Board of Trustees | Chair
Joy MacPhail serves as the Chair of the Adler University Board of Trustees.
Joy is an owner of OUTtv, the world’s longest airing LGBTQ+ television network.
Joy is a former Canadian politician in British Columbia. A longtime member of the British Columbia New Democratic Party, she served as an elected member of British Columbia’s Legislative Assembly representing Vancouver-Hastings from 1991 to 2005. During this time she served in a variety of roles, including Minister of Health, Minister of Finance, Deputy Premier and Leader of the Opposition.
Joy is an experienced board member, having served on several boards. She is currently Chair of the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia (ICBC), a provincial Crown corporation established in 1973 to provide universal auto insurance to B.C. motorists. ICBC is also responsible for driver licensing, as well as vehicle licensing and registration. Formerly, Joy has served on the Boards of Delta Hotels Ltd., Silverbirch Hotels and Resorts Ltd., and the B.C. Cancer Foundation.