Cambrian College welcomes new board members

Posted on Monday October 30, 2017

At its October 26 meeting, Cambrian College’s Board of Governors welcomed five new members to its governance table. Each will bring unique perspectives, experiences and expertise to the college.

The role of the board is to provide Cambrian College with strategic leadership and direction that is in the best interests of the institution. This includes determining Cambrian’s overall goals and objectives, approving and evaluating the college’s strategic plan, and approving its annual budget.

The five new members include:

  • Nicole Beauparlant (Administrative representative)
  • Bruce Bichel
  • Cheryl Ann Corallo
  • Marina Plexman (Student representative)
  • Jessica Valiquette (Support Staff representative)

These new members are now part of a dedicated board that includes:

Glen Retty (Chair) Ron Sarazin (Vice-Chair)
Marc Boudreau John Cochrane
Bernard (Bernie) Freelandt David McNeil (Past Chair)
Kati McCartney Daryl Park (Faculty Representative)
Jo-Anne Palkovits Cheryl Recollet
Paul Pedersen Bill Best (Ex-Officio)

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Media contact:
Lynn Bulloch
Communications Officer
College Advancement
705-566-8101, ext. 6375

Update on Faculty Contract Negotiations – October 13, 2017

Posted on Wednesday October 11, 2017

The union representing full-time faculty at Ontario’s 24 public colleges has set a strike deadline of Monday, October 16. If no new contract is reached by then, picket lines will be set up at Cambrian’s …

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