Georgian welcomes new Associate Vice President, Academic
Sept. 7, 2023
Georgian’s incoming Associate Vice President, Academic (AVPA) will be Sheila West, the college’s current Dean of Health, Wellness and Sciences (HWS).
Sheila brings to the role more than 20 years of progressive academic leadership experience within the Ontario college system in the areas of health and allied health programs.
She joined Georgian in 2019 and since 2020 has served as the Dean of HWS, overseeing the academic delivery of a diverse suite of regulated and non-regulated health profession programs.
Sheila holds a master’s degree in Nursing from the University of Toronto with a focus on acute care and health teaching.
She’s the recipient of several awards, including the Award of Excellence and Innovation in Partnerships and Collaboration with the Canadian Network for Innovation in Education, the Innovation for Practical Nursing Education Award, and the Distinguished Faculty and Helping Hands Awards from Humber College.
Over the course of her career, Sheila has sat on numerous committees and advisory boards and currently holds a Board of Directors position with Victoria Village and sits on the WeRPN Research Advisory Council.
Sheila’s first day as AVPA is Sept. 18.