Meena Kumar

Meena Kumar

Director of Education
MAppSc, RRT

Meena is an experienced health care professional as well as a dynamic take-charge academic administrator with over 30 years of highly successful and diversified experience in managing three large and complex academic programs at SAIT, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

A graduate of SAIT’s respiratory therapy program, Meena earned her Master of Applied Sciences from Australia’s Charles Stuart University in 2010. Meena spent more than a decade in the industry, working for the Calgary Health Region and Medigas Praxair Inc. before returning to SAIT as an instructor in 2000. In 2008, she became the Academic Chair for Therapeutic Services and in 2018 took on the role of Academic Chair for Life Sciences where she was responsible for the respiratory and paramedicine programs.

Meena has a strong passion for effective leadership and has presented on leadership and educational topics at several national and international conferences. She has received the Certificate for Advanced Leadership and Development from the Chair Academy. Furthermore, she has dedicated herself to ensuring learners are best prepared for their careers.