It is with mixed emotions that we announce that Paul Juniper has decided to retire after more than 10 years as the Director of the Queen’s University Industrial Relations Centre (Queen’s IRC).
Paul became the sixth Director of Queen’s IRC in 2006. During his time as Director, Paul expanded the IRC’s professional development programs to cities across Canada and internationally. He introduced a number of new human resources and labour relations programs, and conducted research into the state of the HR profession. He also developed and designed the Queen’s IRC Advanced HR Certificate to meet the increasingly complex professional development needs of HR practitioners.
Queen’s IRC has been a leading provider of premium professional development programs in labour relations, human resources, and organizational development since 1937, and has expanded and evolved over the past decade thanks to Paul’s exemplary leadership.
Paul will be greatly missed. We wish him all the best in his retirement. Fortunately, he will continue to serve as a facilitator for Queen’s IRC.
Stephanie Noel has been with Queen’s IRC for over 15 years. As the Business Development Manager, she was responsible for ensuring that the design and delivery of each program adhered to Queen’s IRC’s standard of excellence. She led the Queen’s IRC Program team as well as the Sales & Marketing team, and has been instrumental in developing and strengthening the IRC’s relationships with organizations and participants.
Stephanie Noel has been appointed the new Queen’s IRC Director, effective July 1, 2018.
Stephanie has worked with clients to tailor custom training programs specifically to their organization’s learning needs, and over the years, she has developed customized certificate programs with various organizations, including private sector, government and union organizations. Stephanie’s research interests include change management and labour relations practices.
Stephanie earned her Bachelor of Arts in Economics (Honours) degree from Laurentian University, and earned her Masters of Business Administration from Royal Military College of Canada.