NEWS RELEASE · 5th May 2010
Ministry of Public Safety
The Province has appointed Nancy McKinstry as chair of the board of directors of the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia.
McKinstry, who received the Order of Canada in 2005, is well-known in B.C.'s business and non-profit communities. She has served on corporate, university and non-profit boards in recent years, and spent more than two decades with Odlum Brown Ltd., most recently as a senior vice president and director.
Her board experience also includes work with Simon Fraser University, the Investment Dealers Association's B.C. District, and the Minerva Foundation for BC Women, with whom she was a founding member and past chair.
McKinstry received a Distinguished Alumni Award from the BC Institute of Technology in 2003 and an honourary doctor of laws degree from SFU in 2004.
McKinstry replaces T. Richard Turner as ICBC board chair. The appointment takes effect immediately.