Current Board Members
Doug Owram, Chair
Dr. Doug Owram completed his term as Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Principal of the University of British Columbia’s Okanagan campus in June 2012 and previously served in several administrative positions at the University of Alberta. Doug has been a member of the DQAB since March 2014 and appointed Chair in May 2019.
Barry Hogan, Vice-Chair
Dr. Barry Hogan retired from the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) in 2019 as Dean, Academic Planning and Quality Assurance, following a progressive career at BCIT that began in 2002. Barry has been a member of the DQAB since November 2016 and appointed Vice-Chair in May 2019.
Dr. Kathy Denton is the President of Douglas College and has worked at the College since 1993, first as a faculty member, then in a sequence of administrative positions. Kathy has been a member of the DQAB since November 2016.
Dr. Hugh Brock joined UBC in 1982 as a professor, and spent his career there, retiring in 2019. Hugh has been a member of the DQAB since February 2018.
Dr. Brad O’Hara joined Adler University in 2016 as Executive Dean of the Vancouver campus. Brad has been a member of the DQAB since November 2019.
Dr. Trevor Toone retired from Columbia College in 2018 where he was Principal since 1999. Trevor has been a member of the DQAB since November 2016.
Dr. David Lefebure is the Principal of Lefebure GeoLogic Ltd and an Adjunct Professor at the University of Victoria. David has been a member of the DQAB since November 2016.
Dr. Kathy Lewis is a Professor and Acting Vice-President , Research and Innovation at the University of Northern British Columbia. Kathy has been a member of the DQAB since July 2021.
Dr. John Chenoweth is Dean and Associate Vice-President at Nicola Valley Institute of Technology. John has been a member of the DQAB since July 2021.
Gina Layte Liston
Gina Layte Liston is a Registered Professional Biologist and former Director of Public Works for the City of Prince George. Gina has been a member of the DQAB since July 2021.
Dr. Tarnai-Lokhorst is President of the Lokhorst Group Ventures and teaches engineering, project management and social responsibility courses for Camosun College and the University of British Columbia. Katherina has been a member of the DQAB since July 2021.
Dr. Robert Fleming is the Executive Director & Co-chair of the BC Council on Admissions and Transfer (BCCAT). Rob has been a non-voting member of the DQAB since August 2010.
Nicola Lemmer is Assistant Deputy Minister, Post-Secondary Policy and Programs, Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Training. Nicola has been a non-voting member of the DQAB since April 2021.