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BCIT's human resources professionals are committed to supporting current and prospective employees to achieve their professional and personal goals. Our team of professionals works towards promoting best practices and positive employee relations in an inclusive environment.

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The employees of the Human Resources Department share a common purpose: to provide consultative support services in the areas of recruitment, salary and benefits administration, employee training and organizational development, employee advisory services, labour relations, and employee record systems.

HR Reception

Responsible for responding to general inquires regarding employee benefits, extended health and dental claims and cards, Fair Pharmacare, emergency travel assistance, HR documents and forms.

HR Reception Wendy McLeod Wendy_McLeod@bcit.ca
hrassist@bcit.ca
604-432-8384

Advisory Services

The Advisory Services team provides a range of human resources services for employees and managers including advice on recruitment and selection, collective agreement interpretation, HR planning, job classification, benefits administration and career development. Each department or school is assigned an Advisor, Recruiter Specialist, and Coordinator. Please contact your HR team [PDF] directly for assistance.

Manager, Advisory Services
Saira Walker Saira_Walker@bcit.ca
604-432-8897
Human Resources Advisor Connie Lazarowich Connie_Lazarowich@bcit.ca
604-432-8824
Human Resources Advisor Monica Lueg
Monica_Lueg@bcit.ca
604-412-7498
Human Resources Advisor Brenda Mason Brenda_Mason@bcit.ca
604-412-7454
Human Resources Advisor Tanya Prevost Tanya_Prevost@bcit.ca
604-451-6791
Recruitment Specialist Jennifer Wong  jwong654@bcit.ca
604-451-6997
Recruitment Coordinator Isabelle Hertz
ihertz@bcit.ca
604-431-4921
Coordinator Pui Lam Pui_Lam@bcit.ca
604-456-8037
Coordinator Heather Thomas Heather_Thomas@bcit.ca
604-451-6840
Coordinator Mari Komatsu Mari_Komatsu@bcit.ca
604-432-8342

Auxiliary Services

Auxiliary Services recruits candidates for administrative and trades positions and coordinates temporary placements due to supported leave and temporary work assignments.

Auxiliary Services Advisor Kathie Mikkelsen Kathie_Mikkelsen@bcit.ca
604-453-4020
Auxiliary Services Coordinator Pamela Smith Pamela_Smith@bcit.ca
604-412-7547

Labour Relations

Labour Relations works with the unions and management to facilitate constructive and expeditious resolution of issues regarding collective agreements, policies, legislation, grievances and collective bargaining.

Manager Clodine Sartori
Clodine_Sartori@bcit.ca
604-432-8594
Consultant
Christie Macdonald
Christie_Macdonald@bcit.ca
604-451-6857
Consultant
Neelu Chauhan
 Neelu_Chauhan@bcit.ca
 604-431-4996
Consultant
Lisa Steiman
 Lisa_Steiman@bcit.ca
 604-431-4996
Assistant Danielle Somogyi
 Danielle_Somogyi@bcit.ca
 604-431-4920


Organizational & People Development

Organizational and People Development offers a range of support services regarding leadership and management development, team building, change management, group facilitation, career counselling and professional development funding.

Manager,
Organizational & People Development
Paul Harris Paul_Harris@bcit.ca
604-432-8476

Part-time Studies Benefits and Retirements

Our Part-time Studies Benefits Team specializes in coordinating and managing benefits and retirements for part-time studies instructors and faculty.

PTS Benefits and Retirement Advisor Kathie Mikkelsen Kathie_Mikkelsen@bcit.ca
604-453-4020
PTS Benefits Coordinator Pamela Smith Pamela_Smith@bcit.ca
604-412-7547

Systems and Skills Training

The Systems and Skills Training Team provides HR related information and metrics to BCIT and external agencies, and systems expertise, training and services for HR related technology and core BCIT software. We also coordinate recruitment testing.

Team Leader,
HR Systems and Skills Training
Darlene Hodgson Darlene_Hodgson@bcit.ca
604-432-8591
Systems Administrator Valerie Woloshyn Valerie_Woloshyn@bcit.ca
604-432-8428
Learning Lab
BCIT_HR_Skills_Training@bcit.ca
604-432-8593

Total Compensation

The Total Compensation team develops and manages programs regarding competitive compensation, benefits, sick leave management, job evaluation systems and wellness initiatives.

Manager, Total Compensation Colleen Fostvelt Colleen_Fostvelt@bcit.ca
604-432-8596
Total Compensation Consultant Brenda Mason Brenda_Mason@bcit.ca
604-412-7454
Assistant, Total Compensation Brian McNeill Brian_McNeill@bcit.ca
604-456-8005

VP Human Resources Office

Vice President, Human Resources Tomi Eeckhout Tomi_Eeckhout@bcit.ca
604-432-8893
Assistant to VP, Human Resources Ingrid Friesen Ingrid_Friesen@bcit.ca
604-451-6792