Nina Leemhuis Appointed Director of Financial Services
Wednesday, July 28, 2010
West Vancouver, BC: On Wednesday July 28th, District of West Vancouver Mayor and Council appointed Nina Leemhuis as the new Director of Financial Services for the District of West Vancouver.
Nina is a West Vancouver resident with over 20 years of outstanding achievement in financial management. Nina previously worked as the CFO at the British Columbia Institute of Technology where she provided leadership in the area of financial affairs to a public sector organization with 50,000 students and 2,300 full time employees. Since graduating from the British Columbia Institute of Technology, Nina’s career in the field of financial services has included senior finance roles responsible for financial management, strategic leadership and budget formulation and execution processes.
Nina brings extensive experience in implementing and monitoring financial policies and procedures with financial accountability measures and the ability to motivate and mentor administrative teams. Nina was instrumental in initiating and providing direction to the strategic planning process for the financial and administrative areas, ensuring alignment and support of the vision and mission of BCIT and also initiated and directed the Institutional Campus Master Plan and cyclical maintenance of facilities and infrastructure.
Nina has specific expertise in a number of areas including budgeting and forecasting, operations and financial analysis, best practices implementation, financial policies and procedures and employee mentoring, training and leadership. “I am pleased to welcome Nina to the District of West Vancouver Executive team and I am confident that her expertise and experience will continue to inspire the excellence that is the Vision for this community” says CAO Grant McRadu.
Director of Financial Services
Deputy Chief Administrative Officer