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.

Kathy Denton
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.

Hugh Brock
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.

Brad O’Hara
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.

Trevor Toone
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.

David Lefebure
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.

Kathy Lewis
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.

John Chenoweth
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.

Katherina Tarnai-Lokhorst
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.

Rob Fleming
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
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.