Heather Brazier, Chair
Heather Brazier, with a 20+ year career in the BC public service, has considerable experience in social policy and finance.
She has held several senior leadership positions in the public service, including Director of Social Policy at Treasury Board Staff, Executive Director of Housing Policy and Project Director for the Impaired Driving Initiative. While at Housing Policy, Heather was honoured to be a member of the Mayor’s Task Force on Homelessness, Mental Illness and Addictions, and subsequently, a member of the inaugural management committee for the Greater Victoria Coalition to End Homelessness.
Working on housing issues was one of the most rewarding experiences of Heather’s career. She believes strongly in a housing first approach, as housing is absolutely fundamental to people’s well-being and to their ability to receive additional supports. In her role as Director on the Victoria Cool Aid Society Board of Directors, Heather is excited to be part of a community of caring individuals working to assist our less fortunate neighbours.
Heather is Chair of the Victoria Cool Aid Society Board of Directors.
Heather has a BA in Economics and a Masters in Public Administration, both from the University of Victoria. She is an avid skier and sailor, and is the Treasurer for the Swiftsure International Yacht Race.