Welcome to the BCAEA!

2015 Conference

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Martin Brokenleg will Keynote once more. Mark your calendars for February 19 & 20, 2015. We look forward to seeing you there!

2014 Challenge & Change Conference

545! That's the number that attended our 27th annual conference. It would likely have been higher but a number of you had to cancel due to the atrocious road conditions on the way to Vancouver. As well, 405 attended the Schmooze, which is a record for us.

AGM Elections

At the AGM on Friday, Febrauary 22, 2014, elections were held to fill two positions, with terms beginning July 1, 2014 and running for two years. Congratulations to Liz Louwersheimer elected Secretary-Treasurer, and Leanne Hagglund, elected Newsletter Editor. Both will continue to serve you well.


At the Saturday Executive Meeting following the conference, the following appointments were made:

  • Speaker Co-ordinator: Karen Gadowsky, Delta
  • Conference Co-ordinator and Acting Treasurer: DJ Pauls, Abbotsford
  • Conference Registrar: JD Duncan, Castlegar
  • Publications Manager: Mike Shaw, Penticton
All appointments are for a period of one year.