Meet the College Pension Board of Trustees.
Appointed by: Federation of Post-Secondary Educators of BC and British Columbia Government and Service Employees' Union
Committee(s): Benefits, communications (chair), governance
Board Term: 2016–current
Paul Ramsey was appointed to the board in September 2016 by the Federation of Post-Secondary Educators of BC (FPSE) and the British Columbia Government and Service Employees' Union. Previously, he served on the FPSE Pension Advisory Committee and as a liaison to the Association of British Columbia College Pension Plan Retirees.
Elected a member of the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia in 1991, Paul represented the Prince George North riding until 2001. During this time, he served as Minister of Health and Minister Responsible for Seniors, Minister of Education, and Minister of Finance and Corporate Relations.
Paul has a master's degree in English from Western Illinois University and did PhD work at the University of British Columbia. He taught for over 30 years at universities and colleges in the United States and Canada. Paul retired in 2005 from the political science program at the University of Northern British Columbia, where he was a visiting professor and scholar in residence.