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 - Christopher Newitt  

Vice-Chair - Danny Marques

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 – Tim Walters
   North Okanagan – 
   Central Okanagan – Gilbert Bede
   South Okanagan Similkameen – 

Student Representation
    Shuswap Revelstoke – Relan Johanson (to Oct. 31, 2018)
    North Okanagan – Nathan Nesbitt (to Oct 31, 2018)
    Central Okanagan – Nancy deMelo (to Oct. 31, 2018)
    South Okanagan Similkameen – 

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

Educational Administrators
    Vice President, Education – Dr. Andrew Hay
    Dean, School of Business  – William Gillett
    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
Email: crommer@okanagan.bc.ca

Last updated: 2017 02 01