Faculty and Staff

Senior Officer (International)

Sherilyn Trompetter, Senior Officer, International

Education and Career Highlights:

  • BA (Latin American Studies) from University of Alberta
  • MBA (International Business) from University of Alberta and Tec de Monterrey, Campus Guadalajara 

Passionate about facilitating transformative experiences for students. Sherilyn has worked at the University of Alberta for over fifteen years in roles of increasing responsibility. She worked at University of Alberta International on the education abroad team and brought in projects including a $10.4 million internship program. Successfully written grant submissions worth over $1 million. 


  • International partnerships and collaboration
  • International undergraduate student recruitment 
  • International experiences including the School in Cortona
  • Development of international research and scholarly opportunities
  • Improved integration of international opportunities into Department curriculum
  • Development of academic resources that relate to teaching internationally

Personal Interests and Hobbies:
  • Travelling
  • Cooking
  • Reading
  • Dancing
  • President of the Action Coalition on human Trafficking Alberta (ACT Alberta)
Favorite TV show/movie:
  • TV:  This is Us, Grey's Anatomy, Amazing Race, Master Chef, The Nationals
  • Movies:  Shawshank Redemption, Gladiator, Amelie, Harry Potter, Amadeus

Favorite Quote: 
 “Get busy living or get busy dying.” – Andy Dufresne in Shawshank Redemption   


Phone: 780.492.4389
E-mail:  sherilyn.trompetter@ualberta.ca