Alexandra Gunn is a human resources and administration manager at UBC, with over 15 years of experience in leadership, human resources and organizational development, and international business development. She is also a Master of Education in Educational Leadership student at SFU focussing on developing leaders from underrepresented groups and disrupting implicit bias.
Alexandra is currently serving her second term on the University Senate and has served as a member of the Senate Committee on International Activities, Senate Committee on Enrollment Management and Planning, Senate Committee on Continuing Studies, and Senate Nominating Committee. She has always been very engaged in the SFU community from being a mentor to multiple business students to serving as vice-president of external relations for the Human Resources Management Society; undergraduate departmental representative on the Economics Student Union; and member at large on the Psychology Student Association.
She is very active in the community and is a recipient of the Soroptimist Citizenship Award and Leaders of Tomorrow Award. She has over 10 years of Board experience including helping form Girls in Technology Vancouver. She currently serves on City of Vancouver’s Racial and Ethno-Cultural Equity Advisory Committee and on the Board of Directors of Vancouver iDevelopers Industry Association, Collingwood Neighbourhood House, and BCIT Alumni Association where she is also the Chair of the Governance Committee.
Alexandra completed her Bachelor of Arts and Certificate in Liberal Arts at SFU and University of Cambridge’s post-baccalaureate certificate in teaching. She has also obtained her human resources management, leadership, and project management certificates/associate certificates with distinction at BCIT.