Ruth McGillivray, M.A., is Chief Operations Officer for Northwest Seminary in Langley, BC, where she leads new program development and initiatives, and provides oversight to quality control for competency-based programs. Prior to her role at Northwest, Ruth spent 25+ years designing, developing and leading competency-based learning and assessment programs in technology and trades. She served in BC’s trades training system, providing direction to provincial certification and national Red Seal programs, and developed competency-based programs for a variety of technology, health care and HR clients. Ruth’s keywords for program design: scalable, sustainable solutions that reliably meet client needs.