Who We Are
The Office of the Representative for Children and Youth is staffed by a multidisciplinary team, all of whom are focused on ensuring children and youth who receive government services in B.C. are protected and safe. 
Executive Team
Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond
Representative for Children and Youth     



For Ms Turpel-Lafond's complete biography, please click here.


John Greschner (Bio)
Deputy Representative for Children and Youth

Melanie Mark (Bio)
Associate Deputy Representative 
Advocacy, Aboriginal and Community Relations

Bill Naughton (Bio)

Chief Investigator and Associate Deputy Representative

Janice Chow (Bio)
Director of Knowledge Translation and Transfer 

 Jeff Rud (Bio)

Director of Communications

Michelle Wong (Bio)
Director of Evaluation and Strategic Direction