NAIT welcomes new member to board of governors
NAIT is pleased to announce the appointment of ATCO Vice President Regulatory & Controller Valerie Berger (Accounting ’90) to its board of governors.
“The board plays an essential role in the stewardship of this polytechnic,” said Chair Brent Hesje. “With Valerie’s proven business acumen and financial leadership, she will be a tremendous addition to this team. She also offers a valuable perspective as a NAIT grad.”
Berger has been with ATCO for over eight years in a variety of managerial positions progressing to her executive role. Prior to that, she spent 11 years with PricewaterhouseCoopers. In addition to a NAIT Accounting diploma she holds both Chartered Accountant and Certified Management Accountant designations.
Berger replaces Kerry Brown, president and CEO of Foundation Equity Corp., a venture capital investment fund. Brown served on NAIT’s board of governors for six years.
“NAIT has an outstanding board of governors comprising of industry, staff and students members with a strong tradition of managing the institution towards success in meeting the needs of Alberta and our students,” said President and CEO Dr. Glenn Feltham. “I look forward to working with Valerie Berger and, on behalf of our staff and students, express appreciation to Kerry Brown who has served with distinction since 2008.”
The Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT) is a leading Canadian polytechnic, delivering education in science, technology and the environment; business; health and trades. With more than 60,000 credit and non-credit students and a 98 per cent employer satisfaction rate, NAIT grads are essential to Alberta’s prosperity. Known for hands-on, technology-based learning, NAIT engages with business and industry in applied research and innovation and provides corporate training around the world. Recognized as one of Alberta’s top employers, NAIT provides outstanding returns on investment for its graduates, partners, the provincial government and the people of Alberta.
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