• A highly productive academic leader with 23 years of progressive experience in the public post-secondary system at the College and University levels;
  • A strategic thinker and evidence based decision maker who takes action while leading and motivating others;
  • An “ideas” person who studies and utilizes innovation theory to influence organizational change;
  • A seasoned researcher with a proven track record in the obtainment of research funding (as PI and Co-applicant), and in all phases of project management, and reporting and dissemination;
  • A passionate educator and teaching scholar who embeds experiential learning in a variety of forms into courses and research;
  • A pioneer in innovative knowledge mobilization techniques who transcends the University environment and connects with various stakeholders in communities, businesses and government;
  • A valued mentor, employer and supervisor of undergraduate and graduate students in basic and applied research.