Meet the Staff

Lisa Neufeld, Sr. Executive Assistant to the President

Phone: (403) 329-2201

The Executive Assistant to the President is responsible for planning and coordinating the President’s schedule including itineraries, conferences, travel and special events. She provides administrative assistance for day-to-day functions of the Office of the President, working closely with the President as well as the Director-Office of the President, University Secretariat and the Executive Director of Government Relations.

Mike Whipple, Executive Director - President and Provost Offices

Phone: (403) 329-2203

The Director - Office of the President plays a central role in the oversight and stewardship of the University’s strategic plan and a leadership role in the facilitation of initiatives identified by the senior executive team. The position has the responsibility to ensuring the President is well informed on matters and for providing advice and support to the President and other members of the senior executive team.

Jodie Gallais, Director - University Secretariat

Phone: (403) 329-2010

The Director, University Secretariat advises the President, Chair of the Board of Governors, members of General Faculties Council and the Board on all governance matters. The secretariat office supports Statutory Deans' Council, Senate and the Chancellor and manages the policy process on campus. Two Governance Officers and a Policy Analyst support the work of the University Secretariat.