Sandra Carroll was appointed Deputy Minister of the Ministry of Advanced Education in September 2013. Sandra has a 27-year career within the BC Public Service and has held a variety of executive positions. Prior to the Ministry of Advanced Education, she was the Deputy Minister of International Trade. Appointments also included the Chief Operating Officer (COO) with the Ministry of Health, providing corporate leadership for the health system innovation and change agenda with the responsibility for health labour negotiations and a variety of Assistant Deputy Minister positions with the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure. Sandra has an Association Degree in Business and has received the Premier’s Award in Excellence for service delivery and the Premier’s Award for Organizational Excellence. Sandra is a recent graduate from the Advanced Leadership Program with the Canadian School of Public Service.