Administrative Staff

Stacy-Ann Palmer
Business Officer
Room 5051
(416) 978-1843
Contact for: Grant funding and all other business matters in the department 

Yvonne Kenny
Assistant to the Chair & Graduate Chair
Room 5050
(416) 978-3376
Contact for: To set up any meetings with the Chair or for university business

Saniat Sabbir
Department Assistant and Receptionist
Room 5047
(416) 978-3375
Contact for: General questions, office administration, and room bookings

Jasmine Kara
Event & Communications Coordinator 
Room 5039
(416) 946-3148
Contact for: Departmental events, alumni & donor questions, news and social media

Jackie Zhao
Financial Assistant
Room 5052
(416) 978-1535
Contact for: Payments and reimbursements

Kathy Giesbrecht
Undergraduate Administrator
Room 5044
Contact for: All questions about undergraduate programs and courses

Ramadhani (Rama) Ponda
Graduate Administrator
Room 5045 and 
Contact for: Funding, awards, leave of absence, course enrollment, extensions (Program, Candidacy, Coursework), Final Oral Exam requests; coordinating with GGAPSS, orientation, field research, and general inquiries. Depending on the inquiry, responses to questions may range from 1-2 business days.

Marija Wright
Planning Program Administrator
Room 5053
(416) 946-0269
Contact for: Advising current students in the MSc Planning program.

Parveen Malli
Graduate Assistant
Room 5047 and
Contact for: Graduate admissions, progress reports, exam requests, TA-ships, convocation, and general inquiries. Responses to questions may range from 1-2 business days.