Consulting Partners

Ongoing collaboration and engagement across campus is an essential part of health promotion action. The following are stakeholders across SFU who have been engaged in the initiative to date.

Nurturing a healthy and supportive campus community is a key component of our vision of being Canada's engaged university."
Andrew Petter, President & Vice Chancellor

“I want to personally thank campus members, programs, departments and faculties who are intentionally considering student well-being and contributing to a healthy campus community. I encourage others to engage in this initiative.”
Tim Rahilly, PhD, Associate Vice President, Students

“Building a healthy campus community is about considering how the SFU setting impacts well-being. Integrating a commitment to student well-being within programs, practices and learning environments will lead to a stronger campus as a whole.”
Nancy Johnston, PhD, Executive Director, Student Affairs


Ashley Finley, PhD
National Evaluator, Bringing Theory to Practice; Senior Director of Assessment, American Association of Colleges & Universities 

Dan Reist, MTh
Assistant Director Knowledge Exchange, Centre for Addictions Research of BC

Donald W. Harward, PhD
Project Director, Bringing Theory to Practice; American Association of Colleges & Universities Senior Fellow; President Emeritus, Bates College

John Raeburn, PhD
Adjunct Professor, Department of Public Health, Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand

Jonny Morris, MA
Director, Public Policy & Campus Mental Health , Canadian Mental Health Association, BC Division 

Mark Dooris
Professor in Health and Sustainability & Director of Healthy Settings Unit, School of Health, University of Central Lancashire

Paola Ardiles, MHSc
Executive Board Member, Public Health Association of British Columbia, Founder & Network Lead, Bridge for Health

Shaylyn Streatch
Coordinator Healthy Minds/Healthy Campuses, Canadian Mental Health Association, BC Division 

Tim Dyck, PhD
Research Associate, Centre for Addictions Research of BC

Teaching and Learning Centre

Stephanie Chu, PhD

Barb Berry, MA
Educational Consultant

Cindy Xin, PhD
Educational Consultant

David Rubeli, MEd
Educational Consultant

Kathryn Ricketts, PhD
Educational Consultant

Sarah Louise Turner, MFA
Educational Consultant

Vivian Neal, PEng
Educational Consultant

Institute for the Study of Teaching and Learning in the Disciplines

Cheryl Amundsen, PhD

Office of the Vice-President Academic

Tzy Horng Sai, BA, MEd
Coordinator, English as an Additional Language (EAL) Implementation Project

Faculty of Science

Malgorzata Dubiel
Senior Lecturer, Mathematics

Peter Ruben, PhD
Associate Dean, Research and Graduate Studies; Professor, Biomedical Physiology and Kinesiology

Stephen Brown
Senior Lecturer, Biomedical Physiology and Kinesiology

Faculty of Education

Allan MacKinnon, EdD
Associate Professor

Cheryl Amundsen, PhD
Professor; Director, Institute for the Study of Teaching and Learning in the Disciplines

David Zandvliet, PhD
Associate Professor; Director, Institute for Environmental Learning

Heesoon Bai, PhD

Faculty of Health Science

Kate Tairyan, MD, MPH
Senior Lecturer; Adjunct Professor

Nienke Van Houten, PhD

Marc Lechner, PhD
Senior Lecturer; Director of Undergraduate Programs

Rochelle Tucker, DSc, MHSc
Senior Lecturer

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

Lara Aknin, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology

Nicky Didicher, PhD
Senior Lecturer, Department of English

Rachel Fouladi, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Psychology

Faculty of Applied Sciences

Micheal Sjoerdsma, MASc
Senior Lecturer, Faculty Teaching Fellow

Beedie School of Business

Andrew Gemino, PhD, MBA
Associate Dean Undergraduate Program

Casey Dorin
Executive Director, Undergraduate Programs

Faculty of Environment

Dan Burns
Manager, Curriculum and Academic Planning

Finance and Administration

Pat Hibbitts, EdD, MBA
Vice-President, Finance and Administration

Jay Solomon

Laura MacDonald
Director, Program Development and Policy

Marcos Olindan
Campus Planning & Development

Terry Waterhouse
Chief Safety Officer


Over 1500 students have provided input through campus outreach events, focus groups, Student Health Advisory Committee, survey data and Peer Health Education

Student Affairs

Gary George, MEd
Coordinator, Indigenous Student Centre

Jo Hinchliffe
Associate Registrar, Senate and Academic Services; Academic Integrity Coordinator

Lindsay Neilson
Director, International Services for Students

Marc Pope, MEd
Director, Recreation

Mitchell Stoddard, PhD
R Psych, Director, Centre for Students with Disabilities

Zoe Woods
Associate Director, Residence Life

If you are interested in providing input, or becoming involved with this initiative please contact us at