The Assiniboine Community College Board of Governors will be holding its next regular meeting on Tuesday, December 15, 2020, at 4:00 p.m.
Notice prepared by Shaun Cameron
About the Board of Governors
Assiniboine Community College is governed by a Board of Governors as legislated in the Colleges and Consequential Amendments Act of the Province of Manitoba, Canada. The Board is responsible to the Minister of Economic Development and Training and governors are appointed by the Lieutenant Governor in Council.
The Assiniboine Community College Board of Governors considers itself to be a policy board and has adopted a governing style that emphasizes outward vision, encourages diversity, provides strategic leadership and that clearly distinguishes between the work of the board and college staff. The board is responsible for establishing college policy, developing the long-range vision and mission statement, ensuring effective and efficient management of resources, and maintaining communication with the community the college serves.
For Board of Governor's specific inquiries please contact:
Shaun G. Cameron
Secretary to the Board of Governors
Our Board of Governors
Jeff Harwood - Chairperson
Jeff Harwood (Brandon) worked as a teacher for over thirty years in the Brandon, Portage La Prairie and Kelsey school divisions. He also served as a City Councillor for Brandon (from 1986-1992 and 2006-2018) as well as Deputy Mayor. Mr. Harwood has been involved with many local boards including as a past member of the Keystone Centre Board and Co-Chair of the City of Brandon Municipal Heritage Advisory Board.
Dale McKay - Vice Chairperson
Dale McKay (Brandon), is the Vice-Chairperson of the Assiniboine Community College Board of Governors. Dale is the general manager of Shur-Gro Farm Services Ltd. where he has worked in various roles since 1986. He is also the general manager of Munro Farm Supplies Ltd. McKay has developed governance experience by serving on various boards including time as chair of the Brandon Chamber of Commerce Agriculture Committee.
Jody Parsonage- Board Member
Jody Parsonage was employed as Secretary-Treasurer for Tiger Hills and Prairie Spirit School Divisions for 20 + years. She served as a regional representative for the Manitoba Association of School Business Officials. She resides on the family farm and owns Air Greenway Ltd, an aerial spraying company. Jody is an active member of the Waves of Hope dragon boat team as a paddler and treasurer.
Harvey Laluk- Board Member
Harvey Laluk (Brandon) had a thirty-two year career with the Brandon School Division where he worked as a teacher and principal before eventually serving as Assistant Superintendent. He has been very involved in the Brandon community including serving as President of the Rotary Club of Brandon, Chair of the Rotary Liaison Committee for the Rotary Villas Assisted Living Centre and President of Brandon Youth Hockey.
Carla Milne- Board Member
Carla Milne (Brandon) is a Chartered Accountant with MNP (2000-present). She has served on numerous local boards including the Construction Association of Rural Manitoba (2012-present), the Brandon Chamber of Commerce (2011-2015) and the BRHA Room for Renewal Fundraising Committee (2014-2015).
Johanne Ross- Board Member
Johanne Ross (Minnedosa) is the Executive Director of Agriculture in the Classroom Canada (2016-present); she previously served as Executive Director of Agriculture in the Classroom Manitoba (2000-2016). Mrs. Ross has served on numerous boards including the Canadian Agri-Business Education Foundation (2016-present), the Council on Post-Secondary Education (1999-2001) and the Manitoba Rural Leadership Program Steering Committee.
Lori Dangerfield- Board Member
Lori Dangerfield (Brandon) is a past president of the Brandon Chamber of Commerce, a member of the Keystone Centre Board of Directors, co-chair of the Brandon Commonwealth Air Training Plan Museum Fundraising Committee and is an honorary Lieutenant- Colonel with the 26th Field Artillery Regiment R.C.A based in Brandon. A pharmacist by trade, Lori is the owner and manager of Home Health Care Pharmacy in Brandon.
Kelly Wilson- Board Member
Kelly Wilson (Neepawa) has worked at Manitoba Hydro for twelve years in both field and leadership roles, including his current position as Energy Sales Coordinator. In addition to working for Manitoba Hydro, Mr. Wilson is involved in the agriculture industry as he owns a cattle farm which he personally operates. He has previously served his community by volunteering with Neepawa Fire Search and Rescue.
Lloyd Carey - Staff Representative
Lloyd was raised on the family farm in rural Manitoba. Lloyd first attended Assiniboine for Agricultural Mechanics and subsequently took the Heavy Duty Equipment apprenticeship program. Lloyd worked for MacDon Industries as a Service Representative before returning to Assiniboine as an instructor in 1999. Lloyd brings a diverse mixture of industry knowledge and education techniques that make him a well-respected member of the Assiniboine faculty. Lloyd now resides on the family farm with his wife and children, spending his spare time camping, travelling and working in his repair shop at the farm.
Sukhmanpreet Singh - Student Representative
Sukhmanpreet is currently studying Business Administration specializing in Human Resource management. He is also President of Assiniboine Community College Students' Association (ACCSA). Originally from Punjab, India, Sukhmanpreet has been in Canada from 13 months. After completing his studies Sukhmanpreet is planning of working as Human Resource manager.