• THE EXECUTIVE TEAM

    This is the leading team that helps our department heads and group administrators reach our goals and work towards our vision. This year, our team is especially meaningful because it will be their second year in leadership, meaning that they will have a better grasp on how to implement the necessary changes to improve our Rover Crew.

  • Rover President
    Victor joined the Scout Movement as a Beaver Scout in 1996 with the 32nd Richmond Scout Group where he later rejoined as a Venturer Scout. Today, Victor is an active Read More
    Victor ChanRover President

    Victor joined the Scout Movement as a Beaver Scout in 1996 with the 32nd Richmond Scout Group where he later rejoined as a Venturer Scout. Today, Victor is an active Cub Leader for the 32nd Richmond Scout Group, and a Rover Scout with the 180th Pacific Coast Scout Group. As a Rover, Victor has dedicated his past year to evolving and improving the Group’s monthly conferences. His hard work is recognized as having created a new environment for Crew members to share ideas and gain new experiences.

    Victor is a graduate from UBC’s Agroecology program, where he finished his Bachelors of Science degree with Honours, specializing in Animal Studies. Victor’s love for animals has led him to work at a dairy farm and aquatic animal research facility, and is now studying at UBC in the department of Zoology as a Master candidate, raising salmon for aquaculture research.

    You will find Victor delving into new knowledge of science and electronics on his spare time. Otherwise, you’ll find him behind a camera improving his camera photography skills.

    Victor is a recipient of the Medal of Maple for Distinguished Youth Service to Scouting, the Certificate of Commendation, and has received his 5 Year Service Pin.

    Vice President, Department Head of Recruitment and New Rovers
    Dylan Book has been part of the Scout Movement for over 17 years. Since joining the 180th Pacific Coast Scout Group in 2013, Dylan has attended three International Service Projects Read More
    Dylan BookVice President, Department Head of Recruitment and New Rovers

    Dylan Book has been part of the Scout Movement for over 17 years. Since joining the 180th Pacific Coast Scout Group in 2013, Dylan has attended three International Service Projects –  the first to Mexico in 2014, the second to Malaysia and Singapore in 2015, and the third to Taiwan as the project manager.

    Dylan is also a Troop Scouter for the 15th Capilano Scout Group.

    Dylan graduated from the University of British Columbia with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics. Dylan currently works at Mountain Equipment Co-op, Canada’s largest supplier of outdoor equipment.

    Dylan is a recipient of the Medal of the Maple for Distinguished Youth Service to Scouting, the Certificate of Commendation, and the Chief Scout’s Award.

    Vice President, Department Head of Fundraising
    Karen joined Scouts as a Beaver Scout and later rejoined the Scout Movement as a Rover Scout in 2011 with the 180th Pacific Coast Scout Group. Karen’s contributions to our Read More
    Karen TseVice President, Department Head of Fundraising

    Karen joined Scouts as a Beaver Scout and later rejoined the Scout Movement as a Rover Scout in 2011 with the 180th Pacific Coast Scout Group. Karen’s contributions to our Group as the New Rovers Manager helped during our period of substantial growth in the Crew. Karen was also the project manager for our 2014 International Service Project to Mexico.

    Karen graduated from UBC with a major in Economics and minor in Commerce. Karen has been working at TD Canada Trust since 2013 and is currently a Financial Advisor.

    In her spare time, Karen likes to attend Zumba lessons, dine out with friends and relax at home with a good movie.

    Karen is a recipient of the Certificate of Commendation for service to Scouting, Wood Badge II and the Medal of Maple Award.

    Vice President, Department Head of Finance
    Eloise has been a part of the Scout Movement for 3 years. She was initially Beaver Leader in 2013 for our Home Groups prior to joining our Rover Section.  Since Read More
    Eloise LiuVice President, Department Head of Finance

    Eloise has been a part of the Scout Movement for 3 years. She was initially Beaver Leader in 2013 for our Home Groups prior to joining our Rover Section.  Since joining the 180th Pacific Coast Scout Group in 2014, she has been an active member in the Finance Team and is now carrying the role of one of Victor’s vice presidents. Eloise was also a valued member of our contingent who ventured off in our 6th International Service Project  <link to lprojtaiwan) to Taiwan in 2017.  Her goals in scouting is to improve her  management skills and to get more integrated into a Canadian lifestyle as an international student.

