About NAIT  

Corporate Structure

Supporting our vision for success

NAIT meets the current and emerging needs for polytechnic education and applied research in Alberta. To support our polytechnic in achieving its vision we have the following organizational structure.

Board of Governors

NAIT has been a self-governing institution since the Government of Alberta transferred governance of the Institute to the NAIT Board of Governors in 1982.

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Executive

President and CEO

President and CEO

Laura Jo Gunter became NAIT’s seventh President and CEO on August 24, 2020. An innovative leader, she brings extensive post-secondary knowledge and an entrepreneurial spirit to her role.

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Vice-President Administration and Chief Financial Officer

Vice-President Administration and Chief Financial Officer

Jeff Dumont was appointed Vice-President Administration and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT) in December, 2019

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Melanie Rogers

Melanie Rogers

Vice-President, External Relations

Melanie Rogers joined NAIT as Vice-President, External Relations in August 2021.

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Dr. Steve Hudson

Dr. Steve Hudson

Interim Associate Vice-President, Academic

Dr. Steve Hudson joined NAIT as interim Associate Vice-President, Academic in September 2021.

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Academic Council

NAIT’s Academic Council makes recommendations to the Board of Governors about academic policy related to student admissions, courses and programs, academic awards, and other academic matters.

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