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Sandra Shepard

Sandra Shepard, Assistant Principal, St John’s College

How often do you exchange emails with colleagues you haven’t met in person? When your workplace is as big as UBC, it’s not difficult to see how this could be a common experience. Yet a monthly staff networking event – Hot Lunch – is aimed at changing this experience for the better. “Hot Lunch is about finding ways to get people out of their offices and to help people put faces to names,” says Sandra Shepard, Assistant Principal of St. John’s College at UBC and a founding member of the Hot Lunch Steering Committee. (more…)  

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Jennifer Burns is UBC’s Chief Information Officer and leads the strategic oversight of campus-wide Information Technology services that support over 70,000 users.