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Press Release - October 10th, 2023

As the new Board Director of Marketing and Communications, Karen McCredie will play a pivotal role in furthering PESC's initiatives focused on student success and collaborative efforts with colleges, universities, vendors, and related organizations. Her extensive background includes past leadership within the British Columbia postsecondary sector for over 29 years, including nine years as Registrar at two institutions where she championed innovative solutions to enhance student services. Karen currently serves on a wide range of commitees (Digital Services Hub Steering Commitee, Micro-credential Advisory Commitee, BCCAT Admissions Commitee), councils (BCCAT Council), and working groups all in support of student mobility and achievement.

“Karen brings a world of industry experience working with colleges and universities on collaborative initiatives focused on student success. I look forward to working with her as we address the leadership needed to scale and influence the adoption of best practices embracing community specifications and standards. In an age of specialization, Karen will help us realize positive changes can be adopted that address the balance between our common good and self-interests,” said David Moldoff, PESC Board Chair. Monterey Sims, Vice Chair of the PESC Board, added, "Karen has worked hard to improve student services by building automated systems in an age of mobility. We are so pleased she has chosen to join us."

​“I am so pleased to be part of the PESC Board at this exciting juncture in the history of PESC. Data standards have never been more important. Student mobility and its reliance on interoperability of trusted data sites is critical and PESC has always worked to support these aspirations,” stated Karen McCredie.

Karen McCredie's appointment is a testament to PESC's commitment to fostering innovation, collaboration, and student success within the education sector. Her expertise in building automated systems and her dedication to improving student services align perfectly with PESC's mission.

Washington, D.C. - October 10, 2023 - The Postsecondary Electronic
Standards Council (PESC) is delighted to announce the appointment of Karen McCredie to its Board of Directors, effective immediately. Karen McCredie, currently serving as the Executive Director of EducationPlannerBC (EPBC) in Vancouver, British Columbia, brings a wealth of experience to PESC. With her appointment, the PESC Board now comprises twelve members.

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