St. Lawrence College (SLC) is pleased to announce that Grant McMichael, who joined the College as Interim Vice President, Belonging, Human Resources & Organizational Development in January 2022 has accepted the role as a permanent appointment effective July 1, 2022.
“I look forward to working with Grant to further action the recommendations outlined in the SLC Belonging + EDI Task Force’s Recommendations Report and to the implementation of SLC’s first Integrated Mental Health Strategy, a strategic initiative that blends efforts around positive mental health for both students and employees,” said Glenn Vollebregt, SLC President and CEO. “Grant and his team will continue working on system improvements via the Peoplesoft Upgrade Project and will help guide our college into an exciting new chapter by mapping our way forward for the Future of Work initiative.”
In his six months as interim VP, Grant has demonstrated strong alignment with SLC’s values, and has lent his considerable experience to helping advance and evolve the structure of SLC’s HR & OD department. Having served as Assistant Deputy Minister, Human Resources for the Government of Nunavut, Grant is familiar with public sector requirements, legislation, and programs, and he has now forged connections within our sector via his peer network, bringing insights to college incident management teams and provincial-level collaborations.
“I’m thrilled to be taking on this challenging role at SLC with so many exciting initiatives getting underway,” McMichael said. “In the past six months, I have worked with incredible, dedicated team members and I look forward to helping the College achieve its strategic goals.”
Grant holds a business degree from Brock University, a Postgraduate, Human Resources diploma from Humber College, and a series of professional certifications in the fields of Executive Coaching, Organizational Design, and Change Management.