“As UNBC graduates, both David and Sarah have become outstanding leaders who are making valuable contributions in their professions and communities,” said UNBC President Dr. Dan Weeks. “They are just two more examples of UNBC alumni who continue to do amazing work and are role models for both our alumni and students.”
“It is always a wonderful opportunity when we can recognize our alumni and showcase how they have contributed to their alma mater,” said UNBC 校友 Council President Jennifer Young. “Through their leadership and dedication to helping others, they help inspire current UNBC students and fellow alumni.”
With STEMCELL’s mission to advance scientific research and knowledge, Llewellyn is responsible for marketing products that support the life sciences research internationally. He also oversees the company’s global pricing, and several product divisions.
Despite his busy schedule, Llewellyn gives back to his alma mater, regularly visiting UNBC to meet with students and hire UNBC graduates. He engages students in research talks discussing various initiatives at STEMCELL and providing informative lectures on the work that his company is involved in.
Prior to that position, she spent time as the Outreach and Education Coordinator for The Heart of Richmond AIDS Society in Richmond, B.C. facilitating weekly support groups, providing education to high schools and the general public and providing one-on-one support for the non-profit HIV organization.
White’s biggest impact was made through community service as a cancer survivor. She was diagnosed with cancer in 2012 and again in 2013. In 2015, she founded the Northern Cancer Survivor Society in Prince George. She co-facilitates bi-monthly support groups in Prince George and provides individual support when needed.
The Master’s degree in Counselling that White is completing at UNBC looks at grief counselling, end of life and trauma. Her graduating research project deals with people affected by cancer in Prince George and their experience in accessing resources.