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VCC president appointed to CiCan Board of Directors

Posted on June 20, 2022

Ajay Patel VCC president and CEO

Vancouver Community College (VCC) is proud to share that President Ajay Patel has been appointed to the Colleges and Institutes of Canada (CiCan) Board of Directors as an At-Large Director from a member institution.  

Founded in 1972, CiCan serves as the national and international voice of Canada’s largest post-secondary education network. Their work is dedicated to strengthening Canada’s system of publicly supported colleges, institutes, CEGEPs, and polytechnics.

“I am honoured to be appointed to this position on the CiCan Board of Directors,” says Ajay. “Across Canada, CiCan is a leader in advocacy, leadership, and strategic development for colleges and institutions. I look forward to working with my esteemed colleagues on the board, and contributing to the larger narrative of ensuring robust, sustainable, and relevant education for students across Canada and the world.”

CiCan At-Large Directors are appointed by the chair of the board, on recommendation of the board of directors for a three-year term. There are two categories of At-Large directors: At-Large directors from heads of member institutions and public At-Large Directors.

Learn more about VCC's leadership by visiting the Office of the President website.