Board of Directors

YVR for Kids is the flagship event organized by Clear Skies Children’s Foundation. We are a non-profit society led by the following volunteer Board of Directors who bring passion, dedication and endless years of experience to their roles.


Nigel Newsome – President
Owner, Newsome Consulting

Lori Miller – Vice President
Aviation Professional

Gary Eng
General Manager, Summit Customs Brokers

David Giles
Senior Director of Operations, HMS Host

Keith Hawkins
Co-owner, New Hawk Hospitality

Jason Jung
Manager – Air Service Development, Vancouver Airport Authority

Lesliann Kuhn
Director of Sales & Marketing, Fairmont Vancouver Airport

Sean Lee
General Manager, American Airlines

Brad Nakagawa
Director of Sales & Marketing, Sheraton Vancouver Airport

Kim Saunders
General Manager, CDS Baggage

James Westmacott
Retired, Cathay Pacific Airways Limited

Support Staff

Betty Chuck
Event Planner

Michaela Vozenilek