DR. LYNN ELEN BURTON
1020 Sugar Mountain Way
Anmore, British Columbia,
V3H 4Y7, CANADA
WORK OFFICE: (prior to August 7, 2007) 604-291-3036
As of August 7, 2007: 778-782-3036
HOME OFFICE: (604) 461-7744
Home office fac.(604) 461-7745
PUBLICATIONS AND SPEECHES ACCORDING TO MAJOR FOCUS
Columbia University, New York
Dr. Burtonís efforts have been recognized in many ways, such as:
1996 Ė present: She is currently a tenured Associate Professor of Futures Studies in the Department of the Humanities at Simon Fraser University (SFU) in Vancouver, the top comprehensive university in Canada for four out of the past five years. Immediately prior to this, she was Dean of Continuing Studies at SFU and before this was Dean of Continuing Education at California State University, Los Angeles (CSULA). At CSULA, Dr. Burton had overall responsibility for a six million dollar self-support operation at one of the most culturally diverse universities in the USA. At the ten million dollar SFU operation, she had responsibility for both campus continuing education and a downtown center.
Her executive oversight at both universities was for all continuing education credit and non-credit operations, including major distance learning functions such as two cable channels and a satellite uplink at CSULA and ten percent of the SFU credit offerings on-line. The CSULA American Culture and Language Program (ACLP), a residential school with close to four hundred international students, and the English Culture and Language Program at SFU reported to Dean Burton. As well, she was a member of the Presidentís Council and Academic Senate at SFU and the Provostís Executive Committee of Deans and the statewide CE Deansí Council at CSULA.
1981- 1996: While teaching part-time at the University of Ottawa, Dr. Burton served the Government of Canada in a number of full-time executive capacities, including:
1969-1974: Her classroom teaching responsibilities for the Carleton and Peel County Boards of Education led to leadership roles in Teacher Professional Development and Grade level administration.
In addition to her speaking engagements and publications (listed separately), Dr. Burtonís voluntary contributions include (a sampling):