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Linda Watson

Linda Watson is the Vice Chair of the BC Teachers' Pension Board. She was appointed to the board by the plan member partner, the BC Teachers' Federation. Linda has been involved in pension policy and plan governance for over twenty years. Linda was part of the BCTF team that negotiated the joint trust for the Teachers' Pension Plan, and has been a trustee on the plan board since its inception in 2001. A classroom teacher for 35 years, Linda was a member of the BCTF Executive Committee for nine years, and served three terms as Second Vice President.  She chaired the Teachers' Pension Plan Advisory Committee. A strong advocate for student supports and teacher professionalism, Linda is a recipient of the BCTF's highest award, the G. A. Fergusson Memorial Award, in recognition of exemplary achievement and service in public education.