Board of Directors

Bill Huzar
Bill joined the Board in 2004/2005 and has served as Treasurer since 2009/2010. Mr. Huzar has extensive experience in labour negotiations, communications and mediation. Bill is a consumer representative to the Canadian Standards Association, the Canadian Payments Association, the Standards Council of Canada and Consumer Protection BC. Mr. Huzar has been a Canadian civil society representative to the OECD internet economy conferences in Washington D.C. and Seoul, Korea.
Teri Rodgers
Vice President
Teri joined the Board in 2009/2010. She graduated from UVic Law and in 1986 opened her law practice. Her preferred areas of practice include: family law, real estate and wills and estates. Teri has volunteered with Access Justice and is a past board member of the Child Abuse Prevention and Counselling Society.
Louise Parton
Louise joined the Board in 2003/2004 and has served as Vice-President since 2009/2010. She has extensive experience as a board member and volunteer and is a founding member of the Downtown Advisory Committee, Victoria Business Improvement Association and Crime Alert Association. She recently retired from her business as a Hearing Consultant in private practice.
Maureen E. McDowell
Maureen joined the Board in 2016. Maureen graduated from the University of Toronto, Faculty of Law in 1992 and has been called to the Bar in Manitoba and British Columbia. She spent years overseas in Africa and the South Pacific working for various organizations before returning home to Victoria to work as a family lawyer. She opened her Family Law office in the Westshore in 2012 and became an accredited Family Law Mediator in 2013. Maureen has volunteered with BC Families in Transition and Access Pro-Bono.
Zoe Vollert
Zoe is a Master of Arts in Dispute Resolution student exploring the different resources and mediums through which these services are provided. Her background is in psychology where she focused on social psychology and interpersonal relationships. She is passionate about bringing these elements into decision-making processes and problem-solving methods.
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