Partnership Network

The partnership network in the College of Natural and Applied Sciences connects our faculties and college with the U of A’s administrative expertise and resources.

Find your contact for development, communications and marketing, finance, human resources, IT, research, and student services.


Meet the College Leadership

Interim College Dean - Matina Kalcounis-Rueppell

Associate Dean (STEM Research)David Bressler 

Associate Dean (Education)Tracy Raivio

College General Manager - Julie Naylor

Director, Office of EducationJim Bohun

Executive Assistant - Colette Freitas


Alumni Relations

Program Leads

Katherine Kupchenko (Engineering)
Cristine Myhre (ALES, Science)


Communications and Marketing

Senior Communications and Marketing Service Partner 

Katie Willis

Communications and Marketing Partners

Tia Lalani (ALES)
Andrew Lyle (Science)
Annie Aguilar (Engineering)



Director, Faculty Development

Katherine Millen Worré

Development Leads

Cynthia Strawson, Assistant Dean Development (ALES)
Valerie Belisle, Assistant Dean Development (Engineering)
Liz Hasham, Assistant Dean Development (Science)


Senior Finance Service Partner

Christine Lee (ALES and Science) 
Chad Shultz (Engineering)

Finance Partners 

Melanie Corrigan (ALES)
Sherry Gu (ALES)

Yuliia Malanych (Engineering)
Claire Deng (Engineering)

Stella Okyere (Science)
Marvin Kwan (Science)
Jamie Ellick (Science) 
Lisa Krezanowski (Science)
Miranda Ziccarelli (Science)


Human Resources

Senior HR Service Partner

Stacey Brennan

HR Partners

Misty Wilson (ALES)
Syeda Naqvi (Engineering)
Cory Tymchuk (Engineering)
Vaida Zanetic (Science)
Brigitte Martin (Science)


Information and Technology

Senior IT Partner

James Gronau



Senior Research Service Partner

Kelly Maher

Research Service Partners

Terra Garneau (ALES and Engineering)
René Déry (Science)


Student Services 

Enrolment Management Service Partner 

Nicole Dyck 

Student Recruitment Service Partner

Mariel Tavakoli


Courtney Klein
Hyerin Hong
Taylor Hoy