Board of Directors​

Our Board of Directors

Our Board of Directors consist of representatives from BCCIC member organizations as well as dedicated individuals committed to our organization’s purpose. Collectively, our Board shares their expertise in research, education, public policy, good governance, Indigenous youth leadership, economics, conflict recovery, and more as they work together to provide guidance and strategic leadership to BCCIC. In consultation with our membership, the Board of Directors set the direction of our organization.

BCCIC's Board of Directors

Meet the Board

Co-chair

Rosalind has nearly 30 years of experience teaching and researching in the areas of international development, global environmental politics and Canadian international policy. She is the Contributing Editor of two books on Canadian Foreign Policy.

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Co-chair

Sean has extensive experience in international development and good governance. He has worked in 30 countries with the UN between 2003 and 2016, with long-term postings in Cambodia, Kenya, Philippines, and Tanzania.

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Taleetha Tait is one of VIDEA’s IAYI Project Coordinators, based in Zambia. Taleetha is Wet’suwet’en and Gitxsan from Witset BC, born into the Tsayu/Beaver Clan. Taleetha joins VIDEA from the Fraser Region Aboriginal Friendship Centre… 

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Lauryn Oates, PhD, works to achieve social change through education. She’s focused on maximizing the quality of learning and teaching, through the creation of stimulating curricula, great teaching, a high standard of learning materials, and by…

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Treasurer

Philip Jakob is an international development economist with practical experience leading teams in the implementation of innovative projects for both the private and public sectors.

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Tanya is a Research Analyst with the Capilano University Foundation and works in the areas of social, environmental and economic policy as an independent International Development Consultant. 

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Weeks into her Bachelor of Arts in International Relations at the University of British Columbia, Anjali Mishra was cutting class to road trip across BC and engage communities on the Sustainable Development Goals as part of BCCIC’s first SDG Bootcamp.

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Robin is an operations and management professional with extensive experience in field operations, budget management, project management, compliance, donor and stakeholder relations, and staff leadership. 
 

I recently retired and moved back to B.C. where I grew up and hope that my skills and experience might be of use to BCCIC. I’ve spent my career working in international development and conservation, getting my first introduction to this kind of work as…

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