BC Council on Admissions & Transfer

Council members are appointed by the Minister responsible for post-secondary institutions. Representatives are selected from: universities, colleges, institutes, university and college faculty, post-secondary students, private post-secondary institutions, 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 members

Co-Chair: Dr. Roger H. Barnsley, President (1998-2010) Emeritus, Thompson Rivers University

Co-Chair: Dr. Robert Fleming, Executive Director, BC Council on Admissions and Transfer

Current Members:

  • Ms. Lisa Bernoties-McCullough
    Superintendent of Schools (CEO), School District No. 48 (Sea to Sky)
  • Dr. Verna Billy Minnabarriet
    Vice-President, Academic & Strategic Partnerships, Nicola Valley Institute of Technology

  • Dr. Eric Davis
    Provost and Vice-President Academic, University of the Fraser Valley

  • Dr. Kathy Denton
    President & CEO, Douglas College

  • Mr. Darran Fernandez
    Associate Registrar & Director, Student Support & Advising, 
    Enrolment Services, University of British Columbia
  • Ms. Nicole Greengoe

    Registrar, University of Victoria
  • Dr. Julie Longo
    Program Review Facilitator/Instructor, Langara College

  • Dr. Elizabeth McCausland 
    English Instructor, Douglas College

  • Ms. Karen McCredie 
    Registrar, Capilano University
  • Ms. (Maria) Carolina Murcia 
    BBA Student, Capilano University
  • Ms. Tami O'Meara 
    Dept. Head, Student Access and Support, and Counsellor, Selkirk College

  • Ms. Christa Ovenell
    Director and Principal, Fraser International College
  • Dr. William Owen
    Vice-Provost, Student Recruitment, University of Northern BC

  • Ms. Carolyn Russell 
    Director, Recruitment, University of Victoria

  • Dr. Ralf St. Clair 
    Dean of Education, University of Victoria

  • Dr. Katherine Sutherland
    Special Advisor to the Provost, Thompson Rivers University

Council Remuneration

In carrying out his duties as Co-chair of the BC Council on Admissions and Transfer, Dr. Roger Barnsley engaged in 11 formal meetings and numerous other activities pursuant to Council business in fiscal year April 1, 2016 - March 31, 2017. He received a total of $4,200.00 in per diem meeting fees. No other Council members received remuneration.

Governance Policy and Guidelines

Approved Minutes:

Council Meetings

  • Dates and locations for upcoming Council and standing committee meetings are available here.