The Sustainability Office

SFU’s Sustainability Office supports the university to develop and implement sustainability plans and policies; leads campus-wide signature sustainability projects towards SFU’s sustainability goals; and provides best practice services to scale student, faculty and staff sustainability initiatives across the institution.

Erica Lay: Acting Director

Guiding the institution-wide approach to sustainability leadership, Erica applies industry excellence standards and consults on risks and opportunities to integrate sustainability into the University's core business.  She also provides strategic planning services and develops internal and external partnerships to align university sustainability actions.  

MA Planning 

778.782.8914  |  Email  |  Strand Hall Annex 622

Pegah Djamzad: Analyst, Reporting and Awards

Utilizing sustainability reporting and benchmarking as a tool to identify SFU’s strengths and opportunities in achieving sustainability excellence, Pegah provides strategic services to address gaps through stakeholder engagement and best practices research.  She also seeks recognition for SFU's sustainability innovation through national and international award programs.

MA Environment and Sustainability

778.782.3810  |  Email  |  Strand Hall Annex 623

Ashleigh Erwin: Manager, Communications and Engagement

Creating institutional-wide campaigns to advance cross-departmental sustainability initiatives, and producing stories to advance sustainability both within and beyond SFU through a range of online and in person media, Ashleigh develops and implements comprehensive communications stratgies and manages SFU's sustainability brand narrative. 

Hons BA International Studies 

778.782.9869  |   Email  |  Strand Hall Annex 630

Kim Thee: Manager, Student Learning and Leadership

Supporting the personal, professional, and leadership development of student sustainability leaders, Kim advances the education, preparation, and development of the next generation of sustainability leaders and changemakers, and promotes the integration of sustainability across the full spectrum of curriculum and co-curriculum.  

BA Geography | Current MA student in Equity Studies in Education

778.782.4572  |  Email  | Strand Hall Annex 627

Kayla Blok: Program Coordinator

Engaging and consulting with stakeholders across all three campuses to improve ecological, social and economic sustainability performance, Kayla integrates and embeds sustainability in key spaces across the institution through the delivery of the Sustainable Spaces Certification program.

Hons BSc Environmental Science | LEED GA

778.782.9725  |  Email  |  Strand Hall Annex 623

Candace Le Roy: Director, on Maternity Leave