    She graduated from KPU at BBA-Accounting Degree. She is working full time as an accountant and was President of Chinese Students & Scholars Association, which has over 800 members. Eloise is a recipient of the Certificate of Commendation for good service.

    Her interests include photography, Sports like Volleyball, Travel

  • DEPARTMENT HEADS

    Our group is structured in different departments with a great number of participating members. With so many individuals within each team, it would be impossible for just the Executive Team to manage it all. This is where Department Heads come into play, as they bring structure and direction to the teams.

  • Vice President, Department Head of Recruitment and New Rovers
    Dylan Book has been part of the Scout Movement for over 17 years. Since joining the 180th Pacific Coast Scout Group in 2013, Dylan has attended three International Service Projects Read More
    Dylan BookVice President, Department Head of Recruitment and New Rovers

    Dylan Book has been part of the Scout Movement for over 17 years. Since joining the 180th Pacific Coast Scout Group in 2013, Dylan has attended three International Service Projects –  the first to Mexico in 2014, the second to Malaysia and Singapore in 2015, and the third to Taiwan as the project manager.

    Dylan is also a Troop Scouter for the 15th Capilano Scout Group.

    Dylan graduated from the University of British Columbia with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics. Dylan currently works at Mountain Equipment Co-op, Canada’s largest supplier of outdoor equipment.

    Dylan is a recipient of the Medal of the Maple for Distinguished Youth Service to Scouting, the Certificate of Commendation, and the Chief Scout’s Award.

    Vice President, Department Head of Fundraising
    Karen joined Scouts as a Beaver Scout and later rejoined the Scout Movement as a Rover Scout in 2011 with the 180th Pacific Coast Scout Group. Karen’s contributions to our Read More
    Karen TseVice President, Department Head of Fundraising

    Karen joined Scouts as a Beaver Scout and later rejoined the Scout Movement as a Rover Scout in 2011 with the 180th Pacific Coast Scout Group. Karen’s contributions to our Group as the New Rovers Manager helped during our period of substantial growth in the Crew. Karen was also the project manager for our 2014 International Service Project to Mexico.

    Karen graduated from UBC with a major in Economics and minor in Commerce. Karen has been working at TD Canada Trust since 2013 and is currently a Financial Advisor.

    In her spare time, Karen likes to attend Zumba lessons, dine out with friends and relax at home with a good movie.

    Karen is a recipient of the Certificate of Commendation for service to Scouting, Wood Badge II and the Medal of Maple Award.

    Vice President, Department Head of Finance
    Eloise has been a part of the Scout Movement for 3 years. She was initially Beaver Leader in 2013 for our Home Groups prior to joining our Rover Section.  Since Read More
    Eloise LiuVice President, Department Head of Finance

    Eloise has been a part of the Scout Movement for 3 years. She was initially Beaver Leader in 2013 for our Home Groups prior to joining our Rover Section.  Since joining the 180th Pacific Coast Scout Group in 2014, she has been an active member in the Finance Team and is now carrying the role of one of Victor’s vice presidents. Eloise was also a valued member of our contingent who ventured off in our 6th International Service Project  <link to lprojtaiwan) to Taiwan in 2017.  Her goals in scouting is to improve her  management skills and to get more integrated into a Canadian lifestyle as an international student.

    She graduated from KPU at BBA-Accounting Degree. She is working full time as an accountant and was President of Chinese Students & Scholars Association, which has over 800 members. Eloise is a recipient of the Certificate of Commendation for good service.

