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
Jack Davidson

President and Chief Operating Officer
BC Road Builders and Heavy Construction Association
Manjit Dhillon

MDhillon Holdings
Kim Humphreys

Kok-Jin Koh

Country Manager
United Overseas Bank

Lorna Pawluk

Barrister & Solicitor
Pawluk & Associates
Asifa Samji
Asifa Samji

Vice President

Herb Silber

Associate Counsel
Kornfeld LLP
Colin Earl Smith
Colin Earl Smith

Cathy Young

Young Strategies Ltd
Elected Members
Neil Cox

Faculty Representative
British Columbia Institute of Technology
Matthew May
Matthew May

Student Representative
President, BCIT Student Association

Scott McAlpine

Support Staff Representative
British Columbia Institute of Technology

Mitra Zamani Rad

Student Representative
British Columbia Institute of Technology

Ex Officio Members
Kathy Kinloch

British Columbia Institute of Technology

Jennifer Figner

Chair of Education Council
British Columbia Institute of Technology

Meetings and minutes

  • Tue. March 1, 1:00 p.m. SE2 - Townsquare D
  • Thu. April 28, 1:00 p.m. BMC - Room 110
  • Thu. May 26, 1:00 p.m. AIC - Room 1306
  • Thu. June 16, 1:00 p.m. SE2 - Student Association Chambers
  • Tue. October 4, 1:00 p.m. Royal Oak Boardroom
  • Tue. November 22, 1:00 p.m. DTC - Room 282/284

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.