Messages from the Board Chair

All of the public statements from the chair of the SFU Board of Governors are compiled here, including recent messages to the SFU community.

The current chair of the Board of Governors is Mrs. Angie Lamarsh. You can learn more about her here.

2024

2023

  • December 19, 2023
    Chair's report - November Board meeting
    At the November 30 Board meeting, we discussed several matters of critical importance to the university, including SFU's budget.
  • October 26, 2023
    Chair's report - September Board Meeting
    At the September 28 Board meeting, we discussed several matters of critical importance to the university, including progress on SFU’s work to Uphold Truth and Reconciliation.
  • July 20, 2023
    Chair's Report - June Board Meeting
    At the June 29 Board meeting, we discussed several matters of critical importance to the university, including progress on SFU’s sustainability and climate action work.
  • June 22, 2023
    Tamara Vrooman re-appointed as Chancellor
    The Simon Fraser University Board of Governors is pleased to announce the re-appointment of Dr. Tamara Vrooman as Chancellor of SFU.
  • June 13, 2023
    Chair's report - May Board Meeting
    At the May 25 Board meeting, we discussed several matters of critical importance to the university, including updates to key university positions, our ongoing Board governance review and Indigenous Governance work.
  • May 11, 2023
    Margarita Fullerton to support SFU Board governance as new University Secretary
    The Board of Governors and President are pleased to announce the appointment of Margarita Fullerton as University Secretary, effective May 23. Margarita is a senior operations adviser with experience providing guidance on strategy, operations and transformation initiatives to boards, executive and faculty leadership teams.
  • April 06, 2023
    Chair's Report - March Board Meeting
    At the March 30 Board meeting, we discussed several matters of critical importance to the university, including SFU’s budget. Here is a summary of recent news from the Board.

2022