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Executive team

Working closely with President Don Bureaux, our team of vice-presidents ensures our administrative units advance our strategic priorities and support our vision and values.

Glenda Barrett, Chief Financial Officer

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Glenda Barrett, Chief Financial Officer

Responsibilities

  • Financial services
  • Procurement services
  • Ancillary operations

About Glenda

  • Glenda joined NSCC in 2000 as an Assistant Controller and moved into several finance positions at the College over the years.
  • In 2020, Glenda became Director, Financial Services and was appointed Chief Financial Officer in 2022.
  • Glenda's held positions on the Board of Directors at various organizations including CGA NS and the Nova Scotia School Insurance Program and currently serves as an audit committee member for the Council on Admission and Transfer for Nova Scotia (CATNS).

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, Executive Assistant

Anna Burke, Vice-President, College Services and Strategy

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Anna Burke, Vice-President, College Services and Strategy

Responsibilities

  • Digital innovation and technology
  • Facilities and engineering
  • Financial services
  • Marketing and communications
  • Organizational development 
  • Policy, planning and research 

About Anna

  • Anna joined NSCC in 2002 as a member of the Institutional Research team. Since then, she’s held progressively senior roles within the College.
  • In 2014, Anna was appointed Vice-President, Enrolment. She became Vice-President, Academic in 2017 and was named Vice-President, College Services in 2022.
  • Anna is involved in regional and national initiatives to strengthen the college community. She’s an ex-officio member of the Nova Scotia Apprenticeship Agency’s board since 2017 and serves on Colleges and Institutes Canada’s research and statistics committee.

Contact: 
, Executive Assistant

Lynn Hartwell, Vice-President, Campuses and Communities

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Lynn Hartwell, Vice-President, Campuses and Communities

Responsibilities

  • Campus planning
  • Community engagement
  • Student affairs

About Lynn

  • Lynn came to NSCC following a 20-year career in the provincial public service.
  • She served as Deputy Minister of the Nova Scotia Department of Community Services for six years, leading 1800+ staff province-wide to provide Nova Scotians with essential services and supports. Lynn first came to know and love NSCC when she was Senior Executive Director with the Skills and Learning branch of the Department of Labour and Advanced Education.
  • Lynn began her career with the Department of Justice, where, as a Policy Advisor, she drew on her legal education (Bachelor of Laws, Dalhousie University) to fulfill her responsibilities for legislative, policy and project development, particularly in the areas of civil law and family violence.
  • Her career has followed her passion for social justice, social inclusion and social progress.

Contact: 
, Executive Assistant

Jill Provoe, Vice-President, Academic and Equity

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Jill Provoe, Vice-President, Academic and Equity

Responsibilities

  • Academic planning, programming and quality
  • Teaching and learning
  • Enrolment and student services
  • Applied research and innovation
  • International initiatives
  • Human rights, equity and inclusion

About Jill

  • Jill joined NSCC in 2006 as Coordinator of the African Canadian Transition Program. Since then, she’s held progressively senior roles within the College, including her most recent position as Executive Director, Human Rights, Equity and Inclusion.
  • In December 2021, Jill was named Acting Vice-President, Academic and in 2022 became Vice-President Academic.
  • Jill is involved in regional and national initiatives to strengthen the College community through an equity lens. She’s an ex-officio member of the Nova Scotia Apprenticeship Agency’s board, serves on the African Nova Scotian Provincial Advisory Council and strives to ensure that all tenants of the academic experience are designed to support continuous improvement and genuine inclusion.

Contact: 
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