VP Finance and Administration

Finance and Administration Division

Mount Royal University

Finance and Administration Division

Annalise Van Ham, CPA, CGA, is the Vice-President of Finance and Administration, Mount Royal University. As the Chief Financial Officer, Annalise oversees the management of non-academic administrative and operational services that support the University's mission by providing specialized services to the Mount Royal Community; in support of a safe, healthy and productive environment for students, faculty and staff.

The Finance and Administration Division also provides a link between University Administration and the Board of Governors on all matters relating to finance, human resources, technology, and facilities.

The individuals responsible for the operational units making up the Finance and Administration Division and reporting to the Vice-President, Finance and Administration are:

  • Mark Friesen, Interim Associate Vice-President, Human Resources
  • Leona LaChance, MBA, Chief Information Officer and Associate Vice-President, Information Technology Services
  • Grant Sommerfeld, MBA, CFM, CEFP, MRICS, Associate Vice-President, Facilities Management
  • Connie Young, CPA, CGA, Associate Vice-President, Finance and Commercial Operations