Board of Governors

Scott McAlpine, Staff Representative

Elected:  October 6, 2015; term expires August 31, 2018

Scott McAlpine joined BCIT in 2002. Working as the Institute Photographer within the Marketing and Communications Department he has collaborated with every school and nearly every department at BCIT. Through weekly contact with students, employees, faculty and external stakeholders, he enjoys a wide perspective on the administrative, educational, industry and government responsibilities of BCIT.

Previous to BCIT, he worked as a corporate and editorial photographer in Montreal, Sales Coordinator and Retail Supervisor at Blackcomb Skiing Ent., and Business Analyst/Writer for a local Vancouver law firm specializing in immigration law. Scott also served on the Board of the Canadian Association of Professional Image Creators and volunteered as a wilderness instructor with at-risk youth.

Scott has a Bachelor in Business Administration from Simon Fraser University, with concentrations in Marketing Strategy and Organizational Behaviour and a Diploma with Honours in Professional Photography from Dawson College in Montreal. He also has a Certificate in Leadership from The Chair Academy.