Kuhl Consulting - Communications and Government Relations
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Company Focus

Our focus is our client. We take care that our clients always have the best advice, highest quality service and work collaboratively for excellent outcomes. We are alert and responsive to changing trends and issues.

Victoria Kuhl
Victoria Kuhl
Principal

Principal

Victoria Kuhl is a communications and local government specialist with expertise in managing complex and challenging issues and bringing about positive results. She enjoys working in a team and consortium setting.

Ongoing experience as a consultant and corporate board director as well as a former elected official and as a public sector regulator affords a solid base of knowledge that benefits her clients. A respect for clear communication and structured consultation means working with clients is professional, pleasant and results in winning solutions.

Management Expertise

A strategic thinker and people connector Victoria Kuhl, maintains vision as well as manages project details. Her expertise includes managing project teams, facilitating public meetings and consulting for a “start up” technology consortium. She has been invited as a speaker to national and international conferences, has excellent public relations, communication, and organizational skills. A select client list illustrates the Company's range of services.

Regulatory Experience

As a founding member and Vice Chair of the former Gaming Commission, from 1987 to 1993 Victoria played a key role in developing the regulatory framework for gaming in British Columbia (BC). She was appointed Licensing Authority for the Province and was a member of the National Association of Gaming Regulators of North America (NAGRA). She instrumental in introducing a province-wide consultative process for policy and regulatory change in a politically sensitive climate.

Victoria's administrative tribunal experience includes six years as chair of gaming industry licensing appeals and four years as a medical member of the Canada Pension Review Tribunal. In 2008 Victoria was appointed to the new BC Health Professions Review Board and serves both as a mediator and tribunal member. She is a member of the BC Association of Administrative Tribunals (BCAAT).

Board Directorships

Our corporate and community connections are based on Victoria Kuhl’s extensive board experience in both Victoria and Vancouver. Currently she serves on:

  • BC Health Professions Review Board
  • Royal Roads University Fellows Council
  • The Victoria Foundation Board of Honorary Governors
  • Arts Sustainability of Victoria (Board): member Grant Committee

and previously on:

  • The Victoria Airport Authority Director: Capital Regional District Nominee
  • Saanich Police Board Member: Saanich Council Nominee
  • BC Certified General Accountants Lay Governor: OIC appointment
  • United Way Board Director
  • 1994 Commonwealth Games Board of Governors, Governor
  • BC Provincial Capital Commission: Saanich Council appointment
  • BC Festival of the Arts: Founding Director
  • Oak Bay Lodge - Seniors Care Facility: Founding Director
  • University of Victoria Challenge Capital Campaign, Member
  • YW/YMCA Camp Thunderbird Capital Campaign Co - Chair
  • Canada Pension Appeal Tribunal, Medical Member
  • The Victoria Foundation Board Director

Awards

  • Commemorative Medal for community service for the Golden Jubilee of her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
  • Saanich Police, Citizens Award for Outstanding Service