Leadership & Governance

In addition to our Steering Committee and Project Teams, there are six working groups of VCH physicians, staff and partners. Together, these groups represent a broad spectrum of expertise and departments working collaboratively to transform UBC Hospital.

Steering Committee

Vivian Eliopoulos, Chief Operating Officer, Vancouver Acute (Executive sponsor)
Sharon Petty, Capital Projects Director, (Chair)
Westley Davidson, Project Manager, Capital Projects
Helen Tam, Director, Strategic Initiatives
Tracey Taulu, Operations Director, UBC Hospital
Angela Karpa, Director, Financial Planning & Business Support
Susan Luckey, Associate Director, Capital Finance
Cathy Helliwell, Director, Strategic Partnerships, Foundation
Dr. William Henderson (for information)
Heather Prime, Communications Leader, Vancouver Acute (for information)

Project Team

Westley Davidson, Project Manager, Capital Projects, (Chair)
Tracey Taulu, Operations Director, UBC Hospital
Lois Budd, Project Manager, UBC Hospital
Pej Namshirin, Supervising Biomedical Technologist, UBC Hospital
Vaun Malo, Site Manager, Biomedical Engineering
Graham Wickham, Biomedical Engineering
Helen Tam, Director, Strategic Initiatives
Derek Romanin, Equipment Planner
Annie She, Infection Control Practitioner
Paul Armstrong, Manager, Facilities Maintenance & Operations
Kirsten Reite (KRA), Prime Consultant

Core Project Team

Westley Davidson, Project Manager, Capital Projects, (Chair)
Sharon Petty, Capital Projects Director, (Chair)
Helen Tam, Director, Strategic Initiatives
Tracey Taulu, Operations Director, UBC Hospital
Lois Budd, Clinical Project Manager, UBC Hospital
Susan Luckey, Associate Director, Capital Finance
Angela Karpa, Director, Financial Planning & Business Support
Heather Prime, Communications Leader, Vancouver Acute