BCCIE Welcomes Jan Smith as New Director of Operations and Communications

Dec 7, 2021    Source: BCCIE


The BC Council for International Education (BCCIE) is pleased to welcome Jan Smith as its Director, Operations and Communications. In her new role, Jan will be responsible for Board administration, government relations, and operations, including human resources, information technology, facilities and contract management, strategic and operational planning, and crown agency reporting.

Jan has over 24 years of experience in the Canadian education sector. Before joining BCCIE, she was the Registrar at Langara College. In that position, she was responsible for the coordination of curricula, budgets, IT systems and the delivery of student-centered services in alignment with the college’s strategic and academic plans. Before Langara, she was responsible for leading and mentoring teams and managing multi-million-dollar budgets as the Associate Registrar, Advising & Records at Vancouver Community College, and as the Manager, Academic & Administrative Services, School of International Studies at Simon Fraser University.

“We are excited to have Jan join our team,” said Dr. Randall Martin, Executive Director, BCCIE. “Her breadth of knowledge and experience in the education sector will be a tremendous asset to BCCIE as we work to advance International Education opportunities in BC and abroad.”

Jan holds a Master of Arts in Leadership and Training from Royal Roads University and a Bachelor of Arts in Criminology from Simon Fraser University.