Phase I Academic Planning Committee Membership

The membership of the APC was established by former Vice-President Academic and Provost, Dr. Bill Krane, after consultation with the President and several other opinion leaders at the University. The members represent a cross section of the community’s constituencies including faculty, students, staff, alumni, Senators, and academic administrators and includes:

Deans' Council

Dan Ryan
Provost and Vice-President, Academic

Bill Owen
Vice-Provost, Student Engagement

Mark Dale
Dean, Regional Programs

Heather Smith
Director, Centre for Teaching Learning and Technology

Allan Wilson
University Librarian

Troy Hanschen
University Registrar

Blanca Schorcht
Dean, College of Arts, Social and Health Sciences

Geoff Payne
Assistant Dean, Northern Medical Program

Kevin Smith
Dean, Graduate Programs

Greg Condon
Chief Information Officer


Todd Whitcombe
Associate Professor, CHEM (CSAM)

Roy Rea
Senior Lab Instructor, ESM (FSTY) (CSAM)

Tina Fraser
Associate Professor, EDUC (CASHS)

Shannon Wagner
Professor, DISM

First Nations / Aboriginal Peoples

Rheanna Robinson
Senior Advisor to the President on Aboriginal Relations


Angela Kehler
UNBC Student Senator, Northern Undergraduate Student Society

Jessy Rajan
President, Northern Graduate Student Society


Andrea Palmer
UNBC Alumni

Community Engagement Coordinator

Annie Booth
Professor, ENVS (CSAM)

Project Manager

Bernadette Patenaude
Director of Integrated University Planning