The Board governs the management, administration, and control of the property, revenue, and business of the University. Business of the Board is supported by the University Secretariat. Members of the Board of Governors of the University of the Fraser Valley do not receive any remuneration for their services; however, Board members may be reimbursed for out-of-pocket expenses incurred in discharging their duties to the Board and to the University.

Ministry Mandate Letter (Signed copies are on file.)

Board Members

President & Vice-Chancellor


John Pankratz, Chair

Dr. Mark Evered


Dr. Gwen Point ( read bio )

Appointed Board Members

Mr. John C. Pankratz, Chair ( read bio )
Mr. Randy Bartsch, First Vice-Chair ( read bio )
Ms. Ann Marie Leijen
Ms. Elyssa L. Lockhart, Second Vice-Chair ( read bio )
Mr. Len R. Goerke ( read bio )
Mr. Shawn Good
Mr. Justin P. Goodrich ( read bio )

Elected Faculty and Support Staff Members

Dr. Rhonda Snow Faculty ( read bio )
Dr. Zoe Dennison, Faculty ( read bio )
Mr. Manish Mehra, Staff ( read bio)

Elected Student Board Members

Ms. Sukhi Brar ( read bio )
Mr. Robert Pedersen ( read bio)

View list of past Chairs

Board Meetings

Board meetings are generally held the first Thursday of the month, September through June. The public session of meetings begins at 5 pm. Meeting locations alternate between UFV campuses.

Board Meeting Schedule

To contact Board members or for further information on making representation to the UFV Administration or the Board of Governors, please contact:

Linda Dahl
Executive Assistant, UFV Board of Governors

Phone: 604-854-4561
Toll Free: 1-800-604-504-7441 x4561
Fax: 604-853-7341
Board of Governors
University of the Fraser Valley
33844 King Road
Abbotsford, BC V2S 7M8

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