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KBIA Board of Directors
David Marr
President

KBIA's legal representative; he was a solicitor with HMZ law (retired). Dave has been involved with KBIA from its inception in 1986. His interest grew from handling personal injury cases for clients with brain injuries. Recognising how little was understood about brain injuries and their effects, he worked with the mother of a brain injury client to establish KBIA. Since then brain injury litigation has become the focus of Dave's work. Married and a father of four sons, Dave enjoys mountain biking and cross country skiing. Dave also sits on the Gur Singh Golf Tournament planning committee.
Dr. Richard Brownlee
Medical Representative

Dr. Richard Brownlee is a neurosurgeon who oversees the multi-disciplinary team that diagnoses and treats pain at the Welcome Back Pain Management & Upright MRI Centre in Kamloops, B.C. Dr. Brownlee is also Chief of Surgery at Royal Inland Hospital in Kamloops where he has worked since 1996. He received his medical degree from the University of Calgary in 1990 where he continued in, and completed a Neurosurgery specialty in 1996. He received certification from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (FRCSC) in 1996 and obtained American Board certification in Neurosurgery in 2002.
Tom McInulty
Treasurer

The financial representative to the board. He too is a long serving member of the board who was recruited by Dave Marr on the basis of Tom’s experience as a member of the United Way’s board. Tom is a certified management accountant with BDO Dunwoody (retired) and a devoted husband. Tom describes himself as a “sports nut with a twisted sense of humour.” Anyone who knows Tom knows how much he loves to tell jokes.
Brian McLeod
Director

Brian has been involved with KBIA for several years, and he also sits on the board of directors of the United Way. With a BA in economics, Brian is a certified financial planner now retired from BMO Harris Private Banking, a division of BMO Financial Group.
Tara Decker

Tara was born and raised in rural Saskatchewan. She spent many summers helping on her father’s grain farm and working as a swimming instructor and lifeguard at a local swimming pool. She left the prairies in 1993 to move to Vancouver to attend law school. There Tara met her husband who had grown up in Kamloops. The two of them decided to return here to raise their family once they completed law school. Tara articled with HMZ Law and has been with the firm ever since. Her practice is focused on insurance and estate litigation and Tara has appeared in all levels of court within British Columbia.
Nicole Rogers

Nicole was born and raised in Williams Lake and moved to Kamloops in 2006 to attend Thompson Rivers University where she completed a Bachelor of Arts with a major in History and a Post-Bacceleaurate in Accounting. She has worked as an accountant in public practice for a number of years, and obtained a CPA, CP designation in January 2016, and has most recently joined the finance department at TRU. In her spare time, Nicole enjoys mountain biking, kayaking, camping and relaxing on the beaches with her two little rescue dogs Cassie and Nelson. In the winter, she enjoys skiing and taking ballet classes.
Dr. Doug Hamilton

Doug was born and raised in Kamloops and has been practicing Family Medicine in Kamloops since 1986. He married Christine, his high school sweet heart, 36 years ago. They have 3 wonderful children and 2 adorable young granddaughters. Doug practiced full service Family Practice for many years, including delivering lots of babies. He has now focused his medical practice on Mental Health, Seniors Care, and Palliative Care. He is teaching Family Practice Residents, and is the coordinator of the Care of the Elderly rotation for these new physicians. He enjoys working withthese bright young doctors and loves how much he can learn from them. Doug’s hobbies include paddling his canoe or kayak on whatever water he can find. He has done several northern river paddling trips and has paddled much of the west coast of BC and many inland lakes. He loves exploring new cities and places on foot, walking and hiking, and spending time with his wife, kids and grandkids. He started skiing on Tod Mountain in 1963 and still loves to make some turns at Sun Peaks. Doug and Christine both sing with River Harmony, a local choir. Doug has been a member of the Kamloops Rotary Daybreak Club for the past 12 years.
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Terry-Lynn Stone

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408 Victoria Street, Kamloops, BC V2C 2A7


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