Contact the Office of the President

General Contact Information

University of Calgary
Administration Building, AD100
2500 University Drive NW
Calgary, AB, Canada T2N 1N4

T: 1.403.220.5617 
F: 1.403.289.6800

Wendy Therrien, Executive Director & Chief of Staff
T: 403.220.3252
Primary duties include:
•    Oversee the operations of the President’s Office, and support the ongoing strategic and operational management of the university 
•    Serve as a member of the Executive Leadership Team and a principal advisor to the President 
•    Coordinate requests for information from the Board of Governors and facilitate the resolution of complex issues
•    Lead strategic planning initiatives for the university, and other special projects as required 
•    Serve as the primary point of contact with many external partners and stakeholders, including the U15 and Universities Canada


Tricia Dolan, Operations Manager & Executive Assistant to the President 
T: 403.220.5617
Management and oversight of the president’s schedule, meeting requests, briefing notes/materials, international activities, U15 and Universities Canada. Coordination of all speaking requests, event invitations to the president and event management for functions hosted by the president.


Debra Chang-yen, Communications Coordinator 
T: 403.210.9106
Drafting original content, coordinating incoming and outgoing correspondence, managing requests for: the president's signature, bio, photos, quotes. Please direct any media requests to Dean Parthenis.


Angie Knowles, Writer 
T: 403.220.4986
Content development, editing, review and management of the president’s speaking remarks, key messages, video scripts and correspondence.


Caitlin Lefebvre, Administrative Assistant
T: 403.220.6828
Management of the president's travel, expense disclosure, invoices and general support.