After 29 years of dedicated service to the UBC community, Joanne Thember, our Safety Advisor for Student Housing and Community Services, has decided that she will transition to retirement life in late-August.

You are invited to attend a retirement party for Joanne at the Seminar Room on Tuesday, August 20. Please join us at this event to congratulate Joanne on her extraordinary career at UBC and wish her well in her next chapter.

Event Details

Date & time

Tuesday, August 20, 2024
3:00 pm–6:00 pm


Seminar Room
Leon and Thea Koerner University Centre
6331 Crescent Road
UBC Vancouver campus

Formal remarks are expected to begin at 4:00 pm. Light refreshments will be served.

Don’t forget to add a note to Joanne’s retirement Kudo board!

Plus, we are also on the lookout for photos of Joanne from over the years for sharing at the event. If you happen to have any photos that you wouldn’t mind sharing, please send them to Kate Allan at