Stephanie Forsyth is the President & CEO of Red River College. Prior to joining RRC in 2010, Ms. Forsyth worked in the B.C. college system for over 23 years, holding a variety of academic and senior level administrative positions, including serving as President of Northwest Community College for 10 years.
Ms. Forsyth has been highly involved in industry training, and social and economic community development. Much of her work has focused on First Nations communities, new Canadians, displaced workers and the unemployed.
She has been the recipient of the Governor General’s Literacy Award, the Queen Elizabeth Jubilee Anniversary Award for her work in community development, the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal, the Northern Women’s Leadership Award and the Northwest B.C. Executive of the Year Award.
Since arriving in Winnipeg, she has taken an active role in the community, serving with the Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce, the Premier’s Economic Advisory Council and the Manitoba Innovation Council. She is also a Director of the Association of Canadian Community Colleges, and a lead faculty member for the National Executive Leadership Institute for College Presidents.
Stephanie is a Killer Whale from the House of T’axaye, of the Tsimshian First Nation of Northwest British Columbia. She holds a Master of Higher Education, a Bachelor of Arts and is currently completing a doctorate at Deakin University in Melbourne, Australia.
As Chief Executive Officer, the President reports directly to the Board of Governors and provides the institutional leadership for implementing the Board’s vision, mission and strategic direction for Red River College. The President is an ex officio non-voting member of the Board and its standing committees.
The President is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the College and oversees all academic and administrative functions within the Board’s prescribed policies and standards.
All enquiries, invitations and correspondence to the President should be directed to:
Executive Assistant to the President
Red River College
C719 - 2055 Notre Dame Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3H OJ9
Tel: (204) 632-2287
Fax: (204) 694-7253