Corporate Structure

Our Board of Directors oversees as number of subsidary corporations, serving to further our work in the community and diversify our funding. We’ve outlined our subsidiary organizations, highlighting their major projects, below.

Our Subsidiaries

Powell River Inclusive Housing Society

Purpose

To provide people of all abilities with a home where they feel they are a part of their community, and to provide housing that offers comfort, secruity, and opportunities for full citizenship.

Board

Arlette Raaen, President
Joyce Carlson, Secretary
Paul Clements, Treasurer
Bruce Anderson, Director
Joyce Carlson, Director
Robyn Auclair, Director
Jacquie Donaldson, Director
Ben Drosdovech, Director
Susanna East, Director
Frieda Hamoline, Director
Rob Hill, Director
Pat Kyer, Director
Catherine London, Director
Jordyn McGregor, Director

Major Projects

Inclusion Homes – Affordable Housing

Our role

In partnership with BC Housing and the City of Powell River, we are developing 40 units of affordable housing close to downtown Powell River. Ground-breaking expected fall 2020.

Powell River Innovation and Social Enterprise Company Ltd. (PRISE)

Purpose

Maintains ownership of our social enterprises.

Board

Bruce Anderson, President
David Morris, Vice President
Frieda Hamoline, Treasurer
Paul Clements, Director
Ben Drosdovech, Director
Dylan Parson, Director
Arlette Raaen, Director

Major Projects

Our role

Major investor in Coastal Breeze Developments Ltd., which owns the land and building of Coastal Breeze Village independent living facility. Representatives of our Board of Directors sit as Directors on the Coastal Breeze Developments Ltd. Board. 

Expected move-in date for this new facility is November 2020. To learn more about Coastal Breeze Village, please visit their website.

Powell River Model Community Project for Persons with Disabilities Society

Purpose

  1. To develop and enhance the characteristics and features of Qathet Region which optimize the integration of persons with disabilities into the community.
  2. To focus on the requirements for independent and fulfilling participation in society.
  3. To develop an educational framework for the advancement of persons with disabilities within the community, which can serve as a model for other communities for the integration of persons with disabilities.
  4. To develop through Federal, Provincial, and/or Municipal funding, any other projects that will enhance the betterment of the community at large.

Board

Arlette Raaen, President
Frieda Hamoline, Vice President
Joyce Carlson, Secretary
David Morris, Treasurer
Geraldine Braak, Director
Doug Daher, Director
Lynn Roberts, Director

Major projects

qathet Inclusive Manufacturing – One Light Fire Starter

Our role

We provide oversight to the qathet Inclusive Manufacturing fire-starter project.