Board of Directors

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Todd Patola

Now retired, Todd is a lawyer and was formerly a crown counsel with the Provincial Government.  He has and continues to be a director on various community boards and has a strong passion to see therapeutic intervention services made more widely available in our community.  Todd approaches the work of the board with a legal eye and adds another perspective to the board decision making process.

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Wes Hewitt

Wes has held many careers in his life and is currently the Executive Director for the Port Alberni Shelter Society (PASS).  He brings a vast experience in serving the less fortunate population in our community and we are thankful he is willing to donate time at CMHA pursuing the same goals that he works towards with PASS.

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Dave Paruk

Dave is a long-time probation officer and brings the CMHA board a perspective on the real life needs and struggles of persons engaged in the court system.  He has a sound understanding of following required processes and is a strong influence guiding the Board in its work.

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Ann Barker

Retired, but still working, Ann is constantly out in the community assisting and engaging with people she has long known and people she is just meeting for the first time.  A wealth of knowledge and highly respected as a knowledge keeper, Ann has a quiet but influential guiding hand on the board of CMHA.

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Mark Philips

Mark has been a director at CMHA for a number of years and is a vital link between the board and the members of the clubhouse, a central CMHA service.  Mark helps the board understand how the work of CMHA affects the community.

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Greg Middlemiss

Greg is the latest addition to the CMHA board.  Previously a forestry worker, he has a strong desire to be involved in his community in a meaningful way.  His positive and inquisitive attitude acts as reassuring second thought in board decision making.

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Dave Mills

Dave is the Property manager of the Pacific Rim Shopping Centre on Johnston road.  His knowledge and experience in property management assists the board in making sound business decisions.

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Tim Pley

Tim Pley has recently retired from being the CAO of the city of Port Alberni.  Previously he fulfilled a number of leadership positions in Port Alberni's emergency services. Tim has been appointed to the Board as a special Director advising on Governmental Relations.

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3178 2nd Avenue
Port Alberni BC  V9Y 4C3
Hours: Monday - Friday 9:00AM - 4:00PM
Phone: 250-724-7199
Fax: 250-724-5635
Email: sue.mcgiveron@cmhaportalberni.ca