Kelowna Campus Council

Penticton Campus Council

Salmon Arm Campus Council


The staff of the Okanagan College Students’ Union proudly serve the interests of students on campus by administering the programs, campaigns and services.

If you have a question for staff, please email: or call 250-762-5445 ext 4250

Brianne Berchowitz: Executive Director

As the Executive Director, Brianne oversee’s the operations of the Students’ Union and resource the Board of Directors. Come chat with her for any questions about the Students’ Union and ways to get involved!

Kristina Laitinen: Members Services Coordinator

Krissy is the Members Services Coordinator, based in Kelowna (although she grew up in Salmon Arm). She’s been working the front desk at our Kelowna office since summer 2018, after leaving a career in esthetics. In her free time she plays piano, dances, paints, and plays video games. Come swing by our office (H125) to say hi and learn about all the services available to you through the OCSU!

Kristen Lang: Health and Dental Coordinator

Our staff manage the health and dental plan.  We work with Green Shield to process the health and dental opt outs (health and dental opt outs are due no later than the third Friday after your program start date) and add people on to the plan after the opt out deadline has ended and stable enrolment has been achieved.

Megan Potter: Organizer-Kelowna

Megan is the organizer for our Kelowna Campus. She has been with the OCSU since Fall 2016, and was an OC graduate of the Writing & Publishing program, spring 2016. Running and hiking are the only “sports” she’s good at so those are what Megan tends to spend her spare time on. If you know any good trails pop by the office (H125) to share and get the low down on what’s happening around campus while you’re in classes!

Cassie Philips: Organizer-Penticton

Cassie has been the Penticton Campus Organizer since 2013. She grew up in a small farming community in Alberta before relocating to the Okanagan where her husband, son, dog and two cats have started a farm of their own. She loves to be outdoors, camping and spending time with her friends and family. Stop by PE C14 to say hi and find out what upcoming events we have on campus and what services are available to you!

Madeline Wiebe: Office Coordinator-Salmon Arm

My name is Madeline Wiebe, I was a student rep with the OCSU for the 2019-20 school year, but this year I am Salmon Arm’s coordinator! I am currently finishing a degree in psychology and biology at TRU and love to spend my time hiking and being creative!

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