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University Executive

The Kwantlen Polytechnic University Executive was established for the purpose of providing the President a forum for discussion and consultation on matters of strategic and common concern to the University, and also to provide for the exchange of information and views among members of the senior leadership group. Members of the University Executive currently include:

  • Alan Davis / President & Vice Chancellor
  • Diane Purvey / Provost & Vice President, Academic
  • Peter Smailes / Vice President, Administration
  • Randall Heidt, Vice President, External Affairs
  • Zena Mitchell, Vice President, Students
  • Laurie Clancy, Vice President, Human Resources
  • Asma Sayed, Interim Vice President, Equity and Inclusive Communities
  • Chervahun Emilien, Chief Financial Officer
  • Lori McElroy / Associate Vice President, Planning and Accountability
  • Lily Chong / University Secretary and Executive Assistant to the President
  • Jennifer Duprey, General Counsel
  • David Burns, Associate Vice President, Academic
  • Gayle Bedard, Associate Vice President, Indigenous Leadership
  • Deepak Gupta, Associate Vice President, Research, Innovation and Grad Studies
  • Sharmen Lee, Dean, Faculty of Health
  • David Connop Price, Interim Director, Communications and Media Relations