BCSTA Presidents

BCSTA holds elections annually during our AGM for the role of president. 

The following list displays all of BCSTA’s presidents in chronological order.



1905 – 1906
Dr. W.B. McKechnie

1906 – 1907
George Jay

1907 – 1907
Dr. E.C. Arthur

1907 – 1908
P. Peebles

1908 – 1909
A.E. Planta

1909 – 1910
J.C. Robertson

1910 – 1911
Thomas Lawson

1911 – 1912
W.E. Flumerfelt

1912 – 1913
Capt. D. MacIntosh

1913 – 1914
J.M. Wright

1914 – 1915
Capt. W.E. Stewart

1915 – 1916
A.C. Stewart

1916 – 1917
J.W. Berry

1917 – 1918
John Shaw

1918
Presidential vote not held due to flu epidemic

1919 – 1920
Irene Moody

1920 – 1921
A.G. Perry

1921 – 1922
Dr. A.W. Dennis

1922 – 1923
Joseph Harwood

1923 – 1924
H. Ross

1924 – 1925
George A. Grant

1925 – 1926
Hamilton Lang

1926 – 1927
A.L. McWilliams

1927 – 1928
Horace Manning

1928 – 1929
F.V. Hobbs

1929 – 1930
C.B. Lefroy

1930 – 1931
Sam Bowell

1931 – 1932
T.A. Barnard

1932 – 1933
J.P. Dickson

1933 – 1934
J.P. Carr

1934 – 1935
Dave Chapman

1935 – 1936
E.J. Cronk

1936 – 1937
E. Mahon

1937 – 1938
W.N. Mcdonald

1938 – 1939
Janet Leeming

1939 – 1940
James Blackwood

1940 – 1941
Percy George

1941 – 1942
David B. Brankin

1942 – 1943
John Barsby

1943 – 1944
David Hall

1944 – 1945
B.A. Edwards

1945 – 1946
F.G. Mulliner

1946 – 1947
Frank Wilson

1947 – 1948
J.G. Sinclair

1948 – 1949
H.A. Beckwith

1949 – 1950
A.D. Rundle

1950 – 1951
A.I. Curtis

1951 – 1952
Frank Venables

1952 – 1953
H.A. Moffatt



1953 – 1954
Ada Crump

1954 – 1955
R.H. Reeve

1955 – 1956
L.W. Wood

1956 – 1957
A.W.E. Mercer

1957 – 1958
L.C. Aggett

1958 – 1959
P.M. Hopkins

1959 – 1960
M. Ricker

1960 – 1961
A.M. Harvey

1961 – 1963
R.E. Lester

1963 – 1964
James A. Gray

1964 – 1965
Wilfred J. Peck

1965 – 1966
Frederick N. A. Rowell

1966 – 1968
Frank Beinder

1968 – 1970
James Campbell

1970 – 1971
Peter C.D. Powell

1971 – 1973
Jack V. Smedley

1973 – 1974
Patrick D. Walsh

1974 – 1975
Ellen Madsen

1975 – 1916
Mike Berg

1976 – 1977
Rendina Hamilton

1977 – 1978
Clifford R. Adkins

1978 – 1979
David Kandal

1979 – 1980
Rubymay Parrott

1980 – 1983
Gary Begin

1983 – 1984
Joy Leach

1984 – 1985
Bill Lefeaux-Valentine

1985 – 1987
Eric Buckley

1987 – 1990
Charles Hingston

1990 – 1992
Donna Jones

1992 – 1993
Jack Finnbogason

1993 – 1995
Jackie Tegart

1995 – 2000
Carole James

2000 – 2004
Gordon Comeau

2004 – 2008
Penny Tees

2008 – 2011
Connie Denesiuk

2011 – 2013
Michael McEvoy

2013 – 2017
Teresa Rezansoff

2017 – 2019
Gordon Swan

2019 – Present
Stephanie Higginson