Thérèse Alexander: First Black woman judge in BC

Thérèse Alexander was called to the BC bar in 1984 and was appointed a BC Provincial Court judge on January 8,1996 — the first Black woman in BC to be appointed. Her great-great-grandparents were Charles and Nancy Alexander. She served on numerous boards and commissions, is a recognized community advocate through her volunteer work and has been honoured by the BC Association of Black Law Students and the Association of Black Lawyers.