Members of the BoardDonna Wilson, Director
As SVP, People, Community and Strategy, Donna is responsible for leading LifeLabs' Human Resources, Labour Relations, Government Relations, Corporate Social Responsibility and Customer Experience functions. Partnering with the CEO and the Executive Team, Donna leads the strategy talent development across the organization while working to build a customer-driven culture.
Prior to joining LifeLabs, Donna was VP, Industry Services and Sustainability at WorkSafeBC where she was responsible for leading five operational areas. From 2005 to 2010, she was the Executive VP, Workforce and Sustainability at the Vancouver Olympic Organizing Committee (VANOC). In addition to leading the hiring of a workforce of over 25,000, Donna played a key role in the development of an 'extraordinary' Games culture and oversaw the strategic direction and project leadership for sustainability and aboriginal participation in the 2010 Games. Throughout her career, Donna held progressively senior roles at Vancity Credit Union, BC Hydro, Canadian Airlines International and the BC Nurses Union.
Donna serves as Director and Chair of the Governance Committee on the Board of Parachute Canada, a national organization focused on preventing injuries and saving the lives of Canadians of all ages. From 2001-2015, Donna served as Chair for the Board of Decoda Literacy Solutions, an organization that supports community-based literacy programs and initiatives in over 400 communities across British Columbia.
Donna holds a B.A. Psychology from Simon Fraser University, and Executive Management Certificate from Queens University, and is a Chartered Director (McMaster University).