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Pacific Blue Cross elects a new Chair

Pacific Blue Cross is pleased to announce the election of Richard Taylor to the role of Chair of the Pacific Blue Cross Board of Directors. Richard has served as a Director since 1991, and served as Board Chair twice before, he also previously served as a director with the organization’s subsidiary BC Life & Casualty Company (BC Life).

Richard served as Executive Director of the Union of BC Municipalities for 22 years. He was a founding trustee of BC's Municipal Pension Board of Trustees, where he served three terms as chair and three terms as vice-chair. He also serves as Vice-Chair of BC Assessment.

A strong advocate for building healthy communities, Richard is founding Chair of the Pacific Blue Cross Health Foundation, which provides grants to not-for-profit organizations working to improve health and wellbeing in BC.

Richard holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Victoria, a Master of Science in Urban and Regional Planning from the University of Toronto, and is a graduate of the ICD-Rotman Directors Education Program. He holds an ICD.D designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors.

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