty Chadwick

Kitty Chadwick (she/her) is currently the Office Administrator for Crimson Coast Dance in Nanaimo. We remember her as the Accounting Assistant and Interim Theatre Operations Manager at VTS. She brings over 15 years of arts administration experience from several performing arts organizations including the Vancouver Playhouse Theatre Company, Presentation House Theatre, Eponymous, Dance House, Kidd Pivot, Wen Wei Dance, and a variety of volunteer roles at the Vancouver Fringe Festival.

Morgan Gibson

Morgan Gibson

Morgan Gibson (she/her) is a UofT and SFU graduate as well as a passionate HR professional within the tech space; she has a broad background in most areas of HR, with 5 years of experience, and loves to lend HR support. In her spare time, Morgan enjoys cooking, reading, playing field hockey, and attempting to knit. Her theatre experience is limited to high school, but her love for the arts will never die!

Esteban Velasquez

Esteban Velasquez

Esteban Velasquez (he/him) is a recent graduate from the Sauder School of Business at UBC with a degree in Commerce specializing in accounting. He has previous experience in roles involving both public and private accounting and will be joining the accounting firm PwC this fall in their assurance practice. Esteban was born in Guatemala and moved to Red Deer at the age of 3 and then moved to Vancouver with his partner in 2018 to complete his post-secondary. Since arriving in B.C. Esteban has been enjoying hiking, camping, kayaking, surfing, and many other outdoor activities the west coast has to offer. When in the city, he loves to try new restaurants and is working his way through the craft breweries of Vancouver. He is looking forward to resuming travels internationally and especially to resuming regular family visits to Guatemala and exploring Europe.

Sherry Yu

Sherry Yu

Sherry Yu (she/her) is a recently called lawyer to the Bar of British Columbia. Driven by her interests in public policy and good governance, Sherry intends to build her practice in labour and employment law. Prior to her call to the Bar, Sherry enjoyed a brief stint at the City of Vancouver where she was a Compliance Analyst for the Empty Homes Tax. Sherry obtained her Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Toronto (St. George), after which she relocated to Vancouver to attend law school at the University of British Columbia (speaking as a former Ontarian, Sherry can confirm that the West Coast is indeed the best coast). Outside of the law, Sherry enjoys reading fiction novels and finding new ways to indulge her twin passions in food and fitness.

Serena Lam

Serena Lam

Serena Lam (she/her) is a lawyer with Population Data BC at UBC. Her practice is in the area of privacy law and she has a background in civil litigation, administrative, employment and human rights, and insurance law. Serena grew up in Richmond and Vancouver and attended UBC for both her law and undergraduate degrees. In her spare time, Serena enjoys cooking, running, and hiking BC’s trails.

Rania Hatzioannou

Rania Hatzioannou

Rania Hatzioannou (she/her) is the Executive Director of Cambie Village, the Heart of Vancouver®. She has worked for Business Improvement Areas for two decades, and served on several Boards including nine years on the Board of the Collingwood Neighbourhood House. Rania was born in Nicosia, Cyprus and lives in East Vancouver. She studied at SFU and BCIT. In her spare time she teaches tweens Creative Writing, and is a tour guide for retired U.S. schoolteachers visiting Vancouver. She is a dog person, because cats do not like other cats, and she believes that the Vancouver Canucks will win the Stanley Cup in her lifetime. Rania is the recipient of several Photojournalism and Community Volunteering awards, including the Good Neighbour Award and the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal. If you stand still long enough, she will ask you awkward questions.

Silvia Fugel

Silvia Fugel

Silvia Fugel (she/her) is a CPA with over 10 years of experience in private, public and government accounting and currently works in financial reporting at the Real Estate Council of BC. Silvia was born in Romania, spent a decade in Saskatoon, and has called Vancouver home since 2010. In her spare time, Silvia enjoys attending local theater productions, the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra and Whitecaps games, and traveling the world in search of new adventures.