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Industry Training Appeal Board
Member Biographies
Gordon R. Armour
Gordon Armour is the past Coordinator of Transition, Training and Trades for School District #27, Cariboo Chilcotin (Williams Lake). During his tenure, he was responsible for the development of career preparation programs and coordination of work experience programs and apprenticeship training in partnership with post-secondary institutions and industry. He served with the School District for 43 years following a brief employment with School District 47 (Powell River) for three years where he started his career. Gordon represents the K – 12 education sector on the BC Mining HR Task Force and acts as the Chair of their Education Sub Committee. Mr. Armour, currently represents the mining task force on the steering committee of the newly appointed Centre of Training Excellence in Mining. Past governance experience has seen Mr. Armour as the Chair of the Hospital Appeal Board from 1996 until 2003. During that time, he was also Chair of Cariboo Memorial Hospital, Cariboo Park Lodge, BC Health Association, Cariboo Chilcotin Child Development Centre and Task Force on Physician Credentialing. He is currently a Member of the Community Care and Assisted Living Appeal Board as well as the Industry Training Appeal Board. Mr. Armour resides in Williams Lake.
Paula Elizabeth Barnsley
Paula Barnsley retired from full time private practice of law in July 2006. Subsequently, she practiced part time with Cundari Seibel Law Corporation in Kamloops until 2011. She has been a part time member of various adjudicative tribunals since moving to Kamloops in 1998 and maintains a keen interest in administrative law which when she clerked for the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia's Trial Division. She holds a Bachelor of Laws from Dalhousie University and a Master of Laws from the University of British Columbia. Her graduate work focussed on equality in tax policy. She has been called to the Bar in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and British Columbia. She also holds a Masters of Education in Educational Psychology from Memorial University in Newfoundland and worked in private practice as a registered psychologist for 14 years before entering law school in 1988.
Martha C. Dow
Martha Dow is a professor at the University of the Fraser Valley, where she teaches in the Department of Social, Cultural and Media Studies, in the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice. Previously, she was a Sessional Instructor at the University of British Columbia in the Department of Educational Studies. Before that, Ms. Dow was the Independent Chairperson to the Correctional Service of Canada (Pacific Region), with the Solicitor General of Canada. Active in her community, she is a Member of the Abbotsford Police Department¿s Chief Constable's Diversity Advisory Committee, and a Member of the University of the Fraser Valley¿s (UFV) Bachelor of Arts Program Advisory Committee, as well as being Chair of the UFV¿s Instructional Probationary Evaluation Committee for the Department of Social, Cultural, and Media Studies. Ms. Dow holds her Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and her Master of Sociology from the University of Western Ontario, as well as her Doctor of Philosophy (Ph. D.) in Educational Studies from the University of British Columbia (UBC).
Robert P. Kueng
Bob Kueng is a retired Partner from Tinker, Kueng, Churchill and Company. Mr. Kueng practiced civil, criminal and litigation law for over twenty five years. Active in his community he has served as Treasurer of Kelowna Bar Association, Director of Kelowna General Hospital, and Vice Chairman of BC Commercial Appeals Commission. Mr. Kueng holds his Bachelors of Science from NDU, and his Bachelor of Law from University of British Columbia.