Contact Us

Strand Hall, Room 3210
Phone: (778) 782-9715
Fax: (778) 782-9717
Email: arsuppor@sfu.ca

Catherine Stoddard
Director
Phone: (778) 782-9880
Email: catherine_stoddard@sfu.ca

  • Interpretation and Advice on SFU’s Academic Policies for Deans, Chairs and Faculty
  • Faculty Workload
  • Retirement and Retirement Options
  • Contract Renewal, Tenure and/or Promotion
  • Salary Review and University Salary Appeals Committee (USAC) reviews
  • Canada Research Chairs and Endowed Chairs (SFU appointment procedures)
  • Development for Deans, Chairs and Directors
  • New Faculty Orientation and Workshops for Administrative Staff
  • Mid-career Faculty Workshops
  • Primary liaison with SFU Faculty Association (SFUFA)
  • Faculty Review Committee (FRC) and University Salary Appeals Committee (USAC) reviews
  • Labour Relations and Inquires

Shannon Pitney
Faculty Records Coordinator
Phone: (778) 782-4686
Email: arassist@sfu.ca

  • Administrative support and calendar management for Executive Director and Director
  • Faculty Appointments and Leaves processing to payroll
  • Faculty Records: Salary and History, changes to status, Leave Records: Unpaid, Study, Sick, Primary Parent, Unpaid Parental, Administrative, etc., Gross Salary pre-taxes and deductions
  • Study Leave Applications
  • Service Recognition and Retirement letters
  • Coordinator for Faculty Review Committee (FRC) meetings
  • Accountable Research Advances
  • Reciprocal Tuition Waivers
  • Mortgage Interest Subsidy

Silvana De Benedetto
Faculty Relations Assistant/Reception
Phone (778) 782-9715
Email: silvana_de_benedetto@sfu.ca

  • General Faculty Relations inquiries
  • Professional Development Reimbursement processing and inquiries
  • Assistant to Faculty Relations Advisors
  • New Faculty Orientation

Kelly Arthurs
Senior Faculty Relations Advisor
Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultant (RCIC)
Phone (778)782-6845
Email: acadrel@sfu.ca

  • Handling inquiries for:
    • Faculty of Applied Sciences
    • Faculty of Communication, Art and Technology
    • Library
  • Advice to Faculty, Academic Administrators and Academic Administrative Staff
  • Continuing Faculty and Academic Administrative appointments/re-appointments: review and process
  • Immigration information for Faculty
  • Faculty Immigration expense claims
  • Labour Market Opinions, BC Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) applications
  • Faculty Relocation and Relocation Expense Claims
  • Faculty Immigration expense claims
  • Workshops for Academic Administrative Staff
  • Professional Development Reimbursement and PDR Claims

Karim Dossa
Policy & Project Analyst
Phone (778) 782-5681
Email: karim_dossa@sfu.ca

  • Retirement and Retirement Options
  • Faculty Salaries
  • Salary Scales, Salary Anomalies and Negotiated Increases
  • Salary Reviews and Faculty Schedules
  • Renewal, Tenure and Promotion
  • Costing for Early Enhanced Retirements and other Retirements and Leaves
  • Professional Development Reimbursement entitlements/balances
  • Accounts Payable (for Faculty Relations)
  • Faculty Relations Budget
  • Faculty Complement Statistics
  • General advice about Academic Policies
  • CV System

Mercedes Bosa
Faculty Relations Advisor
Phone: (778) 782-4637
Email: mercedes_bosa@sfu.ca

  • Handling inquiries for:
    • Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
    • Faculty of Environment
  • Faculty Relations Office Manager
  • Advice to Faculty, Academic Administrators and Academic Administrative Staff
  • Continuing Faculty and Academic Administrative appointments/re-appointments: review and process
  • Faculty Relocation and Relocation Expense Claims
  • New Faculty Orientation
  • Professional Development Reimbursement and PDR Claims

Christopher Piché
Faculty Relations Advisor
Phone: (778) 782-3987
Email: christopher_piche@sfu.ca

  • Handling inquiries for:
    • Beedie School of Business
    • Faculty of Education
    • Faculty of Health Sciences
    • Faculty of Science
  • Advice to Faculty, Academic Administrators and Academic Administrative Staff
  • Continuing Faculty and Academic Administrative appointments/re-appointments: review and process
  • Faculty Relocation and Relocation Expense Claims
  • Faculty Relations Website
  • Professional Development Reimbursement and PDR Claims