Program Instructors

Dr. Sheri Andrews-Key: Program Lead

Sheri Andrews-Key

Dr. Sheri Andrews-Key is the Micro-Certificate Director in the Faculty of Forestry, Climate Vulnerability Adaptation and Climate Action and Community Engagement Micro-Certificates’ Program Lead, and a lecturer in Forest Resources Management at UBC. Sheri has a diverse and extensive background in the application and assessment of climate vulnerability/risk and adaptation planning and action in urban, community, and resource based environments, at multiple scales. She is a lead in the application and implementation of extensive climate adaptation plans, along with applied experience in engagement strategies that aid in building adaptive capacity and resilience within communities and among multiple stakeholders for increasing climatic uncertainty and change.

Stephen Sheppard CACE Instructor

Dr. Stephen Sheppard: Program Advisor

Stephen Sheppard, PhD., ASLA, is a Professor in Forest Resources Management at the University of British Columbia, teaching landscape and climate change planning, community engagement, and visualization. He has served as Director of UBC’s Bachelor of Urban Forestry program and directs the Collaborative for Advanced Landscape Planning (CALP), an interdisciplinary research group which works with communities on developing climate change and energy solutions. He has over 30 years of experience in environmental assessment, aesthetics, landscape planning and public involvement. He has published four books, including Visualizing Climate Change from Earthscan/Routledge. His research interests include engaging citizens in low-carbon resilient communities, sea-level rise planning, energy effects of urban forests, and videogames as an educational tool on climate change. He leads UBC’s Research Cluster of Excellence on Cool Tools: Social Mobilization on Climate Change using Digital Tools.