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Elizabeth (Beth) McKeown

(Appointed March 17, 2021 to complete Natalie Cushing’s term; inaugural term will begin at the 2021 AGM)

Beth is retired from a satisfying career in Human Resources for the federal government, with her most recent staff position being Director of Human Resources for the B.C. Region of Justice Canada. This was followed by a few of years of consulting work, mostly in the Yukon and in Nunavut. She is a graduate of SFU and has a post-graduate diploma for ESL instruction (CELTA). She values the importance of continuous learning, most recently on courses and private reading to complement her training as a volunteer docent at the Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden in Chinatown. Beth is also a director on a local board for the Arctic Arts and Cultures Society. She enjoys having Stanley Park in her backyard and particularly loves the fact that the park is linked to the ocean.