Our Team


  • Susan BellSusan Bell
    Communications/Broadcast Journalism at Concordia University in Montreal, PQ and a Master’s Degree in Education from Simon Fraser University in Burnaby, B
    Convenor, Tourism Management International - Faculty of Global and Community Studies

    Susan’s experience spans over 20 years teaching in academic and corporate environments, both nationally and internationally. Prior to joining Capilano ... [more]


    Catherine BonifaceCatherine Boniface
    Instructor - Faculty of Global and Community Studies

    Catherine has a masters degree in Biogeography and several years of experience as an instructor at Outward bound in western Canada. A keen mountaineer ... [more]


    Chris CarnovaleChris Carnovale
    BTM (Capilano University); MACD-I (University of Victoria) in process
    Educator - School of Tourism Management

    A grad from Capilano University’s Tourism Management Degree Program, and currently completing a Master of Arts in Community Development at the Univeri ... [more]


    Jacqueline ClarkJacqueline Clarke
    B. Com (Ryerson University, Toronto); MBA (University of British Columbia)
    Instructor, Faculty of Tourism and Outdoor Recreation - Outdoor Recreation Diploma, Tourism Management Degree, TMI

    Jacqueline Clarke is a tourism industry professional with nearly twenty years of frontline and management experience in the airline, marine tourism an ... [more]


    Claudia DClaudia D'Almeida
    Master of Science - Tourism Marketing (University of Surrey, United Kingdom)
    Instructor & International RecruitmentInstructor & International Recruitment - Faculty of Global and Community Studies

    Claudia has taught in a variety of subject areas related to her areas of expertise – Destination Marketing, Tourism & Technology, Revenue Management f ... [more]


    Rick DaviesRick Davies
    RTC (Royal New Zealand Navy)
    Instructor - Faculty of Global and Community Studies

    Rick has designed and run courses in Vietnam, Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong, New Zealand, Australia, the Solomon Islands, Paraguay, the U.S. and acro ... [more]


    Christy_Watts_DoddsChristy (Watts) Dodds
    Bachelor of Journalism – Double Minor: Public Relations and Spanish, (San Diego State University), Tourism Management Diploma (Capilano College), Provincial Instructor’s Diploma (Vancouver Community College), Masters in Leadership and Training (Royal Roads University, BC Certified Career Development Practitioner (BC Career Development Association)
    Instructor, Cooperative Education Program Coordinator, Mentorship Program Coordinator - Faculty of Global & Community Studies

    Growing up in the Hawaiian Islands, Christy developed an appreciation for tourism and travel at an early age. She has worked at sea with Sitmar Cruise ... [more]


    Wolf DraegesteinWolf Draegestein
    MA CHRP
    Instructor - School of Tourism Management

    Wolf Draegestein, MA, CHRP is a Workplace Educator and Coach with 20 years expertise in transactional and transitional Human Resources and Organizatio ... [more]


    Greig GjerdalenGreig Gjerdalen
    BA Geography (SFU), Asia Pacific Management Coop Program (CapU), Master’s Resource Environmental Management (SFU)
    Educator: Outdoor Recreation and Tourism at CapU since 1996. - Schools of Tourism and Outdoor Recreation Management

    Greig has extensive guiding experience in the wilderness. He is committed to his family, teaching, the environment and his athletic pursuits in the ou ... [more]


    Susan HSusan Halsall
    MBA, McGill
    Instructor, Faculty of Tourism and Outdoor Recreation - TOURISM, EAP

    Susan has been involved with the tourism industry for over twenty-five years, beginning at the age of 16 with a summer job as a travel counsellor with ... [more]


    Sue_HoganSue Hogan
    B. Com (U of T), C.A. (ICAO)
    Instructor - Faculty of Global and Community Studies

    Sue Hogan teaches accounting and financial courses in both the Faculty of Tourism and Outdoor Recreation and the Faculty of Business. Sue is a Univers ... [more]


    Roy Jantzen 2Roy Jantzen
    Masters degree in Environmental Education & Communication
    Instructor - Faculty of Global and Community Studies

    Roy Jantzen is a professor of Natural History, Ecotourism, and Environmental Stewardship in the Faculty of Global and Community Studies at Capilano Un ... [more]


    Joe_KellyJoe Kelly
    BSc, MSc, PhD
    Instructor - Faculty of Global and Community Studies

    Joe has 15 years of professional experience in transportation and tourism and is well versed in climate change issues and strategies. As one of Canada ... [more]


    Rick LemonRichard Lemon
    B.A. (University of British Columbia)
    Instructor - President, Tourism Management Services

    Rick Lemon has over 30 years experience in the tourism/hospitality industry and most recently was Vice-President, Operations for Tourism British Colum ... [more]


    Kim - headshot - 150Kim McLeod (on leave)
    Instructor - Faculty of Education, Health & Human Development


    George NikolovGueorgui (George) Nikolov
    MSc (U of NWE, Sofia), PhD (U of London)
    Instructor - Schools Tourism and Outdoor Recreation Management, School of Business

    George Nikolov is an economist who has an extensive experience in the fields of quantitative methods and information technology. He has worked in the  ... [more]


    Jane RaycraftJane Raycraft
    CPA, CMA, MA
    Instructor - School of Tourism Management, School of Business

    Jane is known for her passion for teaching and enthusiasm for promoting financial literacy.  With more than 15 years of experience in the field, she c ... [more]


    BlakeBlake Rowsell
    BGS, B.Ed. MA Tourism
    Instructor - School of Tourism Management

    Blake has over 15 years experience in the Adventure Tourism Industry including more than 10 years as an Outdoor Recreation Business Owner/ Operator. A ... [more]


    Andreas TizeAndreas Tize
    BTM (Capilano University), MRM – Planning (SFU)
    Instructor - School of Tourism Management

    Andreas has over 10 years of experience in the Tourism Industry, including Marketing, Sales, Operations and Management of a Tour Company with 50+ empl ... [more]


    Jarred VaughanJarrett Vaughan
    MA in Tourism and Leisure Management- University of Brighton (UK) Msc in Tourism Management- Ecole de Management de Normandie (France)
    Instructor - School of Tourism Management

    Prior to graduating from Capilano University with a Bachelors Degree in Tourism Management, Jarrett started his first entrepreneurial venture running  ... [more]


    Don WebsterDon Webster
    Convenor - Faculty of Global and Community Studies

    Don Webster is the Convener of the Wilderness Leadership & Advanced Wilderness Leadership Certificates. His past experience includes guiding wildernes ... [more]


    Stephanie WellsStephanie Wells
    Bachelor of Public Relations (BPR), Masters in Educational Leadership (MSc)
    Co-chair School of Tourism Management/School of Outdoor Recreation - Faculty of Global and Community Studies

    Stephanie has over 25 years in the tourism industry working at Walt Disney World Resort and several organizations British Columbia including Tourism B ... [more]


    Bruce WilsonBruce Wilson
    M.A B.A. Diploma, ACMG Hiking Guide, C.A.A Professional Member, Sea Kayak Full Guide/ Examiner CFOKE, ACSKG
    Convenor, Outdoor Recreation Management - Faculty of Global and Community Studies

    Bruce's guiding and educational experiences include leading expedition-style tours in Baja Mexico, Alaska, Europe, B.C and the Yukon, by sea kayak, sk ... [more]

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