Skip to Content

Carleton Appoints New AVP (IT) and Chief Information Officer (CIO)

Valerie Turner joined Carleton University on Monday, March 13, 2023 as the new Associate Vice-President (IT) and Chief Information Officer (CIO).

Valerie is a senior leader with extensive technology, HR and business experience in the post-secondary, as well as the public and private sectors. She comes to Carleton from the City of Ottawa, where she was the General Manager of the Innovative Client Services group, made up of nine service areas and more than 1,000 staff.

For more than 20 years, she also worked at the University of Ottawa in a wide range of IT roles, including as its Associate CIO and Chief Technology Officer (CTO). Valerie is known as a highly collaborative leader who has been at the forefront of innovation and executing enterprise-wide technology, as well as implementation of workplace digital strategies.

Her knowledge and experience will be a great asset to the Carleton community.

Please welcome Valerie to Carleton and wish Marc Dabros all the very best as he prepares for a well-deserved retirement at the end of April.