The Board of Directors of Easter Seals BC/Yukon, a charity that provides programs and services to children and adults with disabilities, is pleased to announce Valerie Prodanuk, CPA, CGA as their new Director of Business and Finance. Valerie joins Easter Seals with 30 years of experience in the non-profit sector. As a senior member of the executive team, Ms. Prodanuk will lead and manage the finance, business planning and risk management strategy for the organization.
“We are excited to have Valerie join our team as we continue to move forward with our 10-year strategic plan. She comes to us with years of financial experience, and an impressive reputation for executing and achieving results,” says CEO and President, Lisa Beck. “With both her experience and passion, Valerie is the perfect fit to lead our business and finance operations.”
“I’m looking forward to joining Easter Seals and leading their finance team,” says Prodanuk. “Easter Seals has an exciting future planned for the programs and services they are delivering to children and adults with disabilities, and I’m very pleased to be a part of that future.”
Valerie joins Easter Seals from the Arts Club Theatre Company where she served as Director of Finance and Systems for 12 years. In this role, she led the organization in a transformative capital asset acquisition, was a member of the capital campaign committee, and just this past year successfully guided the organization in coping with the financial impact of COVID-19 closures. Prior to the Arts Club Theatre Company, Valerie served as Controller at the Vancouver Art Gallery and Manager of Finance and Human Resources at Canuck Place Children’s Hospice.