Strategic Plan Updates

November 28, 2022 Thomas Straley at the Technology Enterprise Facility
Thomas Straley, Accounts Payable Manager: Taking Accountability Personally
Some people are lucky enough to find their dream job early and follow that path all the way through their career — and with 20 years of experience specifically working in Accounts Payable (AP), Thomas Straley is one of them.  

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November 1, 2022
Jen Sheel, Director, Municipal Services: Creating inclusive spaces beyond the public realm
Jen takes pride in what her team does… and it shows. When you meet Jen Sheel, one of the first things you see is her dedication to making UBC a place that invites and builds connections. She fiercely believes that by getting things right with people, our people can get the other things right.

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June 1, 2022
Continuing as one VPFO under Karamjeet Heer and John Metras’ leadership  
Starting June 1, Karamjeet Heer will begin serving as the Interim Vice-President, Finance, and John Metras will become the Interim Vice-President, Operations following the departure of Peter Smailes, former Vice-President, Finance and Operations.

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May 26, 2022
May 26 VPFO Town Hall Presentation and Slides
In this VPFO town hall, we reviewed the leadership transition plan, looked back on our accomplishments, and learned about our strategic plan together as one portfolio. The town hall recording and presentation slides are now available.

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May 24, 2022
Preparing for transition in the VPFO
The hand off starts now. Starting on June 1, Karamjeet Heer will be serving as the Interim Vice-President, Finance, and John Metras will be the Interim Vice-President, Operations.

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