Education Council members

For Education Council business please contact the Chair or Recording Secretary.

Elected members

Term:  April 2022 to March 2024

Name Representing Email Local

Marja Burrows - Chair

Human Services


David McKeever - Vice Chair

Business Administration 


Reto Riesen

University Credit - Prince Rupert


Evan VanDyk

Business Programs


Gordon Weary

University Credit - Terrace



Access Education - Terrace


Access - Other than Smithers 


Lauren Fraychineaud 

Health Programs


Michele Cook

Library / Student Services 


Waylon Roy

Trades / Culinary Arts


Sarah Grielens 

Support Staff  


Emma Shack

Support Staff 


Student representatives

**2022 Election information can be found here**

Term: October 2021 to August 2022

Name Representing
Darjem Ponce Terrace Campus
Yash Babani  
Jacqueline Goetz                       

Appointed members (appointed by President)

Name Representing Email Local
Titi Kunkel  Acting Vice President of Academic, Students & International 5443
Patricia Nuyten  Director of Institutional Research & Registrar 5471
Tracey Woodburn   Associate Dean of Learning and Teaching 5414
Colin Elliott Dean of Business, Access Education & Libraries 5298 

Ex-officio members (non-voting)

Name Representing Email Local
Laurie Waye Acting President 5411
Priscilla Mitchell First Nations Council Chair    
 David Smith Board of Governors Liaison    

Articulation Officer (non-voting)

Name Representing Email Local
Aman Kang      Articulation Officer & Recording Secretary  



For upcoming nominations or elections visit the Education Council election page for details.