Thompson Rivers University
Thompson Rivers University

Meet Our Team

Larry Philips

Larry Phillips 
Director, Human Resources

Amanda Ellison

Amanda Ellison
Associate Director, Human Resources

 
 

Human Resources Managers

Paul Archer

Paul Archer
Manager, HR Solutions and Analytics

Sandy Scarff

Sandy Scarff
Manager, Labour Relations

Jenny Gomes

Jenny Gomes
Manager, Work/Life and Retention

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Laura Cooke
Manager, Organizational Engagement and Learning

Theron Reed

Theron Reed
Manager, Total Rewards and Recognition

 

Human Resources Advisors

Don Lam

Don Lam

In addition to managing his portfolio, Don provides a wide range of human resources services for employees and managers including sound advice on recruitment and selection, performance management, conflict resolution and interpretation of collective agreements, policies and procedures.

Mike McKeen

Mike McKeen

In addition to managing his portfolio, Mike provides a wide range of human resources services for employees and managers including sound advice on recruitment and selection, performance management, conflict resolution and interpretation of collective agreements, policies and procedures.

Human Resources Officers

Gillian Perran, Carson Danyluik and Shayleen Georget
The HR Officers are responsible for: benefit administration, new employee enrolment, pension support, termination processes, timesheets and sessional appointment processing. Any related inquiries can be sent to HROfficers@tru.ca.

Administrative Support

Debbie McNichol, Human Resources Coordinator
Provides confidential administrative support to the HR Director in: Labour Relations, CUPE job evaluation, HR policies and procedures and preparing correspondence.

Vicky Reid, Human Resources Assistant
Responsible for the application process including posting advertisements, preparing CUPE offer letters, processing expense claims and providing reception for the HR office.

Joey Manuel, HR Information System Coordinator
Is responsible for HR report creation, database management and for the tracking and compiling of employee information. HR report requests can be sent to Joey at HRServices@tru.ca.