Membership in the British Columbia Teaching & Learning Council (BCTLC) is by appointment of Vice-Presidents Academic (or equivalent) from all publicly-funded post-secondary institutions in British Columbia, as well as Chairs of related provincial groups including the British Columbia Teaching and Learning Network (BC-TLN, formerly UCIPD) and the Educational Technology Users Group (ETUG).  Members represent their institutions on matters of teaching, learning, and technology.

Council Members

Institution / Organizations BCTLC Member(s) 
British Columbia Institute of Technology
  • Steve Eccles
    Dean, School of Computing & Academic Studies, Learning & Teaching Centre
Camosun College
  • Sybil Harrison
    Director of Learning Services
Capilano University
  • Julia Denholm
    Dean, Faculty of Arts & Sciences
College of New Caledonia
  • Grace Dyck
    Educational Technology/Instructional Skills Coordinator
College of the Rockies
  • Gaby Zezulka
    Chair Academic Innovation & Applied Research
Douglas College
  • Tim Paul
    Academic Technology Services
Emily Carr University of Art & Design
  • Grant Gregson
    Coordinator Centre for Teaching & Learning
  • Heather Fitzgerald
    Coordinator, Writing Centre
Justice Institute of BC
  • Tannis Morgan 
    Director, Centre for Teaching, Learning & Innovation
Kwantlen Polytechnic University
  • Stephanie Chu
    Vice Provost, Teaching & Learning
Langara College
  • Patricia Cia
    Director, Academic Innovation
Nicola Valley Institute of Technology
  •  Aruna Gore
    Dean, Academics
North Island College
  • Kathleen Haggith
    Dean, Health & Human Services 
  • Jen Wrye
    Faculty Member, Sociology
Northern Lights College
  • David Batterham
    Coordinator, Centre for Innovation in Teaching & Learning
  • John Royer
    Educational Technologies Facilitator
Northwest Community College
  • Carrie Nolan
    Dean of Learning Transformation
    Centre of Research and Learning Transformation
Okanagan College
  • Beverlie Dietze
    Director, Learning & Teaching
 Royal Roads University
  • Vivian Forssman  (Past Chair)
    Director, Centre for Teaching & Educational Technologies
Selkirk College
  • Theresa Southam  (BCTLC Co-Chair)
    Coordinator, Teaching & Learning Institute
  • Pat Bidart
    Instructional Dean
Simon Fraser University
  • Brad Johnson
    Director, Teaching & Learning Centre
Thompson Rivers University
  • Brian Lamb
    Director, Innovation Open Learning
University of the Fraser Valley
  • Maureen Wideman  (BCTLC Co-Chair)
    Director, Teaching & Learning
University of British Columbia – Okanangan
  • Peter Newbury
    Director,  Centre for Teaching & Learning
University of British Columbia – Vancouver
  • Simon Bates
    Academic Director, Centre for Teaching, Learning & Technology & Senior Advisor, Teaching and Learning
University of Northern British Columbia
  • Heather Smith
    Director, Centre for Teaching, Learning & Technology
University of Victoria
  • Janni Aragon (Incoming Chair)
    Director, Technology Integrated Learning
  • Laurene Shields
    Director (Acting), Learning & Teaching Centre
Vancouver Community College
  • Shirley Lew
    Dean, Library, Teaching & Learning Services
Vancouver Island University
  • Liesel Knaack
    Director, Centre for Innovation & Excellence in Learning
co-Chairs of Stewardship Committee for Education Technology Users
Group (ETUG) – ex officio
  • Jason Toal
    Interaction Specialist, Teaching  & Learning Centre, SFU
  • Janine Hirtz
    Elearning & Instructional Support Specialist, Centre for Teaching & Learning, UBC – Okanagan
Chair of British Columbia Teaching and Learning Network (BCTLN) – ex officio
  • Jennifer Jasper
    Program Manager, Centre for Leadership, JIBC
BCcampusex officio
  • Mary Burgess
    Executive Director
  • Tracy Kelly
    Senior Manager, Professional Learning
    (BCTLC Community Liaison)

Last updated: March 26, 2016

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