Our Staff

Office Administrative Staff

Manjeet Gill

Manager  

T:778-782-7687
E: cmnsmgr@sfu.ca
Room: K9683

Manjeet can help with:

  • All financial, budget and expense approvals and matters
  • Sessional instructors, Term lecturers & Teaching Assistants
  • SFU Academic and Administrative policies and procedures
  • Course scheduling and space assignment
  • Hiring staff

 

Administrative Coordinator

T:778-782-6508
E: cmnscord@sfu.ca
Room: K9673

Administrative Coordinator can help with:

  • Research grants administration
  • Tri-Council funding use guidelines
  • Grant funding and Research contracts funding use guidelines
  • Hiring Research funded Personnel(RA's and Post Docs)
  • Purchasing requisitions
  • Online business and travel expense claims
  • C-card reconciliation
 

Brenda Baldwin

Director's Assistant

T: 778-782-3470
E: cmnsdsec@sfu.ca
Room: K9681

Brenda can help with:

  • Arranging meetings with the Director
  • Tenure-Track Faculty Appointments
  • Renewal, Tenure and Promotion
  • Salary Review
  • Study Leaves and other leaves
  • School Nominated Undergraduate Scholarships/Awards
  • External Reviews

 

School Administrative Assistant

T: 778-782-3687
E: cmnsasst@sfu.ca
Room: K9671

Program Assistant can help with:

  • General administrative support
  • Questions relating to University Administrative policies and procedures
  • Online travel and business expense claim preparation and support
  • Semesterly book orders, access to instructor copies

 

Audrey Ling

Undergraduate Program Assistant

T: 778-782-3117
E: cmnsgen@sfu.ca
Room: K9671

Audrey can help with:

  • Undergraduate programs and curriculum administration
  • Course offerings and advising referrals
  • General administrative support
  • Questions relating to University administrative policies and procedures

Graduate Advisors

Jason Congdon

Graduate Program Coordinator 
(MA and PhD)

T: 778-782-3595
E: gradcmns@sfu.ca
Room: K9669

Jason can help with:

  • Primary resource for the CMNS Graduate Program
  • Graduate student record, registration policy, leave terms, procedures and fees
  • Graduate scholarship and fellowship application process
  • Graduate program and thesis defence requirements and process
  • The semi-annual graduate student review process
  • Graduate student orientation sessions

 

Program Coordinator
(Global Communication MA Double Degree)

T:
E: gradcmns@sfu.ca
Room:

The Program Coordinator can help with:

  • Primary resource for the CMNS Global Communication MA (GCMA) Double Degree program
  • GCMA graduate student records, leave terms
  • Information policies and procedures related to the GCMA program
  • GCMA student registration policy, procedure and fees
  • The graduate student orientation sessions

Undergraduate Advisors

Zed Chia

Undergraduate Advisor & Recruiter

T: 778-782-2098
E: cmns1@sfu.ca
Room: K9650 (next to BPK)

Zed can help with:

  • Undergraduate academic advising
  • Registration, course add/drops, degree requirement checklists, letter of permission
  • Internal transfers to CMNS and transfers from other colleges and Universities
  • Undergraduate recruitment strategies and analytics
  • Undergraduate recruitment event coordination

 

Undergraduate Advisor

E: cmns2@sfu.ca
Room: K9650 (next to BPK)

The advisor can help with:

  • Undergraduate academic advising
  • Registration, course add/drops, degree requirement checklists, letter of permission
  • Internal transfers to CMNS and transfers from other colleges and Universities
  • Undergraduate recruitment strategies and analytics
  • Undergraduate recruitment event coordination

Sami Lee

Undergraduate Advisor

T: 778-782-2098
E: cmns3@sfu.ca
Room: K9650 (next to BPK)

Sami can help with:

  • Undergraduate academic advising
  • Course enrollment, add/drops, degree requirement checklist, waivers, and appeals
  • Degree planning for CMNS students in 3rd and 4th year
  • Important SFU academic deadlines and dates
  • Referrals to other support services at SFU

Communication and Marketing

Emma Keeler-Dugas

Digital Content Manager

T: 778-782-3855
Marketing / Comms Request: cmnscomm@sfu.ca
Room: K9677

Emma can help with:

  • Website updates
  • Student, Research, Faculty and Alumni news stories
  • Social media requests
  • Internal Faculty and Staff communication requests
  • Communication project support
  • Special events

Technical

Brian Langdeau

Technical Manager

T: 778-782-2012
Technical Request: cmnstech@sfu.ca
E: langdeau@sfu.ca
Room: K8651

Brian can help with:

  • General technical support and hardware and software recommendations
  • Technical equipment sourcing and purchasing
  • Computing and specialized course-specific equipment inventory maintenance
  • Video conferencing needs assessment/recommendations

 

Alexandre Klinke

Technical Support

T: 778-782-2012
Technical Request: cmnstech@sfu.ca
E: aklinke@sfu.ca
Room: TBD

Alex can help with:

  • Hardware and software issues
  • Provisioning of some software and hardware
  • General desktop support and troubleshooting

Co-op Staff

Liesl Jurock

Co-op Coordinator

T: 778-782-5542
E: lrjurock@sfu.ca
Room: K9655

Liesl can help with:

  • Advising and coaching Communication Co-op students on career job and job search
  • Liaising with employers seeking to post Co-op job opportunities
  • Supporting current Communication Co-op students and employers during Co-op work terms

Sara Sethna

Co-op Coordinator

T: 778-782-2107
E: ssethna@sfu.ca
Room: K9655

Sara can help with:

  • Advising and coaching Communication Co-op students on career job and job search
  • Liaising with employers seeking to post Co-op job opportunities
  • Supporting current Communication Co-op students and employers during Co-op work terms

Sangita Mudaliar

Program Assistant

T: 778-782-5367
E: sangitam@sfu.ca
Room: K9657

Sangita can help with:

  • Responding to inquiries from Communication students interested in joining the Co-op program
  • Processing new applications to Co-op and Co-op work permit letters
  • Administering Co-op processes for students and employers