Valerie Yorkston has been working with the Council since 2002. She wears two hats at BCCAT. As Executive Assistant to the Council she oversees the implementation of Council policies, procedures and operations. And as Communications Coordinator, she coordinates BCCAT communications, publications, and related projects. Valerie holds a BA and MA (with distinction) from the University of Durham (UK). She began her career in higher education when working in the Schools of Education and of Engineering at the University of Durham. Her role at BCCAT has deepened her appreciation of the BC Transfer System and the pathway opportunities available to BC students.