    Her interests include photography, Sports like Volleyball, Travel

    Department Head of Information Systems
    Henry joined the Scouting Movement as a Rover in 2012 with the 180th Pacific Coast Scout Group, and later as the Head Beaver Leader for the 28th Richmond Scout Group. Read More
    Henry ChowDepartment Head of Information Systems

    Henry joined the Scouting Movement as a Rover in 2012 with the 180th Pacific Coast Scout Group, and later as the Head Beaver Leader for the 28th Richmond Scout Group. Prior to his role as the department for information systems, he was a key player in the department’s stages of development. Henry is currently studying English at Simon Fraser University.

    His free time is usually dedicated to editing videos, running and a variety of sports.  

    Henry is the recipient of the Medal of Maple for Distinguished Youth Service to Scouting and Certificate of Commendation.

    Department Head of Operations
    Gwendolyn is in her second year in Scouting with the 180th Pacific Coast Scout Group. Prior to her role as the department head of Operations, she was a core team Read More
    Gwendolyn TianDepartment Head of Operations

    Gwendolyn is in her second year in Scouting with the 180th Pacific Coast Scout Group. Prior to her role as the department head of Operations, she was a core team member in the logistics team that was responsible for planning the 2017 International Service Project to Taiwan.  She graduated from the University of British Columbia in Statistics & Economics, and is currently working full time as a project management & project finance consultant.

    She relentlessly pursues what she is uncomfortable with and is always striving to expand her experience just by that extra bit.

    While working with an already-tight knit team, she is looking forward to jumping into more uncomfortable situations to grow her inter-personal skills.

    Human Resources Analytics Department Head
    Tracy Nguyen joined the Scout movement in 2015 as a Rover Scout at 180th Pacific Coast Scout Group, and as a Beaver Leader at 23rd Elsie Roy Home Group. Tracy Read More
    Tracy NguyenHuman Resources Analytics Department Head

    Tracy Nguyen joined the Scout movement in 2015 as a Rover Scout at 180th Pacific Coast Scout Group, and as a Beaver Leader at 23rd Elsie Roy Home Group. Tracy has participated in various departments since joining the crew. She is now the department head of Human Resources Analytics and the Conference Team lead. Being in the two teams has fulfilled her interests in developing event planning and data analytics skills.

    Tracy recently graduated with a BBA degree from Simon Fraser University. She is now working full time as an administrative assistant at Vietnam Airlines office in Vancouver.

    During her off hours, she enjoys spending time in the kitchen and cooking Vietnamese food.

    Tracy is a recipient of the Certificate of Commendation for service to Scouting.

     

  • ADMINISTRATION TEAM

    As with any organization, in addition to the Management Team, there must be a team in the background overseeing the logistical aspects of the group. Our Administration Team deals with important group functions such as the Rover Crew’s finances, communication with Scouts Canada, Group Registration, and the distribution of awards.

  • Deputy Group Commissioner, Scouter
    Sam Chan has been in the Scouting Movement for over 12 years. As a Rover, Sam was instrumental in setting up the early version of the 180th Scout Group’s website. Read More
    Sam ChanDeputy Group Commissioner, Scouter

    Sam Chan has been in the Scouting Movement for over 12 years. As a Rover, Sam was instrumental in setting up the early version of the 180th Scout Group’s website. Currently, Sam is serving as the Deputy Group Commissioner, an Advisor to support Information Technology, as well as a mentor for Rovers. In addition, he served as an adult leader for youths aged 7 to 10 and 11 to 14 for over 9 years.

    Sam is a graduate from UBC with a degree in Computer Science and Mathematics. Professionally, Sam works as the Lead Software Engineer for audio in the widely popular FIFA soccer series in Electronic Arts. Every day, he applies project management principles to ensure timely and quality completion of key deliverables.

    Sam is a recipient of the Commemorative Centennial Medal, Certificate of Commendation, Medal for Good Service, Wood Badge II and has received the 10-year Service Award

    Group Treasurer, Scouter
    Alex Dang is the Group Treasurer of the 180th Pacific Coast Scout Group. Alex’s role as the Group Treasurer is to oversee all financial aspects, those of which include accounting Read More
    Alex DangGroup Treasurer, Scouter

    Alex Dang is the Group Treasurer of the 180th Pacific Coast Scout Group. Alex’s role as the Group Treasurer is to oversee all financial aspects, those of which include accounting policies & procedures, monthly reconciliations, month end close, budget reporting and financial statements.

