New trades dean at OC

Steve Moores, an experienced post-secondary education administrator, will join the college in January

As articles about Canada’s shortage of skilled workers continue to dominate the headlines, the timing couldn’t be better for Okanagan College to announce its newest dean.

Steve Moores, an experienced post-secondary education administrator, will join the college in January to lead trades and apprenticeship.

Moores has spent nearly three decades working in education, including 23 years at the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology, where he held a range of instructional and administrative positions.

“We are fortunate to have attracted a professional of Steve’s calibre,” said Andrew Hay, vice-president of education at OC.

“His experience and qualifications combined with his vision for the future of Trades training are going to make him a huge asset to our College and community. He is coming to us at a time when we have great opportunities to deliver innovative and practical solutions to meet the needs of our region, province and country.”