Management Team

Dermod Travis, Executive Director

Mr. Travis served as the Executive Director of the Canada Tibet Committee from 2007 to 2011, and is the founder of PIRA Communications.

He is a former member of Quebec’s Estates General on the Situation and the Future of the French Language and its Comité d’examen sur la langue d’enseignement.

He has given guest lectures at the Université de Montréal, Columbia University, Concordia University, Carleton University and McGill University. His political commentaries have been published in the Montreal Gazette, Le Devoir, La Presse, the Ottawa Citizen, the Victoria Times Colonist, the Georgia Straight and The Tyee.

As well his views have been sought by a variety of Canadian and international media, including Japan’s Asahi Shimbum, the Washington Times, the Christian Science Monitor, Al Jazeera, The Congressional Record, Toronto Star, Globe & Mail, La Presse, CTV, CBC and Radio- Canada.

At IntegrityBC, he is responsible for managing the office and the organization’s strategic direction.
 

Brad Slade, Campaign Director

For the last three years, Brad was involved in the Citizen’s Initiative and Referendum on the HST as a volunteer Regional Organizer with Fight HST. In that capacity, he appeared on many BC media shows including CFAX radio, CHEK, AChannel, The Q, CBC Radio, Black Press, Times Colonist, Monday Magazine, Indie news Bchannel and made several presentations to various community groups and associations.

He has been a labour activist for many years, serving as both a chief Job Steward and as an Executive Councillor for Canadian Office and Professional Employees Union Local 378.

Brad is a Board member of the Crystal Meth Prevention Society, and also serves on the town of View Royal’s Parks, Recreation and Environment Committee.

Mario Fasce, Social media coordinator and policy researcher

Mario has worked on the online marketing and social media campaigns for companies and organizations, including Chuyos LLC, the UBC Theatre and Film department, and the UBC Tennis department.

During his time at UBC he wrote articles for Examiner.ca, wrote an award winning short film, and interned in several SEO/social media companies across Vancouver.

A UBC graduate, Mario has worked for All Inclusive Marketing as their Shopping Channel Manager and Video Marketing Supervisor, as well as Eyeglasses123 and Agoo Apparel.

He recently moved to Victoria to work full-time with IntegrityBC, and in his spare time is producing a documentary about urbanization in India.