    Alex is very new to the Scouting movement, only having joined in March of 2013. He was inducted as a Rover, prior to graduating from the program just 6 months later. In addition to his Group Treasurer duties, Alex serves as a mentor and Scouter for the Fundraising department. Alex’s passion for finance and efficiency drove him to pursue a grant for a full subsidy of an ERP system called NetSuite for the 180th Pacific Coast Scout Group. NetSuite has been implemented during the F2015 year by the Rovers in the Finance team with Alex’s guidance. Today, we utilize NetSuite for bookkeeping as well as to produce financial statements for the management team.

    Alex is a graduate from the University of British Columbia with a Bachelor of Science in cell biology and genetics in 2008. He has completed his requirements to graduate from the CMA accountant designation in August 2014. 

    In his free time, Alex enjoys photography, volleyball and riding on his motorcycle.

    Alex is a recipient of the Certificate of Commendation for service to Scouting.

    Group Registrar, Scouter
    Dinah Yip is our Group Registrar, who works with a team of Rover Scouts to streamline our registration process for our Crew and our affiliated groups. Dinah first joined the Read More
    Dinah YipGroup Registrar, Scouter

    Dinah Yip is our Group Registrar, who works with a team of Rover Scouts to streamline our registration process for our Crew and our affiliated groups.

    Dinah first joined the 28th Richmond Scout Group in 1989 with her two daughters when her family migrated to Canada. Since then, she has served various positions within Scouting, including being the Troop Scouter for the Sea Dragon Sea Scout Group until 2005, servicing as the Deputy Area Commissioner for Group Services with the Richmond Area Service Team until 2008, and is the current Richmond Area Registrar. Dinah is also a Trainer for adult leaders, and a member of the Council Training Secretariat Team.

    In addition to Dinah’s impressive array of roles in Scouting, she was also the founder of the 33rd Richmond Buddha’s Light Scout Group’s Rover Crew, where she serves as the Rover Advisor today. In 2009, Dinah joined the 180th Pacific Coast Scout Group as an Assistant Rover Advisor, and since then, she has taken on the role of Group Registrar with our Rover Crew, as well as our affiliate groups.

    Dinah is a recipient of the Bar to the Medal of Merit for Especially Good Service to Scouting, the Medal of Merit, the Medal for Good Service, and the Certificate of Commendation. Dinah was also selected to be one of the recipients of the U-ROC Award – Asset Champions in 2013, an award by the City of Richmond to celebrate and acknowledge those who have made a significant contribution to youth and their community.

    Deputy Group Commissioner
    Paul Leung is the Deputy Group Commissioner of the 180th Pacific Coast Scout Group and is  accountable for the overall well being of the Group. He ensures the administrative, financial, Read More
    Paul LeungDeputy Group Commissioner

    Paul Leung is the Deputy Group Commissioner of the 180th Pacific Coast Scout Group and is  accountable for the overall well being of the Group. He ensures the administrative, financial, membership and registration policies and procedures of the Group are followed in accordance to Scout Canada’s guidelines.

    Scouter Paul Leung was amongst the first Rover Scouts to join the 180th Pacific Coast Scout Group back in 2007. He has held senior leadership positions within the Group as a Rover and Scouter. Paul has also served as a Scouter for troop and cub sections at the 23rd Elsie Roy Scout Group from 2010 to 2014. In addition to his role of Deputy Group Commissioner for the 180th, a role he has served since 2014, he is also currently an active Rover Mentor and has served as Deputy Contingent Leader for our International Service Projects. Paul is one of the rare few in our Group to have participated in five International Service Projects.

  • SCOUTERS

    One of the aspects of our group that particularly attracts youth to join is the Mentorship program. Our Scouters provide in-depth guidance and aid our members in clarifying their objectives, as well as taking part in furthering their personal development. In addition, our Scouters advise our departments to ensure our projects and initiatives are successful, and provide a safe environment for Rovers to develop in leadership and management skills.  

