To: All UBC students, faculty and staff
The term of Vice President, Finance, Operations and Resources, Pierre Ouillet comes to an end on December 31, 2013. I have determined that I will consider Mr. Ouillet’s reappointment. A committee has been established to make a recommendation to the Board of Governors concerning the possible reappointment of Mr. Ouillet.
The Vice President, responsible to the President, provides strategic leadership to the Finance, Operations and Resources portfolio to accomplish the vision, commitments, goals, and actions as set out in Place and Promise: The UBC Plan.
The Vice President provides oversight for a complex portfolio focusing on increasing UBC’s position as a globally influential, research intensive university.
The following have been appointed or elected to the Committee:
– Stephen Toope, Chair
– Jason McLean [Board of Governors]
– Blye Frank [Dean]
– Anji Redish [Senior Leader]
– Ken Baimbridge [Faculty]
– Debbie Harvie [Portfolio]
– Peter Smailes [Portfolio]
– Michael Shakespeare [Portfolio, Okanagan]
– Jai Parihar [IMANT]
– Patricia Stevens, Secretary
The Committee is entering into a consultative process to define the main challenges of the portfolio, and in that context, to identify the main needs of the portfolio over the next five years. Following the deliberations of the Committee, I will make a recommendation to the Board of Governors concerning the possible reappointment of Mr. Ouillet.
Please write or email the Committee in confidence through Patricia Stevens, Office of the President at 604-822-0663 or email@example.com if you would like to make a written submission to the Committee. Submissions should be made no later than October 18, 2013.
I strongly encourage you to participate in this important reappointment process.
Stephen J. Toope
President and Vice-Chancellor