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When you graduate, you automatically become a member of the SFU Alumni Association, a network of more than 170,000 graduates living in 140+ countries. The Alumni Association is here to keep you connected with your fellow alumni and the SFU community.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
The Board of Directors are made up of 13 elected alumni and one appointed alumnus. See the board below.
The successful candidates in the 2021 Alumni Association Board of Directors election are: Erika De Torres, Robert Hilsen, Patrick Lougheed, Barbara MacPhail Burns, Ishita Malhotra and Nathan Thorpe. George Bartel, a charter alumnus, is our incoming appointed member.
About the Alumni Association
The SFU Alumni Association will be an engaging and mutually beneficial lifetime link between Simon Fraser University and its community of alumni.
As stewards of the Alumni Association, Board members infuse their perspective as alumni to advise SFU leaders, champion initiatives that foster connections for alumni and students with each other and with the university, and serve as ambassadors by facilitating relationships with potential volunteers and donors to help advance SFU’s mission and the student and alumni experience.
We believe a lifelong relationship exists between alumni and the university. We recognize the importance of higher education to the development of society. We believe that quality and accessibility are essential if the university is to fulfill its mission of teaching, research and community service. We believe that alumni must contribute actively to the development of the university, and that this may include challenging the university's vision of itself. We acknowledge we are a caring organization, in our service to the membership, the university and the broader community.
Constitution & Bylaws
Alumni Year In Review Report
Alumni Partner Program
The SFU Alumni Association offers up to $2,000 annually to qualified applicants in support of initiatives which benefit alumni, students and the broader SFU community. Faculties, departments, service areas and student groups are encouraged to apply. In addition, our office is happy to provide draw prize(s), swag, benefits information, banner(s), a draw box, blank draw forms and thank you gifts in support of your initiatives.
Please fill out the "Alumni Partner Program” form.
Questions? Email email@example.com.
BSc '04, MEd '12
Director & Co-founder, Plaid Consulting
Partner and Co-founder, Impact Plus Consulting
Student Recruiter, SFU - Student Recruitment & Transition
BA '10, MA '14
Director, Student Experience Initiative, SFU
BA '69, Charter Alumnus
President of Aevias
Erika De Torres
Director of Impact and Development, Apathy is Boring
VP, Influencer Marketing, Genesys
Customer Success Manager, Pagefreezer Software Inc.
Program Manager, Innovation Boulevard
Barbara MacPhail Burns
VP, Strategic Initiatives Canada, HUB International Insurance Brokers
Consultant, Deloitte Canada
BASc '14 (HONS)
Systems Engineer, Instrumentation, STEMCELL Technologies Inc.
Senior Manager, Business Banking, CIBC
Executive Director, SFU Alumni Association
- Board members may be contacted by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- For more information about board membership, please contact Alumni Relations at 778-782-4723, 1-800-998-GRAD (4723) or email@example.com