Our Board

Melissa Howey

With more than a decade of experience in the Greater Vancouver development field, Melissa has cultivated a unique set of skills and training. Her diverse combination of qualifications adds insight and value to every project. She is an energetic and studious professional driven to achieve exceptional results.

Melissa Howey has a strong background in real estate development and construction, with experience in various roles such as Senior Development Manager, Development Manager, and Assistant Development Manager at companies like Anthem Properties Group Ltd., Amacon, and Aquilini Development and Construction Inc. Melissa also has experience in marketing and executive assistance. Melissa holds a Certificate in Project Management from UBC Sauder School of Business, as well as a Real Estate Trading Services Licensing degree and a degree in Urban Design from Simon Fraser University.

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Elva Kim

With 20 years of real estate development experience, Elva is currently the Chief Operating Officer of Anthem Properties Group and the President of Anthem Realty.

A core member of Anthem’s executive team, she is responsible for big picture decisions and advisory for all aspects related to the Anthem experience. Driven by a passion for excellence, she ensures Anthem’s character, voice and values are accurately reflected across all areas of the business, contributing to the qualitative and quantitative growth of the organization. As President of Anthem Realty, she oversees a dedicated team of 100+ sales, marketing and homeowner care professionals, who bring Anthem’s extensive portfolio of residential and land communities through their project life cycles. Elva has more than 21 years of real estate experience and has been involved in sales, marketing, community and product positioning, development, communications, closing services, retail and design of thousands of homes across British Columbia, Alberta and California. She is passionate about her community and has served on the Board of Directors for Atira Women’s Resource Society for more than 4 years, most recently as Chair of the Board. Elva holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology, and her real estate education is from the Sauder School of Business at the University of British Columbia.

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Margaret Lucas

Margaret Lucas currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Victoria Airport Authority and is their Chair, Finance & Audit Committee. She is a Director on the Greater Victoria Harbour Authority and is Chair of the Infrastructure, Planning and Development Committee and the Ogden Point Master Plan Committee.

In 2003 she led the transformation team for the restoration of the Hotel Rialto.  In 2009 she was awarded the Greater Victoria Chamber of Commerce Business Person of the Year Award for her work and community spirit.  In 2012, she received a University of Victoria Distinguished Alumni Award. Margaret is currently the Executive Director, Business Development for PARC Retirement Living. Margaret has served on many civic boards and committees including a Governor on the Camosun College Board of Directors, Chair of the Greater Victoria Chamber of Commerce, Vice-Chair of the Downtown Victoria Business Association, board member on the Victoria Hospice and Palliative Care Foundation, and a director for Victoria Civic Heritage Trust. 

Margaret was an elected Councilor in the City of Victoria from 2014 to 2018.  She cares deeply about her community, is not afraid to get involved, and she brings a strong business acumen and understanding of regional perspectives to the Board.

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Michelle Yung

Michelle Yung is a commercial real estate lawyer with Bennett Jones LLP, where her practice is focused on commercial leasing transactions, acquisitions and dispositions, financing, and on the re-zoning, subdivision, development and building permit processes.

Prior to joining Bennett Jones, Michelle served as in-house legal counsel to a leading commercial real estate owner, operator and developer with a Canadian portfolio of best-in-class office, retail and mixed-use properties valued at around $31 billion. There, she advised on commercial leasing, procurement and property management. In the community, Michelle has served on the board of directors of The Greater Vancouver International Film Festival Society, a not-for-profit cultural organization operating the Vancouver International Film Festival (VIFF) and Commercial Real Estate Women Vancouver (CREW Vancouver), a non-profit association seeking to advance the achievements of women in the real estate industry. Michelle regularly volunteers as a clinician for Access Pro Bono Society of BC. She also served for a number of years on the organizing committee for Arts Umbrella’s annual fundraising gala.

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Rhiannon Mabberley

Rhiannon is a senior executive with Westbank Projects where she has been involved in some of the company’s most notable developments over the past 15 years, including Woodward’s, TELUS garden and Oakridge.

From sustainability initiatives to district energy systems to complex permitting and everything in between, Rhiannon’s experience speaks to the finer details of real estate development. Rhiannon is passionate about bettering the City she calls home, Vancouver, through a variety of outreach, mentoring and volunteer positions.

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