Welcome Alumni!

We hope this page will serve to connect SFU Geography alumni and act as an inspiration to current SFU Geography students.  Student advisors have agreed to answer career questions. If you would like to add your information to this page please contact the External Relations Committee Chair, Paul Kingsbury. If you are a current geography undergraduate who wishes to receive career advice from one of our recent graduates, please email one of our Alumni Advisors below. The Alumni Advisors can provide feedback or help put you in touch with other Alumni who are more closely related to your specific career interests.

Alumni Advisors

Christopher Correia

Rachel Forbes

Wes Regan

Derek Ray

Mike Tippett

Christina Neudorf

Alumni Interviews

Lee Gavel - BA Geography, 1974
Terry Simmons - MA Geography, 1974
Bill Nelson - BA Geography, 1980
Kevin Stranack - BA Latin American Studies & Geography, 1990
Giovanni Gunawan - BA Geography, 2014
Paige Ritchie - BA Geography, 2014

Alumni Stories

Greg Andruff

Greg succeeds in a tough industry, enjoying the challenges and reaping the rewards as....... Read Full Story

 Christopher Correia

Attending Simon Fraser University in the Geography Department was an amazing ...... Read Full Story

Rachel Forbes

Rachel graduated from SFU in 2004 with a BA (Hons) in Geography, minor in...... Read Full Story

Tyler Herrington 

Weather and climate has always fascinated me! From the time I was a small child, I would ask ..... Read Full Story

Peter Jones 

After graduating from the BC Institute of Technology with a diploma in ...... Read Full Story    

Tim Jones   

As the volunteer Team Leader of the North Shore Rescue (NSR), Tim Jones literally saved thousands of lives..... Read Full Story

Deanne Katnick

Deanne Katnick completed her Bachelor of Science degree from Simon Fraser  ....Read Full Story

Maziar Kazemi

Maziar was a BA candidate in the Department of Geography. He was a senior undergraduate student..... Read Full Story

Tim Martin

Mr. Timothy Martin is a leader in international development who com..... Read Full Story

Russell Nelson

Russell Nelson is a people-centered planner with a vision for long-range planning. He has..... Read Full Story

Peter Ojamaa

Mr. Peter Ojamaa, B.A., is a Senior Environmental and Earth Scientist Specialist..... Read Full Story

Scott Leroux

Scott earned his Bachelor of Science (Geography – Co-Op) in 1998, with a minor in Political Science. ..... Read Full Story

Lui Passaglia

After playing high school football at Notre Dame, Lui played wide receiver.... Read Full Story

Angus Reid

Angus played his college football at Simon Fraser University on a full athletic scholarship...... Read Full Story

Wes Regan  

Wes Regan has worked in Community Economic Development in Vancouver's Inner-City...... Read Full Story

Mike Tippett 

I went straight into the MRM program after completing..... Read Full Story

Nelson Winterburn 

I have very fond memories of my undergraduate student days..... Read Full Story

Alumni Q/As

Tanya Behrisch

Steve New

Lisa Brunner

Garry Paget

Simon Dalby

Nick Rong

Alistair McVey