Name Position Area Contact
Susan Allen Associate Dean, Faculty

Responsible for the Faculty’s promotion and tenure reviews, faculty retention efforts, facilitating dual career positions and peer evaluation of teaching initiatives.

Faculty + Equity
Sneha Amatya Associate Academic Advisor

Responsible for academic advising services, including academic advising and academic evaluations for promotion and progression in order to support the academic success, personal development and retention of undergraduate Science students.

Students + Advising
Lucia Balabuk Science Gateway Admin Support

Provides administrative support and coordination to the Science Gateway educational programs including Science One.

Curriculum, Education + Programs
604 822-5552
Chris Balma Director, Communications

Responsible for the development and execution of the Faculty's strategic communication program, the delivery of targeted messaging across electronic, print and social media.

Fiona Beaty Associate Director, Development

Leads fundraising efforts for the Department of Physics and Astronomy and the Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries (IOF).

Development + Alumni
Aven Bendickson Senior Manager, HR Services

This position focuses on improving the experiences for Departments in navigating UBC's HR processes and HR systems such as Workday.

Human Resources
Allan Berezny Assistant Dean, Development and Alumni Engagement

Leads the Science development and alumni engagement team in the engagement of our alumni and community donors to invest in research, students and projects in the Faculty of Science.

Development + Alumni
604-822-8686 or 604-318-3810
Emma Berg Manager, Proposal Development and Communications

Responsible for the development and implementation of the Faculty of Science’s donor communications programs.

Development + Alumni
Gulnur Birol Director, Skylight (Science Centre for Learning and Teaching)

Leads the Skylight group: responsible for providing strategic leadership and vision in planning and delivery of faculty-wide teaching and learning initiatives.

Curriculum, Education + Programs
Kate Blackburn Administrative Assistant to ADs for Faculty, Research, and Equity and Diversity

Main receptionist. Provides admin and scheduling support to ADs; Coordinates annual processes including the Science Postdoc Travel Awards, External Reviews for the Science Depts, Science Fair; coordinates TA teaching evaluation process; faculty recruitment process for candidate visits to the Dean’s office

Administration + IT, Research + Innovation, Faculty + Equity
Ryan Bouma Neuroscience Program Manager and Academic Advisor

Responsible for managing all aspects of the interdisciplinary Neuroscience undergraduate education program, an undergraduate course of study spanning three key areas of Science, Medicine and Psychology. Will also provide academic advice to these students.

Curriculum, Education + Programs
Kim Chan Academic Advisor

Responsible for academic advising services, including academic advising, evaluations for promotion and progression and student programming in order to support the academic success, personal development and retention of undergraduate Science students.

Students + Advising
Nicole Chan Dean’s Administrative Assistant

Coordinates the Dean’s schedule, travel, requests for appointments and events.

Administration + IT
Renee Chan Student Support Specialist

Provides front line service and information to current and prospective students, departments and the general public regarding admission, course planning, student records and registration.

Students + Advising
James Charbonneau Associate Dean, Students

Responsible for Science Student Academic Services including advising, student engagement programming, enriched learning, graduation, enrollment management, academic integrity, and Science Co-op.

Students + Advising
Sarah Chen Web and Digital Communications Specialist

Responsible for content development, information architecture, and UI structure across UBC Science digital media assets, particularly websites, but also including email marketing and social channels.

Carrie Cheung Business Analyst, Workday Student

Leads the assessment of faculty needs and is responsible for aligning business requirements with information technology solutions. Provides expertise to plan and implement Workday Student, devises workflows and processes to ensure continuity of service for the unit.

Students + Advising
Michelle Chiang Human Resources Coordinator

Coordinates Human Resources activities for all employees in the Dean’s Office units and supports Faculty-wide Human Resources and Faculty Relations processes.

Human Resources
Ada Christopher Associate Director, Academic Support

Responsible for overseeing the student undergraduate academic support services delivered by the Academic Advising team pertaining to academic progression and retention in the Faculty of Science.

Students + Advising
Warren Code Associate Director, Special Initiatives, Skylight (Science Centre for Learning and Teaching)

Providing leadership and management of special teaching and learning initiatives in the Faculty of Science and the Science Centre for Teaching and Learning (Skylight), including the Carl Wieman Science Education Initiative (CWSEI). Co-supervises the Science Education Specialists.

Curriculum, Education + Programs

Musqueam First Nation land acknowledegement

UBC Science acknowledges that the UBC Point Grey campus is situated on the traditional, ancestral, and unceded territory of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm.

Learn more: Musqueam First Nation

Faculty of Science

Office of the Dean, Earth Sciences Building
2178–2207 Main Mall
Vancouver, BC Canada
V6T 1Z4
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