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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.

                    


We have been selected as a Top Employer for nine years in a row.

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


Wendy McLeod, HR Assistant
604-432-8384
HR Assistant, General Inquiries (non-recruiting)
604-432-8384
Recruitment Assistant, Recruiting Inquiries
604-431-4921


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.

Katie Cobban, Manager, Advisory Services
604-432-8616
Steve Desabrais, Business Partner
604-412-7498
Kim Hamilton, Business Partner
604-432-8824
Sarah Dueck, Business Partner
604-451-6791
Hardeep Bains, Business Partner
604-453-4020
May Chu, Recruitment Specialist
604-456-8037
Colleen McDonald, Recruitment Specialist
604-451-6997
Britney MacInnis, Recruitment Specialist
604-432-8894
Rita Bhatti, Recruitment Assistant
604-431-4921
Olga Kotelnikova, Coordinator
604-453-4068
Alexander Ip, Coordinator
604-432-8593
Siobhan Smeets, Coordinator
604-451-6840

Auxiliary Services

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

Pamela Smith, Recruitment Specialist
604-412-7547
Virginia Wong, Coordinator
604-412-7454

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.

Maynard Witvoet, Manager, Labour Relations
604-451-6857
Vacant, Analyst 604-431-4996
Guida Heir,Consultant 604-456-8068
Michelle Stewart, Consultant
604-456-8120
Jennifer Lo, Assistant 
604-431-4920

Organizational Development

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

Lisa Ryan, Director, Organizational Development 604-432-8897
Kendal Regan, Consultant, Organizational Development 604-432-8342
Denisse Hernandez Navarro, Coordinator, Professional Development Funds 604-456-8476

Part-time Studies Benefits and Retirements

Specializing in coordinating and managing benefits and retirements for part-time studies instructors and faculty.

Heather Thomas, Advisor, Pension 604-432-8596

Total Compensation

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

Jas Parmar, Associate Director, Total Compensation
604-451-6981
Sally Olarte, Advisor, Total Compensation
604-456-8042
Marcus Lee, Advisor, Analytics, Banner 9 Project
604-432-8591
Preet Singh, Advisor, Analytics
604-456-1206
Heather Thomas, Advisor, Pension & Benefits
604-432-8596
Dennis Leung, Specialist, Disability Management
604-456-1236
Brian McNeill, Coordinator, Disability Management 604-456-8005

Employee Relations

Chris Hudson, Director
604-432-8375
Jennifer Lo, Assistant
604-431-4920

Information Access and Privacy

Cynthia Kent,
Associate Director, Privacy, Information Access & Policy Management
604-432-8508
Deidre Brocklehurst, Advisor
604-432-7767
Melika Zamani, Coordinator
604-432-8446

Vice President, Human Resources & People Development

Ana Lopez, Vice President
604-432-8893
Nancy Broad, Assistant
604-451-6792