Jun 29, 2021

Vancouver, BC – The Langara College Board of Governors is pleased to have elected Michal Jaworski to a one-year term as Board Chair, effective August 1, 2021. He succeeds Ian Mass, a member of the Board since December 2017, and Chair since August 2018. 

Mr. Jaworski was appointed to the Board on August 1, 2018, and currently serves as Board, First Vice Chair, and liaison to the Langara College Foundation Board. He is a partner and co-chair of the higher learning practice group at Clark Wilson LLP. Michal is an active participant in the post-secondary community, serving as an independent member of the Board of Directors of the Great Northern Way Campus Trust, on the Product Design Advisory Panel at KPU, and as the first vice president of the Canadian Association of University Solicitors. Michal was previously an adjunct professor for the Allard School of Law and Sauder School of Business, and an elected staff representative to the UBC Staff Pension Plan. Mr. Jaworski completed his Bachelor of Laws and his Bachelor of Arts in psychology at UBC.

“It is my pleasure to continue working with Michal in his new capacity as Chair of Langara’s Board of Governors,” said Dr. Lane Trotter, President and CEO, Langara College. “Michal will help steer the College as we enter into our 2025 Strategic Plan and the many initiatives it entails. I want to thank Ian Mass for his thoughtful inclusive leadership on the Board over the last three years as Chair, and his continued passion and service as a member of the Board.” 

About the Board of Governors 
Empowered by the College and Institute Act of British Columbia, the Langara Board of Governors’ primary responsibility is to oversee the strategic direction and management of the College and ensure it carries out its mission. Government-appointed Board members are appointed to an initial one-year term, renewable up to a six-year maximum. 

About Langara College 
Located in beautiful Vancouver, B.C., Canada, Langara College provides University, Career, and Continuing Studies education to more than 21,000 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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Lisa Fisher 
Director, Communications & Marketing 
Langara College