UBC's Alumni Association has announced the members of its board of directors for the coming year. The board is elected by alumni.
Joining ex-officio board officers UBC President Martha Piper and UBC Chancellor William Sauder are three executive members: Alumni Association President Linda Thorstad, vice-president of Corporate Relations at Viceroy Resources Corp. and a member of UBC's Board of Governors; Senior Vice-president Gregory Clark, of the law firm Boughton, Peterson, Yang and Anderson; and treasurer Thomas Hasker of Merrill Lynch Canada.
Members-at-large for 1998/2000 are Jean Forrest and Thomas Hobley. Members-at-large for 1999/2001 are Peter Ladner, Don Wells and new member Edward John.
Other new members are Alma Mater Society President Ryan Marshall; Senate representative Ed Greathed; Rodney Cottrell; and UBC librarian Heather Keate.
Members who have been appointed to the board are Laurie Baggio, Byron Hender, executive co-ordinator in the Office of the Vice-President, Students, and Louanne Twaites.
Alumni Association Executive Director Agnes Papke also sits on the board of directors as an ex-officio officer.