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Mark Donnelly
Executive Director

Mark Donnelly

Executive Director Mark Donnelly

Mark joins SafetyDriven – TSCBC bringing over 20 years of senior leadership, operations and marketing experience.  His successes include delivering community programs, corporate communications and all aspects of marketing including brand and agency management, advertising, media, research, and customer relationship management.

Most recently he was Director, Community Impact at British Columbia Automobile Association (BCAA) and President  & COO of the BCAA Road Safety Foundation.

Prior to BCAA, Mark was with TELUS where he progressed through a variety of management and senior management roles including Director, Strategic Planning and Marketing.

Mark currently sits on the board of BC211, a Vancouver-based not-for-profit organization specializing in providing information and referral regarding community, government, and social services in British Columbia.  He has also served on the board of the British Columbia Association of Integrated Marketers and has volunteered as a mentor with the Vancouver Board of Trade.

Mark is a graduate of Simon Fraser University (Bachelor of Business Administration) and the University of British Columbia (UBC) (Master of Arts – Economics). He also holds a Certificate in Internet Marketing from UBC.


Philip Choi
Business Manager, Marketing & Operations

Philip Choi

Business Manager Philip Choi

Philip has an extensive background in the retail industry, with experience in both pharmaceutical and automotive rental companies. His past experiences include a small stint of academic research while completing his undergraduate degree, as well as managing a retail branch of an international rental car company. His successes have been a product of his strong customer focus and business management skills. He believes that success in business requires research and planning, a clear strategy and structured implementation.

Philip holds both a Master of Business Administration from the University of Saskatchewan and a Bachelor of Science from the University of British Columbia.


Garry Crawford
Occupational Health and Safety Manager

Garry Crawford

Occupational Health and Safety Manager Garry Crawford

Garry joins the SafetyDriven team with a strong background in OH&S program development, training and implementation.

Since completing his Diploma of Occupational Health and Safety from BCIT in 1994, Garry has developed safety programs, training programs and instructional manuals for Construction, Manufacturing and Heavy Equipment Industries.

Garry believes the secret of a truly successful program of any kind, is in the training, understanding and participation from upper management to those on the ground.

By drawing on his experience initiating safety programs, he offers insightful recommendations to help assist your company through its initial implementation to its eventual maintenance stage.

When not sharing experiences and knowledge, Garry enjoys playing hockey, golf, gardening, and continued learning.

Contact Garry Crawford for help with your health and safety initiatives at garry@safetydriven.ca.


Earl Galavan
COR Manager

Earl Galavan

COR Manager Earl Galavan

Earl’s background spans logging, commercial aviation, and commercial driving, with more than 20 years of road experience split between long haul van, charter coach, and intercity transit. Assuming the responsibilities of company driver instructor and coaching others to excel was a high point in his driving career as teaching is his personal passion.

Earl brings a wealth of experience in safety systems and program development and has coached numerous companies towards their Certificate of Recognition (COR). He believes that true success is a journey and is measured in the details.

Earl has a Diploma of Technology in Occupational Health and Safety from the BC Institute of Technology and is a Canadian Registered Safety Professional (CRSP). He continues to remain connected to BCIT through mentoring OHS Program Students and sitting on the BCIT Program Advisory Committee.

In his off hours he is often sighted being walked by his dogs while trying to take yet another photograph.


Annette DeCaire
Membership and Marketing Coordinator

Annette DeCaire

Membership and Marketing Coordinator Annette DeCaire

Annette started her career in health and safety over 9 years ago when she joined a prominent corporate driver training company as their training coordinator. She quickly grew into management overseeing the office, attending trade shows, and meeting clients face-to-face. Since then Annette has contracted with a number of safety-based companies and non-profits, including SafetyDriven – TSCBC, where she now permanently hangs her hat. “Safety just makes sense” and it is with this mantra that Annette has found her love of the health and safety field.

During her free time, Annette volunteers at a local community theatre both behind the scenes and occasionally on stage.


Brittany Schroeder
Business Administrative Coordinator

Brittany Schroeder

Business Administrative Coordinator Brittany Schroeder

Brittany joins the SafetyDriven – TSCBC team with a high level of customer service and business administration skills. Brittany’s background includes six years managing all administrative aspects involving mutual funds for the clients of an independent financial advisor. In the past Brittany volunteered at a health and safety organization working with new and young workers in Manitoba.

She has completed her Business Administration diploma in Winnipeg, MB and is currently in her fourth year of her Human Resources degree at Thompson Rivers University.


Jimmy Sandhu
Occupational Health and Safety Advisor
-Safety Advisory Services

Jimmy Sandhu

Occupational Health and Safety Advisor Jimmy Sandhu

Jimmy has a wide range of experience working with heavy machinery which started at a very young age. He was raised on a family farm where he drove tractors and helped out where he could. Eventually, Jimmy took to the roads and began driving large commercial vehicles.

After gaining over ten years of valuable hands on experience, Jimmy went into the Occupational Health and Safety program at BCIT where he learned to apply the various aspects of health and safety into the real world.

Jimmy found himself working for the Trucking Safety Council of BC shortly after graduating. This is where he works as an Occupational Health and Safety Advisor. He enjoys helping companies reach their health and safety goals by providing advice and resources.

During his free time Jimmy enjoys staying active and playing sports or spending time with family. He is also a sports fan who often watches a game when he can.

Contact Jimmy for help with your health and safety initiatives at jimmy@safetydriven.ca.


Michelle Byun
COR Advisor

COR Advisor Michelle Byun

COR Advisor Michelle Byun

Michelle joins SafetyDriven – Trucking Safety Council of BC with good customer service skills, a clear understanding of Health & Safety management systems and the ability to effectively engage with others.

Michelle recently graduated from British Columbia Institute of Technology with both an Occupational Health and Safety Diploma and a Human Resource Management Certificate. Through her study at BCIT, she has gained valuable safety knowledge, which she now applies in her role as a COR Advisor.

Her eye for detail, quick thinking skills, and goal-oriented enthusiasm for Occupational Health and Safety will allow her to contribute to the COR program at SafetyDriven.

Michelle is interested in fashion and traveling to different countries to gain new experiences. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her two dogs.

Contact Michelle for help about the COR program at michelle@safetydriven.ca.


Shay Ryan
Occupational Health and Safety Advisor
-Safety Advisory Services

Health & Safety Advisor Shay Ryan

Shay has a wide range of health and safety experience having had the opportunity to work in and with a variety of industries such as transportation, warehousing, manufacturing, health and education. Shay is very familiar with the transportation industry as her father worked in the industry across Canada all his life. Eventually, Shay joined her father as a safety consultant, learning from him and gaining experience.

Shay first became familiar with SafetyDriven – TSCBC through their mentorship program, seeking OHS support as she was preparing her then employer for COR. Ultimately she became a member of the SafetyDriven Board of Directors. Shay joins SafetyDriven as an Occupational Health and Safety Advisor, now providing the OHS advice and guidance she had earlier sought.

Currently enrolled in the Occupational Health and Safety Certificate at Okanagan College, upon completion Shay will work towards her Canadian Registered Safety Professional (CRSP) designation.

During her free time, Shay enjoys traveling with her husband and spending time with family, including trying to keep up with her granddaughter.
For help with your OHS initiatives, e-mail shay@safetydriven.ca.