Contact Us

In the event of an emergency, call 911.

Urgent support is also provided by Campus Public Safety at: 778.782.4500

Reception:  778.782.7249

Campus Security Dispatch:

Non-Emergency: 778.782.7991
Emergency: 778.782.4500


Hours of Operation:

General Office Hours 
8:30am to 4:00pm

Campus Security Dispatch
24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Street Address:

Safety & Risk Services
Discovery 1, Room 1300
Simon Fraser University
8999 Nelson Way
Burnaby, BC, Canada
V5A 4B5

Need directions? See our map here.

Note: The Campus Security Information Centre is located at the Transportation Centre on Gaglardi Way

Mailing Address:

Safety & Risk Services
Discovery 1 1300
Simon Fraser University
8888 University Drive
Burnaby, BC, Canada
V5A 1S6

Safety & Risk Services - Office of the Chief Safety Officer

Mark LaLonde
Chief Safety Officer
Safety & Risk Services

Provides strategic planning, leadership and oversight on policy, financial, and operational management for all departments in Safety & Risk Services; advises senior executives on a wide range of operational and strategic issues; monitors trends, liaises with stakeholders and collaborates in development of practices, policies and procedures.

Phone: 778.782.9208

Finance & Administration

Develops and manages the SRS budget and associated records, as well as provides administrative, financial, payroll, and budget support to the SRS team.

Phone: 778.782.9623


Provides operational and administrative support to the SRS team. 

Phone: 778.782.9337


Chas Florio
Director, Systems Analysis & Project Management

Manages activities and functions of SRS projects and conducts systems analysis for the SRS portfolio.

Phone: 778.782.3466

Lindsey Ridgway
Communications Officer

Manages communication activities across the SRS portfolio including development of communications strategies, designing digital and print media, website management, and coordinating community events.

Phone: 778.782.9600

Campus Public Safety

Administration Contacts

Tim Marron
Senior Director, Campus Public Safety

Provides strategic direction and leadership for the Campus Security, Physical Security Solutions , and Traffic Safety units of the Campus Public Safety department at Simon Fraser University.  Overseeing an integrated staff of eighty security practitioners and support personnel across three lower mainland campuses, the Senior Director ensures the department provides cutting edge public safety and resource protection services in a manner that strives to exceed industry standards.

Phone: 778.782.4174

Azucena Madrigal Guerrero & Dione Nyathi
Departmental Secretary

Provides administrative support for the Campus Public Safety department, including billing, purchasing and payroll.

Phone: 778.782.7343


Meghan Wong
Crime Prevention & Personal Safety Coordinator

Facilitates crime prevention initiatives and programs through community engagement, statistical analysis, and researching evidence-based practices.  Provides personal safety consultations, workshops, and assistance with resource coordination.  

Phone: 778.782.6574

Campus Security Contacts

Andrea Ringrose

Manages the day-to-day operations of the Campus Security section including investigation oversight, incident command, staff training and standards, and the consistent service delivery of operational security programs.

Phone: 778.782.4174

rESIDENCE Security Liaison 

In partnership with SFU Residence, provides a first line point of contact with student residents and staff, facilitating public safety resources specific to the unique needs of the student residence community through proactive community outreach, investigations, and crime prevention programming.  

Phone: 778.782.3712

Armin Jiwani
Security Supervisor  

Provides supervision to Security Patrol shifts including investigations, community outreach and incident command.      

Phone: 778.782.3922

Jason Morlin
Security Supervisor

Provides supervision to Security Patrol shifts including investigations, community outreach and incident command.           

Phone: 778.782.3922

john nguyen
Security Supervisor    

Provides supervision to Security Patrol shifts including investigations, community outreach and incident command.             

Phone: 778.782.3922

Chris Tessarolo
Security Supervisor  

Provides supervision to Security Patrol shifts including investigations, community outreach and incident command.      

Phone: 778.782.3922

Traffic Safety Contacts

Mike Spencer
Manager - Traffic Safety 

Performs supervisory duties related to traffic safety on campus, including oversight of traffic enforcement and road closures.

Phone: 778.782.3866
Email: or

Traffic Enforcement Coordinator

Provides supervision to parking enforcement operations and assists with traffic safety on campus.

Email: or

Gian Rico
Student Safety Engagement Program 

A student that provides supervision and leadership to a team of student employees and volunteers engaged in supporting Campus Security community programs.

Phone: 778.782.5425




Physical Security Solutions Contacts

Jason Eldridge
Manager, Physical Security Solutions

Oversees strategic direction and management of Physical Security Solutions including the lockshop, physical security and card/key access.  This position also provides technical support for the Campus Public Safety department including security systems, security assessments and day to day operation of security’s technical resources.          

