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Technical Safety BC - Annual Report 2019 - Corporate Governance

The Board

We are governed by a Board of Directors that provide oversight and ensure that we are safe, transparent, and collaborative in our practices.


Gail Stephens

Location: Victoria, BC
Director since: December 7, 2017
Latest date for retirement: December 7, 2020
Appointed by: Minister
Positions held:
Member, Finance & Audit Committee
Member, Strategic Advisory Committee
Member, Governance & Human Resources Committee


Gail Stephens brings more than 20 years of experience leading large, complex organizations to the Technical Safety BC Board of Directors. Her past experience includes serving as Chief Executive Officer of the British Columbia Pension Corporation and as the Chief Administrative Officer for the City of Winnipeg and City Manager for the City of Victoria.

Most recently, Gail was the start-up Chief Operating Officer, then interim President and Chief Executive Officer for the Canadian Museum of Human Rights, where she led the museum and its management departments through its first few years of operation.

Gail has sat on numerous boards, including Coast Capital Savings, the David Foster Foundation, Via Rail Canada Inc., and the BC Industry Training Authority. She is currently the President of Gail Stephens Consulting, which provides management consulting services, and an Executive Advisor to the President/Owner of Focus Equities and Bayview Place.

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Download the 2019 Annual Report

Read the full Annual Report 2019

for further details of Technical Safety BC’s activities and achievements in 2019, the Management Discussion and Analysis, and Independent Auditor’s Report