Staff

Sandra van Ark, Administrative Manager
manager@emerituscollege.ubc.ca
604-822-1752

Sandra is the office administrator of the UBC Emeritus College. She started at the UBC Association of Professors Emeriti in 2012 and joined the UBC Emeritus College in November 2018. Sandra holds a Master's degree in Communication Science from the Wageningen University in The Netherlands. She started working at UBC with Enrolment Services in 2006. 

Prior to joining UBC, she worked as an office manager at the International School of Humanities and Social Studies at the University of Amsterdam and as a Public Information Officer at the Immigration and Naturalization Service in the Hague.

Christina Girardi, Administrative Assistant
office@emerituscollege.ubc.ca
604-827-6359

Christina is the administrative assistant of the UBC Emeritus College. She joined the UBC Emeritus College in January 2019. Prior to joing the UBC Emeritus College, she worked at Ceremonies Office for six years.

Mia Riley, Communications and Events Assistant
communications@emerituscollege.ubc.ca

Mia Riley is the newest communications and events assistant at the UBC Emeritus College. She holds a BFA from the Alberta University of the Arts and is also a practicing ceramic artist. She has worked as an administrative professional in non-profit and arts organizations and brings her passion for community and knowledge sharing to her work.