Science World Friends and Patrons

Over the years, Science World has benefited from the dedication and energy of key individuals who have played a significant role in ensuring our success. These individuals have been honoured by being named a Friend or Patron of Science World.

Friends of Science World

To be named a Friend of Science World is an honour bestowed on an individual who personifies the goal and aspirations of the Science World Society. The recipient is characterized by a love of science, a dedication to community service and a commitment to the evolution of British Columbia as an international centre of science and technology. Either through their activities on behalf of the Society and/or by the example they provide by their life’s achievements, the Friend has contributed significantly to the development of a science culture in our province. Our Friends are:

Bryan Tisdall2018
Trudi Coblenz2017
Gordon Campbell2014
Dr Ken Spencer2010
Stan Hagen2009
Dr John Pitts2006
Dr Michael Smith1994
Haig de B. Farris1992
Barbara Brink1991
Dr Cecil H. Green1990


Patrons of Science World

To be named a Patron of Science World is an honour bestowed by the members of the Science World Society. These volunteers or former employees have contributed in a significant way to the development of the Society. Science World thrives because it receives the collective energy, wisdom, time, financial resources and goodwill from leaders in the community we serve. Science World gratefully acknowledges the following leaders:


Andrew Harries2018Peter Lige1999
Nicole Geyer2018Fei Wong1999
Bruce McLeod2017George Battye1998
John Cairns2017Dr Sid Katz1999
Dr Robin Louis2015Kevin O'Neill1998
Dr Lindsay Machan2015Anthony Barke1997
Peter J O'Callaghan2015Brian Canfield1997
Jim Pickles2015Robert Carlisle1997
Rich Simons2015Robert A Dickinson1997
Dr Bruce Beairsto2014Danny Gaw1997
Paul Geyer2014Dr Colin Jones1997
Donna O'Neill2012Dr Maria Klawe1997
Dr Andrew Wright2012Dr Elmer Froese1996
Bruce Drake2011Nairn (Buz) Knott1996
Stewart Ladyman2011Ron Woznow1996
Morgan Sturdy2011Michael Francis1995
Peggie Terry2011David Ingram1995
Ross Mitchell2010Lucille Pacey1995
Garry Rasmussen2010Larry Bell1993
Trudi Coblenz2009John Fraser1993
Caroline Jellinck2009Jane Hungerford1993
Michael Lee2009Alex Klopfer1993
Munro MacKenzie2009Nurjehan Mawani1993
John Murphy2009Rudolph North1993
Dr Ken Spencer2009Lynn Patterson1993
Jeff Devins2008Don Risk1993
Bob Weins2008Ron Stern1993
Eileen Stewart2007Milton Wong1993
Bill Bullis2006Dr John Wormsbecker1993
Don Young2006Dr Harold Copp1992
Stuart Culbertson2005Don Graham1992
Chris Kelly2005John Pitts1992
Dr Ron Marteniuk2005Dr Erich Vogt1991
Anne Sutherland2005Hon. David C Lam1988
Eric Kong2004Dr Gerhard Herzberg1987
Victoria Withers2004Dr John Polyani1987
Dr Lorne Whitehead2003Hon. Robert G. Rogers1987
Dr Alan Pelman2001  
Drinda Scott2000