Cindy Leonard has been appointed the new Ombuds Officer at the UBC – Okanagan Campus in Kelowna. She follows Michael Jud, who held the position for about a year before moving to the Office of the University Counsel in January 2019. Leonard recently relocated to Kelowna and brings experience from a long-serving career in the education sector.
Cindy graduated from the Campus Saint-Jean, a French-language faculty of the University of Alberta. There, she developed the skills required to serve in many school boards and teach various French as a Second Language programs across Canada. She still holds a a Professional Teaching Certificate in both BC and Ontario. She is also a member of the Association of Canadian College and University Ombudspersons. (UBC Ombuds.)
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