"Carol Anne works to incorporate an Aboriginal worldview while bringing First Nations, industry and government together."
Meet Our Instructors
Our instructors are accomplished CED practitioners. They share your passion for change and community development and are dedicated to your success.
"As Vancity Credit Union’s Program Manager for Co-operative Partnerships, Elvy works internally on disseminating knowledge of the co-operative business model to increase Vancity’s capacity to support co-ops, and externally on building partnerships and developing projects with community organizations, trade unions, governments, and others to help realize a stronger co-operative economy."
"Jeremy Stone has 15 years of community economic development experience, and has worked on various disaster recoveries including Hurricane Katrina, the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, the economic recovery of Lower Manhattan after 9/11, and the 2013 Colorado floods."
"Wes Regan is the City of Vancouver's Social Planner Responsible for Community Economic Development and Poverty Reduction Initiatives and the Director of Simon Fraser University's Community Economic Development Programs."
Locanomics: Principles and Practice for Community Prosperity
(not offered 2018-2019)
"Michael H. Shuman is one of the world's leading experts on community economics and the advantage of small-scale businesses in an era of globalization."
The SFU Program gave me a deeper understanding of the role of Economic Development in Sustainable Community Development. I now know that you cannot have one without the other.
Director of Economic Development, Brazeau County