March 26, 2018
The Faculty of Education is pleased to announce that Ms. Moira McDermott has joined the Faculty of Education as Director, Communications, as of Monday March 26, 2018.
Ms. McDermott comes with over 20 years of experience in communications, marketing and public relations, both in post-secondary institutions and in the public and private sector. Ms. McDermott has received Professional Accreditation (APR), is a Certified Advertising Agency Practitioner (CAAP) and also received the IAP2 Certification from the International Association for Public Participation. Her contributions to the Province of British Columbia has earned her the Deputy Minister’s Certificate of Recognition for the Ministry of Education’s Employee Learning Strategy and British Columbia Premier’s Certificate of Recognition for contributions to the Queen’s Jubilee Visit. In her current and former positions, Ms. McDermott has lead the communications and marketing portfolio to significantly increase the applications for a new Bachelor of International Economics (BIE) degree and has held extensive experience in advising senior leadership, Board members, staff, alumni and faculty in various organizations.
In her role as Director, Communications, Ms. McDermott will be responsible for the development, implementation and evaluation of media, public relations and other communications strategies for the Faculty of Education, provision of guidance and collaboration with unit-level communicators, liaison with other Faculties and central units for Faculty promotion and acting as a key communicator between the Faculty of Education and external organizations.
Ms. McDermott’s office will be located on the 6th Floor, Neville Scarfe Building, in Room 2620. She can be contacted at email@example.com or 604-822-0853.
Please join us in welcoming Ms. McDermott to the Faculty of Education!