Ms. Tyshynski was appointed as a full-time member to the B.C. Human Rights Tribunal effective November 1, 2007. She holds a law degree from the University of Victoria (1988). She also holds a Master of Social Work degree from Wilfred Laurier University (1978) and an Honours Bachelor of Applied Science degree from the University of Guelph (1976).
Prior to her appointment Ms. Tyshynski served as legal counsel to the Tribunal for four years. She formerly worked as a staff lawyer for The Legal Services Society. Prior to this she was in private practice for several years specializing, among other areas, in administrative law. At the outset of her career Ms. Tyshynski was an associate first with the firm of Vickers and Palmer and then with the firm of Horne Coupar, both Victoria firms.