Our Team

Our Team

The Association Staff resides in The University House 2, on-campus. The staff directs the flow of general management and communications of the UVICFA, as well as advising members on the services we offer.

Whether you are a prospective, new, or current faculty member or librarian at the University of Victoria, we encourage you to contact us with any further questions:

Helga Hallgrimsdottir President E: presidentfa@uvic.ca


Esme Friesen


General Manager



Communications Officer


E: uvicfa@uvic.ca

P: 250-721-7208


E: comsfa@uvic.ca

P: 250-721-7208

Ben Johnson Member Support and Research and Communications Advisor E: rcafa@uvic.fa

P: 250-742-7662

Ryan Painter Administrative Officer E: adminfa@uvic.ca

P: 250-721-7939