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Do you have questions on articles in collective agreements, VIU's Joint Early Intervention Program, Return to Work or benefits package? Do you have questions on employee recruitment, orientation, and job evaluation?

Here you can ask an employee relations specialist questions related to collective bargaining and employee relations.

Please ask your questions through and an HR Advisors or Specialist will be happy to assist you.

Below are our HR Advisors and Specialists.

Megan’s HR career started in the forestry and government sectors and she has since been with VIU, as a student and an employee, for well over a decade. Her deep knowledge allows her to advise on a variety of workplace issues and she supports her areas with stability, understanding and keen insights.

For a full listing of Megan’s service areas, please visit Areas of Responsibility. Contact her for any clarification on workplace support matters.

Jennifer is VIU’s specialist for Employee Well-being and Benefits. She enjoys using her years of skill and experience to support employee welfare and to make well-being initiatives available for all employees. Jennifer’s areas of focus include Joint Early Intervention and return to work programs; short- and long-term disability management; and connecting employees with their benefits.

Susan brings an abundance of VIU experience and over a decade of HR experience to her role as an HR Advisor. Her steady manner and unwavering understanding of HR principles makes her an asset to her service areas.

For a full listing of Susan’s service areas, please visit Areas of Responsibility. Contact her for advice, information and solutions on workplace issues.

Carole is a committed HR professional with over a decade of professional experience. She uses her expertise to focus on job development and evaluation, employee training and HR systems management. Carole maintains her focus on being helpful and she is passionate about the role a progressive HR practitioner plays in supporting employee growth and development.

As Manager of Talent Acquisition, Development and Retention Strategies for VIU, Debra works to develop and manage the growth vision for the University’s employee recruitment.

Using her extensive VIU experience and a background as an award-winning corporate marketer, Debra works towards defining VIU’s employment brand and sharing the benefits of the VIU employment experience with others. Contact Debra to explore the opportunities available around employee recruitment and retention within your areas.

Mark’s background in post-secondary and various levels of government has been an asset to his role here at VIU. He provides insightful HR guidance that is supported by the MBA he earned from VIU and his undergraduate degrees in Business and Psychology.

For a full listing of Mark’s service areas, please visit Areas of Responsibility. Reach out to him for guidance and answers related to your workplace matters.

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