Victoria and Esquimalt Police Board
The role of the Victoria and Esquimalt Police Board (Board) is to provide civilian oversight to the activities of the Victoria Police Department, on behalf of the residents of Esquimalt and Victoria. The Police Act gives the Board the authority to:
Sean Dhillon – Provincial Appointee
Sean is a second-generation Banker and a third-generation Property Developer. Born to a hard-working immigrant South Asian single mother, Sean is proud to have engaged in community services and social justice since he was seven years old. Sean is a self-identified persons with an invisible and visible disability. Sean is the past chair of the Victoria Sexual Assault Centre and the past Vice-Chair of the Threshold Housing Society. During his tenure he stewarded the creation of the country’s only Sexual Assault Clinic and doubled the number of youth homes available in the CRD. Sean is a Board Director/Treasurer at PEERS, Chair of the Men’s Therapy Centre, Secretary at the Alliance to End Homelessness across Greater Victoria, and a Board Director at HeroWork Canada. Sean has his Institute of Corporate Directors designation from the Rotman School of Management, and holds experience in Governance, DEI, ESG Finance, Audit and Compensation. Sean is the Governance Chair of the Victoria & Esquimalt Police Board and a member of the Canadian Association of Police Governance.
Charla Huber – Provincial Appointee
Charla Huber is an Indigenous Relations and Communications consultant. She has a Master’s degree in professional communication and a chartered housing designation from the Charted Institute of Housing Canada. Charla writes a weekly column in the Times Colonist newspaper that often highlights Indigenous issues. She works as associate faculty at Royal Roads University and completed a fully funded research project on Indigenous ways of communicating so employers can better support Indigenous employees. Charla is the Human Resources Committee Chair of the Victoria & Esquimalt Police Board, and President of the BC Association of Police Boards. Charla’s family is from Fort Chipewyan, AB, and she has First Nations and Inuit heritage.