About Us

Learning and Organizational Development (LOD) provides leadership to enhance both organizational and personal effectiveness in the U of M community through partnerships, facilitation, programs, and initiatives in employee and organizational learning and development. Services include organizational development, university-wide and group-based employee learning programs, employee recognition, coaching, and tuition / fees reimbursement.

Vision Statement

Facilitating learning and development that fosters a culture of innovation, collaboration, and nurtures an outstanding and healthy work and learning environment.

Mission Statements

Employee Development Supports: We create programs and services to support employee success and wellness in their current role and to prepare them for future roles.

Organizational Development Supports: We foster connections and create services which support organizational development, inclusion, respect and capacity building.

Leadership: We enhance the employee experience and engagement by providing leadership programs that facilitate and support leadership excellence, personal growth, and organizational development.


 Meet the LOD staff

  Sandra Woloschuk

Sandra Woloschuk, Associate Director


Contact for: training development support, strategic planning assistance, facilitation requests, staff development advice.

Email: sandra.woloschuk@umanitoba.ca | Phone: (204) 474-8279



Josh Hartlin

Joshua Hartlin, Facilitator & New Media Specialist

Contact for: unit & team offerings, facilitation delivery support, developing learning resources, online learning supports, and questions about LOD workshops.

Email: joshua.hartlin@umanitoba.ca | Phone: (204) 474-7389 




Jennifer Montebruno

Jennifer Montebruno, Facilitator & Programs Coordinator

Contact for: information on certificate programs, questions about LOD workshops, assistance using LODReg

Email: jennifer.montebruno@umanitoba.ca| Phone: (204) 474-8468




Lynn Bohonos

Lynn Bohonos, Administrative Assistant

Contact for: inquiries about LOD learning workshops including registration assistance, new employee orientation, service awards, tuition and staff development reimbursements and general inquiries.

Email: lynn.bohonos@umanitoba.ca | Phone: (204) 474-9124




For more information, visit the Learning & Organizational Development website here.