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VPFO Monday Update

Managing Your Mental Health HR has collected a great set of mental health resources to help you manage the ups and downs of our COVID-19 experience. Our VPFO HR staff is on campus every day for confidential conversations. See below for this week’s HR duty roster. TAKE THAT STEP — NEW MENTAL HEALTH PROGRAM We all have […]

Hoi Ying Yu joins Building Operations as Contract Manager

Hoi will be responsible for managing Building Operations’ service contracts and oversee internal revenue generating contracts. She will be working closely with the trades, project coordinators, and managers to ensure Building Operations’ Preventative Maintenance and Service contracts continue providing value to UBC.

VPFO Monday Update

Managing Your Mental Health HR has collected a great set of mental health resources to help you manage the ups and downs of our COVID-19 experience. Our VPFO HR staff is on campus every day for confidential conversations. See below for this week’s HR duty roster. Last week’s updates from UBC June 22: UBC Broadcast: Statement on the resignation of Michael […]

Elana Mignosa Appointed Associate Vice-President, Finance & Operational Excellence

In this new role Elana will co-lead the financial management of the university together with the Comptroller and the Treasurer to advance UBC’s financial services and continuous improvement initiatives.

Serving our diverse campus

UBC President and Vice-Chancellor Santa Ono recently released a statement about systemic racism at UBC. We at Safety & Risk Services and in the VPFO portfolio want to ensure we create a sense of safety, trust and security among all campus users. We can only achieve this when we recognize and address racism and unconscious bias at an individual and institutional level.

Elana Mignosa Appointed Associate Vice-President, Finance & Operational Excellence

In this new role Elana will co-lead the financial management of the university together with the Comptroller and the Treasurer to advance UBC’s financial services and continuous improvement initiatives.

Trish Pekeles Appointed Executive Director, Automation

Reporting to both the VPFO and to UBC Human Resources, this new role will lead automation to continue to support and improve effective and efficient administrative operations.

Museum of Anthropology (MOA) Great Hall Renewal Open House

Due to precautions in place for COVID-19, public consultation for this project will take place online on Monday, June 29. Join the meeting anytime between 4:30-6:30 p.m. Construction is anticipated to start mid-late September 2020.

VPFO Monday Update

Managing Your Mental Health HR has collected a great set of mental health resources to help you manage the ups and downs of our COVID-19 experience. Need someone to help guide you through these resources? The VPFO has HR staff on campus every day for confidential conversations. See the Departmental Updates below for this week’s HR duty roster. […]

New 12 MW biomass boiler arrives on campus

As part of the Bioenergy facility expansion, the anticipated 12 MW biomass fueled hot water combustion boiler arrived on campus at the Bioenergy Research Demonstration Facility (BRDF), and was craned into place for the next phase of the boiler placement.