Donna Phillips

Director of Finance

Donna Phillips is responsible for finance, human resources, payroll, procurement and corporate administration.  Ms. Phillips has more than 20 years’ experience in similar senior management roles within the university and public library sectors, including the Greater Victoria Public Library and Brescia University College, Canada’s only women’s university.   In addition to positions within education and library sectors, she has experience working within the corporate sector, professional services firms in Toronto, and as a Senior Internal Auditor with the Ministry of Finance in British Columbia.  She is a professionally designated accountant (CPA, CGA) and holds an MBA with a specialization in Educational Administration from Royal Roads University in Victoria, BC.

Why SMS?

“I am thrilled to have the opportunity to contribute to an organization that is dedicated to women’s education and achievement, an objective that has been a central theme throughout my career.  This position allows me to whole-heartedly apply my skills and experience because the School’s mission and vision align with my personal values:  learning, community, confident girls, empowered women.”