Staff at the Close of the Chair
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.
Education and Outreach Coordinator
(May 2013 – August 2015)
She is currently pursuing a Masters in Ecojustice and Sustainability Education at UBC.
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 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)