Along with the Board of Governors and Education Council, the President and the college executive team work to lead the Camosun community to make it an institution of life-changing learning.

Leadership Team

Organizational Chart

Board of Governors

Camosun College is a public post-secondary institution. The Board of Governors administers the college on behalf of the government of BC and the Ministry of Advanced Education, as legislated by the College and Institute Act.

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Education Council

The Education Council is a legislated body established under the College and Institute Act. The mandate of the council is to ensure that Camosun students are provided with quality educational experiences, and that Camosun graduates are recognized for their contemporary and relevant educational backgrounds. This mandate is enacted through two key responsibilities: establishing educational standards and advising the Board on educational policy.

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President's Office

Dr. Lane Trotter

Executive Assistant: Rosemary Smedley

The President leads the Executive Team, which consists of:

College Executive Team

Deborah Huelscher

Vice President, Administration & Chief Financial Officer
Executive Assistant: Amber Nash

Responsible for:

  • Facilities Services
  • Finance
  • Human Resources
  • IT Services
  • Planning and Accountability
  • Finance
  • Payroll and Benefits
  • Purchasing

John Boraas

Vice President, Education
Executive Assistant: Karen Nightingale

Responsible for:

  • Education Planning & Policy
  • All schools
    • Centre for Sport & Exercise Education
    • School of Access & Eyēʔ Sqȃ’lewen: The Centre for Indigenous Education & Community Connections
    • School of Arts & Science
    • School of Business
    • School of Health & Human Services
    • School of Trades & Technology
  • Applied Research & Innovation
  • Continuing Education—Schools

Geoff Wilmshurst

Vice President, Partnerships
Executive Assistant: Heather Gross

Responsible for:

  • Ancillary Services
  • Advancement and Alumni Engagement, Camosun Foundation
  • Camosun International
  • Continuing Education & Contract Training
  • Enterprise Point
  • External Coordination

Heather Cummings

Vice President, Student Experience
Executive Assistant: Laura Mannerfeldt

Responsible for:

Evan Hilchey

Acting Executive Director, Human Resources
Executive Assistant: TBD

Responsible for:

  • People Plan
  • Human Resources
  • Employee Health, Wellness and Orientation
  • Labour Relations and Collective Bargaining
  • Organizational and People Development

Rodney Porter

Executive Director, Communications & Marketing

Responsible for:

  • Strategic communications planning and insight
  • Media relations and liaison
  • Government relations and protocol
  • Internal and external communications management, including web content oversight
  • Special event planning and coordination, including Convocation ceremonies

Jen Stone

Executive Director, Strategy, Planning, and Transformation

Responsible for:

  • College Strategic Planning
  • Education Quality Assurance
  • College Policy development
  • Institutional Research and Reporting
  • College-wide strategic projects and initiatives