Theresa Arsenault,Q.C. Elected Chair Of UBC Board Of Governors

By Pushor Mitchell LLP
Categories: Firm News

We are pleased to announce that Pushor Mitchell partner, Theresa Arsenault, Q.C., has been elected Chair of the Board of Governors of UBC. 

She received the gavel from former Chair Bill Levine at the June 4 meeting.  Kelowna’s own Brad Bennett was the immediately preceding Chair.

The UBC Board of Governors oversees the UBC budget of over 2 billion dollars, which generates economic benefits to British Columbia in excess of 10 billion dollars annually.  UBC has 57,000 students, including 8300 at UBCO, and is ranked among the top 35 universities in the world,. 

Pushor Mitchell is very proud to be part of such a great institution that is contributing so significantly to educating our future leaders and creating research that is changing the world.

Theresa is currently also a Director of the Canada West Foundation, and she has been involved in numerous other leadership roles in the community in the past, including:

-Okanagan Partnership, Co-chair

-Okanagan University College, Past Governor & Vice Chair

-Friends of Okanagan College, Past Chair

-Friends of the Cancer Clinic, Past Chair

-Central Okanagan United Way, Past President

-Board of British Columbia Cancer Agency, Past Trustee

-United Way Leadership Campaign, Past Chair

-Kelowna General Hospital Foundation, Past Vice President

-Kelowna Chamber of Commerce, Past Vice-President

-UBCO President’s Advisory Council, Member

Theresa may be contacted at arsenault@pushormitchell.com or 250-869-1110 (direct line).