Jackie Podger, Associate Vice President (AVP) Administration and Finance, has accepted the position of Vice President Administration and Finance at the University of Prince Edward Island, commencing September 2012.
“Jackie’s contributions in her roles at UBC in Human Resources and Administration and Finance have been essential in the success and growth of the Okanagan campus and UBC as a whole,” says Professor Deborah Buszard, Deputy Vice Chancellor and Principal. “We thank Ms. Podger for her contributions to UBC over the past seven years and wish her the best for her new role.”
Michael Shakespeare, currently Managing Assistant Treasurer at UBC, will serve as interim AVP Administration and Finance while a search is underway for a permanent appointee. The following departments will report to Mr. Shakespeare: Ceremonies and Events; Facilities Management; Finance; Health, Safety and Environment; Parking Services and Security; Space Coordination; Sustainability (Operations), and UBC Public Art, Okanagan campus.
During this interim period, Payment and Procurement Services (Supply Management) will report directly to Ian Burgess, Comptroller; and Human Resources will report to Wesley Pue, Provost and Vice Principal for the Okanagan campus, and Lisa Castle, AVP Human Resources.