(BA, UBC; LLB, UVic) Fran joined the Board in 2014, and is Past President of EMV. Over the years, she has held a number of positions on the Board, including President, Secretary and Chair of the Nominating & Governance Committee. She recently retired from UBC where she was Director of Faculty Relations and then the Academic Leadership Coach and Program Director of the University’s Academic Leadership Development Program (ALDP). She is a retired lawyer who practiced in the area of labour, employment, human rights and administrative law. She now offers her services as a leadership coach and investigator of issues of workplace conflict. She enjoys skiing, hiking and sang for many years in a gospel choir in North Vancouver, Julie Blue’s Singspiration.