Brightside Community Homes Foundation
#300 – 905 West Pender Street,
Vancouver, B.C.
V6C 1L6

P: (604) 684 3515
F: (604) 684 3677

Our People

Brightside is one of Vancouver’s longest standing non-profit societies with over 6 decades of experience providing social housing to seniors, families and people with disabilities.

We are committed to providing safe and secure homes for those struggling to meet the demands of market housing, and are working towards a future where people of all income levels live within a vibrant and healthy community.

Brightside Team


The Brightside team (#brightminds @Brightside) is made up of professional, talented and dedicated individuals united by one purpose: helping others and working towards ensuring all Vancouver residents have access to safe and secure homes.

We are committed to the Brightside mission, serving the communities and residents of Vancouver. We model ourselves after our beloved city, and embrace fairness, diversity and inclusivity.

Board Of Directors

Jack Wong


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Frank Chong


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Willa Choy


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Greg Tooke

Past Chair

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Aran Clarke

Judy Farhat

Mark Lester

Dr. Atiya Mahmood

Vija Poruks

Darren Sauer

Frode Skulbru

Senior Staff

William Azaroff

Chief Executive Officer

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Lilian Chau

Director, Community Real Estate

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Shannon Davidson

Field Manager

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Mary McKay

Director, People & Administrative Services

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Susan Moore

Director, Community Development & Resident Support

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Omar Sharif

Director, Finance

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Ronald Singh

Director, Operations

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Our Commitment to the 50 – 30 Challenge

Brightside is committed to meeting or exceeding the Government of Canada’s 50 – 30 Challenge criteria to increase diversity in our workplace, and we have signed on to the challenge to demonstrate our commitment. Companies, organizations and not-for-profits across the country have joined the Government of Canada’s initiative to increase the representation and inclusion of under-represented groups in leadership positions.


The challenge is rooted in two aspirational commitments:

  1. Gender parity (50%)
  2. Significant representation (30%) on boards and senior management


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