Our Team


  • 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]


    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]


    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]


    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]


    George NikolovGueorgui (George) Nikolov
    PhD (U of London), MSc (U of NWE, Sofia)
    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]


    Blake RowsellBlake 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]


    Dave SarkanyDave Sarkany
    Instructor - Advanced Wilderness Leadership Certificate

    Dave is a Ski Guide certified with the ACMG.He brings a wealth of experience in BC’s mountains to our courses, having completed many multi-week expedi ... [more]


    Rick SnowdonRick Snowdon
    Instructor - Advanced Wilderness Leadership Certificate

    Rick is currently one of the owners of Spirit of the West Adventures, a guided sea kayaking tour company based on Quadra Island. Still actively workin ... [more]


    Tammy TowillTammy Towill
    MBA, FCPA, FCMA
    Vice Chair Graduate Programs, School of Business - Faculty of Business Faculty of Global & Community Studies

    Tammy Towill, MBA, FCPA, FCMA has been a faculty member of Capilano University since August 1999.  Areas of specialty include financial & accounting m ... [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]


    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]