Shelley Chrest is a former director and chair of the B.C. Press Council. Her educational background includes a Bachelor of Arts, a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Victoria, and a Master of Laws degree from the University of British Columbia.
Shelley has practised as a sole practitioner and as in-house legal counsel, and has also worked in various advisory roles including in employment standards, human rights, and workers’ compensation. She is a mediator, and a member of the Civil Roster of Mediate BC. Shelley also acts as an adjudicator in various administrative law areas, including Local Government bylaw disputes.