The PDF document below outlines the overall reporting structure of Capilano University. Every effort is made to keep this information updated as changes to our organization take place.

Capilano University Organization Chart (08 2019)


Paul Dangerfield, MBA
President and Vice-Chancellor

Academic & Provost

Laureen Styles
Vice President, Academic & Provost

Strategic Planning, Assessment & Institutional Effectiveness

Toran Savjord
Vice President, Strategic Planning, Assessment & Institutional Effectiveness

Finance & Administration

Jacqui Stewart, CPA, CGA
Vice President, Finance & Administration


Ted Gervan, EdD
Dean, Faculty of Fine and Applied Arts 

Pouyan Mahboubi
Dean, Faculty of Arts & Sciences

Brad Martin
Dean, Faculty of Education, Health, & Human Development

Lara Duke
Dean, Faculty of Global & Community Studies

Halia Valladares, MBA, MS-IL, CITP, Ph.D.
Dean, Faculty of Business & Professional Studies

Academic Initiatives & Planning

Manager, Academic Initiatives & Planning

BlueShore Financial Centre for the Performing Arts

Fiona Black, BA
Director, Programming

Sandra McRae, MA
General Manager


Brian Ball, BComm

Bosa Centre for Film & Animation

Doreen Manuel, BA, MFA
Interim Director

CapU Residence

Chad Johnstone, BBA
Manager, Student Housing Services

Children's Centre

Sara Sutherland, MA

Centre for International Experience

Chris Bottrill, PhD, MA (hons), B.Soc.Sci 

Cristian Cano, BBA
Recruitment Manager

Francisco Silva

Centre for Teaching Excellence

Laura MacKay, PhD

Conflict Resolution

Keiron Simons, BA, LLB
Conflict Resolution Advisor

Continuing Studies & Executive Education

Annie Prud'homme-Genereux, PhD

Contract Services and Purchasing


Paul Gruber, BComm, SCMP, CPM
Manager, Purchasing

Facilities Services & Campus Planning

Ryan Blades, MBA, PMP

Jordy Bowen
Manager, Facilities - Building Systems

Kenny Fung, P. Eng., PMP, LEED Green Associate
Manager, Project Management

Roberto Carlos
Manager, Facilities Services

Bill Demopoulos, MBA, BA, SEMAC
Manager, Sustainability

Graeme Kennedy
Manager, Campus Security


Tally Bains, MBA, CPA, CGA

Holly Hunter, CPA, CA
Manager, Accounting Services

Mirela Pop, CPA, CGA
Manager, Payroll & Benefits

Narisha Jessani, CPA, CA
Manager, Financial Services

Lesley Nelson,
Manager, Student Financial Accounts

Human Resources

Mike Knudson, MBA
Associate Vice President

Erin McFadden, MBA, CPHR
Manager, HR Development & Engagement

Melissa Nichol, BBA
Manager, HR (Faculty)

Sara Colliss, CPHR
Manager, HR (Staff)

Information Technology (IT)

Kristin Wilkes, MPA, BCIS

Steve Gallagher
Director, IT Architecture

Teodora Dotzeva, BSc, PMP
Manager, Web and Instructional Technologies

Elham Seyedi, MSc, BSc
Manager, Enterprise Systems

Neil Harrington, CPA, CGA
Manager, IT Architecture & Security

Wade Sellers
Manager, IT Infrastructure

Cristian Toma, MBEcon
Manager, Implementation and Deployment
Manager, IT Service Delivery

Manager, Project Management Office


Debbie Schachter, BA, MLS, MBA, EdD
University Librarian

Policy, Privacy & Governance

Jennifer Jamieson, BA, LLB
Manager, Policy, Privacy & Governance

Registrar's Office


Associate Registrar, Academic Advising & Financial Aid

Associate Registrar, Scheduling, Systems & Records

Manager, Student Recruitment & Transition

Jaspreet Jhutti, BComm
Associate Registrar, Admissions & Graduation

Aaron Cunningham
Associate Registrar, Registration & Student Information Services

Student Success

Cyndi Banks, PhD
Associate Vice President

Daniel Levangie, MA
Director,  Student Affairs and Services

Nancy Ng, BBA
Manager, Career Development Centre

Milt Williams, BPE
Manager, Centre for Sport and Wellness

Christine Chan, MEd
Manager, Institutional Research 

Cheryl Kramer, MS
Coordinator, Accessibility Services

Sukhi Sohi, MA
Coordinator, Counselling Services

University Relations

Jennifer Ingham, BA, CFRE
Vice President, University Relations

Scott Blythe, BA
Director, Alumni & Development

Victoria Miles, BA
Director, Communications & Marketing

Julie Vanderyagt, BA, Adv Cert A&E
Manager, Events & Ceremonies

Kari Wharton, BA (Econ)
Manager, Advancement Services