Table Officers

 

Tina Dhami : President

Tina Dhami

President

Tina is an appraiser in the Capital Office. She began her career with BC Assessment in June 2013 as a PIC in the Burnaby office and has worked in the VSS and Surrey offices. Her educational background includes a Bachelor of Business Administration in Human Resources Management.

Tina was elected as Regional Director for the South Island Region in the fall of 2017. She was previously a Regional Director of the North in 2015-2016. In 2020 she was elected as President.

Becky Olson : Vice President

Becky Olson

Vice President

Elected Vice President in 2020

David Robertson : Secretary-Treasurer

David Robertson

Secretary-Treasurer

David began his career with BCA in 1999 as a summer student in the Tri-Cities and Surrey offices.  He was successful in obtaining a permanent position in the Cariboo office at the start of 2000 and resided there until being promoted to his current Senior Appraiser position in the Cranbrook office in 2006.
From 2001 to 2006 he was involved as a union rep or alternate.  After spending a year as a Trustee in 2008 he was elected to the position he currently holds as Secretary Treasurer. In 2019 he was also elected as CUPE BC Trustee.

 

Grievance Officer

 

Kevin McPhail : Grievance Officer

Kevin McPhail

Grievance Officer

Kevin is a Senior Appraiser in the Courtenay office and has been with BC Assessment since 1990, starting in the Dawson Creek office. Over the years he has had residential, commercial, industrial, farm and MIP experience and spent a number of years as the res team leader in Courtenay before expanding his development land expertise to cover all of Vancouver Island as their subject matter expert.
Encouraged by the previous president, Mike Meyer, he initially sought a one year backfill term as a Trustee, then was re-elected for a three year term. Subsequent to that he was the North Island Regional Director until becoming President in 2005, a position he held until he stepped down in 2017.
He is motivated by a strong desire to maintain and improve the working conditions of all employees in BC Assessment, to encourage and mentor younger labour activists and to improve the level of communication and education within our Local.


 

Past President

 

Jared Melvin : Past President

Jared Melvin

Past President

Jared is a business consultant in Head Office in the Business Transformation Division. Jared started at BC Assessment in January 2003, was a temporary employee for two years and returned in 2005 and finally became permanent in 2006. Jared became active in the union first as an alternate rep, then area rep and later a region director. He was elected to the vice president role in 2012 and then elected to the president role in 2017

Regional Directors

 

Tom O’Brien : Regional Director of South Vancouver Island

Tom O’Brien

Regional Director of South Vancouver Island

Tom is the Senior GIS Analyst at head office. He has worked with BC Assessment since May 2008. He has been an alternate area rep and an area rep for Information and Technology Services. Tom was the Regional Director for South Vancouver Island from the Fall of 2012 to 2017.

Mark Hilker : Regional Director of North Lower Mainland

Mark Hilker

Regional Director of North Lower Mainland

Mark began at BC Assessment as a Temporary PIC in the Burnaby Office in 2014. He was hired in his current role as an Appraiser in 2016 and is now in the Vancouver Office. Mark was an Alternate and Area Rep in VSS for two years before being elected as Regional Director for the North Lower Mainland in March, 2019.

Jordan Derickson : Regional Director of Thomson/Okanagan

Jordan Derickson

Regional Director of Thomson/Okanagan

Elected Regional Director of Thomson Okanagan in 2020

Kurtis Williams : Regional Director of South Lower Mainland

Kurtis Williams

Regional Director of South Lower Mainland

Elected as Regional Director of South Lower Mainland in 2019

Ellery Bone : Regional Director of the North

Ellery Bone

Regional Director of the North

Elected Regional Director of the North in 2020

Eder Yabut : Regional Director North Island

Eder Yabut

Regional Director North Island

Elected as Regional Director North Island in 2019

Paul Mrazek : Kootenays

Paul Mrazek

Kootenays

Paul was a Summer Student in the Kamloops office in 1991, a Temp Appraiser in the Matsqui office in 1992, and became full time Appraiser in the Nelson office in 1993 after completing the Realty Appraisal and Property Management Programs at Vancouver Community College. Paul moved from Nelson to the Cranbrook office in 2006 moving into a Senior Appraiser position. He has been the Alternate Area Rep in the Nelson Office from 1994 – 2006. From 2008 – 2015 Paul has been a Union Trustee auditing the Union’s financials twice a year. Paul was elected Regional Director for the Kootenay Region in 2015 and is currently chairing the Tech Change Committee and is a member of the Grievance Committee, Education Committee, and Wellness Committee.

 

Trustees

Nora Chaplin : Fraser Valley

Nora Chaplin

Fraser Valley

Trustee since 2015

Providence Ngirimpuhwe : Trustee

Providence Ngirimpuhwe

Trustee

Elected to the Trustee position at the 2018 AGM

Lisa Cragg : Trustee

Lisa Cragg

Trustee

Elected as Trustee in 2020

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