Staff & Director Information
Rosslyn Shipp, Museum Director
Rosslyn Shipp joined the Vancouver Police Museum as Director June of 2014. Her passion for connecting people with history through innovative community programming and learning opportunities brings a new source of leadership to the museum. She holds a BA in Criminal Justice and Public Policy from the University of Guelph, a diploma in Social Work from Seneca College and ongoing education in Public Programming and Museum Studies.
Kristin Hardie, Museum Curator
Kristin Hardie is has been involved with the Vancouver Police Museum for over six years, finding her happy place amongst the artifacts, photos, and stories of Vancouver’s darkest history. She is responsible for the acquisition, storage, and display of the museum’s collection, and for finding ways to share it’s value. She holds a BA in Anthropology from UofA and a diploma in Cultural Resource Management from UVic.
Yukako Iwane, Museum Programmer
Yukako Iwane is the primary resource for schools programming. As a museum educator she brings both her knowledge of history and language skills to thousands of school and ESL student who enjoy forensic science workshops in the museum that satisfy BC Schools core curricula requirement. Before joining the VPM Yuka fascinated visitors to the Japanese Friendship Garden in San Diego in her work as a museum educator. Yuka has a BA in history from Meiji University in Japan.
Vancouver Police Historical Society Board of Directors
Darcy Taylor – President
Kevin McLaren – Vice President