Planning, Administration and Communications

Senior Management

Alicia Harder

Senior Manager, Planning and Operations

Team (listed alphabetically)

Catherine Bennington

Director’s Assistant / Administrative Assistant

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.

Anna Fong

Event Assistant

Anna assists in providing logistical support at all levels for the various workshops, sessions, and institutes at CTLT. She has been an ESL instructor in Vancouver and Japan, is passionate about education, and is interested in metacognition and intuition in learning. In her spare time, Anna enjoys the great outdoors and doing pottery. On leave until July 2015.

Sukhi Ghuman

Events Manager

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. On maternity leave until September 2015.

Terri Kennedy

Marketing and Brand Coordinator

Terri is responsible for developing and maintaining consistent branding for all CTLT marketing and communication designs. She thoroughly enjoys creating visual identities for both print and web.

Dianne Mackay

Manager, Marketing and Communications

Dianne is responsible for overseeing brand strategy, developing strategic communications plans, directing marketing campaigns and facilitating relationships between CTLT and partners on campus. She loves everything about her job. There is never a dull moment in marketing and communications: every day brings new challenges and rewards.

Mischa Makortoff

Senior Events Program Assistant

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

Kerri Parker

Events Manager

Kerri brings to the team over ten years experience in event management and marketing.  Her primary role is event and marketing development and execution on behalf of CTLT programs including workshops and various high-profile events.

Linda Turner

Department Secretary

Linda provides administrative support for CTLT staff. She is based in the University Services Building.

Jarrad Wiens

Manager, Administration and Human Resources

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.

Michael Wong

Marketing and Communications Coordinator

Michael develops and implements marketing and communications initiatives at CTLT. He designs visual identities and layouts for print and online materials, coordinates articles and copy for the CTLT website, and assists with event organization and promotion. Michael also oversees the CTLT Newsletter, Dialogues.

Jane Young

Events Assistant

Jane assists in providing logistical support for workshops, sessions, and institutes at CTLT.

Josephine Yung

Financial Assistant

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