Contact Us


Summerlee Science Complex, Room 1313
University of Guelph
Guelph, ON, N1G 2W1
(519) 824-4120 Ext. 56431

Undergraduate Admissions Inquiries
Graduate Admissions Inquiries

Executive Team

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Dr. Richard G. Zytner

Interim Dean

(519) 824-4120

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Dr. Monica Cojocaru

Interim Associate Dean (Research & Graduate Studies)

(519) 824-4120 Ext. 53295

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Dr. Karen Gordon

Associate Dean (Academic)

(519) 824-4120 Ext. 52688

Finance and Operations

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Mark Torcoletti

Associate Director, Finance & Operations

(519) 824-4120 Ext. 53640

  • Financial stewardship and management.
  • Annual budget, resource planning and financial reporting.
  • HR management and guidance. 
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Rome Khamkeuang

Senior Manager, IT, CEPS and CBS


  • IT strategy development and implementation.
  • Senior manager for IT projects/staff
  • Works with CCS: identify opportunities/minimize risk.
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Chrissy Shannon

Administrative Officer

(519) 824-4120 Ext. 56430

  • Dean’s calendar, email, and approvals.
  • Manage Faculty tenure & promotion.
  • HR/payroll guidance to academic departments.
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Kate Mooibroek

Administrative Asst. and Awards Officer

(519) 824-4120 Ext. 56431

  • Lead for all College awards program.
  • Admin support for academic misconducts.
  • Purchasing and payments for Dean’s suite.

Research, Graduate Studies, and Research Communications

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Dr. Bethany Davidson-Eng

Manager, Research

  • Strategic research planning and initiatives.
  • Support research grants/awards applications.
  • Oversee Science Communicators program.
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Katharine Tuerke

Manager, Graduate Studies

  • Graduate operations and initiatives. 
  • Lead new program development.
  • Recruitment and community development for graduate students. 

Academics and Outreach

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Jean Hein

Manager, Outreach

(519) 824-4120 Ext. 56395

  • Outreach programming grades K-10.
  • Lead Go ENG/CODE Girl, UG RiSE. Liaison for WiSE and ONWiE.
  • Work with Creative Encounters Program.
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Bonnie Lasby

Program Counsellor

(519) 824-4120 Ext. 53049

  • Program counsellor for Chemistry, Physics, Math & Stats.
  • Manage undergraduate enrollment.
  • Academic advice on policies and procedures.
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Errin Campbell

Academic Assistant (on secondment)
(519) 824-4120 Ext. 56176

  • Front-line staff in BSc. Academic Counselling Centre.
  • Secretary to BSc./B.MATH program committees.
  • Admin to Associate Dean Academic.
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Clare Reid (they/them)

Program Director, Creative Encounters
(519) 824-4120 Ext. 53045

  • Oversees and organizes Creative Encounters.
  • Outreach programming grades K-10.
  • Employment opportunities for students.

Marketing and Communications

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Alex Rodgers

Manager, Marketing & Communications

  • Strategic resource for marketing communications.
  • Maintain College website and social.
  • College communications and news.
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Purvi Patel

Recruitment Officer

(519) 824-4120 Ext. 52814

  • Undergraduate recruitment for SoCs, Chemistry, Math & Stats, Physics.
  • Domestic and international focus. 
  • First point of contact, event/webinar lead.

Alumni Affairs & Development

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Melissa Woo

Senior Development Manager

(519) 824-4120 Ext. 54821

  • Match funding needs with donors.  
  • Create impactful partnerships with alumni, friends, industry and foundations
  • Steward donor and alumni relationships.
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Chandler Gray

Alumni Advancement Manager

  • Annual giving and donor inquiries.
  • Support alumni, donor and corporate relationships. 
  • Alumni events, class projects and reunions.

Centre for Advancing Responsible and Ethical Artificial Intelligence (CARE-AI)

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Kevin Matsui

Managing Director, CARE-AI

(519) 824-4120 Ext. 52123

  • Fosters AI research network at U of G.
  • Builds industry and government partnerships.
  • Offers AI training and expertise.
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Farrah Trahan

Administrative Assistant, CARE-AI

(519) 824-4120 Ext. 56568

  • Admin support for CARE-AI.
  • Program Assistant for CSAI Masters.
  • Event support to the Dean’s suite.

OR5 forms:

Please send OR5 forms and research proposals to

CEPS Awards:

Students who have questions about CEPS scholarships, bursaries, and other awards should contact