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 2015-16 Education Council

Chair - Roën Janyk is a Kelowna-based Web Services Librarian.

Vice-Chair - Derek Cook

Faculty Representation

   Arts – vacant
   Business – Derek Cook
   Foundational Programs - Nancy Noble-Hearle
   Health & Social Development – Pam Wetterstrand
   Science/Technology – Deb Warren
   Trades – Danny Marques

   Shuswap Revelstoke – Steven Weber 
   North Okanagan – Jennifer Sigalet
   Central Okanagan – Roën Janyk
   South Okanagan Similkameen – Francis Greenslade

Student Representation
    Shuswap Revelstoke – Sean Rossouw (to Oct. 31, 2016)
    North Okanagan – Vacant
    Central Okanagan – Nancy deMelo (to Oct. 31, 2017)
    South Okanagan Similkameen – Connie Sahlmark (to Oct. 31, 2016)

Staff Representation (two)
    Support Staff -  Amanda Pope
    Support Staff - vacant

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 – vacant

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
Email: crommer@okanagan.bc.ca

Last updated: 2016 09 30