Pham to lead University Facilities

Published May 28, 2015

Tonga Pham, director of campus facilities and sustainability for Ryerson University in Toronto, has been named associate vice president for university facilities at UB.

Pham will begin work at UB on July 27.

In her new role at UB, Pham will be responsible for leading, developing and managing a strategic, comprehensive and sustainable facilities program in support of the university’s mission, plans and goals. She will oversee Capital Planning; Facilities Planning and Design; Facilities Operations; Environment, Health & Safety; Facilities Sustainability Program; and Facilities Finance and Administration.

As director of facilities and sustainability at Ryerson, Pham led a team in developing a “Sustainability Matters” program from concept through design and roll out. She also established an employee engagement campaign that aimed to improve employee satisfaction and customer service.

She is a board member for District 2030 Toronto, a public-private collaborative working to create a groundbreaking, high-performance building district in downtown Toronto. She was slated in June to assume the role as vice president of the Ontario Association of Physical Plant Administrators.

Pham holds a bachelor’s degree chemical engineering and will receive an MBA next month.