Toby works for the BC Ferry Authority Board as its Executive Director. Previously, he worked in the BC public service where he held various policy, planning and communications roles for more than two decades. His volunteerism includes supporting youth softball and baseball and he has served as a volunteer coach, association board member and softball association president. Born in Macau, China and raised in Victoria, Toby graduated from the University of Victoria with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and a Master of Public Administration.
Teresa Lin, CPA
Teresa is grateful for ICA’s support to her family when they immigrated to Victoria from Taiwan and delighted to be able to give back as the Board Treasurer, utilizing her financial knowledge from working in public practice in Canada and in Australia. Having lived on four continents and travelled to more than 50 countries, she is passionate about engaging with different cultures and introducing newcomers to beautiful Victoria. When she is not planning her next trip, Teresa is dedicated to supporting her home community as an avid volunteer with Junior Achievement, along with serving as Vice Chair of the Victoria Dragon Boat Festival Society and a Finance Committee member of the Victoria Foundation.
Tiana Solares is a passionate public service manager with over 15 years of experience in the federal and municipal sectors. With experience in competitive and recreational sports, art galleries, museums and libraries, she grew her skills in relationship management, negotiations and strategy development during her time working with the newcomer and refugee service sector as Assistant Director of Settlement Operations with Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada. Currently the Senior Manager of Recreation with Parks, Recreation and Community Services in Saanich Tiana is proud Atlantic Canadian, she is loving the West Coast island life with her charming husband Hector, and equally charming tornado of a son, Leo.