Gillian is the Vice President, Negotiations for the Kwantlen Faculty Association (KFA), Local 5 of the Federation of Post-Secondary Educators of BC (FPSE) and chair of FPSE’s Bargaining Coordination Committee. She has also served as Vice President, Grievances and Member-at-Large for the KFA. Gillian is a faculty member in the Department of English at Kwantlen Polytechnic University, where she has taught for the past 14 years. She holds a Master of Arts in English from Queen’s University. In her off-hours, she enjoys running, hiking and kayaking.