The Office of Advancement staff work with alumni, donors and friends of Dalhousie to strengthen and build on existing relationships. We discover and highlight shared interests, secure support for the university, and work to increase connections with Dal’s worldwide community of over 157,000 alumni.

Ultimately, our goal is to foster a strong relationship with Dalhousie among our alumni, donors, and friends.

For general inquiries or assistance directing your request, please email You will also find contacts in the faculties.

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Visit the Office of Advancement at 6389 Coburg Road, 4th floor, in Halifax.

Regular hours: Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Telephone: 902-494-8801, toll free: 1-800-565-9969
Fax: 902-494-6900
Mailing address: PO Box 15000, Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3H 4R2

Advancement leadership and key contacts

Sheila Blair-Reid

Acting Vice President, Advancement
Tel: 902-222-0004

Jen Laurette

AVP Development
Tel: 902-719-6298

Kimberly McDonald Winsor

Acting AVP Alumni & External Engagement
Tel: 902-471-8931

Lori Ward

Senior Director, Principal and Corporate Giving
Tel: 902-225-9899

Kirsten Tobin

Associate Director, Events
Tel: 902-494-2807

Alison DeLory

Director, Advancement Communications
Tel: 902-489-5800

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Lisa Doucette, Assistant Dean
Tel: 902-220-7937

Jenna Forsyth, Advancement Officer
Tel: 902-893-6721

Colette Wyllie, Alumni Engagement Manager
Tel: 902-893-6022

Architecture and Planning

Joyce Liu, Alumni Engagement & Donor Relations Manager
(Zein Mari Alsaka on leave)

Arts and Social Sciences

Tara Graham, Development Officer
Tel: 902-943-5854

Mohammad Ashiq, Alumni Engagement and Donor Relations ManagerTel: 902-494-6952

Computer Science

Laura Clark, Assistant Dean
Tel: 902-223-4958

Aishwarya Shrestha, Alumni and Industry Engagement ManagerTel: 902-329-2465


Melanie Bremner, Development Officer
Tel: 902-266-2021

Kathy MacFarlane, Alumni Engagement and Donor Relations Manager
Tel: 902-266-5610


Christine Baker, Senior Director of Development
Tel: 902-223-6617

Jessica Farrell, Alumni Engagement and Donor Relations Manager
Tel: 902-220-8717


Victoria Hamilton, Senior Director of Development – Health, Legacy and Institutional Giving Tel: 902-497-6825

Tamara Parry, Director
Tel: 902-240-0712

Andrew Pelrine, Alumni Engagement & Donor Relations Manager
Tel: 902-431-0578


Sarah MacDonald, Senior Director of Development – Law, Business, Arts+
Tel: 902-476-3212

Paula Aceto, Director, Advancement
Tel: 902-494-3744

Nick Flynn, Associate Development Officer
Tel: 902-717-3830

Tammi Hayne, Assistant to the Director, Advancement
Tel: 902-494-5100


Brighid Langill, Director, Advancement
Tel: 902-266-7140

Shelley LaMorre, Alumni Engagement & Donor Relations Manager
Tel: 782-641-6309


Cathrine Yuill, Executive Director, Advacement
Tel: 902-956-0821

Nadine Woon, Associate Director
Tel: 902-719-9775

Renée Douglas, Development Officer
Tel: 902-430-4349

Dayna Park, Manager of Communications
Tel: 902-266-3930

Elizabeth Conrad, Alumni Engagement & Donor Relations Manager
Tel: 902-229-6874


Hilary Harron, Director, Partnerships Ocean Frontier Institute
Tel: 902-989-7873

Mila MacLean, Development Officer
Tel: 902-476-9186

Jocelyn Adams Moss, Alumni Engagement & Donor Relations Manager
Tel: 902-483-7343

Department of Athletics & Recreation

Lija Skobe, Associate Director, Advancement
Tel: 902-220-3260

View our full staff directory for a listing of all email addresses and direct telephone lines.