Planning, Administration & Communications

Senior Management


Alicia Harder

Senior Manager, Planning and Operations
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Team (listed alphabetically)

Catherine Bennington

Director’s Assistant / Administrative Assistant
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Catherine has been with the Centre since June 1995 after moving to Canada in July of 1994. As the Administrative Assistant, she helps keep the finances in order, handles event registration, and identifies office needs.

Wendy Chan

Teaching and Learning Content Coordinator
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Wendy coordinates and creates content related to teaching and learning events and initiatives at CTLT. She also documents faculty teaching experiences with flexible learning and provides support for workshops, sessions, and institutes at CTLT.

Sukhi Ghuman

Marketing and Events Manager
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Sukhi initiates, develops, and manages the coordination and execution of event and marketing plans for workshops, programs and various high-profile events on behalf of CTLT. Sukhi also works directly with the Office of the Provost and Vice-President Academic to manage university-wide events. In addition, she develops strategic marketing initiatives that support UBC’s professional development, distance education, and flexible learning initiatives.

Terri Kennedy

Communications Designer
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Terri manages all CTLT design projects, working with clients to clarify subject material, design objectives, and provide recommendations on selection of media. She develops visual concepts, graphics and design templates that support faculty-facing communications projects including presentations, websites, email newsletters, social media platforms and print materials.

Gabriel Lascu

Coordinator, Web/Multimedia/Graphics
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Gabriel provides expertise in the design and production of educational media content for distance and flexible learning courses. He designs illustrations, banners, logos, corporate imagery, and promotional materials for CTLT and UBC, and complex animated processes for educational multimedia content and web projects. Gabriel performs advanced photography, directing event and corporate photo shoots, takes stock-quality photos for inclusion in the course designed graphics, as well as Google Maps Panoramic Photography. He also provides graphic design /photography support and consulting. Photography is a lifelong passion of Gabriel’s and he often blogs and publishes some of his work.

Mischa Makortoff

Senior Events Program Assistant
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Mischa assists in providing logistical support at all levels for the various workshops, sessions, and institutes at CTLT.

Elissa Morris

Events Assistant
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Elissa assists in providing logistical support at all levels for workshops, sessions, and institutes at CTLT.

Emi Sasagawa

Marketing and Communications Coordinator
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Emi manages all articles and content on the CTLT website, and oversees the publication of the CTLT e-newsletter, Dialogues.

Jarrad Wiens

Manager, Administration and Human Resources
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Jarrad manages CTLT’s human and physical resources. He supports the development and oversees the implementation of human resource strategies, policies, and procedures. Jarrad is also responsible for operational efficiency, space, and general administration.

Josephine Yung

Financial Assistant
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Josephine manages the payroll for all sessional faculty appointments. She also assists with department expenses, budgets, mandates, and administrative initiatives at CTLT.