Alumna hired as BCIT's new president

RRU Staff

MA Leadership and Grad Cert in Executive Coaching alumna Kathy Kinloch is the new president of BCIT. The appointment is effective January 2014.

Kathy is a widely recognized educational leader and has served as President of Vancouver Community College (VCC) since 2010 where she oversaw a re-positioning of the College.

As Dean of the BCIT School of Health Sciences from 2007 to 2010, Kathy was instrumental in leading a "turn-around" to re-engage and increase BCIT's relevance in addressing health sector needs. Kathy then went on to serve as President of VCC where she devoted her time to better focusing programming to meet student, industry and community needs; improving operational efficiency; and building VCC's brand appeal and community engagement.

Kathy's career includes senior leadership positions in health, government and post-secondary education where she has successfully led strategy development. Kathy has served as Senior Advisor, British Columbia Ministry of Health Services and was integral to the development of a provincial surgical "wait times" strategy. She also has worked as a Chief Operating Officer, Fraser Health, Regional Vice-President, South Fraser, and Vice President at Surrey Memorial Hospital.

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