  • Deputy Group Commissioner, Scouter
    Sam Chan has been in the Scouting Movement for over 12 years. As a Rover, Sam was instrumental in setting up the early version of the 180th Scout Group’s website. Read More
    Sam ChanDeputy Group Commissioner, Scouter

    Sam Chan has been in the Scouting Movement for over 12 years. As a Rover, Sam was instrumental in setting up the early version of the 180th Scout Group’s website. Currently, Sam is serving as the Deputy Group Commissioner, an Advisor to support Information Technology, as well as a mentor for Rovers. In addition, he served as an adult leader for youths aged 7 to 10 and 11 to 14 for over 9 years.

    Sam is a graduate from UBC with a degree in Computer Science and Mathematics. Professionally, Sam works as the Lead Software Engineer for audio in the widely popular FIFA soccer series in Electronic Arts. Every day, he applies project management principles to ensure timely and quality completion of key deliverables.

    Sam is a recipient of the Commemorative Centennial Medal, Certificate of Commendation, Medal for Good Service, Wood Badge II and has received the 10-year Service Award

    Group Treasurer, Scouter
    Alex Dang is the Group Treasurer of the 180th Pacific Coast Scout Group. Alex’s role as the Group Treasurer is to oversee all financial aspects, those of which include accounting Read More
    Alex DangGroup Treasurer, Scouter

    Alex Dang is the Group Treasurer of the 180th Pacific Coast Scout Group. Alex’s role as the Group Treasurer is to oversee all financial aspects, those of which include accounting policies & procedures, monthly reconciliations, month end close, budget reporting and financial statements.

    Alex is very new to the Scouting movement, only having joined in March of 2013. He was inducted as a Rover, prior to graduating from the program just 6 months later. In addition to his Group Treasurer duties, Alex serves as a mentor and Scouter for the Fundraising department. Alex’s passion for finance and efficiency drove him to pursue a grant for a full subsidy of an ERP system called NetSuite for the 180th Pacific Coast Scout Group. NetSuite has been implemented during the F2015 year by the Rovers in the Finance team with Alex’s guidance. Today, we utilize NetSuite for bookkeeping as well as to produce financial statements for the management team.

    Alex is a graduate from the University of British Columbia with a Bachelor of Science in cell biology and genetics in 2008. He has completed his requirements to graduate from the CMA accountant designation in August 2014. 

    In his free time, Alex enjoys photography, volleyball and riding on his motorcycle.

    Alex is a recipient of the Certificate of Commendation for service to Scouting.

    Scouter
    Brandon Ma was the President of the Scouts Canada 180th Pacific Coast Scout Group in 2011-2012, and now works actively within the Group as an Advisor for our Rovers. He Read More
    Brandon MaScouter

    Brandon Ma was the President of the Scouts Canada 180th Pacific Coast Scout Group in 2011-2012, and now works actively within the Group as an Advisor for our Rovers. He started Scouting when he was 9 years old as a Cub Scout and has achieved both his Chief Scout Award and Queen’s Venturer Award with the 116th S.U.C.C.E.S.S. East Vancouver Group. Joining the Crew at its inception in 2006, Brandon has successfully managed multiple projects and initiatives for the Crew, notably managing the successful completion of a National Scouting Now Action Plan project and co-founding the Personal Development Plan process used for each Rover’s personal growth and development. He also helped organize, and attended International Service Projects to China/Japan in 2008, to the Philippines in 2010, and to China again in 2012. Currently, Brandon is currently the Council Commissioner for the Pacific Coast Council.

    In his professional life, Brandon graduated from UBC in 2007 standing third in his graduating class. He articled with KPMG, one of the four largest international accounting firms, and completed his Chartered Accountant designation in 2009. Brandon is currently a Senior Manager in the Assurance Services department at KPMG and oversees a client portfolio with over $1 million in annual revenues.

    Brandon is a recipient of the Medal of the Maple for Distinguished Youth Service to Scouting and the Medal for Good Service.

