Hold the Date: Join Us in Quebec City Saturday and Sunday, May 28 and 29/16

Gastown Steam Clock Dec 2015 Coypright Shelagh DonnellyIt’s that time already … 2015 is winding down, and it’s time to start planning your travel for GPOP’s 2016 gathering, which will be held in Quebec City. You’ll find our group’s Sunday, May 29th AGM and conference already appearing on CICan’s conference website. See below for GPOP’s abstract as it will soon appear on the CICan conference website.

Colleges and Institutes Canada: Governance and President’s Office Professionals (CICan: GPOP)
(Networking Opportunities
— Best Practices — Professional Development)

Please join your governance and president’s office colleagues from across the country to benefit from great networking, sharing and learning best practices.  We are a national association with our own board of directors and a focus on professional development specifically designed for those of us who support boards and presidents.  Our annual gathering includes an AGM, and we welcome peers who serve as the right hand of their respective board or CEO within any public Canadian cégep, college or post-secondary institute.  Please check out our website gpop.ca for more information.


Saturday, May 28, 2016

GPOP Networking Social, 5:00 pm: Details will follow, as planning is still underway. Last year’s networking social took the form of a dinner.

Sunday, May 29, 2016

GPOP Conference and AGM from 8:00 am to 3:30 pm

CICan 2016 Conference Official Opening from 4:00 to 5:30 pm

CICan Regional Festivities: River Cruise from 6:30 to 9:30 pm

CICan’s 2016 Conference

The 2016 conference features a Leadership and Governance stream, which CICan suggests “will be of particular interest to college and institute senior administrators, as well as college and institute board members”.

Are you following GPOP on Twitter yet? If you do, you’ll receive an alert any time we publish conference or other updates to the GPOP website.

It’s easy to find and follow us on Twitter, where we’re known as GPOP@PBSNPNPA.

Click here, on any of the Twitter icons at the right of your screen, or just copy and paste the following URL into your web browser: https://twitter.com/PBSNPNPA


Your 2015-16 Conference and Professional Development Committee, led by Chair Jenny Forestell

 Nicole Blanchette (she’s back!), Senior Executive Associate/Board Coordinator, Office of the President, NorQuest College

Geneviève Clément,  Executive Assistant to the President and CEO, Red River College

Jenny Forestell, Executive Assistant ┃ Board of Governors, New Brunswick Community College

Joanne O’Neill, Executive Assistant, Nova Scotia Community College





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