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Columbia Institute Board of Directors

The Centre for Civic Governance is a program arm of the Columbia Institute. The Columbia Institute is a charitable organization established to activate and motivate working people to build strong, progressive communities throughout Canada. Click here to visit the Columbia Institute website. Columbia Institute Board of Directors Ken Georgetti, President Emeritus, Canadian Labour Congress David Levi, Chair, Columbia Foundation Ken Neumann, President, United Steelworkers Tom Dufresne, Retired President (retired), International Longshore Workers Union David Black, President, COPE 378 Barry O’Neill, Retired President, CUPE BC Jim Sinclair, President, BC Federation of Labour John Shields, President Emeritus, BC Goverment and Service Employees’ Union Ken Georgetti, President Emeritus, Canadian Labour Congress Ken Georgetti READ MORE


Advisory Board

Nate Bello Elisa Campbell Michael Clague Cheeying Ho Seth Klein Darlene Marzari Kevin Millsip Patrice Pratt Dan Rogers Anne Russo Nate Bello Nate Bello is dedicated to community sustainability. He served two terms as Mayor and three terms as councillor of Quesnel British Columbia. During that time he was a founding member of the Cariboo Chilcotin Beetle Action Coalition, served on the Northern Development Initiative Trust, and was the city’s representative to the Cariboo Regional READ MORE


About Us

The Centre for Civic Governance works to support community leadership meeting today’s social and environmental challenges: global warming, Canada’s increasing equity gap, the impact of technology and changing social trends. At the Centre for Civic Governance, our goal is to strengthen Canadian communities through sharing best practices, providing tools for locally elected leaders, and progressive READ MORE