ASTTBC Congratulates new Executive Director of the College of Applied Biology

The College of Applied Biology (CAB) is pleased to announce that Christine Houghton has joined the College as Executive Director effective February 7, 2017.

“We are very excited that Christine is joining the College,” said Dr. Vanessa Craig, the College Council President. “Her leadership abilities, strategic insight, and management skills developed while working in government and for non-profits will be an asset. Her energy and enthusiasm is invigorating; I look forward to working with her.”

Christine brings to the College extensive experience as an advisor on strategic policy, governance, legislation, intergovernmental relations, and communications. Her work includes the successful delivery of critical environmental programs, complex policy and legislative packages, and effective management of resources.

ASTTBC and CAB meet regularly to discuss linkages and how to most appropriately define the areas of practice for CAB and ASTTBC registrants. The two associations register technologists and technicians and work collaboratively in areas of common interest.