Our People

The Manufacturing Safety Alliance of BC staff is made up of highly motivated safety professionals supported by team members with occupational health and safety experience. The team is dedicated to working with industry to reduce the injury rate.

Lisa McGuire


As CEO, Lisa is responsible for all fiduciary, management and governance issues as well as the day-to-day operations of the Manufacturing Safety Alliance of BC.

Lisa’s educational background includes a diverse Agricultural Science education through the University of Saskatchewan and University of British Columbia with recognition on the Deans honour roll. She achieved her Occupational Health & Safety certification ‘with honours’ through the BC Institute of Technology and received her external safety auditor’s certification through the Alberta Association for Safety Partnerships. Lisa obtained her professional safety designation through the Board of Canadian Registered Safety Professionals in 2004.

Lisa served ten years in the poultry industry in food safety and cost process analysis positions with the latter six years in charge of the Occupational Safety Program of a poultry operation. In 2007 she led the task of securing support from the food industry to establish FIOSA in 2007 and was appointed Executive Director then CEO. The organization has since expanded to serve members within the general manufacturing industry. She is one of the founders of the BC Food Processors Association which was originally composed of safety and human resource professionals.


Wayne Arondus

Chief Operating Officer

Gavrielle Tran

Chief Financial Officer

Kaushal Parikh

Director of People and Culture

Team Members

Sam Banham

Engagement Support Administrator

Wayne Chiasson

Learning and Development Specialist

Ann Conway

Resource and Training Development Specialist

Lorne Davies

Safety Advisor – Combustible Dust Specialist

Rosa Diaz

Safety Advisor

Dave Dmytryshyn

Stakeholder Relations Specialist

Jane Eckersley

Executive Assistant to the CEO

Dale Johnson

IT Programming & Data Analytics Specialist

Jasmine Kalsi

OHS Advisor – Occupational Hygiene Specialist

Shawna Kardux

Finance and Office Administrator

Ada Slivinski

Marketing & PR Specialist

Sheldon McKee

Safety Advisor – Confined Space Specialist

Sionnain McNally

OHS Services Manager

Jennifer Proby

OHS Resources & Development Administrator and EA to the COO

Kathy Sigstad

Brand & Graphic Design Specialist

Hossein Sinaei

Safety Engineer

Sherry Snow

Safety Advisor

Robert St. George

Stakeholder Relations Executive

Les Szabo

Stakeholder Engagement Manager

Jennifer Wiebe

Marketing Manager

Steve Wilson

Safety Advisor

Daniel York

OHS Audits Manager

Maggie Dong

OHS Audits Advisor

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