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Meet the People of SFU
Welcome to our People of SFU series, where we’re celebrating SFU’s unsung heroes—those who go above and beyond the call of duty to create community, advance SFU’s mission and make the university a great place to work and learn.
People of SFU: Meet Kristen Woo, director of the Human Rights Office December 09, 2021
Kristen Woo recently joined SFU with a passion for the law, a drive to make a difference, and big...
People of SFU: Meet Tom Nault, SFU's registrar and executive director of student enrollment November 26, 2021
No kid dreams of being a university registrar when they grow up—but Tom Nault has made a...
People of SFU: Meet Suman Jiwani, equity, diversity and inclusion in Faculty Relations November 02, 2021
From math major and data analyst to equity, diversity and inclusion work within SFU Faculty...
People of SFU: Meet Kami Grovue, VPFA HR total compensation consultant October 26, 2021
Kami Grovue, total compensation consultant for the VPFA’s Human Resources department, tells...
People of SFU: Meet Dorothy Christian, associate director of Indigenous Policy and Pedagogy, Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies September 28, 2021
If you ever sit down with Dorothy Cucw-la7 Christian, you’ll hear stories about her life,...
Meet Mohamad Rezaei and Laila Abelseth, Faculty of Applied Sciences September 23, 2021
When in-person activities became restricted due to the COVID-19 pandemic, teaching and research...
People of SFU: Meet Carolyn Tinglin, graduate student, Faculty of Education September 10, 2021
Understanding the intersections between identity and systemic inequality is complex, and Carolyn...
People of SFU: Meet Katrina Salvante and Cecilia Kalaw, Faculty of Health Sciences August 18, 2021
Katrina Salvante and Cecilia Kalaw, Faculty of Health Sciences Research Grant Coordinator and...
People of SFU: Meet Darrell Akerstrom, VPFA’S Safety and Risk Services’ Coordinator, Emergency and Continuity Planning August 09, 2021
Darrell Akerstrom, coordinator, emergency and continuity planning, for VPFA’s Safety and Risk...
People of SFU: Meet William Chan-Gill, SFU Ceremonies & Events August 05, 2021
William Chan-Gill brings his values of community, welcoming and inclusion not only to his work in...
People of SFU: Meet Peter Lisiecki, SFU Spirit Shop supervisor June 29, 2021
Few people embody SFU's welcoming spirit as fully as Peter Lisiecki. You've seen him out at events...
People of SFU: Meet Trisha Dulku, volunteer wrangler extraordinaire and coordinator of civic and community engagement June 08, 2021
As a coordinator of civic and community engagement with SFU’s Office of Community Engagement,...
People of SFU: Meet Seth Erais, Program Manager for SFU Public Square June 03, 2021
If you look up Seth Erais on the SFU Public Square website, you'll see that his job title is listed...
People of SFU: Meet Rita Steele, Manager of Campus Sustainability May 28, 2021
Steele joined SFU in October and works with faculty, staff and students across campuses, to...
People of SFU: Meet Lulu Bersamira, Lifelong Learning budget coordinator May 21, 2021
If you think of accountants as number-crunchers who prefer spreadsheets to people, you haven’t met...
People of SFU: Meet Tara Flynn, Coordinator of Civic and Community Engagement and Director of the Burnaby Festival of Learning May 06, 2021
Meet Tara Flynn, Coordinator of Civic and Community Engagement for SFU’s Office of Community...
People of SFU: Meet Nicole Taylor-Sterritt, manager of Indigenous protocols, SFU Ceremonies and Events April 30, 2021
Nicole Taylor-Sterritt is building relationships and sharing knowledge while helping SFU advance...
People of SFU: Meet Joelle Mariano, VPFA Office Assistant April 22, 2021
Meet Joelle Mariano, Office Assistant for VP Finance and Administration (VPFA). SFU News asked...
People of SFU: Meet Krystal Ness, VPFA Facilities’ Client Services Supervisor March 30, 2021
Meet Krystal Ness, Client Services Supervisor for the VP Finance and Administration’s (VPFA)...