2016 Program Alumni

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Alison Andresen

Renn Bibeau

Starting off in Vancouver and working in the financial sector, Alison has 20+ years of experience. Past roles include: account manager, assistant branch manager and is currently Branch Manager of the Vancity, Victoria branch.

Renn is currently Communications and Services Coordinator at Healthserv Professionals Inc. Her education background is from Mount Royal University (Vocal Performance Diploma) & UVIC (Bachelor of Music, Vocal Performance).

Marja Blasé

Jeffrey (Jeff) Butcher


With a diploma in Environmental Engineering Technology (Georgian College), Jeff has years of experience using Key Engineering Programs & project management in engineering. He works as an Underground Services Technologist (District of Saanich).

Pam Chandla

Holly Courtright

Pam has worked at BC Public Services for 12+ years. Starting off as a coordinator for 9 years, she transitioned to Vendor relationship Manager for the Business Performance Division since 2016.

With a BA from UVIC and a Masters in Human Rights & Environmental rights (University of Sydney), Holly started her career as a Project Coordinator at IICRD. She is currently self-employed as a realtor.

Jane Drengson

Gillie Easdon

Jane holds a BSc and Masters of Science from UVIC. During her time in the program, she was at Pacifica Housing Advisory Association as HR and IT Coordinator. Since 2017, she works at UVIC and is currently Academic Advisor & Admissions Officer.

Gillie has experience in writing for websites, feature articles, annual reports, and grant applications. Since 2002 she has been self-employed at Gillie Eason – Writing & Communications. Her education is from the U of Toronto majoring in Theatre & minoring in Philosophy.

Stefan Egilson

Julia Keenan


Julia has extensive volunteering experience. From Fund Development Volunteer at Canadian Red Cross to Chairing for the Association of Fundraising Professionals. With 5+ years of experience in Alumni and Development, she is currently an Alumni Annual Giving Officer at UVIC.

Adrien Leduc

Cory Manton

Adrien holds a BA in History from Carleton University. During his time in our program, he was employed by the John Howard Society as an Employment Counselor. 

Cory received his bachelor’s degree in economics from Simon Fraser University. He started as a Manager at the District of Saanich and since 2016, he has been a manager at the City of Langford.

Brendan Mather

Kimberly Newton

With a B.Sc (Geography) from UVIC, Brendan enjoyed climatology, medical geography, and disaster planning courses. He began his career with Island Health as Analyst and Consultant. He is currently Project Assessment Director at BC Environmental Assessment Office.


Daniel Pizarro

Alicea Praeker

Daniel is modernizing government operations through digital transformation. He is currently Senior Director OCIO Digital Services Office. Previously, he was Senior Regional Manager at BC Transit, responsible for stakeholder management programs.


Jeanine Reemst

Felicia Rozon

During her time the program, Jeanine was Employment Services Manager at Garth Homer Society. She is currently Employment Facilitator of Sport and Tech Programs at Camosun College. 

Felicia works in the Human Resources Department at the Victoria Cool Aid Society.

Joshua (Josh) Stevens

Ronda Watson

Josh has worked at Microsoft, Nokia and since 2017, Telus, where is Senior Cyber Security Specialist. He is also Chapter President of the Victoria ISACA, where he has also served as VP and Academic Relations Director.

Ronda has worked as Team supervisor at BC Public Service Agency. She is currently Manager of contact center operations.


Congratulations 2016 Grads! We wish you all the best with your future learning endeavours.


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