Join the CanWIT BC chapter  from 8 – 9:30am on June 12 as the association hosts Judy Rogers and her discussion on the Path to Board Appointments. This event will take place in the CN Strategies Room (2800) at the Segal Graduate School, SFU Campus at 500 Granville Street in Vancouver. Tickets  are $15.00 for members or $20.00 for non-members. Come and hear from the recipient of numerous awards and honours, on the path to her current position as the Chair of the BC Housing Commission and as chair of the BC Assessment Board. Judy will provide insights and lessons learned from her experience in not-for profit, public sector and board leadership through an interactive discussion with participants.
Judy’s accomplishments include enrolment in the Women’s Executive Network Hall of Fame in 2008, Vancouver Magazine’s Power 50 Award recipient in 2008, Top 100 Most Powerful Women in Canada since 2003 in 2007, and the Lieutenant-Governor’s Award in 1993. Judy Rogers is a senior advisor to private, public, Crown corporations and not-for-profit agencies providing expertise in government affairs and communication, relationship building and managing diversity in the workplace. Judy also serves on a number of not-for-profit and Crown corporation boards.
Judy held the role of City Manager of the City of Vancouver from 1999 to 2008 – the first woman to be appointed to the position. Judy’s achievements include winning two United Nations public service awards for City programs in which she was instrumental in creating. The first award was for the Neighbourhood Integrated Service Teams, a unique project that brings City departments and outside agencies together to help residents solve difficult issues in their neighbourhood. The second UN award was given for the Vancouver Agreement, a landmark urban development agreement with the federal, provincial and city government that has been instrumental in the revitalization of the city’s historic Downtown Eastside.
She currently is Chair of the Board of LIFT Philanthropic Partners, Chair of the UBC Alumni Association, a member of the UBC President’s Strategic Advisory Council and past President of the Institute of Public Administrators of Canada. Judy holds a Masters in Public Administration and Doctorate in Laws (honourary).