Don Caverley, Vice-President

Don Caverly

With over 40 years of management experience, Don has held a variety of senior management, administration and community consultation and facilitation roles within the non-profit sector and Indigenous, municipal, provincial and federal levels of government. Notable positions include:

  • Vice-President, Turtle Island Consulting Services Inc.
  • Chief of Staff, First Nations Mountain Pine Beetle Initiative
  • Chief Electoral Officer, Métis Nation British Columbia
  • Speaker/Deputy Speaker, Métis Nation British Columbia
  • Chief Electoral Officer, United Native Nations Society
  • Executive Director, Victoria Native Friendship Center
  • Executive Director, Kamloops Crisis Intervention Centre
  • Director, Jarrett Industrial Training Centre

Don holds a Master of Social Work (M.S.W.) from the University of British Columbia — specializing in community organization and administration. In addition, Don holds a Long Term Care Organization & Management (L.T.C.O.M) designation from the Canadian Hospital Association.

Don is also an active community member, having held key community positions such as:

  • Board Director, The Farmlands Trust (Greater Victoria) Society
  • Past Board Director, Dean Park Estates Community Association
  • Past Vice-President (Membership/Community Organization), Aboriginal Peoples' Commission
  • Past Vice-President (Finance), Aboriginal Peoples' Commission
  • Past President, Saanich Peninsula Health Association
  • Past Chair - Fundraising Committee, Saanich Peninsula Hospital Foundation
  • Past Chair, St. Andrew’s Regional High School
  • Former Councillor, District of North Saanich