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 (Chair)


Manjit Dhillon

MDhillon Holdings
Kim Humphreys

K. Jin Koh


Lorna Pawluk

Barrister & Solicitor
Asifa Samji
Asifa Samji

Vice President, Business Leader,
Environmental Services (Canada West) and
Regional Leader, Canada (British Columbia)

Herb Silber

Associate Counsel
Kornfeld LLP
Colin Earl Smith
Colin Earl Smith

Ryan Tones
Ryan Tones

Senior Vice President and District Manager
Cathy Young

Young Strategies Ltd
Elected Members
Vasyl Baryshnikov

VP Student Affairs of the Student Association
Sergey Bukharov

President of the BCIT Student Association
Neil Cox

Faculty Representative
British Columbia Institute of Technology
Scott McAlpine

Support Staff Representative
British Columbia Institute of Technology
Ex Officio Members
Kathy Kinloch

British Columbia Institute of Technology
Jennifer Figner
Jennifer Figner

Chair of Education Council
British Columbia Institute of Technology

Meetings and minutes

  • Tue. February 14 [PDF], 1 p.m. ATC - CIBC Room 198
  • Tue. March 14, 1 p.m. BMC - Room 110
  • Tue. May 30, 1 p.m. AIC - Room 1306
  • Tue. June 27, 1 p.m. SE2 - Student Association Chambers
  • Tue. October 10, 1 p.m. ATC - CIBC Room 198
  • Tue. December 5, 1 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.