The Board of Directors of China Maple Leaf Educational Systems is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Alan Shaver as an independent director of the company, effective August 31, 2019. Dr. Shaver will serve as a member of the audit committee, remuneration committee, and nomination and corporate governance committee
Dr. Shaver served as President and Vice Chancellor of Thompson Rivers University from 2010 to 2018. Prior to this, he served as the Vice President Academic and Provost of Dalhousie University from 2006 to 2010. From 1975 to 2006, Dr. Shaver held various positions in McGill University, including assistant professor, associate professor, professor, chair of the Department of Chemistry, and Dean of the Faculty of Science. He also worked at the University of Western Ontario from 1972 to 1975, where he served as a National Research Council Postdoctoral Fellow and Department of Chemistry teaching fellow.
Dr. Shaver is currently Chair of the Board of Directors of Innovate BC, a British Columbia provincial Crown Agency whose mission is to grow BC’s high-tech economy.
Dr. Shaver completed his Bachelor of Science degree in Carleton University majoring in Chemistry in 1969, and obtained his doctorate degree in Organometallic Chemistry at Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1972.
We sincerely welcome Dr. Shaver to our Board of Directors and look forward to his added insights from his years in education and educational administration.