Regional Chapter: West Coast

British Columbia


The British Columbia Higher Education Testing Association, BCHETA, is a network of professionals involved with testing services at a variety of post-secondary institutes in British Columbia, Northwest Territories and Yukon. The objectives of the association are to enhance professional testing practices, to offer opportunities for professional development and support, and to advance collaborative efforts among testing professionals.

The BCHETA is a regional affiliate of the Canadian Higher Education Testing Association (CHETA)

BCHETA Executive

The British Columbia Higher Education Testing Association (BCHETA) is governed by the BCHETA Executive. The Executive consists of,

  • President - Kathy Easton, Test Centre Supervisor, British Columbia Institute of Technology, Burnaby, Phone: 604-412-7537 Email:
  • Vice-President - Lina Thomson, Assessment Administrator, British Columbia Institute of Technology, Burnaby Phone: 604-456-1186 Email:
  • Treasurer - Donna Porteous, Testing Coordinator, Kwantlen Polytechnic University, Surrey, Phone: 604-599-2368 Email:
  • Secretary - Rachel Warick, Assessment Centre Supervisor, Vancouver Community College, Vancouver, Phone: 604-871-7000 Ext. 7095 Email:
  • Member at Large - Vivian Fayowski, Faculty Leader, Assessment and Testing, Camosun College, Victoria, Phone: 250.370.3476 Email:
  • West Coast Regional Representative -   Birgit Martens Testing Centre Coordinator, Yukon College, Whitehorse, YT Phone: 867.668.8832 Email: 

The Executive and its members adhere to the CHETA Term of Reference.


BCHETA Members

  • The BCHETA has members at the following B.C. post-secondary institutions. For information about testing services at a particular institute, select the institute's name. For information on joining the British Columbia Higher Education Testing Association, please contact one of the Executive members. 


  1. British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT), Burnaby, BC
  2. Camosun College, Victoria, BC
  3. College of the Rockies, Cranbrook, BC
  4. Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU), Surrey, BC
  5. Langara College, Vancouver, BC
  6. North Island College, Vancouver Island, BC
  7. Okanagan College, Kelowna, BC
  8. Royal Roads University, Victoria, BC
  9. Selkirk College, Castlegar, BC
  10. Thompson Rivers University, Kamloops, BC
  11. University of the Fraser Valley (UFV), Abbotsford, BC
  12. Vancouver Community College (VCC), Vancouver, BC
  13. Vancouver Island University, Nanaimo, BC


  1. Aurora College -Yellowknife/NorthSlave Campus, Yellowknife, NT   


  1. Yukon College, Whitehorse, YT 

BCHETA Minutes

British Columbia, Northwest territories, Yukon