Contact us


Here is who to contact when you have questions on different social media topics:

 Ali Baggott — Manager, Digital Media Strategy (

  • Strategizing how to share your faculty/department/unit stories and messages on UVic’s main social media channels
  • Best practices as a social media manager
  • Wanting to open a UVic-affiliated social media account or shut one down
  • Issues, policy, strategy!
  • Questions about scheduling posts on Hootsuite Enterprise 

UVic Communications Social Media and News Coordinators

 Still not sure who you should be working with? Send us an e-mail at and we will help triage your request to the best person.

Directory listing for Communications and Marketing

Group/Position Name Telephone Office E-mail
Media Enquiries 250-721-7636

Leadership Team

Associate Vice President Lindsey Fair
Assistant to the Sr. UC+M Leadership Team Lee Smith 250-853-3860 SED C149
Administrative Manager Aby Tannas 250-721-7107 SED C149
Director, Integrated Marketing & Communications Strategy Denise Helm 250-721-7656 SED 153
Associate Director, MarTech, Brand and UX Andrea Arient 250-721-6246 SED C158

Marketing and Communications - Government & Partners

Manager, Marketing and Communications - Government & Partners Jennifer Kwan 250-721-7641 SED C156
External Communications & Publications Manager Marc Christensen 250-721-6022 SED
Speakers Bureau Coordinator Mandy Crocker 250-721-8587 SED C148a
Graphics Technician Julena Lovegrove 250-721-6262 DTB B365
Web Content Strategist Shari Stewart SED C141
Social Media & News Coordinator Mackenzie Lawrence
Marketing Officer Simone Blais

Marketing and Communications - Students

Manager, Marketing and Communications, Students Jolene Lowey 250-853-3153 DTB B365
Marketing Production Manager Christine Howard 250-721-6263 DTB B365
Marketing Assistant Jamie Matibag
Social Media & News Coordinator Mallory DeMille SED C144
Strategy & Marketing Coordinator Lauren Heppell 250-721-6579 SED C166
Marketing Officer Alicia Kaiser 250-721-6274 SED C161
Graphics Technician Kathryn Mullis 250-472-5015 DTB B365
Web Content Strategist - Vacant

Communications and Public Affairs, Staff & Faculty

Associate Director, Communications & Public Affairs Kirsten Lauvaas
Communications & Public Affairs Manager Melanie Groves 250-472-4357 SED C163
Graphic Designer Melanie Carter DTB B365
Social Media & News Coordinator Rachel Lieske 289-377-9004 SED C160
Communications Officer Michelle Oussoren 250-217-6473 SED 164C
Web Content Strategist Cathie Walker 250-853-3804 SED C141
Sr. Media Relations & Issues Management Communications Officer Erin King 250-721-7375 MWB A244

MarTech, Brand Management & Community

Manager, MarTech, Brand & Community Nick Clewley 250-721-8843 DTB B345
Digital Media Strategy Manager Ali Baggott 250-721-6257 SED C159
Sr. Marketing Analytics and Strategy Officer James Gutteridge
Senior Photographer Gregory Miller DTB B359
Project and Platforms Officer Vacant

Digital Development and UX

Manager, Digital Development and UX Robin Sutherland 250-721-6249 SED C140
Web Template Coordinator Sejr Andersen
Information Architect & User Experience Specialist Len Collins
Senior Web Officer Ethan Perriccioli 250-721-7600 SED C142
Web UX and Digital Development Officer Lori Watson SED C138

Find out what's happening on campus by joining the conversation on our social media channels. If you have a feed that represents some part of UVic  so we can add it, too!

View a searchable list of all UVic social media, including department and unit accounts.

Faces of UVic Research is a series of "elevator pitch" style videos showcasing the passion and commitment of UVic researchers. It's a great way to discover what our faculty are researching.

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