Meet Our Team

Meet our team! We are a dedicated team of professionals who are committed to helping you succeed during your first year at Western Engineering. On this page, you’ll have the opportunity to get to know the people who will be supporting you throughout your academic journey. 

Our team is here to answer your questions, provide guidance, and help you navigate university life. We are passionate about providing you with the resources and support you need to achieve your academic and personal goals.

We encourage you to take a moment to get to know our team members and the services we provide. We are here to help you succeed, and we look forward to working with you throughout your time in the Faculty of Engineering.

We are located in the Spencer Engineering Building, Room 2097.  The office hours are Monday to Friday 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. unless otherwise posted.  

Please email us at with any questions.  This email address can be used by all Engineering students who require assistance with their academic decisions.

Prospective students - please see our Future Students webpage.

Undergraduate Services Office Team:

Dr. Jeffrey Wood

Associate Dean - Undergraduate Studies
Professor of Mechanical & Materials Engineering



Dr. Craig Miller

Assistant Dean, First Year Studies



Samantha Roach

Director of Engineering Experiential Learning and Student Support


Stephanie Tigert

Manager, Undergraduate Services


Karen Murray

Academic Counsellor
First Year Students



Nicole Sansone

Academic Counsellor
Chemical, Green Process, Integrated & Software Engineering


Nicole Harding

Academic Counsellor
First Year, Computer & Mechanical Engineering 

Stephanie Tigert

Acting Academic Counsellor
Civil, Electrical & Mechatronic Systems Engineering


Erin Chute

Academic Counselling Coordinator


Alexandra Charnina

Program Coordinator - 
Continuous Improvement, Student Learning & Awards


(Abby Al-Takriti is on maternity leave as of September 2022)

Nathalia Acosta

Program Coordinator - Data & UGS Coordinator



Sara Hanna

Student Wellness Counsellor