Paul Stokes appointed BCNET chair

UVic Chief Information Officer Paul Stokes has been appointed as the interim chair of the BCNET Board of Directors. BCNET is a not-for-profit, shared information technology services organization serving the needs of British Columbia's higher education and research institutions. Stokes will serve as chair until the September 2015 AGM of the organization. BCNET President and CEO Michael Hrybyk praises the decision, saying Stokes “will contribute significant expertise to our high-calibre board, focused on ensuring BCNET effectively delivers cost-effective, high-quality shared services for public, post secondary institutions in BC.”  

Stokes also recently spoke to the Huffington Post about the core value of strong social relationships in technology organizations. 

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