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Tina A. Hoang

Assistant
Media Relations & Public Affairs

I provide administrative support for the team and will often be the first point of contact for visitors and media.

Office: SED C149
Denise Helm

Manager
Media Relations & Public Affairs

Beat information

  • Centre for Aboriginal Health Research
  • Centre for Early Childhood Research and Policy
  • Centre for Social and Sustainable Innovation
  • Centre for Youth and Society
  • Co-operative Education Program and Career Services
  • Gustavson School of Business (Comm officer: Krista Boehnert)
  • Faculty of Human and Social Development (Comm officer: Kate Hildebrand)
  • Office of International Affairs
  • Office of the Registrar
  • University Secretary
Office: SED C153
Suzanne Ahearne

Communications Officer
Media Relations & Public Affairs

Beat information

  • Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research (comm officer: Amanda Farrell-Low)
  • Centre for Advanced Security, Privacy and Information Systems Research
  • Faculty of Engineering (including research centres)
  • Faculty of Education (comm officer: Julie Rémy)
  • Faculty of Law (comm officer: Julie Sloan)
  • Institute for Integrated Energy Systems
  • Institute on Aging & Lifelong Health
  • Science Venture
  • UVic Industry Partnerships
  • UVic Retirees Association
  • Vancouver Island Technology Park
Office: SED C160
Tara Sharpe

Communications Officer
Media Relations & Public Affairs

Beat information

  • Centre for Asia Pacific Initiatives (comm officer: Jonathan Woods)
  • Centre for Athletics, Recreation and Special Abilities (Vikes comm officer: Ali Lee)
  • Centre for Global Studies
  • Centre for Studies in Religion and Society (comm officer: Stephanie Harrington)
  • Chair in Transgender Studies (comm officer: Anne MacLaurin)
  • Continuing Studies
  • Faculty of Fine Arts (comm officer: John Threlfall)
  • Faculty of Humanities (comm officer: Stephanie Harrington)
  • Faculty of Social Sciences (comm officer: Anne MacLaurin)
  • Farquhar Auditorium
  • Legacy Art Galleries
  • Libraries (comm officer: Lisa Abram)
  • Office for Community-University Engagement (comm officer: Joy Poliquin)
Office: SED C157
Val Shore

Research Communications Officer
Media Relations & Public Affairs

Beat information

  • Office of the Vice-President Research
  • CanAssist
  • Centre for Biomedical Research
  • Centre for Forest Biology
  • Division of Medical Sciences
  • Faculty of Graduate Studies
  • Faculty of Science (Comm officer: Erin King)
  • Ocean Networks Canada (Comm officer:  Virginia Keast)
  • Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions (PICS) (Comm officer: Robyn Meyer)
  • Pacific Climate Impacts Consortium (PCIC)
  • STEHM microscope facility
  • UVic-Genomics BC Proteomics Centre
Office: SED C156