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Corporate Structure

Supporting our vision for success

NAIT meets the current and emerging needs for polytechnic education and applied research in Alberta. To support our polytechnic in achieving its vision we have the following organizational structure.

Board of Governors

NAIT has been a self-governing institution since the Government of Alberta transferred governance of the Institute to the NAIT Board of Governors in 1982.

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President and CEO

Dr. Glenn Feltham was appointed President and CEO of the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology in 2011.

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Vice-President Academic and Provost

Sue Fitzsimmons joined NAIT’s executive team as Vice-President Academic in 2016. Her portfolio expanded in 2019 and she assumed the role of Vice-President Academic and Provost.

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Vice-President Administration and CFO

Dr. Ray Block joined NAIT’s executive as Vice-President Administration & CFO in April 2011, following more than two decades in leadership.

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Vice-President External Relations and CDO

Sandra Marocco was appointed Vice-President and Chief Development Officer at the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT) in September 2018.

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President's Advisory Group

Mandate of the Committee – The President’s Advisory Group (PAG) advises the President on those matters of strategic significance to the operation, resources or affairs of NAIT.

The President’s Advisory Group is chaired by the President and CEO and consists of NAIT’s Executive Committee and senior executive management and Director of Government Relations. The PAG is supported by the Senior Communications Officer and Executive Assistant to the President and CEO.

Meetings are held twice per academic year.

President's Council

The Committee consists of the members of President’s Advisory Group and leadership at NAIT.

President’s Council is chaired by the President and CEO and is a forum for Executive Committee to inform and update NAIT’s leadership on matters affecting the institute for their advising to their respective staff.

Meetings are held twice per academic year.

Academic Council

NAIT’s Academic Council makes recommendations to the Board of Governors about academic policy related to student admissions, courses and programs, academic awards, and other academic matters.

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