Rick Howell has been appointed director of Facilities Planning, effective January 2003, after having served as acting director, Facilities Planning in fall 2002. Howell has been a planner in the department since August 1998, prior to which he was a principal in an interior design company.
Emilia Ladico has joined Facilities Planning as a planner as of January 2003. Ladico has a master’s degree in architecture and interior design with 20 years of experience in major consulting firms in Canada, Europe and California. Recently she was an instructor in the Design and Applied Arts Program at Georgian College. Ladico will be responsible for the replanning of existing space after the move of occupants into new buildings.