Jeff Dumont was appointed Vice-President Administration and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT) in December, 2019. Prior to this role, he served as NAIT’s Associate Vice-President, Finance and Corporate Services since 2013. With over a decade of leadership and management practice, Jeff Dumont has extensive experience in
What is your favourite place on campus?
The spot that I find most inspiring is our Centre for Advanced Medical Simulation in CAT. This space demonstrates the power of hands-on learning, where students can practice real-world scenarios through simulation and interactive learning.
What is your favourite/most inspiring quote?
“Those who think they can and those who think they can't are both right."
This quote helps me remember that we always have a choice in what mindset we adopt. We can be optimistic or pessimistic – the choice is up to us.
Is there anything people would be surprised to learn about you?
I still play hockey with the same group of friends I met shortly after university. Many players have come and gone over the years but the core group has stayed together for over 25 years.
The Vice-President Administration and CFO manages the financial and administrative services of the institute. He has oversight responsibilities for:
The Vice-President Administration and CFO provides support to the Board of Governors’ committees on Finance, Audit, Campus Development, and Governance. He is also the treasurer of the NAIT Foundation.
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.
Melanie Rogers joined NAIT as Vice-President External Relations in August 2021.
Peter Leclaire joined NAIT as Vice-President Academic in March 2022.
Gerard Hayes joined NAIT as Vice-President Students and Campus Life in May 2022.
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