Appointed Member (Alumni) - Board of Governors, Chair

Cherian Itty is the owner and managing director for Comfort Keepers in North and West Vancouver, a company that provides in-home care services for seniors on the North Shore.

Itty managed F&B operations for Oberoi Hotels (India) and Carnival Cruise Lines (USA), prior to completing his Bachelor's Degree in Tourism Management from Capilano University and MBA from Queen's University in Ontario. He managed financial services with Manulife Financial and Intrawest ULC before taking the entrepreneurial plunge with Comfort Keepers.

A founding director of the Capilano University Alumni Association and past director of the Capilano Students' Union, Itty is active in initiatives that assist seniors, students and new immigrants.

In addition to serving on the Board of Governors for Capilano University and the Building Committee for St. George Malankara Orthodox Church (Surrey), his company is an industry partner for the North Shore Meals-on-Wheels and MOSAIC's Care-Aide Training for Employment (CATE) program. Itty and his wife have two young children, and are residents of North Vancouver.