Aug 1, 2012

August 2, 2012, Vancouver, BC - Anne Lippert, the chair of the Langara College Board of Governors, is pleased to announce the appointment of Stacey Edzerza Fox, Jeffrey J. Lowe, and Jas Sandhu to the Board by the Lieutenant Governor in Council. The appointments are effective immediately.

“The Board is pleased to welcome Ms. Edzerza Fox and Messrs. Lowe and Sandhu and is looking forward to their contribution to the Langara community,” said Ms. Lippert.

These appointments fill vacancies on the Board left by the departure of Dennis Dineen and Ross Clark, who each generously served out their maximum six-year terms. Mr. Dineen served as the Board’s vice-chair (2008-2009 and 2009-2010) and chair (2010 until the end of his term). Mr. Clark served as the chair of the Board’s Audit Committee for both the 2010-2011 and 2011-2012 fiscal years. “Throughout their terms, both Dennis and Ross provided strong leadership and service to the Board and the Langara community-at-large,” said Ms. Lippert. “Their commitment to the College will be greatly missed.”

Stacey Edzerza FoxMs. Edzerza Fox is a member of the Tahltan Nation in northeastern BC and is a lawyer with the firm Morgan & Associates focusing on Aboriginal law, environmental law, and administrative law. She currently serves as a director for the Chief Joe Mathias Aboriginal Scholarship Fund and was previously a director of Environmental Aboriginal Guardianship Through Law and Education, a member of the Aboriginal Steering Committee of the Minerva Foundation for BC Women, as well as an Associate with the Environmental Law Centre Associates Program at the University of Victoria. She holds a bachelor of arts in history from the University of Victoria and a bachelor of laws from the University of British Columbia. Ms. Edzerza Fox’s initial appointment is until July 31, 2015.

Jeffrey J. Lowe Mr. Lowe is a managing partner at Richards Buell Sutton LLP, the practice leader for the firm’s Advanced Education and Research group, and a member of the firm’s Intellectual Property Group. He is the vice-chair of the Pacific Rim Advisory Council and sits on a number of boards, including the Centre for Drug Research and Development. Mr. Lowe holds a bachelor of arts from Simon Fraser University and a bachelor of laws from the University of British Columbia. Mr. Lowe’s initial appointment is until July 31, 2014.


Jas Sandhu Mr. Sandhu is a vice-president with Colliers International and a member of the firm’s investment and land divisions. Prior to joining Colliers International, he worked as a real estate development and international trade consultant and was a member of the Prime Minister’s Team Canada Mission. He volunteers his time with a variety of community organizations, including the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP), the Vancouver Board of Trade’s Economic Development Committee, the Downtown Vancouver Association (DVA), The Indus Entrepreneurs (TIE), and the Association of South Asian Professionals of BC. Mr. Sandhu’s initial appointment is until July 31, 2015.


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