Phone: 1.888.828.3399 ext 6987
InterestsSoccer*, hockey and travel. *Football to you purists (smiles).
Notable football events I have attended:
Tottenham v Burnley at Wembley
Man City v SouthHampton at the Etihad
Benficca v Juventus at the Estadio da Luz in Lisbon Europa League Semi-Final
National Football Museum in Manchester
Research InterestsEffective and efficient use of technology in the successful delivery of distance education.
EducationMasters of Business Administration University of Alberta
Masters of Science in Electrical / Biomedical Engineering University of Alberta
Chartered Professional Accountant
Certified General Accountant
Certified Health Care Executive
Certified Clinical Engineer
Canadian Securities Course
Bachelor of Science (with Distinction) in Electrical Engineering U. of A.
PublicationsPresentations/ Conferences Attended:
Online Learning Consortium
Orlando, Fl 15-17 Nov. 2017
The Teaching Professor Technology Conference
New Orleans, LA 2-4 October 2015
12th World Congress of Accounting Educators & Researchers
Florence, Italy 13-15 November 2014
6th International Conference of Education, Research & Innovation
Seville, Spain 18-20 November 2013
Authored and presented a paper
"Distance Education in British Columbia"
2011 Thompson Rivers University Award
2011 Open Learning Division of Thompson Rivers
Outstanding Service Award
Association for Advancement of Medical Instrumentation Mid-Year Meeting October 1993 in Bellevue Washington.
presented a session on The Canadian Health Care System with an emphasis on comparing and contrasting the Canadian and US systems
Review of Scheduled Performance Assurance Inspections, Journal of Clinical Engineering, March April 1993, Volume 18, Number 2, pages 159 164.
Who, What, Where, When, Why & How: Technology Assessment in a Hospital Setting, Medical & Biological Engineering & Computing, 1993, 31, HTA25-HTA27. (Based on a presentation at the International Society of Technology Assessment in Health Care Vancouver, Canada 1992
A Clinical Engineering Information System Incorporating ECRI-HECS, HECSLINK, and dBase, Biomedical Instrumentation & Technology, Volume 27, Number 1, January/February 1993, pp. 33-41. (Based on a presentation at the 1992 Annual AAMI (Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation Meeting) in Los Angeles).
A Prelude to Quality Assurance for Biomedical Engineering presented at the Canadian Medical Biological Engineering Society Conference, Vancouver, Canada July 1986.
Equipment Acquisition at the University of Alberta Hospitals, presented at the Congress on Medical Instrumentation, Amsterdam, Holland July 1984.
A Microprocessor Controlled C.T. Scanner, Journal of Computer Assisted Tomography, December 1980
Employment HistoryThompson Rivers University / 1988 to Present
formerly B.C. Open University/ Open Learning
Vancouver Coastal Health/ 2004 to 2008
Director, Supply Chain Processes / Director, Purchasing
Patient Safety Steering Committee
Workers Compensation Board/ 1998 to 2003
Client Services Manager, Health Care Services
North Shore Health Region/ 1994 to 1998
Manager, Finance & Manager, Biomedical Engineering
Fraser Burrard Hospital Society 1985 to 1994
Director, Biomedical Engineering
Coordinator, Strategic Planning
University of Alberta Hospitals 1982 to 1985
Manager, Equipment and Facility Planning
Courses TaughtAccounting (ACCT)
1211 Introductory Accounting I
1221 Introductory Accounting II
2281 Sage (Simply) Accounting (Accounting Software)
3201 Intermediate Financial Accounting I
3211 Intermediate Financial Accounting II
2251 Managerial Accounting /Cost Accounting I
3251 Managerial Accounting /Cost Accounting II
4251 Advanced Managerial / Cost Accounting Case Approach
4211 Advanced Accounting Theory (course is no longer offered)
Management Information Systems (MIST)
2611 Management Information Systems I
Organizational Behavior (ORGB)
4661 Advanced Leadership and Change Management
4751 New Venture Creation
1071 Fundamentals of Math for Business & Economics
1721 Applied Math and Science for Water Treatment Technology
Professional AffiliationsChartered Professional Accountant
Certified General Accountants
Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of B.C.
Canadian College of Health Service Executives