External Relations

The External Relations Committee (ERC) promotes the philosophy and practice of co-operative education in our region.

Our Mandate

Core Mandate

Identify strategies and priorities to promote to promote the philosophy and practice of co-operative education in our region.

Meeting Dates

Meetings will be convened on a regular and/or an as needed basis, in person or by teleconference

Current Members

  • Muriel Klemetski, SFU (Chair)
  • Khairunnisa Ali, KPU
  • Chris McKinnon, UBC
  • Lynne Murchie, UBC
  • Sean Padley, Langara
  • Stephanie Greaves, SFU

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What have we been working on?

Some of the highlights of the initiatives the External Relations Committee has worked on this year include:

  • In March 2016, ACE had a booth at the BCTECH Summit, negotiated through BCIC. The BCTECH Summit showcased BC’s world-class technology and innovation, ACE participated in the ‘Youth Innovation Day’ where up to 1200 students connected to learn about post-secondary options, co-op and jobs in Technology
  • The External Relations Committee continued to promote the BC Co-op Tech Grant to generate awareness of and participation in the second year of the provincial government program
  • The Committee attended the Vancouver Board of Trade, Small Business Committee meeting on January 11, 2017. Information about ACE, our website, the value of hiring, and the co-op grant was presented