New Lay Bencher from Victoria

The Provincial Cabinet has appointed June Preston of Victoria as a Lay Bencher to fill the vacancy left by the recent resignation of Wendy John.

Ms. Preston is a social worker, having graduated with an MSW from the University of Calgary in 1972. Since 1978, she has been Co-ordinator of Family Education Services at Queen Alexandra Centre for Children's Health in Victoria.
Her experience with professional associations includes service as President of the Victoria Branch of the B.C. Association of Social Workers. She has also served on other boards, including the B.C. Council for Families, the Adoption Council of Canada, B.C. Adoption Network and the national SIDS Foundation.

Under the Law Society Rules, Ms. Preston's term of office expires at year-end when she will be eligible for reappointment.