President Stephen Toope today congratulated University of British Columbia alumni on their new roles in Premier Christy Clark’s cabinet.
“The universities and fellow alumni of all the new cabinet members take tremendous pride in their accomplishments, and wish them all the best in their important new responsibilities.”
UBC alumni included in today’s Cabinet announcement are:
- Naomi Yamamoto (BA in Film and TV Studies, 1982) – Minister of Advanced Education
- Don McRae (BA in International Relations, 1992; BED in Social Studies, 1993) – Minister of Agriculture
- Mary McNeil (BA in English, 1973) – Minister of Children and Family Development
- George Abbott (BA in Political Science, 1975) – Minister of Education