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Laurier appoints new assistant vice-president: financial resources
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I am pleased to announce that the search process for the Assistant Vice-President: Financial Resources is now complete and that Joanne McKee will assume the position on Oct. 1, 2012.
Joanne comes to Laurier with extensive financial leadership experience, most recently in the position of Interim Vice-President: Finance at Brock University. Previously, Joanne held the position of Associate Vice-President Finance at Brock University, and was Director of Financial Services at Niagara College. She also has experience as a Senior Auditor and Manager with KPMG, LLP in Hamilton.
Joanne graduated from Brock's Co-op Accounting Program with a B.Admin and has obtained her Chartered Accountant (CA) designation and her Master's in Business Administration (MBA) from Niagara University in Lewiston, N.Y. She is an active member of the Council of Finance Officers - Universities of Ontario (COFU-UO) and was the recipient of the COFO-UO Distinguished Leadership Award in 2011.
Please join me in welcoming Joanne McKee to Wilfrid Laurier University commencing October 1, 2012.
I want to extend my personal thanks and recognition to Wayne Steffler for his leadership as Interim AVP: Financial Resources over the past six months. During his time at Laurier, Wayne has played an integral role in the growth and development of the Finance and Administration area, particularly in the areas of Finance, Retail/Printing/Distribution Operations, Parking, and Procurement. He will resume his permanent role as AVP: Administration in October.