Walter Pylypchuk was appointed as a member of the B.C. Human Rights Tribunal on April 1, 2016 for a six month term. Mr. Pylypchuk has served as legal counsel with the B.C. Human Rights Tribunal and with the Workers' Compensation Appeal Tribunal, and as a vice chair of the BC Labour Relations Board for over eleven years. Prior to that, he practised labour and employment law, human rights law, and workers' compensation law. Mr. Pylypchuk has practised administrative law for over 37 years.
Mr. Pylypchuk obtained a Bachelor of Arts from Brock University and his law degree from the University of Western Ontario. He was called to the Bar in Ontario in 1978 and in British Columbia in 1991. He has been a member of the British Columbia Council of Administrative Tribunals (BCCAT) Education Committee for many years and continues to teach administrative justice in workshops and courses offered by BCCAT.