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Public Members - The Board of Governors of Keyano College

Honourable Marlin Schmidt, Minister of Advanced Education is seeking applications from individuals interested in serving as a Public Member of the Board of Governors of Keyano College.  Appointment is for a term of up to three years, and members may be eligible for re-appointment at the end of their first term.

If you are interested in this unique opportunity, please complete the application profile and apply online at the following link:

Please look for Job ID #440-AE.  The Competition closes on July 12, 2017.


Alberta Vocational Training Centre in 1965

Opened in 1965 as the Alberta Vocational Centre (AVC) in Fort McMurray. The official opening ceremonies were held on January 26, 1966. The college opened under the name "Keyano" in 1975. Keyano is a Cree word that roughly translated means "sharing". The original slogan for the College was adapted from that to be "Yours, Mine and Ours".

In 1978 Keyano College went public and became a community college, when the province appointed a Board of Governors to serve as the decision-making body for the institution. Keyano College has grown to become a modern series of buildings on many campuses.

Major building completions over the years include:

  • Riedel Place Family Housing (1976)
  • MacKenzie Campus (Heavy Industrial Campus) (1977) renamed Suncor Energy Industrial Campus in 2001
  • Keyano Theatre (1980)
  • Clearwater Campus (1981) with additions of Clearwater Hall Single Student Housing and the Nursing Wing in 1983, and the Power Engineering Wing in 1985
  • Fort Chipewyan Campus (1986)
  • Keyano Arts Centre (1990)
  • Bob Lamb Industry Education Centre (1993)
  • Family Housing Complex (Penhorwood Place) (2001)
  • Syncrude Technology Center (2003)
  • Syncrude Sport & Wellness Centre (2007)
  • Fort Chipewyan Campus (2011)