Our National Team

Marc Burchell

Marc Burchell

Marc is one of the Co-founders and Co-national Organizer of the Canadian Walk for Veterans, founded in 2018. The son of a Second World War veteran, he spent over 40 years working in the retail fashion industry, ending up as a partner in Suzanne’s, a chain of 52 ladies fashion stores across western Canada. Over the past 15 years he has been very active in his community as a member of the White Rock (BC) Economic Development Committee, Volunteer Consultant for White Rock-South Surrey Hospice Society, Volunteer Consultant for Peach Arch Hospital Auxiliary Society, Past- President of Equitas Disabled Soldiers Funding Society, Director and Treasurer of Sources Community Resource Centers and Founding Director & President of the Surrey-White Rock Community Engagement Society. Marc currently lives in South Surrey BC with his wife Dodi, has 2 sons and 4 grandchildren.

Chance Burles

Chance Burles

Chance, who is Co-national Organizer of the Canadian Walk for Veterans, served in the Canadian Armed Forces for 8 years as a Combat Engineer and retired as a Master Corporal in 2013. He served with 1 Combat Engineer Regiment in Edmonton, Alberta for 6 years including an 8-month tour of Afghanistan in 2008. He spent the last year and a half of his service at 4 Canadian Division Training Center in Meaford, Ontario as a Recruit Instructor. Chance has been a veteran advocate for many years and hosts the podcast “Tools for the Toolbox”. He resides in Edmonton Alberta with his wife and two sons.

Jill Greenwood CD

Jill Greenwood CD

Jill served in the Canadian Armed Forces for 17 years in transport and administration. After working with many Primary Reserve units, she transferred into the Regular Force where she worked in career and program management, served with the United Nations in Namibia, Africa and NATO AWACS in Geilenkirchen, Germany. Her final posting before retirement was with the Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry in Edmonton, Alberta. In addition to the Canadian Walk for Veterans, Jill also volunteers with Quilts of Valour Society of Canada and Mefloquine Awareness Canada. She and her husband Brian (also a veteran) live in Carp, Ontario with their beloved English Springer Spaniel, Willow.

Dr. Matthew Kane, Ph.D

Dr. Matthew Kane, Ph.D

Matt joined the military at age 17 as a mechanic in the Royal Canadian Navy. He transferred to Military Intelligence and was commissioned from the ranks. Matt quickly found a passion for his work in Military Intelligence and was involved in various operations in the Middle East, Somalia, the Persian Gulf, the Gulf of Aden, and the BC coast. Matt’s final job in the military was leading an intelligence cell conducting operations against Taliban Improvised Explosive Device financiers, suppliers and makers. After sustaining numerous injuries in the line of duty, Matt left the military in 2014 where he went on to complete a Master’s Degree in Psychology in which he studied deception detection, and then completed a Ph.D. in 2018. He lives in South Surrey BC with his wife and daughter and is an entrepreneur owner of Solaris Intelligence.

Liz Grevatt

Liz Grevatt

During the last four years as President of the Philipsburg Legion, Liz along with an outstanding Executive has re-establish the Legion within the community. More importantly we have re-connected with the Veteran community in our area. Along with the Legion, Liz is a member of Breakfast Club of Canada and Avante Woman’s Center.