Ken Tourand

Ken Tourand

Location
Merritt, BC
Director since
Latest date for retirement
Appointed by
Board
Positions Held:

Member, Finance & Audit Committee
Member, Governance and Human Resources Committee

Ken Tourand is President and CEO of the Nicola Valley Institute of Technology (NVIT), BC’s Indigenous public post-secondary institution. Prior to taking on this role in 2010, he worked in a variety of senior management and leadership roles with NVIT, where he has worked since 1995. Ken serves on the board of directors for the BC Association of Institutes and Universities and is past chair of the Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICAN) Indigenous Advisory Committee where he led a national committee responsible for development of a national Indigenous protocol for post-secondary Institutions. He currently sits as an Advisory member for the BC Aboriginal Business Awards. Ken has an undergraduate degree in business administration from Simon Fraser University and a Master of Arts in leadership and training from Royal Roads University