Jul 10, 2020

Vancouver, BC - The Langara College Board of Governors is pleased to announce the following changes for the 2020-21 year.

On the recommendation of the Minister of Advanced Education, Skills and Training, effective July 31, 2020, Scott Michael Murray and Cole Rheaume are appointed as members of the Langara College Board of Governors for terms ending July 31, 2021.

Scott Michael Murray is currently a Senior Manager with Ernst & Young LLP (EY Canada). Previously, Mr. Murray was a Senior Consultant with EY Australia. Active in his community, Mr. Murray volunteers as an Advisor with Science World and the Business Council of British Columbia. He is also involved in the UBC Saunder MBA Mentorship Program. Mr. Murray holds a Masters in Business Administration from Edith Cowan University, and a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Western Australia.

Cole Rheaume has over twenty years of experience working with non-profits, Indigenous groups and community based organizations facilitating dialogue. He has earned a reputation as a strategic thinker, a natural leader and an enthusiastic addition to any team seeking change and innovation for their projects and organizations. Cole has developed community programs, policies and initiatives through working collaboratively with boards, senior management and staff, community members, and various levels of governments. Cole works well with his clients to identify their needs and determine their priorities and strengths. He strives to ensure that the initiatives he’s involved with are culturally appropriate and led by the local communities. As the managing partner of Mi’kmwesu Management, Cole is currently working with:

  • Shaw and Bell-First Nations Community Engagement Advisor
  • BC Assembly of First Nations-Event Planning & Special Projects Advisor
  • Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business-Progressive Aboriginal Relations Verifier

The following is a snapshot of the other services that Cole provides in his independent business:
Facilitation/Meeting Chair
Indigenous/Corporate Relations
Stakeholder/Community Engagement
Intercultural Competency Training
Clean Energy/Conservation Advice
Board Development & Organizational Planning
Program Planning & Implementation
Fundraising/Proposal Writing Research

Re-election of Board Chair

At the Board meeting held June 25, 2020, Ian Mass was re-elected as Board Chair for a one-year term effective August 1, 2020.

Reappointment of the following Board members

On the recommendation of the Minister of Advanced Education, Skills and Training, Mary Lynn Baum, Krisha Dhaliwal and Andy Dhillon have been reappointed as members of the Langara College Board of Governors for terms ending July 31, 2022.

About snəw̓eyəɬ leləm̓ Langara College
Located in beautiful Vancouver, BC, Canada, snəw̓eyəɬ leləm̓ Langara College provides University, Career, and Continuing Studies education to more than 23,000 students annually. With more than 1,700 courses and 130 programs, Langara’s expansive academic breadth and depth allows students of all ages, backgrounds, and life stages to choose their own educational path. Langara is also known as snəw̓eyəɬ leləm̓, a name given to it by the Musqueam people on whose unceded traditional territory the College is located.

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Mark Dawson
Manager, Public Affairs 


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