Provost & VPA search committee membership

Membership of the search committee





Joy Johnson



Martin Pochurko

Vice-President, Finance and Administration

Deans (3)

Gwen Bird

Dean of Libraries

Eugene Fiume

Dean, Faculty of Applied Science

Carman Neustaedter

Dean, Faculty of Communication, Art and Technology

Faculty members (8)

Woo Soo Kim

Professor and Associate Director, Mechatronic Systems Engineering, Faculty of Applied Science

Steeve Mongrain

Associate Dean, Research and International, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

Terri Griffith

Keith Beedie Chair in Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Beedie School of Business

Thecla Schiphorst

Faculty of Communication, Art and Technology

Dan Laitsch

Faculty of Education

Valorie Crooks

Canada Research Chair and Associate Dean, Faculty of Environment

Paola Ardiles

Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Health Sciences

Derek Bingham

Professor/Chair, Statistics and Actuarial Science, Faculty of Science

Faculty Association President

Kumari Beck

President, Faculty Association

SFSS President

Helen Sofia Pahou

President, SFSS

GSS Director of External Relations

Mohamad Assari

Director, External Relations, GSS

Support Staff (2)

Mary Holmes

Acting Executive Director, Provost’s Office

Rebecca Sum

Manager, Provost’s Office

Additional members (2)

Maite Taboada

Distinguished SFU Professor, Department of Linguistics

Jessica La Rochelle

Director, Indigenous Student Services

Committee Secretary and Executive Search Consultants




Committee Secretary

James Beresford

Executive Director and Chief of Staff, President’s Office

Executive Search Consultant

Brent Cameron

Partner, Boyden

Executive Search Consultant

Khaleeda Jamal

Senior Associate, Boyden

Executive Search Support

Chantal Falk

Project Coordinator, Boyden