Dr. Lane Trotter joined Langara College as its third President and CEO on January 20, 2014. His work with the Musqueam First Nation, on whose traditional unceded territory the College is located, led to Musqueam giving Langara the name snəw̓eyəɬ leləm̓, which means house of teachings, in January of 2016. Prior to joining Langara, he served as the Senior Vice President, Academic, at Fanshawe College in London, Ontario, and played a very instrumental role in the development of education and business. Over his 24-year career, Dr. Trotter also served as a Dean at the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) and at St. Clair College in Windsor, Ontario. He also spent a number of years serving in different roles in BC’s Ministry of Advanced Education and has been active in a variety of national committees and local, provincial, and national boards. He currently serves on the Board of Governors of the Business Council of BC He earned his Doctorate of Education from Simon Fraser University (2010) and holds a Master of Public Administration from the University of Victoria (1992).