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Dan O'Brien, CPA, CA
Interim Executive Director

Dan O'Brien is the Chair of the Board and has been with the Society since 2014. Dan is a Chartered Professional Accountant and is Chief Financial Officer for a number of publicly listed exploration companies trading on the TSX and TSX Venture exchanges.

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Jas Lachar, BSW
Support Services Coordinator

Jas has been with the BC Epilepsy Society since 2014. Jas graduated from the University of Northern BC in Social Work and is currently working on her Masters. Her favourite part of her role with the Society is being able to provide information through the Partners in Teaching workshops, and facilitating the online support group. In her spare time, Jas enjoys watching documentaries and being out in the nature.

Phone: (604) 875-6704 press 2
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Kayte Gillespie, CB, GSC
Bookkeeper
Kayte is a Professional Certified Bookkeeper with over 15 years’ experience in finance, administration and management in the trades, manufacturing, fine arts, government and hospitality industries in community, niche and multimillion dollar global markets.

Phone: (604) 875-6704
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Chris Lal
Epilepsy Peer Support Lead

Chris is the longest serving member of our team, facilitating our Vancouver Support Group since 2002. Chris has a diploma in Recreation Leadership from Langara College and a diploma in Social Services, also from Langara. He has a weight-training certificate from the Canadian Fitness Education Services (CFES). In 2007, he received the British Columbia Coaching Award through the National Coaching Certification Program. Chris was diagnosed with epilepsy in 1999 and is an inspiration to so many.

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