Cheryl O'Connell

Cheryl O’Connell adds trades to NIC portfolio

Keeps her position as NIC’s current Dean of Continuing Education and Training

North Island College has named Cheryl O’Connell its new interim Dean of Trades and Technology, the most senior administrator at the Campbell River campus.

O’Connell keeps her position as NIC’s current Dean of Continuing Education and Training, where she has worked with community, government, and industry for more than six years. Together, she and her team have supported the North Island by developing a wide range of vocational training programs, tailored to local employers’ and students’ needs.

As the interim dean overseeing all of NIC’s trades and technology programs, O’Connell will play a critical role ensuring North Island students achieve success in BC’s growing trades sector.

“Cheryl has extensive knowledge of the ITA and has developed strong, productive relationships with our region’s industries that will serve NIC and our communities well,” said Lisa Domae, NIC ’s Vice President of Learning and Students.

She replaces outgoing Dean Patricia Rokosh.

The interim postions runs from January 26 to August 31, 2015.

For more information, visit nic.bc.ca.