Coquitlam Foundation adds two new directors to board

Monday, June 15, 2009

COQUITLAM – The Coquitlam Foundation has added two Coquitlam residents, Janet Toddington and Sam Nakai, to its board of directors.

Toddington is a lawyer who is corporate counsel for Canada Post Corporation and is responsible for the management of the Western Canada Regional Office of Canada Post’s Legal Affairs Department.
Nakai is a principal at mQ Venture Consulting Inc., a firm that provides financial, marketing and business development advisory services to new ventures, develops new high technology companies and provides innovation and commercialization services to government.

They join existing directors Colleen Talbot (chair), Gerri Wallis (vice-chair), Bob Tanaka (treasurer), Julie Fisher (secretary), Terry O’Neill, Richard Rainey, Ron Roberge, Brian Robinson, Richard Stewart, and Wim Vander Zalm.

Toddington and Nakai replace retiring directors Derek Ashford and Gordon Fulton.
The Coquitlam Foundation aims to encourage and support creative, targeted philanthropy that builds a vibrant, sustainable, and healthy community. Donations can be sent to the Coquitlam Foundation, c/o P.O. Box 2, 1207 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam, B.C., Canada, V3B 7Y3, or made through the Foundation’s website.

The Coquitlam Foundation is registered with Canada Revenue as a charitable organization.

Contacts:
Coquitlam Foundation Executive Director Laurel Lawson: 778.995.7152
Coquitlam Foundation Chair Colleen Talbot: 604.290.6128