St. John Paul II Academy Foundation Board of Directors
Troy Van Vilet (Chair)
Troy Van Vliet has been a key catalyst for the establishment of St. John Paul II Academy from the start. He is currently principal of Tavan Group, a builder of high-quality luxury homes in the lower mainland. He is the proud father of two girls and he and his wife Lisa are parishioners of Star of the Sea parish. His oldest daughter is in grade 8 at the Academy.
Jeff Hector (Vice-Chair)
Jeff Hector is Senior Wealth Advisor with Assante Wealth Management. Jeff was one of the founding families of Southridge School in South Surrey where he served as Board Chair. His experience and insight into helping get a school off the ground has proven invaluable to our efforts to establish St. John Paul II Academy.
Silveria Roselli (Marketing & Communications)
Silveria Roselli was born and raised in Vancouver by a loving Italian Catholic family. Silveria holds a BA from UBC and is a proud graduate of St. Patrick’s secondary. As Chief Operating Officer of the Tavan Group, she oversees operations and business development. A keen advocate for the Academy from its outset, she brings considerable project management, marketing and communication experience to the board.
Al Pavlovic (Treasurer)
Al Pavlovic is Corporate Controller with Pinnacle West Inc with extensive experience in corporate finance. He has worked tirelessly on behalf of the Academy and has done extensive financial analysis on how best to build the school. He and his family are members of Star of the Sea parish. His youngest son is in grade 8 at the Academy while his older son attends Holy Cross.
Michael Donelson (Secretary)
Michael Donelson (Secretary) is the Director of Finance and Administration for Catholic Schools in the Archdiocese where he works in the Superintendent’s Office. He has extensive banking experience having worked overseas in Hong Kong and in Vancouver.
David Boulton enjoys a fruitful retirement after having built a successful career as VP and Financial Consultant with CIBC Wood Gundy in White Rock. Dave was also a founding director and past president of the Surrey Community Foundation. He and his wife Sheila belong to Star of the Sea parish where he is active in the Knights of Columbus.
Dr. Joseph King
Dr. Joseph King is a graduate of UBC’s School of Medicine. He is a practicing eye surgeon and the Medical Director of Fraser Valley Cataract and Laser in Surrey. He and his wife Holly have 4 children, three of whom are at Star of the Sea Elementary School. Their oldest son is a student at St. John Paul II Academy as a member of the legacy grade 8 class.
Dr. Paul Sahota
Dr. Paul Sahota is on the teaching faculty at UBC in the department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology and Therapeutics. He is also Anesthesiologist at BC Women’s Hospital and Health Centre. Paul is a proud father of two, both of whom attend Star of the Sea Elementary School.
Ken Prout is a long serving parishioner at Star of the Sea parish. After a distinguished 37-year career in senior management with Kellogg Canada he plays an active part in the lives of his grandchildren who attend Star of the Sea and St. Andrews elementary schools and Vancouver College. He is keen to help in building St. John Paul II Academy and strongly believes in the great need for this high school in the South Surrey-Delta and White Rock areas.
Dan Moric has a passion for Catholic Education and brings over 30 years of experience as a leader and educator in the Archdiocese of Vancouver. He recently retired from his position as Superintendent for the Catholic Independent Schools of the Vancouver Archdiocese (CISVA); a position that he held from 2015-2018. Prior to this, he served 4 years as the Archbishop’s Delegate for Administration for the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Vancouver (RCAV). Mr. Moric has held key educational and administrative roles in CISVA as Associate Superintendent, Principal, Vice-Principal, Department Head and Classroom Teacher. He has taught in three CISVA schools and is now keen to share in the growth and development of St. John Paul II Academy as a member of the Board of Directors. Mr. Moric and his family are active members of Holy Trinity Parish in North Vancouver