Find your Alumni Ambassador

More than 145,000 Dalhousie alumni live around the globe in more than 150 countries.

This powerful network of change-makers and innovators offers exclusive opportunities for meaningful social and professional connections. Contact one of our Alumni Ambassadors to learn more about alumni programming in your area, or to discover what alumni communities around the world are up to. Can’t find someone nearby? Apply to be an Alumni Ambassador today!

Alumni Ambassadors

Penny Tham

Penny Tham – Vancouver

Penny (LLB’84) began as a lawyer in Vancouver before her career led her around the world. Her last position was in Washington D.C with the International Finance Corporation, before retiring in 2015 and returning to Vancouver. Read more »

Jason Strandberg – Calgary

After graduating in 2015 with a B. Comm, Major in Accounting, he began work with Ernst & Young Calgary where he earned his CPA designation. Currently, Jason is a Manager with Deloitte in their audit and assurance practice. Read more »

Katelyn Andrews – Edmonton

Katelyn (BSc’16) is studying to become an Environmental Health Officer this year, with experience studying food safety. With a passion for bringing people together, she hopes to support alumni in Edmonton to continue to grow and network. Read more »

Al Rashdan, Dal Alumni Toronto Chapter

Dr. Leland McFadden – Winnipeg

Dr. McFadden (MSc’84), also known as Lee, is an assistant professor at the University of Manitoba where he teaches undergraduate and graduate level Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Orthodontics. Read more »

Al Rashdan – Toronto

Al (BMgmt’16) is the Director of Technology at a business technology company founded by two Dalhousie alumni in 2013. As the Toronto Ambassador, Al is dedicated to building an engaged community of fellow alumni in his city. Read more »

Taylor Smith – Ottawa

A reading and yoga enthusiast, Taylor (BA’16) graduated with honours in Sociology and Political Science before pursuing her masters and joining the federal government with the Department of Justice in Ottawa.
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Stefanie Butt – Montreal

Born and raised in Montreal, Stefanie (BA’07) studied law and worked in corporate governance before entering her career in the non-for-profit sector with Federation CJA, the fundraising arm of the Montreal Jewish community. Read more »

Courtney Larkin – Fredericton

A proud entrepreneur in Fredericton, Courtney (BMgmt’10) volunteered as Executive Vice President (2013-15) and President (2015-17) of the Dalhousie Alumni Association before becoming an Alumni Ambassador for her region. Read more »

Mahbubur Rahman – Halifax

Originally from Bangladesh, Mahbubur (MASc’16) came to Halifax in 2013 and is an avid volunteer in the Halifax community. Now a Project Manager at Dalhousie, he is dedicated to enhancing experiences for fellow alumni and students. Read more »

Keri McCaffrey – PEI

Keri McCaffrey (MLIS’17) earned her BA in History at UPEI in 2015, and moved to Halifax to pursue her Masters in Library and Information Studies that same fall. Now Keri is back in PEI striving to use her degree to better the community. Read more »

Katherine Brewster – New York

Chief Compliance Officer at an event-driven Hedge Fund and Managing Director of a registered Broker Dealer, Katherine (BComm’05) lives in Brooklyn and has been active with the local alumni community for several years. Read more>>

Natasha Daly – Washington D.C.

Natasha (BA’07) is a writer and editor for National Geographic Magazine where she primarily covers animal welfare and exploitation. She has lived in Washington D.C. for six years now, and looks forward to making new connections with fellow alumni. Read more>>

Cindy Jensen – Beijing

Cindy (BComm’84) is the Founder and CEO of INPOWER ONE, a consulting firm that works extensively throughout Asia Pacific. She has lived in China for over 14 years and has represented local alumni since 2009. Read more>>

Peter Chow – Hong Kong

Peter (BSc’70, BScPh’72) established a successful pharmacy practice before engaging in property investment as Managing Director of several private companies. He is now President of Dal’s oldest Alumni Chapter. Read more>>

India

Stay tuned for details on our India Alumni Ambassador!

Tim Marriott – Kuala Lumpur

Tim (BEng’98) has worked in the oil and gas industry for over 20 years as a registered Professional Engineer. Tim’s career has lead him to working in over 30 countries around the world, including Kuala Lumpur where he currently resides. Read more>>

Singapore – Coming Soon

Stay tuned for details on our Singapore Alumni Ambassador!

Kaylyn Fraser – London

Originally from Ottawa, Kaylyn (BA’09) has been a  member of the DAA since 2014, and active in the London alumni community for several years. She currently works  at a social impact investor focused on developing the commercial agriculture sector in sub-Saharan Africa. Read more>>

Get in Touch

Contact your local Alumni Ambassador today to learn more about alumni activities in your area, make meaningful connections, and find out how your alumni community can be of help to you!