George Anderson

George Anderson (Bachelor of Arts '15, Major in Criminology) credits VIU with giving him the skills needed to succeed at Osgoode Hall Law School of York University, where he's currently studying – and playing in York's Wind Symphony. Anderson has also contributed greatly to his community. At 20, he was one of the youngest people ever elected to Nanaimo City Council, where he served for three years (roles included Chair of Transportation and a Director of the Regional District of Nanaimo). Anderson has served as the Director of the Nanaimo-Ladysmith Schools Foundation and a Trustee for the Nanaimo Addiction Foundation. He has volunteered for organizations including Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Central Vancouver Island, the Salvation Army and the Central Vancouver Island Multicultural Society. Last but not least, Anderson was a valedictorian for VIU and John Barsby Secondary School.

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