Education Council

Under the province’s College and Institute Act, an Education Council consists of 20 voting members, representing the following areas:

     (a) 10 faculty members, elected by the faculty
     (b) Four students, elected by the students
     (c) Two support staff, elected by the support staff
     (d) Four educational administrators, appointed by the College’s President

Members of the 2016-17 Education Council

Chair - Dennis Silvestrone - Director of Continuing Studies 

Vice-Chair - Pam Wetterstrand

Faculty Representation

   Arts – Chris Newitt
   Business – Roberta Sawatzky
   Foundational Programs - Nancy Noble-Hearle
   Health & Social Development – Pam Wetterstrand
   Science/Technology – Deb Warren
   Trades – Danny Marques

   Shuswap Revelstoke – vacant
   North Okanagan – Jennifer Sigalet
   Central Okanagan – Luke Skulmoski
   South Okanagan Similkameen – Frances Greenslade

Student Representation
    Shuswap Revelstoke – Sean Rossouw (to Oct. 31, 2017)
    North Okanagan – Vacant
    Central Okanagan – Nancy deMelo (to Oct. 31, 2017)
    South Okanagan Similkameen – Connie Sahlmark (to Oct. 31, 2017)

Staff Representation (two)
    Support Staff -  Amanda Pope
    Support Staff - Fran Kelly

Educational Administrators
    Vice President, Education – Dr. Andrew Hay
    Dean, Arts and Foundational Programs – Dr. Robert Huxtable
    Director, Continuing Studies – Dr. Dennis Silvestrone
    Director, Library Services – Ross Tyner

Non-voting Members
    President – Jim Hamilton
    Registrar and Secretary to Education Council – Jane Muskens
    Board of Governors representative – Gloria Morgan

More information on the Education Council, including meeting schedules, is available here.

Contact Us

Education Council Office
Dianne Crommer
Phone: 250-762-5445, ext. 4491

Last updated: 2017 02 01