Dean's Office Directory


Name Position Area Contact
Mary Anne Lyons Integrated Sciences Program Manager and Advisor
Manages the Integrated Sciences academic program in collaboration with Director Lee Groat, including student support, instructors; and manages student advising services for the ISCI program
Curriculum, Education + Programs
Reg Ma Senior Financial Analyst
Provide high level financial and budgetary analysis and reporting to a portfolio of departments and units in Science, in support of strong budget management. Provides strategic financial information and support to the Department Administrators
Finance + Operations
Mark MacLachlan Associate Dean, Research and Graduate Education
Responsible for issues related to research and graduate student matters, including faculty and graduate student awards, Canada Research Chairs, Canadian Foundation for Innovation, conflict of interest, intellectual property, and ethics review
Research + Innovation
Janie McCallum Assistant Dean, Human Resources
Responsible for providing leadership and direction on human resources issues for faculty, staff and students appointees within the Faculty of Science, and for providing leadership to the Dean’s office administrative staff. Manages HR-related annual processes for Science including faculty search processes and salary increase processes.
Human Resources
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Ray McNichol Assistant Dean, Finance, Resources and Operations
Provides comprehensive strategic financial and operational management for the Faculty. Leads innovative initiatives to move strategic plans forward and provides authoritative advice on financial issues.
Finance + Operations
Svetlana Minchenko Executive Coordinator to the Dean
Manages the Dean's commitments, requests for information, meetings and special projects. Manages the process of faculty promotion and tenure review, Department Head searches and External Review process and supervises the office workflow of support staff in the Dean's Office.
Administration + IT, Human Resources
Zohreh Moradi Skylight Research Analyst
Responsible for planning, implementing, and collaborating with faculty and staff on research and evaluation projects to explore and analyze data sets relevant to teaching and learning.
Curriculum, Education + Programs
Cindy Nahm Assistant Dean, Student Academic Services
Responsible for leadership and direction of student advising and engagement services. Provides leadership for developing, implementing and assessing policies and processes related to all aspects of undergraduate student services in the Faculty of Science from prospective through to graduation.
Students + Advising
Chris Oatman 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 domestic and international students.
Students + Advising
Jordan Rongavilla Development Coordinator
Provides support to the fundraising team; executes donor reports, provides event logistics and supports the donor stewardship program. Works with central Development office on campus-wide fundraising initiatives
Development + Alumni
Melinda Sam Administrative Assistant to Development Team
Part time administrative support for Development and Alumni Engagement team and also contributes to Dean’s office reception coverage
Administration + IT, Development + Alumni
Amber Schroeder Skylight Administrative and Communications Coordinator
Generates all administration and communication materials for the extended Skylight team across the Faculty.
Administration + IT, Curriculum, Education + Programs
Ales Skala Graduation Lead
Oversees graduation evaluation for undergraduate students in the Faculty of Science. Provides academic advising services including prospective advising, student programming and academic evaluations for promotion and progression.
Students + Advising
Jaclyn Stewart Associate Dean, Academic
Responsible for the Faculty's curriculum process and overseeing and appointing Directors for Science education programs including Science Gateway Programs, Integrated Science and Coordinated Science Programs; oversees the Science Centre for Learning and Teaching (Skylight).
Curriculum, Education + Programs
Stefanie Suderman Student Engagement Officer
Responsible for the design and delivery of programs and services intended to facilitate a culture of learning, leadership, involvement, and service for undergraduate students in the Faculty of Science.
Students + Advising
Curtis Suttle Associate Dean, Engagement
Research + Innovation
Kathie Thompson Research Grant Facilitator
Advises on, reviews and facilitates PI’s major grant proposals for researchers in the Faculty of Science,including CRC and CFI. Manages the development of Faculty initiatives requiring grant funding from Canadian and international funding agencies as well as industry.
Research + Innovation
Valerie Titford Manager of Development
Manages the administrative team and daily operations of the Faculty of Science Development team, leads endowment and award creation and provides strategy to the fundraising staff.
Development + Alumni
Deborah Watt Strategic Project Manager
Finance + Operations
Christina Wong 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 domestic and international students.
Students + Advising