Weichong Joshua Tan was appointed by the Ministry of Health to the CTCMA Board in September 2021. He brings to the Board a unique combination of legal experience as well as a strong belief in community service.
Mr. Tan is a lawyer practising through Tangram Legal Counsel, with expertise in administrative law, immigration law, and intercultural conflict management. He holds a Bachelor of Arts with Combined Honours in Political Science and East Asian Studies from the University of Alberta, a Master of Arts in History from Simon Fraser University, and a Juris Doctor from the University of British Columbia.
Working extensively with immigrant communities and non-profit organizations, Mr. Tan’s community service includes pro bono work at a legal clinic in Vancouver’s Chinatown. Fluent in both Mandarin and Cantonese, he has served abroad as an interpreter for a Canadian medical mission, extending his volunteerism beyond the local community.
Mr. Tan finds the work of building relationships and community very rewarding. He is pleased to have the opportunity to contribute in a role that involves the protection of the public interest.