Board of Directors

Derek Allchurch | Chairperson


Derek is a graduate of the University of Calgary (B. Comm. 1989) and the University of Alberta (LLB. 1993). Derek has been a practicing civil litigation lawyer in Alberta since 1994. He currently practices Plaintiff's personal injury law at Litwiniuk & Company in Calgary. Derek is a past Board member of the Alberta Civil Trial Lawyers Association (2000 to 2006) and a past Chair of the Canadian Bar Association Personal Injury section (2006 to 2007). Derek volunteered with Calgary Legal Guidance for 18 years (1995 to 2013) and served as that organization's Chair in 2011/12. After years of admiring CAUSE from afar, Derek was elected to its board in October 2012. In March 2014 Derek traveled to Sierra Leone with Paul Carrick to see CAUSE's operations in Kamakwie, Kabala and Makeni in action.


Ron Lewis                               Finance Committee

Lee Raine                                Director

Bobby Samuel                       Secretary

Betty Tenga                            Director

Pamela Manning                  Chair of HR Committee

Martin Tweeddale                Treasurer/Finance/Audit Governance/Audit Review Committee

Wayne Whitbourne              Director/Audit Review Committee