Operational Updates

Surplus Items Sale
Purchasing has a few surplus items listed for sale.—May 14, 2024
Tyler Ballam Named Education Developer
Tyler brings years of experience as an educator and education developer. Tyler is also the Chair of our Policy Review committee, Work Integrated Learning lead and a standing member of Education Council to name just a few roles he's held over the years.—August 9, 2023
Andrea Maxie Named Chair of School of Academic Upgrading & Development
Building on her experience supporting students at Selkirk and at Trent University, Andrea will bring a calm, creative and forward-thinking lens to the work we do together.—August 9, 2023
Aanyta Fahrenbruch Named Department Head, Teaching & Learning Centre
Aanyta has been an educational developer for the Teaching & Learning Centre for the last 2.5 years and has done an exemplary job supporting individual instructors and programs in a number of capacities.—July 5, 2023
Convocation Moving to May in 2024
Continuing with ongoing efforts to make convocation special for our amazing grads, Selkirk College is trying something new for 2024. After collecting feedback and reviewing historical data, the college will be saving two convocation dates in the upcoming year in hopes of pursuing convocation in both Castlegar and Nelson. —June 28, 2023
Katie Comrie Named Healthy Campus Coordinator
Katie holds a Master of Education in Curriculum Studies and a Bachelor of Education from UBC and has a wide variety of experience that will enhance and support continued growth with our Healthy Campus initiatives.—March 15, 2023
Brier Albano Named Associate Vice President, Student Success
A strategic leader, Brier has worked in the post-secondary sector since 2006 where she has held positions focused on recruitment, admissions and student experience. Brier holds two undergraduate degrees from the University of Calgary and a master’s degree in Public Administration from the University of Victoria.—March 1, 2023
Jeanne Kim named Chair of School of Business
Jeanne has been teaching in the School of Business since 2009 and also has taught in the School of Environment & Geomatics. While teaching, Jeanne also worked as the senior project manager at Kootenay Savings Credit Union, as well as run her own project management consulting and training firm.—June 20, 2023
Nick Howald Named Chief Information Officer (CIO)
Nick comes to us from School District 8 where he was the Director of IT. He has a strong technical background and excellent leadership skills.—March 15, 2023
Marissa Carrasco Named Director, Student Engagement & Wellness
Marissa comes to the Student Success team from the School of Academic Upgrading and Development where she provided multi-campus leadership and support to a team of over 30 faculty and staff. —May 31, 2023
Joceyln Schroeder Named School Chair of Health & Human Services
Jocelyn Shroeder has accepted the role of School Chair of Health & Human Services. Jocelyn is a Selkirk College alumna, graduating from the Bachelors of Nursing Program in 2011. After gathering a wealth of experience as an RN and in leadership roles, Jocelyn began teaching in Selkirk College's Bachelor of Nursing Program in 2017. Soon after, Jocelyn took on the role of the Bachelor of Nursing Year Two Facilitator.—February 8, 2023
James Heth Named Registrar
James comes from the Village of Salmo where he has been in the role of Chief Administrative Officer. He comes to Selkirk College with a wealth of post-secondary experience, an excellent understanding of public sector governance/policy and a history of leadership in his previous positions.—May 31, 2023