DARE BC Society

Board of Directors

The D.A.R.E. BC Society is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors. The D.A.R.E. BC Society Board of Directors is committed to empowering BC’s youth with the critical thinking and decision making skills to become safe and responsible citizens.

2020-2021 D.A.R.E. BC Society

Board of Directors


Steve Ternes
Property Manager, Affordable Housing Societies

Vice President & Partnership and Communications Committee Chair

David Yau
Managing Director, Cartier Management

Executive Director & Past President 

Mike Yau
Probation Officer, Ministry of Justice

Clarissa Asia
Financial Manager, University of British Columbia

Greg Tedesco
Chief Financial Officer Abacus Private Equity


Constable Baljinder Kandola
Crime Prevention, RCMP


Francisca Ruiz
Controller, AMAN Logistics Inc

Alice Wong
Past School Board Trustee, SD38-Richmond

Narita Ico
City Planner, City of Coquitlam 

Adalia Choy
Administrative Support, RCMP

Ivan Gutierrez
Commercial Pilot, Air Canada

Andy Lam
Chef, East One Seafood

Larry Yen
Associate Counsel, Boughton Law

Ken Mak
Marketing and Store Management

Hannah Chen
Executive Assistant, Real Estate Development


Bessie Pang
Executive Director, The Society for the Policing of Cyberspace

Honorary Board Member

Ester Ho
Executive Director, Integration Youth Services Society