BC Council on Admissions & Transfer

Council members are appointed by the Minister responsible for post-secondary institutions and are representatives selected from public universities, colleges, institutes; private post-secondary education; and the public secondary school system.

The Council guides the work of standing committees, each devoted to different aspects of the Council's mandate. The work of the Council and committees is coordinated by a small team of staff.

Governance Policy & Guidelines

1A: Mandate, Membership, Role, and Responsibilities constitutes Council's governance framework, outlining the mandate, membership, roles, and responsibilities of the Council and committees.

1B: General Guidelines for the Selection of Council, Committees, and Task Forces sets out the approved guidelines for selecting members of Council, Committees, and Task Forces.


Jim Hamilton

Mr. Jim Hamilton

Council Co-Chair
Former President (2004-2021)
Okanagan College

Robert Fleming

Dr. Robert Fleming

Council Co-Chair
Executive Director

Dianne Biin

Ms. Dianne Biin

Manager, Indigenous Education & Engagement
Selkirk College

Dr. John Alexander Chenoweth

Dr. John Alexander Chenoweth

AVP Academic-Community Education
Nicola Valley Institute of Technology

Steve Cardwell

Dr. Steve Cardwell

Vice President, Students
Kwantlen Polytechnic University

Dorys Crespin-Mueller

Ms. Dorys Crespin-Mueller

Executive Director, Integrated Planning & Effectiveness
Thompson Rivers University

Kathy Denton

Dr. Kathy Denton

President & CEO
Douglas College

Brian Dick

Dr. Brian Dick

Department Chair, Physics, Engineering & Astronomy 
Vancouver Island University

Rummana Khan Hemani

Ms. Rummana Khan Hemani

Vice Provost, Students & International & Registrar
Simon Fraser University

Gerda Krause

Ms. Gerda Krause

Dean, Faculty of Science
Langara College

Brenda Louie

Dr. Brenda Louie

Columbia College

Elizabeth McCausland

Dr. Elizabeth McCausland

Professor, Department of English 
Douglas College

Karen McCredie

Ms. Karen McCredie

Executive Director

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Ms. Lisa McCullough

Superintendent of Schools, CEO
School District No.48 (Sea to Sky)

Diane Naugler

Dr. Diane Naugler

Director, Division of Future Students and Community Engagement
North Island College

Dr. Kriston Rennie

Dr. Kriston Rennie

Dean - Faculty of Indigenous Studies, Social Sciences and Humanities
University of Northern British Columbia

Sam Saini

Mr. Sam Saini

Associate Registrar and Director of Undergraduate Admissions and Student Recruitment
University of British Columbia

Michelle Somerville

Ms. Michelle Somerville

Educational Advisor, Student Services
Okanagan College

Laureen Styles

Dr. Laureen Styles

Vice-President Academic & Provost
Capilano University

Council Remuneration: In carrying out his duties as BCCAT, External Chair, Mr. Jim Hamilton participated in four Council meetings and numerous other activities pursuant to Council business in the fiscal year ending March 31, 2021. No remuneration was provided beyond travel expense reimbursement.