Shayne Williams was appointed the Chief Executive Officer of Lookout Housing and Health Society in 2014 and has been working in the nonprofit sector for the past 30 years. Lookout was founded in 1971 as a minimal barrier service provider to address extreme poverty and associated challenges including homelessness, physical and mental health, substance use, trauma and disabilities in 15 municipalities across the Lower Mainland and Vancouver Island. Shayne also founded and currently serves as the Chief Executive Officer of Lookout Foundation which helps to provide funding to pilot and support innovative programs at Lookout Society.
Shayne is a 2013 Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal recipient and a 2017 Canada 150 award recipient for outstanding service and dedication to the community. In 2020 Shayne was recognized as a champion for services that address homelessness, health and community outreach and received the BC Community Achievement Award.
- Company:Lookout Housing and Health Society
- Short Bio:Chief Executive Officer