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National Association of Japanese Canadians (NAJC)

Vice President

  • Chair of Human Rights Committee

Greater Vancouver Japanese Canadian Citizens’ Association (GVJCCA)


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Canadian Labour International Film Festival

  • Board Director
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West Coast Environmental Law

  • Executive, Vice President
  • Chair, Personnel Committee
  • Fundraising Committee
  • Board Director

Founder of the Asian Canadian Labour Alliance – BC


 BCGEU – BC Government and Service Employees’ Union

 Executive Vice President 2005 – 2014

Chair, BCGEU Education, Activism and Communication Committee

Chair, BCGEU Scholarship Committee

Chair, BCGEU Environment Committee

Co-chair, BCGEU Equity and Human Rights Committee

Community Health Bargaining Association

College and Institute Support Staff Bargaining Association


Public Service Pension Board




BC Federation of Labour Executive Council

  • Chair, Human Rights Committee
  • Planning Committee which organized Jobs, Justice, Climate – Building a Green Economy for BC Conference

National Union (NUPGE) representative

on the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) Human Rights Committee


City of Vancouver Steering Committee

  • Oppenheimer Commemoration

Simon Fraser University

  • Advisory Committee
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) Climate Justice Project Team
Multi-Union Design Team that created a climate change workshop


Sustainable Communities Initiative Advisory Committee


Delegate to New Westminster & District Labour Council (NWDLC)

  • NWDLC Education Committee

Delegate to Fraser Valley Labour Council


Project Leader for the BCGEU History Project and Producer of the promotional film

Education Liaison, Fraser Valley Cross Component Committee

Chair, Fraser Valley Member-to-Member (M2M) Steering Committee

Grievance Process Review Working Group

Component 6 Executive, Social, Information & Health

Component 6 Treasurer
Component 6 Website Editor
Local 604 Chair

Component 12 Executive, Administrative Services
Component 12 Website Contact
Local 1204 Chair

Facilitator (including BCGEU stewards course)

Shop Steward

I’m presently working as an Assistant District Supervisor (team leader) at the Ministry of Social Development and Social Innovation in Surrey. My previous positions include:

  • Labour Market Development Agreement Coordinator – Ministry of Human Resources
  • Training Consultant – Ministry of Advanced Education, Training and Technology
  • Financial Assistance Worker – Ministry of Human Resources
  • Research Assistant – UBC Department of Psychology

My education includes a bachelor’s degree (majoring in psychology) from the University of BC.

My extracurricular activities:

  • editor of the UBC Psychology Students’ Association newsletter; and
  • staff member of the UBC Journal of Psychology.

I have a certificate (honours) from BCIT where I completed courses in communications and computer applications.

I have certificates in Advanced Trustee Management Standards and Foundations for Trustees from the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans, and Pension Investment and Governance from the Shareholder Association for Research and Education.

My union education includes:

BCGEU Courses

  • Leadership
  • Local Officers
  • OHS
  • Communications
  • Basic & Advanced Stewards

and courses through:

  • National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE) Leadership Development
  • Canadian Labour Congress Winter School
  • New Westminster and District Labour Council Weekend Seminars
  • BC Federation of Labour Women’s Conference
  • BC Federation of Labour Summer Institute for Union Women