Our Team

Our Governance

Lookout Housing and Health Society, a charitable organization established in 1971 and incorporated in 1974, is governed by an elected Board of Directors. Comprised of dedicated individuals with diverse experiences, all are experienced with non-profit governance and active in their community. Lookout Society’s Board of Directors are governed by our constitution and bylaws.

Chuck Puchmayr

Chuck Puchmayr is a former New Westminster city councillor and a former Member of the Legislative Assembly of BC. He was first elected to public office in 1996, and continues to serve the constituents of New Westminster today. He is the founder and a volunteer for A Beef with Hunger Society, an organization which raises […]

Grant Smith

Purpose-driven and determined to support sustainable progress, Grant has a diverse background. He holds a BFA, a CPA, CA, and is currently completing his designation as a Chartered Director. An entrepreneur to his core, Grant builds things. He founded Clearline CPA in 2007 and for 12 years was senior partner, growth from 1 person to […]

Bennie Graydon

Bennie is a member of Snuneymuxw First Nation through his grandmother and has Sto:lo ancestry through his grandfather, he proudly sits on the Elder’s Advisory for Snuneymuxw. Bennie has worked for the Squamish Nation at Nexw7áýstwaý Training and Trades Centre (Squamish Nation Training & Trades Centre) located in North Vancouver, as the Student Support Specialist […]

Tim Harris

“My name is Xaniimaston and my English name is Tim Harris. I come from the Stz’uminus First Nations. I have a B.Ed. and an M.Ed. I was an elementary teacher for 6 years before becoming a principal for nearly 10 years and all years were in First Nations Schools. I’m currently a program manager of […]

Dan Steinberg

Dan Steinberg joined the Board of Lookout in 1993.  He completed his B.A. and L.L.B. at the University of British Columbia.  Dan is a retired Provincial Court Judge originally appointed in 1994.  Prior to his appointment, he practiced criminal defense work focusing on the Downtown Eastside of Vancouver.  He had extensive dealings with the Court […]

Stacey Ferguson

Stacey Ferguson is an active member of Qayqayt First Nation Band and is the daughter of Chief Rhonda Larrabee. She is currently working as the Indigenous Community Development Coordinator for the Band. She is a Traditional Birth Keeper and certified Doula with a passion for assisting and advocating for families bringing new life into our […]

Teresa Blackstone

As an educator, Teresa taught 37 years in the public school system teaching mainly elementary, some secondary, and as a faculty associate at Simon Fraser working with student teachers. Teresa completed her Master’s degree at Simon Fraser in the area of literacy in particular reading and writing. Following retirement from public school education, Teresa worked […]

Sharon Prescott

Sharon brings extensive experience as a Senior Manager and Event/Project Specialist. She held the positon of Director of Operations for the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE BC) for 20 years. Prior to that Sharon spent many years in the Government world working for two Premiers in senior positions and in the Official Opposition travelling […]

Dr. Caroline Ferris

Dr. Caroline Ferris is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the UBC Department of Family Practice. Also certified in Addiction Medicine (ISAM, CCFP AM), she worked for 9 years at Lookout’s Surrey Clinic, providing primary care and addiction services to the City of Surrey’s most vulnerable. In addition, she collaborated with Lookout and Fraser Health to […]

Duncan Bees

Duncan Bees, M.Eng., B.A.Sc., PMP, is an engineer and consultant for technology development. He has led strategy and management for prominent multi-national associations such as the Home Gateway Initiative and the Digital Living Network Alliance, and currently he is Technical Program Director for the Eclipse Foundation. He also led R&D for innovative products with PMC-Sierra, […]

Our Leadership

Shayne Williams

Shayne Williams was appointed the Executive Director of Lookout Housing and Health Society in 2014.  Founded in 1971, Lookout is a minimal barrier service provider that addresses extreme poverty and associated challenges including homelessness, physical and mental health, substance use, trauma and disabilities. Shayne also founded and currently serves as the Chief Executive Officer of […]

Tamara Speiran

Tamara comes to Lookout Housing & Health Society with almost two decades of progressive management experience within the non-profit community. She brings with her extensive knowledge and a varied skillset which is evidenced by an emphasis on risk mitigation and staff and client safety. Tamara has excelled in her leadership abilities and has a contagious […]

Leonard Levy

Leonard Levy has over 16 years of experience in business management, planning, direction and operations in the not-for-profit sector and is a key member of our senior management team. His strength in strategic planning brings direction and fosters a strong sense of team and ownership. His primary roles include internal communications and coordination, human resources, […]

Megan Kriger

Megan Kriger became part of the Lookout Society in 2014 when Lookout merged with Keys: Housing and Health Solutions Society. With Keys, she served as Executive Director and Director of Operations. In 2008, Megan became the Keys establishing Executive Director at just 28 years old. Megan holds a Masters in Leadership, a Bachelor in Communication, […]

Leo Lu

Leo comes from the Burnaby Family Life Institute where he led the finance department for seven years. In his role as Financial Officer he reviewed, developed and implemented effective financial strategies, policies and procedures for multiple service contracts. Leo brings a reputation for solid accounting and auditing practices along with an outstanding ability to analyze […]

Terri Mackay

Terri joined Lookout in June 2018 as our new Director of Human Resources. Prior to Lookout, Terri spent eight years with Tradex and Tourism Abbotsford as the Senior Human Resources Manager where she had to build the entire human resources department from the ground up. Terri is an award winning Human Resource professional with a […]

Terry Brock

Terry Brock, MSW RSW, is a Social Worker with more than 27 years of experience in direct practice and leadership. Terry has worked in a variety of social work settings including youth corrections, family therapy, parenting support, domestic violence, and healthcare. Terry has extensive experience in health care including front-line practice in acute care, leadership […]

Lee King

Lee King has 20 years with CMHC across BC/Yukon, delivering affordable housing projects, municipal infrastructure, and multifamily-insured lending for new build condos and rentals. As a director for Lookout Housing and Health BC, he is responsible for developing and managing housing and healthcare projects, working with communities, local governments, crowns, First Nations, health regions, and […]

Jana Sasaki

With an educational background in Visual Arts and Social Sciences, Jana brings creativity and diversity to her work at Lookout. Jana has over 20 years of leadership experience in Operations and has a long history of working with a variety of non-profits and Community Groups in BC. She has been a director on several different […]

Troy Sears

Troy joined Lookout Housing and Health Society in October 2022 from the private IT sector. Over the years working at IT managed service providers, he has had the privilege of supporting various non-profit societies from the help desk to the account executive level throughout the years. He has worked in various positions in the Information […]