Nicole Udzenija

Ms. Nicole Udzenija joined UBC in 2007, and is currently the Director of Strategic Initiatives in the Office of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Principal, UBC Okanagan.

Prior to UBC, she worked in successive communications and change leadership roles at Telus, Port Metro Vancouver, and Vancouver Coastal Health. Most recently, she served as part of the leadership team that successfully implemented an Enterprise Resource Management system for the University of Illinois.

Her background includes communications, change management, leadership development and strategic planning, and in her current role at UBC, she has responsibility for leading strategic planning. In that capacity, she stewarded the Aspire visioning process, and works to ensure alignment across portfolios and on major projects.

She is past Vice-Chair of the Project Literacy Society, and serves as an advisory board member with the Central Okanagan Economic Development Commission.