Eight new faces on your Alumni Board

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Mark Bridge (LLB86)

Mark joins the board as the representative from the Faculty of Law for 1995-96. He also continues to serve on the University Senate as an elected member of Convocation until 1996. Mark practises law in the area of taxation and trusts. Graduates of any year with matters they wish to raise are welcome to contact him at (604) 592-8013, by email at mbridge@sol.uvic.ca or through the Alumni Office.

Beth Hardy (BA womens studies/sociology 95)

For the past two years, Beth has been a student representative on the UVic Board of Governors. She also worked for the Alumni Association as a work-study student archiving past minutes. While on the board, she hopes to work with young alumni in developing a mentor program and other projects designed to meet the needs of recent grads. She may be reached via email at bhardy@uvvm.uvic.ca.

Dan Hughes (BA creative writing 94)

Dan Hughes is a graduate student in UVics history department and plans to study the Cowichan Valley. During his time at UVic, Dan has worked for Public Relations, the UVSS, Development and Alumni Relations, and the Student Employment Centre. Serving on the Alumni Association Board allows me to return a favour to UVic. This institution has given me an education as well as the means to pursue that education. Dan can be reached via the History Department.

Mr. Justice Robert B. McD. Hutchison (VC49-50)

Robert Hutchison, Justice of the Supreme Court of British Columbia, has been appointed Honorary President of the Alumni Association. He was a member of Canadas 1952 Olympic team, participating in sprinting events. Before taking the bench, he served for several years as the Universitys solicitor.

Robert William Parris (BA economics 79)

While at UVic, Robert played basketball for the Vikes. He has worked as a financial advisor for the past 12 years, the last 5 with the Bank of Nova Scotia. He is a member of the Oak Bay Rotary Club and serves on the boards of the Braefoot Athletic Centre and the Better Business Bureau. Current hobbies include golfing and basketball as well as trying to be a home improvement type guy. He may be reached at (604) 370-1016 (home), (604) 953-2507 (work) or (604) 385-4443 (fax).

Inez St. Dennis (BA education 81, MA music education 82)

Inez was born and raised in northern BC. She first attended UVic in 1969-72, then taught for ten years in Westbridge and Merritt before returning to complete her BA and do an MA. She has taught music in Victoria since 1982 and is currently back at UVic to do doctoral studies in music education. Inez is active in choral music locally and provincially. I live to sing and sing to live, she says. She may be reached at 595-0058 or 721-7890.

Rosemary Williams (BSN78)

Rosemary joins the board as the representative from the School of Nursing. Following nurse, midwifery, and public health training in the UK, she moved to Canada in 1973 with her husband. She was a member of the first UVic School of Nursing class. She has worked as a community health nurse with Vietnamese boat people, the Quick Response Team, and now in Central Intake, a professional screening and intake service. She may be reached through the School of Nursing.

Kjell Wooding (BEng electrical and computer engineering 95)

Kjell is the new Engineering representative on the board. As an undergraduate, he served as president of the Engineering Students Society. Currently, Kjell is in charge of setting up a Western Canada office of Ingenia Communications, a national company involved in Internet development work. He may be reached at kwooding@ingenia.com.

Other board members are:

Galina Alpatoff

Annalyn Andal

Meg Beckel (ex officio)

Wendy Gedney

Derek Graham (vice-president)

Tim Henderson (secretary)

Harry Hickman

Bob Lane (past president)

Betty McJannett (treasurer)

Anne McLaughlin (president)

Fred Oppel (vice-president)

Don Prescott

Marion Small (VCCCAA rep)

Don South (member emeritus)

Shirley Tucker

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