Jason joined Humber in 2009 as Dean of Students, and was appointed Vice President, Student and Community Engagement in 2013. Jason’s career spans more than 25 years at a number of postsecondary institutions across North America. Prior to his current role, he spent 12 years as Dean of Students, four at Humber and eight years at Victoria University in the University of Toronto. Jason is currently the chair of the provincial Coordinating Committee of Vice Presidents Students (CCVPS), co-leads the Canadian SEM Summit, an independent forum for dialogue on Strategic Enrolment Management issues, and co-sponsors Humber’s Academic and SEM Plans.
Jason has led a focus on active community engagement, reorienting and aligning key elements of student services and taking a strong divisional focus on assessment in order to demonstrate the effectiveness and impact of services and programs on student success. Jason has worked in partnership with Humber’s Aboriginal Resource Centre in order to advance institutional commitments to Truth and Reconciliation and the Indigenous Education Protocol. In addition, he has participated in efforts to advance indigenous education provincially, by encouraging collaboration between CCVPA, CCVPS and IPEC, the indigenous voice and advocacy group within the Colleges Ontario structure.
Jason holds an M.Ed. in Higher Education and Student Affairs Administration from the University of Vermont and an MBA from the University of Alberta.