NEWS RELEASE: E-Comm announces 2017-2018 Board of Directors

Vancouver, B.C. — E-Comm, Emergency Communications for British Columbia Incorporated, is pleased to announce its 2017-2018 board of directors. The announcement follows today’s Annual General Meeting, held at the emergency communications centre.

“The achievements E-Comm realized in 2016 are a testament to the direction, leadership and oversight provided by our board of directors and the hard work and dedication of our staff,” said David Guscott, E-Comm president and CEO. “Last year saw continued growth in the public safety services and technologies we provide throughout the province, allowing our organization to continue to expand its role in emergency communications to better support our partners, first responders and the public.”

E-Comm’s board is composed of 19 directors and includes elected officials, representatives of emergency services and the provincial government, in addition to municipal staff and local community and business leaders.

2017-2018 board of directors: 
1. Doug Campbell, Independent Director, Board Chair
2. Councillor Bruce Bell, nominated by Cities of Pitt Meadows and Maple Ridge
3. Becky Denlinger, nominated by Provincial Government
4. Barry Forbes, Independent Director
5. Mayor Jack Froese, nominated by Township of Langley, Cities of Surrey and White Rock
6. Lois Karr, nominated by RCMP
7. Anne Kinvig, Independent Director
8. Deputy Chief Constable Warren Lemcke, nominated by Vancouver Police Board
9. Neil Lilley, nominated by BC Emergency Health Services
10. Councillor Raymond Louie, nominated by Metro Vancouver
11. Jack McGee, nominated by Independent Police Boards (Port Moody, West Vancouver, Transit Police, Abbotsford, New Westminster)
12. Councillor Bill McNulty, nominated by City of Richmond
13. Paul Mochrie, nominated by City of Vancouver
14. Denise Nawata, Independent Director
15. Karl Preuss, nominated by The Corporation of Delta / Delta Police Board
16. Mark Sieben, nominated by Provincial Government
17. Councillor Mary Trentadue, nominated by Belcarra, Coquitlam, New Westminster, Port Coquitlam, Port Moody
18. Mayor Richard Walton, nominated by District of North Vancouver, City of North Vancouver, District of West Vancouver, Village of Lions Bay
19. Terry Waterhouse, nominated by Cities of Surrey and White Rock, Township of Langley


E-Comm is the largest 9-1-1 call centre in Canada, handling approximately 1.36 million emergency calls per year for 26 regional districts and communities spanning from Vancouver Island to Alberta and from the U.S. border, to north of Prince George.
E-Comm also provides call-taking and dispatch services to 35 police agencies and fire departments in southwest B.C. and operates the largest multi-jurisdictional, tri-service emergency radio system in the province. For more information visit

Media contact:

Jody Robertson
E-Comm Corporate Communications

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