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Office of the President

Olds College is governed by the Alberta Post-secondary Learning Act.
The Act governs both the structure for the Board of Governors and College administration.

Please reference individual pages for information regarding the College's policies, reports, Board of Governors and management.

President Tom Thompson

Dr. H. J. (Tom) Thompson
"Olds College takes pride in providing students with an unforgettable experience. Our small class sizes, customized training, industry expert instructors and hands-on education continue to be invaluable features of the programs we offer. With industry approved and supported programs, we focus on the success of the student, both in the classroom and out, adding sport, social and club activities that enhance the “Olds College experience” that we are well known for."

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Heather Steckly
Executive Assistant to the President and Board of Governors

Phone: (403) 556-8300
Cell Phone:  403 559-7474
Toll Free: 1-800-661-6537 ext 8300


4500 - 50 Street
Olds, Alberta
T4H 1R6

Vice President Jason

Jason Dewling
Vice President Academic and Research

Executive Assistant:  
Christean Konashuk
 (403) 556-8211

Academic Leadership

Dan Daley
Dean of Trades and Con-Ed

Phone: (403) 556-8272 
W. J. Elliot Building


Dalin Bullock
Dean, Animal Science and Horticulture
Animal Science Building

Barb Mulholland
Dean of Agribusiness, Land and Fashion

Phone: (403) 556-8318
Duncan Marshall Place


Mustansar Nadeem
Chief Financial Officer

Phone: (403) 556-4729 
Duncan Marshall Place


Toby Williams
Director, Centre for Innovation

Phone: (403) 507-7702 
Dr. Robert Turner Research Centre


Gordon Gilchrist
Director, Educational Technology & Curriculum

Phone: (403) 556-8270
Land Sciences Centre

Dr. Pablo

Manger, International Development and Programs

Phone:  (403) 507-7978
Dr. Robert Turner Research Centre

Tanya McDonald

Tanya McDonald
Vice President Advancement

Executive Assistant:  
Anne Woods
 (403) 556-8210

Advancement Leadership

Mark McLoughlin
Executive Director, Campaign

Phone: (403) 507-7913

Bob Murray
Director, Athletics

Phone: (403) 507-7783 

Charllotte Adkens-Weiler
Chief Development Officer

Phone: (403) 507-7716 
Learning Resource Centre

Blayne Meek
Manager, Corporate Communications & Marketing

Phone: (403) 556-4760


VP Debbie Thompson

Debbie Thompson
Vice President Student and Support Services

Executive Assistant:  
Jacqueline Sotnikow
  (403) 556-8303

Student Support Services Leadership

Jen Donofrio
Director of Facilities and Sustainability

Phone: (403) 556-4757
Campus Facilities


Joe Guenther
Director, Information Technology

Phone: (403) 507-7923
Learning Commons


Kerry Moynihan
Director, Guest Experience

Phone: (403) 556-4762
James Murray Building


Laurie Duggan
Director, Human Resources

Phone: (403) 556-8364
Duncan Marshall Place


Peter Mal
Acting Registrar & Executive Director, Student Services

Phone: (403) 556-8286 
Bell eLearning Centre

Trina Radcliffe
Manager, Community Initiatives

Phone:  (403) 556-8351
Duncan Marshall Place


Chief Innovation Officer

Stuart Cullum
Chief Innovation Officer

Acting Executive Assistant:  
Barb Northcott
  (403) 556-8214






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Olds College Switchboard

Phone: 1 (403) 556-8281
Toll Free:
 1 (403) 556-4711

Annual Report

Annual Report


Vision Statement
Olds College shall be the premier integrated learning and applied research community specializing in agriculture, horticulture, land and environmental stewardship.

Report to Community

Report to Community 


Mission Statement
Our Mission is to create an environment for learning, inquiry, partnership and communication that supports our students, our employees and our communities in the service of society.

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