Archives & Records Management Staff
As Acting University Archivist, Paul is responsible for the management of corporate records and information resources in all media across the university. He leads and supervises three integrated programmes encompassing records management, access to information and protection of privacy, and archives.
Paul has worked in the Archives since 2002 and has previously held the positions of Records Management Archivist, Staff Archivist, and Digital Records Archivist. He is a graduate of the University of British Columbia's School of Library, Archival and Information Studies and holds master's degrees in both Archival Studies (MAS) and Library and Information Studies (MLIS).
Phone: (778) 782-2291
Richard is on study leave from Jan 1 - Dec 31, 2018, he will be away during this time.
Richard has been with the SFU Archives since 1998. He is currently Project Lead for the Archives' three-year pilot project to develop a repository for born-digital and digitized archival records and implement a long-term digital preservation strategy. In addition, Richard provides reference services to the Archives’ clientele, designs and maintains the department's in-house databases, and develops information management policies, procedures, standards, and guidelines.
Richard is a graduate of the University of British Columbia's School of Library, Archival and Information Studies and holds a Master of Archival Studies (MAS) degree.
Shyla Seller is responsible for arranging and describing records to facilitate access, providing reference services to the Archives’ clientele, and digitizing audio-visual holdings for preservation and access. In addition, Shyla assists in the development of information management policies, procedures, standards and guidelines.
Shyla holds master’s degrees in Archival Studies (MAS), Library and Information Studies (MLIS) and Publishing (MPub). She is Managing Editor of Archivaria, the Journal of Canadian Archivists. Previously, Shyla worked as Project Archivist for SFU Library Special Collections and Rare Books.
With over thirty years experience in both the public and private sectors as an information management analyst and archivist, Craig is the primary contact for matters relating to provincial Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Law at the University. Craig has worked for the Government of British Columbia, B.C. Records Management Services Ltd., the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia, the City of Richmond Archives and the University of British Columbia in addition to providing information management consulting services to a variety of other businesses and organizations.
At Simon Fraser University, Craig is responsible for processing access requests and privacy complaints as well as providing advice to departments about how the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act applies to university operations.
Alexandra coordinates and facilitates protection of privacy activities, enabling academic and administrative departments to fulfil their legal obligations under BC's Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy legislation. Alexandra has worked as an information professional in both government and higher education, including at the BC Housing Management Commission, the Insurance Corporation of BC and St Mark's College.
Alexandra is a graduate of the University of British Columbia's School of Library Archival and Information Studies program and holds a Master of Archival Studies (MAS) degree.
Kathryn provides administrative support to the department, including budget tracking and maintenance of the website.
Matthew provides operational support for the Records Management, Archival and Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Programs. He processes departmental records transfers and retrievals from the University Records Centre, acting as the Archives and Records Management Department's primary contact in the provision of these services.