Administration | Advancement Office


Administration | Advancement Office

Advancement + Alumni Relations is responsible for advancing the University's mission by developing funding and partnership opportunities, assisting donors with estate planning and other planned gifts, supporting the Emily Carr University of Art + Design Alumni Association, and promoting alumni initiatives and achievements.

We thank our donors for their generous gifts to the University, and celebrate our alumni for their creative excellence.

Current fundraising priorities include:

  • Emily Carr University Endowment
  • Student Support (Scholarships, Bursaries + Awards)
  • Totem Pole Project
  • Partnership + Sponsorship opportunities


Advancement + Alumni Relations


Chantale Lavoie
Director, Development + Alumni Relations
1-778-558-3012

Contact Chantale for inquiries about the Great Northern Way Campus, major gifts or corporate sponsorships.

Eva Bouchard
Manager, Major Gifts + Fund Development
1-604-630-4553

Contact Eva for inquiries about establishing a student award, major gifts, community partnerships or including Emily Carr in your estate plans.

Erin Kirsh
Membership + Advancement Assistant
1-604-844-3870

Contact Mengya to make a donation, to apply for or renew your membership, or for alumni relations inquiries.

Jenny Shigeta
Database + Research Assistant
1-604-630-4552

Events Team

Ghislaine Crawford
Events Lead
1-604-844-3085

Contact Ghislaine about event planning and about supporting Emily Carr Students through a corporate sponsorship.

Dina Tracy-Verchomin
Events Assistant
1-604-630-7413

Contact Dina about community rentals for internal and external events taking place at Emily Carr University.