Board of Governors

BCIT is a public post-secondary institution established by the government of British Columbia under the College and Institute Act. It is administered under the authority of the Minister of Advanced Education by a Board of Governors consisting of:

The President of BCIT and the Chair of the Education Council are non-voting members of the Board.

Order in Council Members
Adam Pion

Portfolio Manager
PionMatifat Investment Group
1st Vice Chair
Laurie Sterritt

BC Aboriginal Mentoring & Training Association
2nd Vice Chair
Manjit Dhillon

MDhillon Holdings
Kitty Chan

Associate Partner
Wong, Robinson & Co. Chartered Accountants
Jack Davidson

President and Chief Operating Officer
BC Road Builders and Heavy Construction Association
Tejinder Grewal

National Choice Biofuels Inc
Herb Silber

Associate Counsel
Kornfeld LLP
MJ Whitemarsh

M.J. Whitemarsh Enterprises Inc.
Cathy Young

Young Strategies Ltd
Elected Members
Emery Biggar

Risk Management / Insurance Coordinator
British Columbia Institute of Technology

Jenny Chen

Student Representative
British Columbia Institute of Technology
Neil Cox

Program Head, Bachelor of Engineering Electrical
British Columbia Institute of Technology
Dylan Smith

Student, President of Student Association
British Columbia Institute of Technology
Ex Officio Members
Kathy Kinloch

British Columbia Institute of Technology
Richard Plett

Chair of Education Council
British Columbia Institute of Technology

Meetings and minutes

  • Thursday, March 5 at 3:15 p.m.
  • April 28
  • May 21
  • June 16
  • October 6
  • November 24

Public meetings are normally held in the Boardroom at the Royal Oak Campus in Burnaby (SE40), however this can vary, so please check the with the Board Executive Assistant if you plan to attend a meeting. The agenda includes an Open Session at 1:00 p.m.