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 

Brittany Parker, MBA 

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. 

Email: Brittany Parker

Phone: 250.740.6594

Chris Yeast

Assistant Manager, Office of the AVP, Student Affairs

The Assistant Manager provides support to the Associate Vice-President, Student Affairs, the Manager, Student Affairs, Financial Aid and Awards, Accessibility Services, and Assessment and Exam Services. Chris 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 Assessment and Exam 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

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: 250.740.6429

David Forrester

Manager, Athletics and Recreation

The Manager, Athletics and Recreation is responsible for the oversight of the day-to-day operations of the VIU Gymnasium, athletics facilities and outdoor recreation programming.

Email: David Forrester
Phone: 250.740.6431

Danielle Johnsrude, MA

Director, Centre for Experiential Learning and Student Engagement

The Director, Centre for Experiential Learning and Student Engagement is responsible for the Centre for Experiential Learning, which facilitates learning opportunities for students such as internship and co-op placements. The Director also oversees the Office of Co-Curricular Engagement and Learning which facilities a number of student initiatives, such as RockVIU.

Email: Danielle Johnsrude

Jennifer Jensen-Richards

Manager, Financial Aid, Awards and Assessment and Exam Services

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

Email: Jennifer Jensen-Richards
Phone: 250.740.6423

Jennifer Jensen-Richards

Manager, Financial Aid, Awards and Assessment and Exam Services

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

Email: Jennifer Jensen-Richards
Phone: 250.740.6423

Kayla Fowler

Manager, Health & Wellness Centre

The Manager, Health & Wellness Centre oversees the effective day-to-day operations of the services offered through the Health & Wellness Centre, which in a Student Health Clinic that is staffed by two nurse practitioners, as well as Counselling Services.

Email: Kayla Fowler

For General Inquiries

Email: StudentAffairsAdmin@viu.ca