Feb 17, 2017

Bernice Scholten – Chief Executive Officer for the Vancouver Society of Children’s Centre’s

By PFM Search

PFM Executive Search is delighted to announce the appointment of Bernice Scholten to the position of Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for the Vancouver Society of Children’s Centre’s (VSOCC), effective February 20, 2017.

Bernice brings outstanding credentials and an excellent track record of success working in both the not-for-profit and corporate sectors, having held senior leadership positions at the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation (Western Canada), Variety – The Children’s Charity, the Heart and Stroke Foundation (BC & Yukon), Best Buy and the Royal Bank of Canada. She is a respected, influential leader with a proven ability to work closely with staff and key stakeholders in achieving organizational goals.

In addition to her career accomplishments, Bernice is a proud wife and mother of three children who keep her busy on the soccer field and on the snowy slopes of our local mountains.

“The VSOCC Board is delighted to have Bernice join the organization as CEO. Bernice’s passion for supporting children and families combined with her significant and varied experience in senior leadership positions in the not-for-profit and corporate sectors make her an ideal fit. We believe that VSOCC will advance into this next phase of growth under her leadership with energy and continued adherence to our vision and values. We feel fortunate to have such a proven and caring leader join the incredible team at VSOCC,” said David Gibbons, Chair of the Board of Directors.

“It’s a privilege and an honour to be named as the CEO of this remarkable organization. I look forward to meeting and working with the many dedicated employees, supporters and community partners who share our commitment to providing outstanding services to children and families in Vancouver,” said Bernice Scholten, CEO of VSOCC.

PFM Executive Search wishes Bernice great success at VSOCC.

Our search firm provides outstanding facilitation of large and diverse Search & Selection Committees in our work with private, public and not-for-profit organizations. The hallmark of success for PFM Executive Search over the last 24-years has been our ability to develop a strong working relationship with Boards and Selection Committees in creating a seamless process that nets proven results for our clients.