Chris Bell is the Educational Technology Specialist for the Centre for Learning and Innovation at Assiniboine Community College (ACC). He holds a Bachelor of Integrated Studies from the University of New Brunswick and several certificates in adult education and training from post-secondary institutions in Canada. Prior to his current position, Chris worked for several years as an instructor in college electrician programs at New Brunswick Community College and, later, ACC. In his current role, he administers ACC’s Learning Management System and designs online curriculums and programs for adult learners.
Joan Holmstrom is the Director of Competence and Manitoba CPLED for the Law Society of Manitoba. Joan received her Bachelor of Laws from the University of Manitoba, after which she was called to the Manitoba Bar in 1990 and, later, the Alberta Bar in 1998. She practiced law first at Hill Abra Dewar and then Leonard French and Company. In her current role, Joan is responsible for the Bar Admission Program for articling students and evaluating applicants for calls to the Manitoba Bar. She is also a board member of the Association of Canadian Legal Educators.
Kenneth Molloy has been the Academic Program Manager in the Professional and Applied Continuing Education (PACE) office at the University of Winnipeg for the past three years. He holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Manitoba and is certified as a Project Management Professional and as a Training and Development Professional. In his current role, Kenneth oversees the development of course material for PACE and mentors faculty. Prior to academia, Kenneth spent the majority of his twenty-eight-year career as a police officer instructing other officers on a variety of law enforcement matters.
Rosemary Vogt is a university and college instructor currently teaching courses in Adult Education and Vocational Teacher Education at the University of Manitoba and Red River College. She holds a Doctor of Philosophy in Higher Education Leadership and Administration from the University of North Dakota, and she has published academic articles on different forms of training and learning. Presently, Rosemary is developing a coaching and consulting through which she engages with clients in both Canada and the United States. Her practice focuses on helping individuals learn about self-leadership to help them achieve successful transitions in their personal and professional lives. Previously, Rosemary was an Assistant Professor in the Redekop School of Business (RSB) at the Canadian Mennonite University.
Lori Wallace is a Senior Scholar at the Centre for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning at the University of Manitoba (UofM). Lori holds a Doctor of Philosophy in Adult/Higher Education Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Minnesota and is a Certified Training and Development Professional and Instructional Designer. She has held several positions at the UofM, including Dean of Extended Education from 2006-2013. She has published and lectured extensively on several aspects of adult education and has developed academic programs for both local and international universities throughout the world. A highly decorated academic researcher, Lori has volunteered her services to countless professional associations and committees.