Office of the Dean


John Innes

Dr John Innes
The Dean of Forestry is the chief academic and administrative officer of the Faculty.
For appointments please contact Caryn Horii

Phone: 604-822-6761

Associate Dean, Academic

Robert Kozak

Dr Robert A Kozak
Responsible for administering all aspects of Forestry undergraduate academic programs.
Phone: 604-822-2402

Associate Dean, Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies

Yousry El-Kassaby

Dr Yousry El-Kassaby
Responsible for administering all aspects of Forestry graduate and postdoctoral studies.
Phone: 604-822-1821

Associate Dean, Research and Innovation

Associate Dean, Equity and Inclusion

Sarah Gergel

Dr Sarah Gergel
Responsible for promoting equity and diversity in the Faculty.
Phone: 604-822-5163

Assistant Dean, Communications

Susan Gagnon

Susan Gagnon
Responsible for the strategic direction and implementation of the Faculty’s communications and marketing initiatives, both internal and external.
Phone: 604-827-1432

Assistant Dean, Development & Alumni Engagement

Emma Tully

Emma Tully
Responsible for overseeing the fundraising and alumni engagement activities in support of the Faculty’s strategic goals.
Phone: 604-822-8716

Associate Dean, Asian Strategies

Guangyu Wang

Dr Guangyu Wang
Responsible for collaboration in forestry education and research with Asian Pacific countries.
Phone: 604-822-2681

Director, Special Projects

Jorma Neuvonen

Jorma Neuvonen
Responsible for special projects and international collaborations.
Phone: 604-822-2807

Graduate Communications & Mentoring

Sue Watts

Dr Susan B Watts RPF (Ret)
Responsible for mentoring and teaching of communication skills to Forestry students
Phone: 604-822-6316