Jessica Derynck was appointed as a member of the Tribunal for a four-year term commencing on November 1, 2021. Ms. Derynck holds a Bachelor of Applied Arts degree from Ryerson University (2002) and a law degree from the University of Victoria (2009). She was called to the bar of British Columbia in 2010. Ms. Derynck was previously appointed as a full-time member of the Tribunal in April 2021 for a six-month term.
Before her appointment to the Tribunal, Ms. Derynck worked as in-house legal counsel at a union for six years. Previously she practiced human rights, labour and employment law at a law firm in Vancouver.