    Scouter
    Calvin ChengScouter
    Scouter
    David YuanScouter
    Group Registrar, Scouter
    Dinah Yip is our Group Registrar, who works with a team of Rover Scouts to streamline our registration process for our Crew and our affiliated groups. Dinah first joined the Read More
    Dinah YipGroup Registrar, Scouter

    Dinah Yip is our Group Registrar, who works with a team of Rover Scouts to streamline our registration process for our Crew and our affiliated groups.

    Dinah first joined the 28th Richmond Scout Group in 1989 with her two daughters when her family migrated to Canada. Since then, she has served various positions within Scouting, including being the Troop Scouter for the Sea Dragon Sea Scout Group until 2005, servicing as the Deputy Area Commissioner for Group Services with the Richmond Area Service Team until 2008, and is the current Richmond Area Registrar. Dinah is also a Trainer for adult leaders, and a member of the Council Training Secretariat Team.

    In addition to Dinah’s impressive array of roles in Scouting, she was also the founder of the 33rd Richmond Buddha’s Light Scout Group’s Rover Crew, where she serves as the Rover Advisor today. In 2009, Dinah joined the 180th Pacific Coast Scout Group as an Assistant Rover Advisor, and since then, she has taken on the role of Group Registrar with our Rover Crew, as well as our affiliate groups.

    Dinah is a recipient of the Bar to the Medal of Merit for Especially Good Service to Scouting, the Medal of Merit, the Medal for Good Service, and the Certificate of Commendation. Dinah was also selected to be one of the recipients of the U-ROC Award – Asset Champions in 2013, an award by the City of Richmond to celebrate and acknowledge those who have made a significant contribution to youth and their community.

    Scouter
    James NgScouter
    Scouter
    Karina Lee was the President of the 180th Pacific Coast Scout Group in the scouting year of 2014-2015. In 2009, she joined the Scout Movement by volunteering for the 33rd Read More
    Karina LeeScouter

    Karina Lee was the President of the 180th Pacific Coast Scout Group in the scouting year of 2014-2015. In 2009, she joined the Scout Movement by volunteering for the 33rd Richmond Scout Group as a leader. Prior to her presidency, she was the Scout Section Head for the 33rd Richmond Scout Group, and the Beaver Section Head for the 23rd Elsie Roy Scout Group. Since joining the 180th Pacific Coast Scout Group in 2011, Karina has attended two International Service Projects to China in 2012, Mexico in 2014, and Malaysia/Singapore in 2015.  She was also the previous Department Head of Fundraising in 2012, and Department Head of Scout Group Support in 2013.

    Karina completed her Bachelors of Arts with a major in Communications, and Certificate in Health and Fitness Study from Simon Fraser University. Karina is currently working as a Community Manager for Karma Athletics.

    Karina is a recipient of the Medal of the Maple for Distinguished Youth Service in Scouting, the Medal for Good Service, and the Certificate of Commendation. Karina has also completed the Gold award level of the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award.

    Scouter
    Nick PearsonScouter
    Deputy Group Commissioner
    Paul Leung is the Deputy Group Commissioner of the 180th Pacific Coast Scout Group and is  accountable for the overall well being of the Group. He ensures the administrative, financial, Read More
    Paul LeungDeputy Group Commissioner

    Paul Leung is the Deputy Group Commissioner of the 180th Pacific Coast Scout Group and is  accountable for the overall well being of the Group. He ensures the administrative, financial, membership and registration policies and procedures of the Group are followed in accordance to Scout Canada’s guidelines.

    Scouter Paul Leung was amongst the first Rover Scouts to join the 180th Pacific Coast Scout Group back in 2007. He has held senior leadership positions within the Group as a Rover and Scouter. Paul has also served as a Scouter for troop and cub sections at the 23rd Elsie Roy Scout Group from 2010 to 2014. In addition to his role of Deputy Group Commissioner for the 180th, a role he has served since 2014, he is also currently an active Rover Mentor and has served as Deputy Contingent Leader for our International Service Projects. Paul is one of the rare few in our Group to have participated in five International Service Projects.

    Scouter
    Vivian ChanScouter