Archives & Special Collections

File f117 - Signing of agreements 1980-1983 [title cont'd in note]

Identity area

Reference code



Signing of agreements 1980-1983 [title cont'd in note]


  • 1980-1983 (Creation)

Level of description


Extent and medium

ca. 80 photographs : b&w, col., prints, contact sheets ;19 x 24 cm and smaller

Context area

Name of creator

Pacific Vocational Institute (1977-1986)

Administrative history

On April 1st, 1978, Pacific Vocational Institute (PVI) assumed its official status as an independent crown corporation. PVI was to function under one board of industrial representatives who would maintain direct financial control, planning and operation of the institution.
Appointed by cabinet, the following individuals were named to the board of governors:
Mr. Leslie R. Redford, Frank Redder, Don Fearey, Jake Wyman, Donald Doyle, E. A. Killough, T. Wyman Trineer, T. Stuart Mathieson, and Nadine Sherwin.
The PVI Board of Governors had three senior officers:
L.R. Redford 1978-1981
T.W. Trineer 1981-1984
F. Sondergaard 1985-1986

By 1983, the school registered about 23,000 students a year. Classes consisted of accounting, aviation, business administration, clerical, marketing, construction, building service, painting and decorating, food training, graphics, photography, industrial safety, instructor training, personal development, mechanical, piping, plumbing and gas, steel, welding, drafting, electrical, industrial electronics for electricians, industrial mathematics, non-destructive testing, and refrigeration.

Henry Justesen was the sole Principal of PVI, 1978-1986.

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Content and structure area

Scope and content

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling


System of arrangement

Conditions of access and use area

Conditions governing access

Conditions governing reproduction

Copyright: BCIT; expiry not determined

Language of material

Script of material

Language and script notes

Physical characteristics and technical requirements

Finding aids

Allied materials area

Existence and location of originals

Existence and location of copies

Related units of description

Related descriptions

Notes area


Signing ceremony Vancouver School Board and PVI September 22, 1983; signing of Teamsters and PVI agreement 1980; Signing of agreement between Nanaimo School District #68 and PVI March 1982; Signing agreement between PVI and BCIT; Maple Ridge campus signing of lease document April 11, 1980; Signing ceremony memorandum of understanding PVI and Burnaby School District #41 T.Wyman Trineer, Chairman, Board of Governors, PVI and Gary Begin, Chairman Burnaby School Board 1982; and Signing ceremony PVI and Langley School District October 1982

Alternative identifier(s)

Access points

Subject access points

Place access points

Description control area

Description identifier

Rules and/or conventions used


Level of detail

Dates of creation revision deletion

C. McLellan, created 2018-04-03




Accession area

Related subjects

Related people and organizations

Related places

Physical storage

  • Shelf: Bay 28, shelf F, box 60, folder 14