Rick Marshall, Secretary
Rick Marshall retired in 2014, after 25 years with the Ministry of Health, most recently as Associate Director of Policy. Prior to this Rick worked for several years in non-profit service agencies in Manitoba and Victoria.
Rick has served on Boards of various non-profit social service organizations, including the Victoria Native Friendship Centre, The Law Centre and the Capital Region Housing Corporation. He was appointed by municipal Council to sit on the Oak Bay Parks & Recreation Commission, and also serves on the Board of the Board Voice Society of BC. Rick has broad experience with community-based human service agencies dealing with social planning, services to seniors, alcohol abuse, mental health, housing, employment, criminal justice, legal aid and services to Aboriginal people.
His expertise as a public-sector manager/policy consultant and analyst with strong applied skills in the areas of organization analysis, policy development, program planning and implementation, and issues of access to health services, assist Rick in his role as a Director.
Rick joined the Board in 2010, and is proud to support Cool Aid’s commitment of clear and principled accountability to our clients, community, supporters and funders.