Kim Lyster


Kim provides consulting in the social service sector to support organizational capacity, service quality, project management, and evaluation. She was previously an executive director with two local non profit organizations providing a broad spectrum of essential services for the community and was a provincial senior management member advocating for people with developmental disabilities. Raised in in Armstrong, Kim spent several years in Vancouver before moving to Penticton in 1996. Kim understands and applauds the vital role the Community Foundation plays in supporting community capacity building. She was elected to the board in 2010 and has served as VP in the past. She also chaired the Youth Esteem Project which led to the Foundation’s purchase of the Youth Centre. Kim is passionate about supporting the Community Foundation in the areas of community capacity building and cultivating smart and caring communities.