Staff

 

Information Assistant
Debra Locke
473 IKBLC
Ph. 604 822 2404
ischool.info@ubc.ca

Contact for:

  • Key access, locker sign-up and lost and found
  • Room/equipment bookings
  • Compiles the weekly Digest
  • Adds events to iSchool website and digital signage


Nao Fujiwara

Program Assistant
Nao Fujiwara
473 IKBLC
Ph. 604 822 3459
ischool.program@ubc.ca

Contact for:

  • Prospective student inquiries
  • Current student advising (course registration, transcripts and records, submitting forms)
  • Graduate program admissions, scholarships, and graduation
  • Provides administrative support to respective program areas


Educational Services Coordinator
Kevin Day
479 IKBLC
Ph. 604-822-2461
ischool.edsc@ubc.ca

Contact for:

  • Current student advising (hands-on learning opportunities)
  • Graduate program admissions, scholarships, and graduation
  • Organizes student hands-on learning placements in (internship, practicum, professional experience)


Administrative Assistant
Connie Wintels
473 IKBLC
Ph. 604 822 5939
ischool.admin@ubc.ca

Contact for:

  • Administrative support for Director (scheduling meetings)
  • Financial processing and inquires (travel expense claims)
  • GRA and GAA payroll and appointments
  • Student Risk Insurance enrolment
  • Faculty recruitment, appointment, reappointment and procedures
  • Oversees Emeriti, Visiting, Adjunct and other ad hoc faculty appointments


Jessica Woolman

Marketing and Communications Manager
Jessica Woolman
473 IKBLC
Ph. 604-827-4523
ischool.comms@ubc.ca

Contact for:

  • Administrator for website and Resources site
  • Promotion of faculty, student and staff events, projects or initiatives
  • Manages social media channels
  • Editor for the weekly Digest and semi-annual newsletter


Administration Manager
Violet Redekop
476 IKBLC
Ph. 604-822-2446
ischool.admmgr@ubc.ca

Contact for:

  • Management and Human Resources questions
  • Visiting faculty, researcher and postdoc employment processing and procedures
  • iSchool budget and research
  • Facilities and space assignments


Administrative leadership

iSchool Director
Luanne Freund

 

Graduate Advisor
Rick Kopak

 

PhD Program Chair
Heather O’Brien

 

MACL Program Chair
Rick Gooding

FNCC Coordinator
Sarah Dupont

 

FNCC Faculty liaison
Jennifer Douglas

 

BMS Program head
Richard Arias-Hernandez

 

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