University Relations

Innovation Precinct Annexation 1 (IA1)
3505 Spectrum Court
Kelowna, BC Canada V1V 2Z1

Leadership and Administration

Marten Youssef

Marten Youssef
Associate Vice-President, University Relations

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Suzanne Chorney
Executive Assistant

Ceremonies and Events

Alanna Vernon
Associate Director, Ceremonies & Events

Erin Podmorow
Event Specialist

Kara Crampton
Events Assistant

Communications and Marketing

Leanne Takenaka
Associate Director, Communications & Marketing

Content & storytelling

Viola Cohen
Communications and Marketing Strategist

David Trifunov
Content Strategist and Writer


Digital Marketing & social media

Adam Eisenbarth
Digital Marketing Manager

Alex Howie
Digital Marketing Specialist

Timothy Lynch
Digital Strategist

Creative Design

Diana Bartel
Communications Design Team Lead

Wiesje Stoneson
Communications Design Lead, Students

Jenelle LeBlanc
Associate Communications Designer

Margo Yacheshyn

Web & Communications

Randy Lievers
Senior Manager, Web and Communications

Chris Guenard
Digital Channels Communications Coordinator

Communications and Marketing Specialist

Public Affairs

Media Relations and Community Engagement

Nathan Skolski
Associate Director, Public Affairs

Suann Brown
Community Engagement Strategist

Patty Wellborn
Media Strategist

Alex GrahamĀ 
Internal Communications Strategist