Port Coquitlam Community Foundation Appoints New Advisory Task Force


Port Coquitlam Community Foundation Appoints New Advisory Task Force

Port Coquitlam, BC – Port Coquitlam Community Foundation (PCCF) is pleased to announce the appointment of 14 distinguished members of the community to its newly formed Vital Signs®
Advisory Task Force.

A new community initiative for the PCCF, Vital Signs® is a national program that leverages local knowledge combined with highly relevant research data provided by the Community Foundations of Canada to help determine Port Coquitlam’s most critical area of need. This proven process will allow the PCCF to focus on a key issue that is identified, seek solutions and provide strategic funding.  Ultimately, the goal is make Port Coquitlam an even better place to live, work and play.

Vital Signs® is a major new initiative for our young Foundation.  It promises to move our organization to a new level of effectiveness in our goal of impacting social issues, thus improving our collective quality of life in the City of Port Coquitlam”, states John Diack, PCCF Chairman who is leading the Task Force.

The purpose of the Vital Signs® Advisory Task Force is to bring together active members of the community to assist and provide guidance to the PCCF Board of Directors in the establishment of a key social initiative that can become a funded, multi-year focal point for the Foundation.

The appointments to its new 14-member Vital Signs® Advisory Task Force are as follows:

Ron Adolf, Taura Berg, Rob Brett, Barry Buzza, Candice Critchlow, Andrea Howorth, Gillian Kirk, William (Bill) Marshall, Drew McArthur, Shannon Mitchell, Carrie Nimmo, Stuart F. Ross, Larry Wald and George Watts.

The Foundation will continue its annual grants program which provides funding to multiple charitable organizations whose work supports and helps improves the lives of the citizens of Port Coquitlam.

About the Port Coquitlam Community Foundation
With a focus on philanthropy, grants, and leadership, our vision is a healthy and vibrant Port Coquitlam.  Port Coquitlam Community Foundation strengthens the community by connecting donors to charities that are doing high value work that positively impacts the Poco citizens.

The Port Coquitlam Community Foundation is a proud member of Community Foundations of Canada.  www.pocofoundation.com

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