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2010-2015 Staff

Staff at the Close of the Chair

Jennifer Pelletier

Jennifer Pelletier was the Manager for WWEST, the program of Dr. Elizabeth Croft’s NSERC Chair for Women in Science and Engineering (BC / Yukon), for the duration of the mandate, 2010-2015.

Jennifer also held the positions of Program Administrator, for the Engendering Engineering Success Research Project and Network Coordination Administrator, for the National CWSE Network. She has been recognized with a 2015 UBC Alma Mater Society Just Desserts Award, a UBC Applied Science 2012 Dean’s Award for Excellence in Service and a UBC 2010 President’s Staff Award in the category of Enhancing the UBC Experience. She was also named the Honourary President of the Engineering Undergraduate Society for the 2009-2010 school year. Her educational background is in Adult Education and project management.

Jennifer was a member of the Board of Advisors for GEERing Up! UBC Engineering & Science for Kids from 2006-2012. GEERing Up! is a non-profit organization dedicated to engineering and science education and outreach for the children and youth of British Columbia, particularly those in areas traditionally under-represented in engineering and science.

 

Rebekah Parker

Education and Outreach Coordinator
(May 2013 – August 2015)

She is currently pursuing a Masters in Ecojustice and Sustainability Education at UBC.

Robyn Choi

Social Media Coordinator
(May 2014 – August 2015)

Robyn Choi is a Work Study student for the WWEST program, focusing on communications and social media. She is entering her 5th year at UBC studying Computer Science with a minor in Applied Music Technology.

Past Staff

Past Program Assistants

  • Heather Gerrits (July 2010 – July 2011)
  • Kyle Philibert (July 2011 – April 2012)
  • Noor Teja (CWSE National Network Coordination Assistant) (January 2012 – June 2013)
  • Justin Yang (May 2012 – July 2013)
  • Janet Fraser (September 2013 – March 2014)

Past Student Assistants

  • Yegee Chun – EES Research Recruitment Associate (Co-op) (January 2015 – April 2015)
  • Tanika Chadha – Work Study student (January 2014 – April 2014)
  • John Koo – Work Study student (January 2013 – April 2013)
  • Vivian Meng – Measurement and Evaluations Coordinator (September 2013 – August 2014)
  • Anoushka Rajan – Co-op student (May 2011 – August 2011, May 2012- August 2012), Work Study student (September 2011 – April 2012; September 2012 – December 2012)
  • Mina Arabkhedri – Work Learn student (May 2012 – August 2012)
  • Andrea Monssen – Co-op student (January 2012 – April 2012)
  • Jonathan Leung – Co-op student (September 2011 – December 2011)
  • Katherine Dennert – Work Study student (September 2011 – April 2012)
  • Amanda Li – Co-op student (May 2011 – August 2011)
  • Courtney Tiecko – Co-op student (January 2011 – April 2011)
  • Kelsey McMartin – Work Study student (September 2010 – April 2011)
  • Krista Thielmann – Work Study student (September 2010 – April 2011)

 

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