Board of Directors

Tom & Jan Keast

Tom and Jan are Quinn and Jamie’s mother and father.  They are the passionate and  thoughtful leaders of the Quinn Keast Foundation.  Jan has encouraged the Foundation to reach beyond the borders of the North Shore and motivated us to find opportunities to spread our message of “No Regrets”.  Tom, a longstanding member of the Meraloma Club, maintains a strong connection with high school and university athletics and is a life-long supporter of amateur sports.  He takes great pride in the connections that the Foundation continues to make in our community.  Tom is the managing partner of the law firm of Watson Goepel LLP.

Jamie Keast

Jamie is Quinn’s twin sister. Jamie played a variety of sports through high school including basketball, soccer and field hockey. She graduated from UBC in 2012 with a science degree.  Jamie is passionate about giving back to the community and has spent time in Africa in HIV/AIDS clinics and in Nicaragua volunteering in a small village. Jamie is currently working at Handsworth Secondary as an Education Aid, and co-coaches their Senior Girls Basketball Team. Recently, Jamie was awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal for her charitable work both locally and globally. 

 Digby Leigh Sr. 

Digby is a long time North Shore resident having grown up on the North Shore where he attended Sentinel High School and then UBC. He has been very active in basketball over the years having coached at nearly every level in the High School system, and he is a past Director with both Basketball BC and Canada Basketball. Digby’s sons both played on a number of teams with Quinn including teams that Digby coached.  Digby practices law on the North Shore, he was one of the founders of the Delbrook Junior Grizzlies program, and is currently President of the Thunderbird Football Association.

Blair Shier

Blair is a business executive who believes strongly in giving back to his community.  In his playing days he played both basketball and football in the CIS. During his business career he has been active in both basketball and a variety of charitable endeavors in British Columbia.  He is a past Board Member of the BC Special Olympics, recipient of the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal and currently is the co-chair of the Sports Celebrities Festival which has raised close to $ 3  million for the BC Special Olympics and the Canucks for Kids Fund.

Leslie Sacre

Leslie grew up in the Lower Mainland playing her High School Basketball at South Delta Secondary School before heading south to play at LSU on a basketball scholarship.  Leslie has coached at the Centre of Performance and a variety of High School teams in British Columbia.  Her son Robert was a teammate of Quinn at Handsworth as well as a variety of Basketball BC Regional and Provincial teams.  Leslie is the Director of Community Living Programs at Vinge and Associates (HCS) Ltd. which provides residential and day programs for individuals with disabilities.