OC chairperson re-elected

Tom Styffe has been re-elected as chairperson of Okanagan College’s board of governors.

Tom Styffe has been re-elected as chairperson of Okanagan College’s board of governors.

Styffe, who has served for two years in the role, was chosen again as chairperson during a recent board meeting, while Doug Manning, who has served on the board since 2010, was elected as vice-chairperson.

“This coming year will be a very important one for Okanagan College as we revisit our strategic plan,” said Styffe. “We will be connecting with our internal community and to the people and organizations of the region to help us develop that plan.”

Besides Styffe, Manning and Denesiuk, other appointed members of the board of governors are: Christopher Derickson, Charity Gerbrandt, Susan Johal, Joe Maciel, and Robert McGowan. Elected members are Wesley Favro (student), Spencer Lupul (student), Laura Thurnheer (representing Okanagan College faculty), C.J. Mitchell (representing support staff), Michelle Nicholson (ex officio, representing the education council) and president Jim Hamilton (ex officio).