BA (Psyc), 1979
PDP , 1974
Ann Haymond Hill is a SFU alumna who is making a difference in communities both at home and abroad. Ann completed the Professional Development Program in the Faculty of Education and her undergraduate degree in the Faculty of Arts (Psychology) at SFU. She served in the community as a special education teacher, classroom teacher, learning assistance teacher and later as an elementary counsellor and behavior support after completing her Masters degree at U.Vic.
Professionally Ann is well known and well respected for her work as a critical incidence coordinator supporting students and staff, families and the community during times of extreme stress or crisis. For many years she has been a director on a board of a non-profit agency in the community.
When she retired in 2013 her community involvement broadened to a third world country, Nepal. She recently helped to build a school and gathering place for women through the Intercultural Women’s Education Network organization(IWEN Canada) and the NGO Creating Possibilities (Nepal). Ann, and many others, sponsor marginalized girls to give them an education and hope for a better life in their own communities.
Submitted by: Cher Hill