the Institute for Cross-cultural Exchangethe Institute for Cross-cultural Exchange

Our Board

Aubrey Davis, National Director and President of ICE, is an award-winning Toronto author and storyteller. He's told stories and conducted storytelling workshops across Canada and the US. A former teacher, Aubrey created and taught an oral language programme for primary and special needs students. He holds an M.Ed in adult education and human resource development.

Andrew Boden, Director and Vice-President of ICE, is Executive Director of the Administrative and Professional Staff Association at Simon Fraser University. He has eighteen years of experience working in non-profit fundraising environments, in increasingly senior positions. Mr. Boden is also an author who has published his stories and poems in Canada, the United States and India. He holds a B.A. in Philosophy.

David Cottle, Director of ICE, obtained his Geological Engineering degree in 1982.  He has since resided in Calgary, working in the petroleum industry in technical, supervisory, and managerial positions. His personal interest in cultural anthropology and work with First Nations representatives prompted him to help more Canadian children overcome illiteracy.

Shawn Fuller, Director of ICE, has performed chair and board member roles for churches and co-op housing. His background includes a degree in Psychology (UBC), research coordinator for the suicide prevention program at UBC, advocate in assisted living. Currently he is a senior Business Systems Analyst at TELUS, with twenty years of experience in software development on small and large projects. He specializes in agile practices with an emphasis on facilitating team dynamics.