Eric Pedersen, Vice Chair
Lawyer, Velletta & Company
Eric Pedersen is a lawyer in Victoria practicing in the areas of employment, personal injury, human rights, environmental law and insurance litigation. Eric graduated from the University of Victoria faculty of law in December 2011, and was called to the bar in February 2013.
While studying, Eric worked for the Ministry of Attorney General, and the Office of the Ombudsperson, where he contributed to the Ombudsperson’s report on Seniors’ Care. He also worked at the First United Church shelter in Vancouver’s downtown east side, where he worked as an advocate for members of the community, providing advice and assistance with welfare, disability benefits, and supportive housing applications, and continued this work as a volunteer disability advocate in Victoria.
Eric joined the board in 2014, and serves as Vice Chair and Chair of the Planning & Governance Committee.