Contacting the General Counsel and Secretariat

Address

805 TRU Way
Kamloops, BC V2C 0C8

Inquiries

Phone: 250-828-5003
Fax: 250-828-5394

John Sparks

John Sparks

General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

Phone: 250-828-5002 | Email: gc@tru.ca

  • Acts as a principal legal officer to the university
  • Works closely with the senior management team to provide leadership in all matters with legal implications for the university
  • Responsible for the university secretariat

Angela Biro

Assistant to General Counsel

Phone: 250-828-5003 | Email: abiro@tru.ca

  • Management of the university's contract administrative system
  • Maintains external counsel billing
  • Secretary to Senate steering committee

Charlene Myers

Manager, University Governance

Phone: 250-828-5318 | Email: cmyers@tru.ca

  • Oversee the coordination of the university governing bodies
  • Board of Governors and committees
  • Senate
  • Presidential search
  • Support for the chancellor
  • Policies and procedures
  • Board, Senate, and Secretariat websites

Lynda Worth

University Governance Coordinator

Phone:250-852-6894  | Email: lworth@tru.ca

  • Administrative support for the manager, university governance

Scott Blackford

Scott Blackford

Legal Counsel

Phone: 250-852-6811 | Email: sblackford@tru.ca

  • General legal advice
  • Contract reviews, liability issues, insurance questions
  • Provides coverage when General Counsel is away
  • Oversees and monitors compliance with policies, practices and guidelines pertaining to copyright, trademarks and patents for all curricula and other physical and digital media
  • Copyright education and outreach
  • Assist the TRU community with copyright related questions and concerns

Hugh MacInnes

Hugh MacInnes

Human Rights Office

Phone: 250-434-2591 | Email: hugh.macinnes@hmlaw.ca

  • Harassment matters
  • Human rights inquiries

Marian Anderberg

Marian Anderberg

Director, Student Affairs

Phone: 250-371-5744 | Email: manderberg@tru.ca

  • Student affairs
  • Legal and ethical issues
  • Student complaints and appeals
  • Procedural fairness
  • Policy development and application relating to students' rights and responsibilities and academic performance
  • Crisis management and threat assessment
  • Reports jointly to General Counsel and the dean of students
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