Office of the President
Dr. Dennis Johnson, President and CEO
Dennis Johnson joined CNC in 2019 as CNC’s eighth President and CEO.
Dennis’ career in the post-secondary sector began over three decades ago. During that time, he served in faculty, program development and coordinator roles before becoming a Dean, followed by several progressive leadership positions. Prior to joining CNC, Dennis served as a Provost, Vice President Academic, and Vice President Strategy and Business Development at Saskatchewan Polytechnic.
Dennis holds a Ph.D. in Educational Administration from the University of Saskatchewan, a Master of Education in Post-Secondary Studies from Memorial University of Newfoundland, and a Bachelor of Education in Adult Education from Brock University.
Dennis is currently Chair of the BC Colleges Association Board and is a regional director for the board of Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan).