Office of the Dean



Naomi Krogman
778 782-8797

Associate Dean, Undergraduate Studies

Paul Kingsbury, Geography
778 782-8827

Associate Dean, Research and Graduate Studies

Christina Giovas

Indigenous Advisor to the Faculty 

Clifford Atleo
778 782-4697

Senior Director, Faculty Operations and Planning

Michele Black
778 782-3254

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  • All budget and financial matters
  • Administrative policies and procedures
  • Human Resource matters

Faculty Affairs

Faculty Affairs Coordinator

Linda Wang

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  • Academic life cycle
  • Matters related to the SFUFA collective agreement

Research Associate, Special Projects

Joanna Ashworth
778 782-3549

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Teaching Fellow

Tara Holland

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  • Advancing teaching and learning

Executive Assistant

Chelsea Desouza

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  • Appointments with the Dean
  • Dean and Associate Dean admin support
  • Event support

Research Associate, Sea, Land and Sky Initiative

Cheryl Matthew

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Director, Communications and Marketing

Laurie Wood
778 782-9235

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  • Communication project support
  • Engagement projects that translate knowledge to action
  • Media engagement

Communications and Marketing Coordinator

Courtney Lust

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  • Research, faculty and alumni stories
  • Social media
  • Digital campaigns

Communications Coordinator

Britni Cachelin

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  • Website updates
  • Student newsletter
  • Student stories

Recruitment, Strategic Enrolment and Undergraduate Success

Director, Student Affairs

Donna Dove
778 782-8810

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  • Undergraduate recruitment strategies
  • Undergraduate student experience and retention initiatives

Student Recruiter

Chris Mitchell
778 782-6594

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  • Prospective student queries about applications, program selection, and careers in Environment
  • High school presentations and events
  • Referrals to other support services at SFU

Student Affairs Coordinator

Narges Bastan

Faculty IT and Operations

Director, Facilities and Technical Operations

B-Jae Kelly
604-737-2445 (cell)


Research Technology Manager

John Ng

Instructional & Administrative Technology Manager

Justin Song

Manager Safety and Laboratory Operations

Megan Wong


Field Operations Manager

Peter Locher

Research Affairs

Research Facilitator

Naveed Gulzar
778 782-6774

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  • Research grants, funding opportunities, and awards
  • Strategic research initiatives and priorities
  • Research capacity building

Philanthropy and Alumni Engagement

Director, Advancement

Christine Harris

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  • Donating to support students, research and programs in the Faculty of Environment
  • Alumni engagement