Kathy Pozihun Appointed Lakehead University VP, Finance and Administration

Lakehead University is proud to welcome Kathy Pozihun as our new Vice-President,
Finance and Administration.

Pozihun is currently the Superintendent of Business for the Lakehead Public School
Board. Lakehead’s newest vice-president’s responsibilities will play right into the
expertise of this accomplished alumna, as Pozihun provides leadership for University
services, including Human Resources, Finance Services, Information Technology and
Physical Plant.

“I am extremely proud to welcome Kathy into our executive team here at Lakehead,”
declares Lakehead University President, Dr. Brian Stevenson. “Her invaluable work
experience and passion for education carries over perfectly to the tasks and
responsibilities awaiting her in her new role. She is a great addition to my team and we
look forward to having her as part of our University.”

With life-long roots in Thunder Bay, Pozihun returns to her alma mater after twenty
distinguished years working in administration and academe within the community. In
2005, she was hired as the Lakehead District School Board’s Manager of Finance. The
next few years would see her quickly become the Board’s Senior Business Official (prior
to obtaining her Business Supervisory Officer credentials and being appointed
Superintendent of Business and Treasurer of the Board. Serving 10,000 students in 30
schools, her various duties included the oversight of a $130M budget and diverse
administrative functions, such as accounting, budget, treasury, risk management,
procurement, payroll, benefits administration, facilities, cafeteria operations,
transportation, information technology and office services.

Pozihun assumes her new role as Vice-President, Finance and Administration on August
20, 2012.

Biography, Kathy Pozihun PDF

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Media: For more information, or interview requests, please contact Tracey Skehan,
Communications Officer, at (807) 343-8372 or commun@lakeheadu.ca.


About Lakehead
Lakehead is a comprehensive university with a reputation for a multidisciplinary teaching approach that emphasizes collaborative learning and independent critical thinking. Over 8,700 students and 1,850 faculty and staff learn and work at campuses located in Orillia, and Thunder Bay, Ontario, which is home to the west campus of the Northern Ontario School of Medicine. Lakehead University promotes innovative research that supports local and regional socio-economic needs. In Orillia, development continues on building a campus that meets Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) standards.


Last updated June 19, 2012

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