Student Affairs Administration

Irlanda Price, MSW

Associate Vice-President, Student Affairs

The Associate Vice-President, Student Affairs is responsible for the overall strategic and operational direction of the Student Affairs Division at all campuses of Vancouver Island University, as well as oversight and responsibility for issues related to institutional student conduct. The Associate Vice-President, Student Affairs has administrative responsibility for policies such as the Sexual Misconduct Policy, the Student Conduct Code, the Student Academic Code of Conduct and the Academic Appeals Policy.

The Associate Vice-President, Student Affairs’ portfolio includes the office of the Director, Student Services, Athletics & Recreation, Student Engagement and Experiential Learning, and the Student Conduct Office (see below).

Email: Irlanda Price
Phone: 250.740.6570 

Jolene Edmunds

Interim Manager, Student Affairs 

The Manager, Student Affairs manages daily operations of the Office of Student Affairs and contributes to the effective operation of Student Affairs departments. This includes budget oversight, overseeing human resources, and supporting students and community members who reach out to the Student Affairs team. The Manager is also responsible for overseeing the Appeals process and academic misconduct. 

Phone: 250.740.6594

Brittany Parker, MBA (currently on Parental Leave)

Manager, Student Affairs/Interim Director, Student Engagement and Experiential Learning (Centre for Experiential Learning)

The Director, Student Engagement & Experiential Learning is responsible for strategic and operational planning providing direction and management of the Centre for Experiential Learning (CEL). The CEL is composed of work-integrated learning, student employment, co-curricular engagement and learning, and peer-supported learning programs. 

Email: Brittany Parker

Chris Yeast

Administrative Assistant, Office of the AVP, Student Affairs

The Administrative Assistant provides support to the Associate Vice-President, Student Affairs, the Manager, Student Affairs, Financial Aid and Awards, Accessibility Services, and Assessments and Exam Invigilation Services. Carol is available to address any questions or concerns.

Email: Chris Yeast
Phone: 250.740.6412

Bryan Tinlin, MES

Director, Student Services

The Director,Student Services is responsible for strategic and operational planning providing direction and management of the student success and wellness portfolios for Student Affairs at all campuses of Vancouver Island University. These include Assessments & Exam Invigilation Services, Counselling, the Health and Wellness Clinic, Financial Aid & Awards, Accessibility Services, Services for Aboriginal Students, and the Risk and Threat Assessment Team.

Email: Bryan Tinlin
Phone: 250.740.6406

Danielle Hyde, BTM, MSC Sport Management

Interim Director, Athletics and Recreation

The Director, Athletics and Recreation is responsible for strategic and operational planning providing direction and management to the Intercollegiate Athletic program as well as the Recreation programming at VIU. 

Email: Danielle Hyde
Phone: 250.740.6431

Jennifer Jensen-Richards

Manager, Financial Aid, Awards and Assessment Services

The Manager, Financial Aid, Awards and Assessment Services is responsible for the Financial Aid and Awards portfolio in addition to VIU's Assessment and Exam Invigilation Services, which includes providing accommodated exams to students who are registered with Accessibility Services.

Email: Jennifer Jensen-Richards
Phone: 250.740.6423

Imre Juurlink, MA (Criminology)

Conduct Manager, Student Conduct and Care Office

The Conduct Manager enacts University policies and procedures related to student conduct, sexual misconduct, and violence risk and threat assessment. Imre oversees the Student Conduct and Care office and Chairs the Collaborative Assessment, Response and Education (CARE) committee.


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