Julie Bulmash, MBA, BA



Julie Bulmash is the coordinator for the Human Resources program at George Brown College and has been at the college since 2003. She brings several years’ experience teaching at the university and college level and has written textbooks on organizational behaviour, human resource planning and, most recently, strategic human resource management.

Julie has more than 20 years experience in human resources, working for technologically driven Canadian and multinational corporations. As a recognized contributor to organizational effectiveness, Julie has devised compensation and benefit programs, designed performance management systems, developed international human resources policies and programs and led several high-profile change management projects. She is an avid supporter of community engagement and has served on the boards of various non-profits including the George Brown College Board of Governors. She is currently on the Board of Directors of the Canadian Mental Health Association Toronto. Julie is a recipient of the George Brown College Excellence in Teaching and Learning award and the Ontario Volunteer Service Award of Ontario.

Academic Credentials

Master of Business Administration, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, 2002 Certificate in Human Resources Management, Human Resources Professionals Association, 1992 Diploma in Child Study, Assessment and Counselling. University of Toronto, 1975 Bachelor of Arts (Honours), Psychology, Concordia University, 1973

Areas Of Specialization

Human Resources,Organizational Behaviour, Organizational Effectiveness

Areas Of Expertise

Human Resource Management, Organizational Behaviour, Change Management, Consulting, Organizational Effectiveness, Human Resource Technology and Board Governance

Career Highlights

2003-Present – Coordinator, Human Resources Programs and Professor, George Brown College 2000-2003 – Director, Human Resources, Syndesis Ltd. 1999-2000 – Director, Organizational Effectiveness, Optus Corporation 1996-1999 – Senior Human Resources Manager, AT&T Canada (Allstream) 1993-1996 – Human Resources Manager, Marsulex Inc. 1991-1993 – Training and Education Specialist, Hawker Siddeley

Other Activities

Faculty Representative – George Brown College Board of Governors Member and HR Committee Chair – Board of Directors, Canadian Mental Health Association, Toronto Vice-President, Administration, Board of Directors & HR Committee Chair Darchei Noam Member and Governance Committee Chair – Board of Directors, Family Service Toronto Past President – Canadian Mental Health Association, York Region Member – Board of Directors, Canadian Mental Health Association, OntarioMember – George Brown College curriculum and audit committees Peer Reviewer – for several academic textbooks Contributor – George Brown College human resource management instructor manual Member – George Brown College Academic Strategy Committee Co-chair – George Brown College Teaching and Learning committee


George Brown College Achievement Award. Excellence in Teaching and Learning, 2007Ontario Volunteer Service Award, 2011


Canadian Human Resource Management, Schwind, Das, Wagar, Fassina, Bulmash, McGraw Hill Ryerson, 10th edition, 2013 Managing Organizational Behaviour in Canada, Sniderman, Bulmash, Quick, Nelson, Nelson Education Ltd., 1st and 2nd editions, 2007 and 2010 Human Resources Management and Technology chapter in Human Resources Management in Canada, Dessler, Cole, Sutherland. Pearson, 2007, 2010, 2014 Strategic Planning for Human Resources, Bulmash, Chhinzer, Speers. McGraw-Hill Ryerson, 1st edition, 2010 HR plays Critical Role in Sustainable Organizations, HR Reporter, Jan 17, 2011 Leveraging Technologies Can Drive HR Cultural Evolution, HR Reporter, November 30, 2009 Got a problem? “Crowdsource” it , with Angie Gorassi, HR Reporter, September 7, 2009