Vice-President Administration and Finance

Administration and Finance is entrusted with UPEI's physical, financial, and human resources. Each day we strive to continually improve as we provide a respectful, supportive, and safe environment for all. Hailing from diverse professions, we are committed to our work and accountable for getting the job done right as we partner with those whose learning, teaching, research, and administrative contributions make UPEI exceptional.


Heather Chapman
Executive Assistant
(902) 566-0623
Kelley Memorial Building, 205


Capital Projects

Financial Statements

Campus Master Plan


About Jackie Podger

Ms. Jackie Podger is UPEI’s Vice-President Administration and Finance. Ms. Podger is the former Associate Vice-President Administration and Finance at the University of British Columbia's Okanagan campus. She previously held positions of Executive Director of Administration and Finance, and Director of Human Resources. Prior to joining UBC in 2005, she worked at the University of Northern British Columbia as Human Resources Director, and in the health and manufacturing sectors.

She is a graduate of the University of Waterloo with a Bachelor of Arts, Business Studies Option (Honours), and has two master's degrees: one in Industrial Relations from Queen's University and one in Leadership and Training from Royal Roads University. She has extensive knowledge in the areas of policy, procedures, and operations for public sector institutions, and has recently completed the requirements for the Certified Managerial Accounting program.

Jackie Podger speaks with construction managers and University officials.