Math & Stat Dept Faculty

The Mathematics Faculty at OC have a wide range of expertise, but whether you are taking Linear Algebra or Business Math you will find the instruction first class!


Doug Birtwistle
Campus: Kelowna
Office: C179
Phone: 250-762-5445 ext. 4337
Email: DBirtwistle "at"


Stephen Brown
Campus: Kelowna/Vernon
Office: C104C
Email: SCBrown "at"


Norman Corbett
Campus: Kelowna
Office: B226
Phone: 250-762-5445 ext. 4320
Email: NCorbett "at"


Scott Heard
Campus: Kelowna
Office: C104
Phone: 250-762-5445 ext. 4794
Email: SHeard "at"

Joe Hobart






Joe Hobart (Chair)
Campus: Kelowna
Office: B228
Phone: 250-762-5445 ext. 4402
Email: JHobart "at"



Claude Hurtubise
Campus: Kelowna
Office: C104
Phone: 250-762-5445 ext. 4358
Email: CHurtubise "at"




Brian May
Campus: Salmon Arm 
Office: SA114
Phone: 250-832-2126 ext. 8212
Email: BMay "at"

Chris Melin






Chris Melin
Campus:Salmon Arm
Phone: 250-832-2126 ext. 8218
Email: CMelin "at"


Jason Schaad
Campus: Penticton
Office: TBA
Phone: TBA
Email: jschaad "at"


Leslie Shayer
Campus: Kelowna
Office: C227
Phone: 250-762-5445 ext. 4371
Email: LShayer "at"


Shaun Strohm
Campus: Kelowna
Office: C104C
Phone: 4707
Email: sstrohm "at"

Photo of Satoshi Tomoda





Satoshi Tomoda
Campus: Kelowna
Office: B216D
Phone: 250-762-5445 ext. 4645
Email: STomoda "at"

Hall of Fame

Dave Murray



Dave Murray

Dave, now retired, taught mathematics and statistics at Okanagan College since time immemorial. At one time or another, he has taught everything from basic arithmetic to algebraic topology. His mathematical interests include algebraic topology and computer algebra systems such as MAPLE. Due to his vast and wide ranging experience, Dave was Chair of the Department of Mathematics and Statistics from 2005 to 2011.


Clint Lee

Clint, now retired, taught mathematics and statistics at Okanagan College from 1990-2015 and served as the departments fearless leader (AKA. chair) a number of times.  For many years Clint organized the British Columbia Secondary School Mathematics Contest and in doing so helped to spread interested in mathematics to a great number of students in the province.