Board trustees

Meet the Public Service Pension Board of Trustees

James Coccola

James Coccola

Appointed by: British Columbia General Employees’ Union
Committee(s): Benefits, Communications, Responsible Investment
Board term: 2021–present

James Coccola is an Executive Vice-President of the British Columbia General Employees’ Union (BCGEU). He was first elected to this position in 2017 and again in 2021.

Prior to becoming an Executive Vice-President, he was a member of his local and component executives, and an executive member of the Victoria Labour Council.

His work background is as a research and data analyst for the B.C. government. He also worked for an environmental non-profit and was the chairperson of the University of Victoria students' society.