Members of the Board: Cathy Young
Appointed: May 29, 2014; term expires July 31, 2020
Cathy Young is a Principal of Young Strategies Ltd., working as a governance and public-private partnership advisor to public sector clients by assisting them in corporate and project governance, as well as in the development of procurement processes, project planning, and commercial contract terms. Recent transportation projects include: the South Fraser Perimeter Road (Highway 17), the Port Mann/Highway 1 Improvement Project, and the George Massey Tunnel Replacement Project. Prior to forming Young Strategies Ltd, she was an Associate at Farris, Vaughan, Wills & Murphy LLP and a Manager of Consulting at KPMG.
In the six years prior to her appointment to the BCIT Board of Governors in 2014 Cathy was a governor at Vancouver Community College, including two years as Board Chair.
Cathy holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from Bishop's University in Quebec and a Bachelor of Laws from the University of British Columbia. She is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CA) and a past member of the Law Society of BC.