Patti Hunter was first elected to the Peninsula Co-op Board of Directors in 2002 and has participated as a committee member on Finance, Planning/Development and the Executive Committees. Since 2011, she has chaired the Member Relations Committee to support the Peninsula Co-op motto of “Moving Ahead, by Giving Back.
She has achieved both Level 1 and Level 2 Governance Certificates through Federated Cooperatives Ltd. In 2010, she was the Co-Chair of the Federated Cooperatives Ltd Annual General Meeting in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan with over 450 delegates present during the 2 day meeting.
She owns a company (1993) which provides Strategic Planning, Board Governance training and Human Resource consulting to the private, public and not for profit sectors. Among her professional development certifications, she holds honors certificates in Human Resource Management and Management Systems from the BC Institute of Technology-Vancouver. She is the General Manager of a not for profit organization in the Capital Regional District.
Active in the governance process since 1982, she has served as Board Chair, BC Women’s Hospital Health Research Initiative, Board member of Community Social Planning Council Victoria, Women of Distinction Council Chair, YM-YWCA of Greater Victoria , President of the Board, BC Recreation & Parks Association, Board Chair, BC Centre of Excellence for Women’s Health and Board of Directors Member, Sport BC.