The JDC West board of directors serves as volunteers to provide oversight and strategy to the organization. The work of the board is broken down into three key committees: finance and legal, stakeholder engagement and competitions. Each board member serves a two year term and must be able to attend monthly meetings and semi-annual board retreats.

Gordon Chandler

Chair of the Board

Current Employer: EMILI Canada
Job Title: Manager, Accounting & Human Resources
Alma Mater: University of Manitoba

Niloufar Keshmiri

Chair, Finance & Legal Committee

Current Employer: Starbucks Canada
Job Title: Brand Manager
Alma Mater: University of British Columbia

Jordan Binotto

Chair, Stakeholder Committee

Current Employer: My Lane Home
Job Title: Director of Operations
Alma Mater: Simon Fraser University

Tanner Assie

Chair, Competitions Committee

Current Employer: Nutrien
Job Title: Solutions Analyst, IT – Transportation, Distribution & Logistics
Alma Mater: University of Saskatchewan

Ashton Wiebe

Stakeholder Committee

Current Employer: DLA Piper (Canada) LLP
Job Title: Associate, Securities & Capital Markets
Alma Mater: University of Regina

Katie Turner

Competitions Committee

Current Employer: Deloitte
Job Title: Marketing Coordinator
Alma Mater: University of Alberta

Rajesh Soni

Finance & Legal Committee

Current Employer: Soni & Company
Job Title: Lawyer
Alma Mater: Simon Fraser University