Phone: 778.782.8634

Megan Purdon
Access Control Clerk

Processes card, key and locksmith work order requests for the SFU Burnaby Community.

Phone: 778.782.5448

Mary Phan
Access Control Clerk 

Processes card, key and locksmith work order requests for the SFU Burnaby Community.

Phone: 778.782.5448

Jennifer Law-Claveau
Access Control Clerk

Processes card, key and locksmith work order requests for the SFU Burnaby Community.

Phone: 778.782.5448

Don Flood
Locksmith Foreman

Oversees operations of SFU Lockshop.

Ed Herbert

Provides locksmith services.

Aleksey Sazhin

Provides locksmith services.

Enterprise Risk & Resilience

Laura Vajanto
Senior Director, Enterprise Risk & Resilience

Leads the Enterprise Risk & Resilience (ERR) department which comprises Risk Management, Emergency & Continuity Planning, and International Travel Safety. ERR manages the University’s strategic approach to enterprise risk management, business continuity planning, organizational resilience, insurance risk management, and emergency management.

Phone: 778.782.9855

Laura Kerek
Emergency and Continuity Planner

Responsible for emergency preparedness, response, recovery, and business continuity planning and programs.

Phone: 778.782.9858

Darrell Akerstrom
Associate Emergency Planner

Responsible for coordination of volunteer teams, emergency preparedness presentations and events and support of emergency planning.

Phone: 778.782.8632

Len Bennett

Phone: 778.782.4380

Nedia Vanderelst

Phone: 778.782.9242

Nina Kwan
Secretary, Enterprise Risk & Resilience

Phone: 778.782.6738

coordinator, travel safety   

Phone: 778.782.3560

Environmental Health & Research Safety

Melinda Skura
Senior Director, Environmental Health & Safety 

Oversees the Environmental Health & Research Safety programs at SFU.

Phone: 778.782.7264

Monica Szczepina
Director, Research & Laboratory Safety

Oversees the Biosafety & Laboratory Safety, Chemical and Hazardous Waste Safety, and Radiation Safety programs.

Phone: 778.782.7265

Tajinder Aujla
Director, Occupational Health and Trades Safety 

Oversees the Occupational Health and Trades Safety programs at SFU.

Phone: 778.782.4978

Anne Carchesio
Safety Assistant

Tracks and reports all reportable incidents, liaises with the WCB, schedules and arranges safety training and provides support to all Safety Advisors.

Phone: 778.782.5935

Catherine Peltier
Program Manager - Chemical Safety & Hazardous Waste 

Provides support with Laboratory Safety programs and in particular, Chemical Safety, Hazardous Waste Management and Hazardous Materials Signage.

Phone: 778.782.8633

Eric Bouchard
Program Manager - Biosafety & Laboratory Safety

Provides support with Laboratory Safety programs.  Manages the Biosafety Permit Applications and Renewals, Biosafety Inspections and the Laser Safety Program.

Phone: 778.782.6740

Jutta Rickers-Haunerland 
Program Manager, Ionizing Radiation Safety 

Manages the ionizing radiation safety program and provides support on research and teaching involving radioactive materials. Administers radioisotope permits and oversees the operation of the radionuclide facility.

Phone: 778.782.3633

Alina Tepes
Radiation Safety Technician

Responsible for the operation of the radioisotope facility and its instrumentation.  Provides guidance, training, and technical support to users.  Tracks use of radioisotopes and runs the dosimetry program.

Phone: 778.782.3506

Research Safety Coordinator

Coordinates and delivers lab safety training for SFU faculty, staff and students. Also coordinates the hazardous material door signage program and online system. 

Phone: 778.782.7265

Program Manager - Environmental & Safety Management Systems

Responsible for Safety Management, Environmental Management, Fire Safety and Ergonomics programs.  


Sandra Stan
Program Manager - Indoor Environmental Quality (IEQ)

Responsible for performing and overseeing Indoor Air Quality and mould assessments, managing the Confined Space Entry Program, coordinating Shop Safety Training, and providing support for the Facilities and Trades safety programs.

Phone: 778.782.3011

Simon Wong
Program Manager - IAQ & Trades Safety

Provides support with IAQ and Trades Safety programs. This includes fall protection, noise, contractor orientation, hot work permits; and indoor air quality.

Phone: 778.782.3867

David Fenner
Program Manager - Hazardous Building Materials

Responsible for managing the Asbestos, Lead and Silica Exposure Control Plans. Oversees hazardous materials consultants and the work of abatement contractors.

Phone: 778.782.6558

Justin Suen
Coordinator, Occupational Health & Trades Safety

Provides support for the Occupational Health and Trades Safety portfolio.

Phone: 778.782.3386