Board of Directors


Jody Hawley  (Chair)

Jody has an eclectic background which includes social services, business and arts. Her doctoral degree was in vocational rehabilitation and women’s studies. Prior to retiring her clinical practice she was one of those weekly commuters.  She continues to teach part time at UBC and SFU ...Read more

if only to maintain her engagement in the academic world.

Jody has always been actively involved in the community, has participated on many community and professional boards and developed resources for women, children and people with disabilities in a number of communities. She has been on Island since 1999 and loves the breadth and diversity of perspective of Salt Spring. Tennis, sailing, cycling, puttering in her garden, or just sitting watching the birds makes her smile.      

Alex Pym  (Treasurer)

Rebecca Chidley  (Secretary)

Rebecca ChidleyWith a degree in Social Work degree and 40 years of work experience in various areas such as probation and parole, family court and vocational rehabilitation, Rebecca has spent the last 15 years as a Review Officer at WorkSafeBC.

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Upon retiring, she moved to Salt Spring where she now volunteers at the Visitor Information Centre and serves on the Board of the Salt Spring Tennis Association. She enjoys aquafit, hiking, kayaking, squash and tennis.  


Tisha Boulter (Director)

Tisha grew up on an organic farm that instilled a strong connection to land, a good work ethic, and an appreciation of folks working together to ‘lighten the load’.

Since 2001 she has called Salt Spring home raising her two kids ...Read more

and stewarding a property that she ‘owns’ with her partner. Tisha believes in volunteerism as a vital part of healthy systems. 

Tisha acknowledges the first people of these lands and waters for their historical connection and rights. 

She has gained leadership skills through parent advisory groups, 4H, and organizing Pride events and has served as an elected school Trustee since 2018. She is currently serving as Board Chair of the School District, and has sat on Climate action, Anti-racism, and diversity working groups. She has chaired the finance audit and facilities committee and sat on several hiring committees during her terms with SD 64.

Even though Tisha solely operates a home based business, she loves the experience of collaboratively working with a team to achieve a collective intention.

Tisha is pleased to have joined the Island Community Services board to expand her care for the community in a new capacity. 

Gary McNutt (Director)

Cathy Patel (Director)