The Law Foundation is Delighted to Welcome Four New Governors to its Board


June 2023

Karen Ameyaw (CBABC Appointment) is a Senior Prevention Advisor at the Workers’ Compensation Board of BC, a member of the Law Society of BC Tribunal, and a member of the Community Care and Assisted Living Appeal Board. She is the founding president of the Canadian Association of Black Lawyers — BC Chapter and served on their board for several years.

R. Max Collett (LSBC Appointment, Vancouver County) is a solicitor at DLA Piper practising real property, environmental and Indigenous law.  He is an editorial board member and long-standing contributor to Continuing Legal Education BC and governance committee member for a society for children with juvenile arthritis.

Leah Mack (LSBC Appointment, Victoria Country) is the founding partner of Mack Law Corporation, an Indigenous-owned and operated firm working with and for First Nation communities and organizations. Ms. Mack is a member of the Toquaht Nation. She has served on the board of the Children’s Health Foundation of Vancouver Island and other community boards.

Brandon L. Veenstra (LSBC Appointment, Kootenay County) is principal lawyer at VK Law Corporation in Kimberley, practising predominantly in family and civil law. He was recently president of the Kootenay Bar Association and served as a director of the Kimberley and District Chamber of Commerce and the North Peace Justice Society.

Mary Childs (LSBC appointment, Westminster County) has been elected Foundation Chair.

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