Category Archives: Message from the Board

What’s on your 2022 wish list?

By José Vargas, IABC/BC President
January 21, 2022

A new calendar year often brings renewed energy fueled by words that inspire us to set and realize our goals. Every moment is a fresh beginning. Every time you tear… Read more

🎄 A warm holiday greeting to my IABC British Columbia family! 🎄

By José Vargas, IABC/BC President
December 15, 2021

While it’s hard to believe that another year is coming to an end, I am foremost grateful to have the opportunity to reflect on this momentous period with all of… Read more

Communicating for a strong and resilient British Columbia

By José Vargas, IABC/BC President
November 19, 2021

Like many of you, I’ve been looking at the widespread damage caused by severe flooding and landslides across our province with dismay. My thoughts and strength go to our chapter… Read more

Giving thanks and moving forward, thoughtfully

By José Vargas, President
October 17, 2021

It seems as if September has vanished in the blink of an eye. I know that for many of our members it has—September was a busy period. When I reflect… Read more

Welcome back to a new IABC/BC program year

By Dana Higgins, PMP, IABC/BC President
September 14, 2020

Welcome back! September ushers in the beginning of shorter days, the changing of autumn leaves, back-to-school for many, and it also marks the start of a new IABC/BC program year…. Read more


Leadership boot camp and award wins in sunny San Diego

By Gemma Lawrence, Vice President
February 14, 2018

On February 8th, I flew to San Diego to attend my first Leadership Institute (LI) as Vice President of the BC Chapter. LI, or  “leadership boot camp” as president Jeanette… Read more