Governance and Leadership

The President and the college executive team work with the Board of Governors and Education Council, leading the college community in its mission as a college of life-changing learning. 

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Board of Governors

The Board of Governors administers the college on behalf of the government of B.C., as legislated by the College and Institute Act. Board members are appointed by the government, with designated seats for elected student and employee representatives. 

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Education Council

The Education Council is defined by the B.C. College and Institute Act. The council's mandate is to ensure that students are provided with quality educational experiences through two key responsibilities: establishing educational standards and advising the Board of Governors on educational policy.

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The Registrar’s office manages elections for Education Council and student and employee positions on the Board of Governors.

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President's Office

Dr. Lane Trotter

The President reports to the Board of Governors and leads the college executive team. The president advocates for college interests and represents the college regionally, nationally and internationally.

President's Office

Executive Team

John Boraas

Provost and Vice-President
Education and Innovation

Responsible for:

  • Planning and delivery of educational programming
  • Services and supports for students
  • Student wellness
  • Educational resources
  • Applied research
  • Equity, diversity and inclusion
  • Applied learning 
  • Faculty and chair development

Education and Innovation

Richard Stride

Acting Vice-President
Enrolment and Community Engagement

Responsible for:

  • International education
  • Enrolment strategy and planning
  • Recruitment and enrollment
  • Registration systems and records
  • Advancement and alumni engagement
  • Ancillary services
  • Business, industry and community relationships
  • Professional and industry training

Registrar's Office

Enrolment and Community Engagement

Deborah Huelscher

Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer

Responsible for:

  • Financial planning and accountability
  • Purchasing
  • Payroll and benefits
  • Campus planning, facilities, security
  • Information technology
  • Human resources

Administration Division

John D'Agnolo

Executive Director
Human Resources

Responsible for:

  • Labour relations and collective bargaining
  • Organizational and people development
  • Recruitment and hiring
  • Employee health and wellness
  • New employee welcome and orientation

Human Resources

Rodney Porter

Executive Director
Communications & Marketing

Responsible for:

  • Strategic communications planning and insight
  • Media relations and liaison
  • Government relations and protocol
  • Internal and external communications management, including web content oversight
  • Special event planning and coordination, including Convocation ceremonies


Jen Stone

Executive Director
Strategy, Planning, and Transformation

Responsible for:

  • Strategic Planning
  • Educational Quality Assurance
  • College Policies and Directives
  • Institutional Research and Planning
  • Strategic Projects and Initiatives

Strategy, Planning and Transformation