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Northern Lights College announces new President & Chief Executive Officer

“Following extensive meetings with the search committee, senior executive, and faculty, it was clear that Bryn had the depth of character and leadership vision that will be an excellent fit for Northern Lights College,” Simpson said. “I have no doubt that he will be an outstanding president for this college because of his track record as an experienced and effective administrator with a history of bringing innovation to education.”

Dr. Kulmatycki is currently the Vice President, Academic, at the College of New Caledonia (CNC) in Prince George. Prior to his role at CNC, he served as a President, Vice-Chancellor and CEO at the Newman Theological College in Edmonton, as well as a Regional Superintendent of Schools and CEO both in Grande Prairie and Whitecourt.

Dr. Kulmatycki holds a doctorate in Educational Research and Leadership and Bachelors of Education from the University of Calgary as well as a Master of Educational Administration from the University of Alberta.

“I am truly excited to return to the north and be a part of the excitement and energy that is happening in northeastern British Columbia,” said Dr. Kulmatycki. “Northern Lights College is the North’s premier training facility and the opportunity to lead this organization into the next phase of northern British Columbia’s strong economic outlook is one to which I look forward.