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Our Teaching Staff

Camosun is the APICS education partner on Vancouver Island.


Roberta McPhail Instructor


Roberta McPhail is an independent consultant/trainer specializing in supply chain with a strong specialization in project management.

In her 25+ year career, she has extensive cross functional experience at all levels of business including: Distribution, Manufacturing, Logistics, Operations, Scheduling, Forecasting, Demand Management, International Procurement, and MRP\ERP systems. Roberta has held several senior-level positions responsible for the planning, execution and distribution processes for multi-site, multi-national companies.

Roberta is a functional expert in planning systems and is an endorsed instructor for Demand Driven MRP (the second in Canada). She is an APICS master instructor and a part-time instructor in the BCIT business school.

Roberta’s presentation style has been described as dynamic, fun and educational. You will find her sense of humour refreshing and she excels at making technical material easy and enjoyable to learn.


Ron Taggart Instructor


Ron Taggart is a Professional Logistician (P.Log.) specializing in Supply Chain and Operations Management. Ron has over 30 years’ experience in Manufacturing, Telecommunications, Aerospace and Automotive industries and in Consumer Distribution as Sr. VP Multi Division of a North American Fortune 100 Distribution company. For the past 8 years Ron has worked as a self-employed independent contractor.

Some career highlights:

  • ERP Implementation Specialist/Business Process Analyst (AQURUS Solutions)
  • Contracts Management/Administration; ATCO Structures – Albian Hills, Alberta Oil Sands
  • Procurement experience in both Public and Private Sectors
  • Education/Workshop Facilitator (APICS) at NORTEL, DeVRY Institute and University of Calgary

Ron believes that people are the most important asset of any organization and the better educated the employee the more satisfied they are as they feel they can contribute to the success of the organization.

Contact Us
Camosun College Lansdowne
3100 Foul Bay Rd
Victoria BC V8P 5J2
Camosun College Interurban
4461 Interurban Rd
Victoria BC V9E 2C1
  • 250–370–3000
  • 1–877–554–7555 (toll-free)

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