BCNET is a federally incorporated, not-for-profit organization that is governed by its member-elected Board of Directors. The Board sets the strategic direction of the organization and delegates operational responsibility to BCNET's CEO and staff.


Five Membership ClassES

BCNET represents all public, post-secondary education institutions in the province. Our bylaws identify five membership classes that designate voting rights at general meetings and determine Board representation:

  • Founding (The University of British Columbia, University of Victoria, Simon Fraser University)
  • Core (University of Northern British Columbia, British Columbia Institute of Technology, Thompson Rivers University)
  • Universities & Institutes
  • Colleges
  • Research and Other Higher Education


OUR board representation

The BCNET Boad is comprised of 16 Directors of the Board, 13 of which have been elected by the membership classes, 2 at-large directors and a Board appointed President/CEO.

Standing Commit​tees

BCNET has four standing committees that are made up of Board members:

  • Executive
  • Finance
  • Audit & Risk Management 
  • Nominating and Governance Review