Toireasa Jespersen

Children: Gillian, Grade 5 and Penny, Grade 2

Toireasa is currently serving as the Vice Chair & Secretary for the Board, and Chair of

the Governance & Nominating Committee. She has served on the Board since 2016 and

became a Director in 2017. She is a past Chair of the Madrona Parent Association.


Toireasa was called to the Bar of British Columbia in 2003. As a practicing lawyer,

Toireasa was a litigator with the Government of Canada and a Vancouver insurance

defence firm. Toireasa now maintains non-practicing status with the Law Society of BC.


Toireasa has completed the Institute of Corporate Directors (ICD) Non-Profit Governance

Essentials Certificate and maintains memberships in the ICD, Imagine

Canada, Supporting the Emotional Needs of the Gifted (SENG) and the Association of

Fundraising Professionals (AFP). Toireasa also serves as a Director for the Vancouver Pony Club and is a past Director for the Gifted Children’s Association of British Columbia.