Board of Directors


Maria Robinson – Chair

Maria will be going into her 5th year as a board member and is the Vice Chair this year.  She has been on various committees and will continue on the Executive and Golf Committees.  Maria believes in Family Place's mandate to ensure every child in Richmond reaches their full potential.  Maria's background consists of over 15 years experience in the Administrative field, specializing in special events and client relations. Maria lives in East Richmond with her young children and is also actively involved in their school Parent Advisory Council.  During her spare time when she is not busy juggling with her children's day to day activities, she enjoys cooking, reading and the outdoors with her family.









Joy Tcheng - Treasurer


Joy is a committed public servant and has held several positions within the Ministry of Finance.  She holds a Bachelor of Arts and Diploma in Accounting from University of British Columbia and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of British Columbia.  Joy is mother of one very energetic and talkative boy and is a long time resident of Richmond. She joined the board because of her personal experiences with the various programs offered by Richmond Family Place and she is eager to work with this progressive organization to ensure that every child in Richmond reaches their full potential.  New to the board, Joy will also sit on the Finance and Board Development Committee.









Victoria Chan - Treasurer


Victoria has been a Richmond resident since 1989.  She has been attending various programs at Richmond Family Place with her three children since 2011. Given her positive experiences with RFP as a parent, she joined the Board in September 2013. She has a passion for young children and families and is excited to be a part of RFP's mandate of ensuring every child in Richmond reaches their full potential.

She is a CFA charter holder and is an Equity Research Associate at an independent brokerage firm in Vancouver. In her spare time, Victoria enjoys spending time with her husband and their three young children. They enjoy swimming, playing soccer, skating, traveling, and gathering with friends and family. 









Members at Large




Louise Yeoh


Louise has been a Richmond resident since 1974.  She has a Commerce degree from UBC and has been in the banking industry for the past 33 years.  Louise has been on the Board for the past four years. She believes in making sure every child has the opportunity to live life to the fullest and realizing their dreams and aspirations.  Not only has she volunteered on the Board of Richmond Family Place, but has volunteered at the BC Karate Annual Tournament; Steveston Karate Club; Steveston/London PACs; RDPA; Richmond Mental Health; Addiction Family Advisory Committee; and, the BC Children’s Hospital Annual Telethon.










Szascha Lim


Szascha has a passion to establish fundraisers and community youth activities. She has created fundraisers for orphanage visits, feeding programs and educational programs for kids. In her birthplace, Manila, she spearheaded a charity concert that raised over $50,000 of high school scholarships for teens in-need. Currently, Szascha is a fourth-year Accounting undergrad in Sauder School of Business and is completing her 8-month Co-op work term with Vancouver Prostate Centre’s accounting department. On her free time, she enjoys hiking to lakes around B.C., learning about social enterprise, and discovering beautiful restaurants to go with friends and family. Joining the Richmond Family Place team, Szascha plans to apply her experience and educational background in helping build a healthy environment for future generations to come. 









Tienne Schaub


Tienne has been a Board Member of Richmond Family Place since 2014.  She holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of British Columbia and is a member of the Chartered Professional Accountants of British Columbia. Currently, Tienne is a Senior Manager of Financial Planning & Analysis at Aritzia.  Tienne moved back to Vancouver in 2013 with her husband after living abroad for seven years in New York and Hong Kong.  Through involvement on the Board, Tienne hopes to spread awareness about the wonderful programs offered by Richmond Family Place to help every child reach their full potential.  In her spare time, Tienne loves to travel, play volleyball, shop, try new restaurants, and spend time with her family.








Andreas Schaub


Andreas has been a Board Member of Richmond Family Place since 2014. He grew up in Germany in a busy family of 4 kids. After spending 6 years working in Product Management for various watch companies in Hong Kong, Andreas moved to Vancouver in 2013 together with his wife Tienne. He holds a Media Engineering Degree from the University of Applied Sciences, Offenburg and is currently working for a Canadian Builders Hardware Company. Andreas is excited to get involved in the community of Richmond and help promote the programs offered by Richmond Family Place. 









Sandra Li-Seller


Sandra became a member of the Board of Directors in 2016.  She is a lawyer at PLLR Lawyers, a full-service firm with a long history in this community.  Sandra was born and raised in Richmond to immigrant parents, and she and her family continue to call Richmond home.  She believes it is important for every family to belong to a village, where members of the community support, accept and celebrate one another.  In her off-work hours, Sandra can usually be found at one of Richmond’s many kid-friendly spots where her rambunctious children can burn off some energy.








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