Thompson Rivers University
Thompson Rivers University

Meet Our Team

Larry Philips

Larry Phillips 
Executive 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

  Theron Reed

 Theron Reed 

 Manager, Total Rewards and Recognition

 

Photo of Kiara

 Kiara Card

Manager, People Development

 

Coby Fulton

Manager, Learning & Engagement

 

 

Human Resources Consultant

 

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 Advisor

Sarah Naismith

In addition to managing her portfolio, Sarah 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 Coordinator

Debbie McNichol

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

Human Resources Officers

Gillian Perran, Jody Coolahan and Trish Larson 
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

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.

Vacant, 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 HRServices@tru.ca.