James Coccola was elected as a BCGEU Executive Vice-President at the 2017 Constitutional Convention.
Prior to becoming an EVP, he was a member of BCGEU Local 1201, a Shop Steward, 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.