Convocation Hall

11 staff members recognized with Simcoe Hall Vice-Presidential Staff Award

Eleven University of Toronto staff members have been honoured with a 2023 Simcoe Hall Vice-Presidential (SVP) Staff Award, which celebrates exemplary contributions by staff working within the Office of the President, the Division of the Vice-President & Provost, a Vice-Presidential Division, or the Office of the Governing Council.  

The 2023 recipients are:

  • Arij Al Chawaf – executive director, strategic initiatives, Institutional Strategic Initiatives
  • Ryan Dow – assistant director, community liaison and support, Campus Safety
  • Kiren Handa – executive director, institutional research and data governance, Institutional Research & Data Governance
  • Michael Henry – manager, global alumni engagement and inter-portfolio initiatives, Alumni Relations
  • Ihab Khalil – chief operations officer, Office of the Vice-President, People Strategy, Equity & Culture
  • Anna Kulikov – senior manager, business improvement and strategic initiatives, Facilities & Services
  • Bridgid McNulty – university placements co-ordinator, Office of the Vice-Provost, Students
  • Jessie Richards – curriculum development specialist, Office of the Vice-President & Provost
  • Brian Szuberwood – executive director, capital projects, University Planning, Design & Construction
  • Yang Ting Shek – director of operations, occupational health and safety, Environmental Health & Safety
  • Do Anh Vu – associate director, student life IT services, Student Life: Information Technology

“In so many ways, the contributions of these recipients advance the university’s mission and truly make U of T an exceptional place to study and work. We are thrilled to celebrate these individuals and offer heartfelt congratulations to each of them,” said Kelly Hannah-Moffat, vice-president, people strategy, equity & culture. 

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