Joel Gingrich, Red Deer College
Joel Gingrich is currently Dean, School of Trades & Technologies at Red Deer College (RDC). He is responsible for all Trades Apprenticeship and Technology programs offered by the College, in addition to leading the Centre for Innovation in Manufacturing and the Alternative Energy Lab. Joel joined the College in 2015 and has 22 years of experience in Faculty and leadership roles in the post-secondary environment. Prior to joining RDC, Joel led Trades & Technologies programs at Medicine Hat College and Land & Environment programs at Olds College. Prior to working in post-secondary, he spent 8 years working in the agriculture industry in Alberta and Saskatchewan.
Joel is an Alumnus of the University of Saskatchewan with a BSc. in Agriculture and earned an MBA from Athabasca University and the University of Guelph. He enjoys golf, curling, a wide range of music, and staying connected with the family farm in Saskatchewan.