Board of Directors
Sabine Feulgen retired in 2019 after a 30-year career with the provincial government. Most recently she fulfilled the role of Associate Deputy Minister and Chief Administrative Officer in the Ministry of Health with average annual budgets of $20 million for operating and $3 billion for capital. In this role, she provided valuable leadership on many ministry initiatives and represented the ministry on numerous boards and cross government committees covering such issues as investments in provincial infrastructure and information technology to the oversight of access to information and data sharing. As Chair of the Ministry of Health’s capital boards, she provided guidance on a number of major hospital revitalization projects including the new hospitals in Haida Gwaii and Burns Lake, the revitalization and expansion of the Children and Women’s Hospital, Royal Columbian Hospital, Royal Inland Hospital, the North Islands Project, and the Cowichan Valley hospital.
Prior to her 5-year tenure at the Ministry of Health, Sabine was the Deputy Secretary to Treasury Board and Assistant Deputy Minister in the Ministry of Finance from 2010 to 2014 providing strategic analysis and advice to the Deputy Minister of Finance and the Minister of Finance, successfully achieving government’s objective of tabling a balanced budget in 2013, after 4 years in a deficit position.
Sabine has a Honours Bachelor Degree in Science (Geology) from Western University.
Nicole Asselin is an Associate and Owner Representative with K. Grassi Project Development Ltd. Previously Ms. Asselin has held position as Construction Manager, Senior Project Manager and Chief Estimator. She was involved in a variety of projects such as Tsawwassen Commons Development on first nation land, Vancouver General Hospital, Kinsman Care Extended Health Facility, Skytrain Stations, Rogers Arena, Safeco Field Stadium, Seahawks Stadium, Washington Convention Centre in Seattle and various Residential Towers in the Lower Mainland.
Active in her community, she has been a Volunteer with Heritage Home Tour New Westminster and Cancer Society Fund Raising. Ms. Asselin also was involved with the Canadian Construction Women, advocating and assisting other women in a male dominated industry. She is Construction Estimator Certified from both the Canadian Institute of Quantity Surveyor and The Quantity Surveyor of British Columbia. Ms. Asselin also holds a Gold Seal Certificate from the Canadian Construction Association and is fluently bilingual.
Grant Main is Deputy Minister of the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure, appointed in
March 2011. In May 2011, he was also appointed as a Director of Transportation Investment
Corporation. Grant is also Chair of the BC Rail Corporation; and is a board member of a range of
major capital project boards in different sectors.
Before his appointment as Deputy Minister of the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure,
Grant served as Deputy Minister of the Ministry of Healthy Living and Sport from June 2008 to
October 2010 and Deputy Minister of Community, Sport and Cultural Development from
October 2010 to March 2011. Prior to this, he was with Partnerships BC for six years as the Vice-
President, Partnerships Services. Grant has been a public servant for over 30 years and has held
other positions with Treasury Board Staff and the Ministries of Finance, Advanced Education, and
Lori Wanamaker, FCA, FCPA, was appointed Deputy Minister, Finance, on July 18, 2017. A long-time public servant, Lori comes to Finance from the Ministry of Children and Family Development, where she was the Deputy Minister. In this role, Lori had responsibility for child protection, services for children and youth with mental health or special needs, childcare programs, and developing strategies to address the over-representation of aboriginal children and youth in care.
From 2010 to 2016, Lori was the Deputy Minister of Justice and the Deputy Solicitor General with responsibility for corrections, policing, victims’ services, road safety, liquor, gaming and justice reform. She also served as the Chair for the BC Justice and Public Safety Council.
Prior to this appointment, Lori was:
• Deputy Minister of Tourism, Culture and the Arts, and Chief Executive Officer for Tourism BC (2009-2010);
• Deputy Minister of Labour and Citizens’ Services (2006-2009), with responsibility for government’s shared services, including accommodation and real estate, workplace technology, purchasing and procurement, Service BC, and the Office of the Chief Information Officer; and
• Associate Deputy Minister of Housing (2005-2006), with accountability for housing and homelessness policy and programs, building and safety policy, and residential tenancy.
Lori’s career with the Province of British Columbia began in 1990 at the Office of the Auditor General. She subsequently held several senior positions within the Ministry of Municipal Affairs (1993-2001), including her appointment to Assistant Deputy Minister of Corporate Services in 1998. From 2001-2005, Lori served as an Assistant Deputy Minister for several different portfolios within the Ministry of Community, Aboriginal and Women’s Services.
In June 2014, Lori was awarded the Lieutenant Governor’s Silver Medal for Excellence in Public Administration. She was also selected as one of Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100 in 2013. The Institute of Chartered Accountants of British Columbia honoured Lori by bestowing a Fellowship upon her in 2011. This FCA designation recognizes the service that she has provided to the profession and distinction in her career.
Prior to joining the BC public service, Lori worked at a public accounting firm in Winnipeg, Manitoba. In her spare time, Lori enjoys yoga, gardening, reading and spending time with family and friends.