Several Vancouver-area media outlets published announcements about Joy MacPhail’s new role as Chair of Adler University’s Board of Trustees.
A longtime member of the British Columbia New Democratic Party (NDP), MacPhail first joined the board in 2013. She has served as vice chair for the past four years.
“Throughout my career, I have advocated for working families, for women, and for marginalized people,” MacPhail said. “With its focus on community engagement and social justice, Adler University is a natural home for me. I look forward to leading the Board of Trustees in its efforts to increase the University’s impact.”
MacPhail is an owner of OUTtv, the world’s longest-airing LGBTQ television network. She served as an elected member of British Columbia’s Legislative Assembly in a variety of roles, including Minister of Health, Minister of Finance, Deputy Premier, and Leader of the Opposition. She is currently chair of the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia (ICBC).
MacPhail’s appointment was featured in the following publications: