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Alumni Networks

Alumni Networks are a great way to make friends, stay connected and support your alma mater. Networks can be based on geographic location, by shared interest or according to your college, department/program and faculty association.

We a grateful to our leaders who devote their time and expertise to lead our alumni networks! Our alumni volunteers organize social activities, professional networking opportunities, support current students and much more!

See below for a list of existing York alumni networks. If you’re interested in joining one of our networks or learning more about their events and/or looking to start a network that's not in our directory below, please contact Joanne Huy at or 416-262-1327.

Home to 11 Faculties and 9 colleges, these alumni networks are formed around college/faculty affiliations based around affiliated academic areas of study.


Founders College Alumni Network (YUFCAN)
Momita Ahmed, BA '12 and Joanne Huy BES '15
Email / Facebook / Twitter | Website

New College Alumni Network (YUNCAN)
Volunteer leadership position(s) available. Please contact Joanne Huy at or 416-262-1327.
Facebook / LinkedIn

Stong College Alumni Network (YUSCAN)
Steve Dranitsaris, BA '73
Email / Facebook / LinkedIn / Instagram

Vanier College Alumni Network (YUVCAN)
Ann Le, BA '18

Winters College Alumni Network (YUWCAN)
Volunteer leadership position(s) available. Please contact Joanne Huy at or 416-262-1327.


Glendon - Montreal Alumni Network
Marianna Balakhnina, MPIA '10; Marie Scheffel, BA '12; Nicholas Torti, BA '12
Email / Website 

Glendon - Ottawa Alumni Network
David Chaikoff, BA '88; Madalina Chesoi, MPIA '15; Andrew Defor, MPIA '16
Email / Website

Glendon - Toronto Alumni Network
Mireille Millette, Director/Directrice
Email / Website

Faculty of Education Alumni Network (YUEAN)
Jonathan Clodman, BA '19, BEd '19, MEd Candidate

Faculty of Environment and Urban Change (EUC)
Jennifer Ferdinands
Alumni & Events Officer
Email / Website / Tel: 416-736-2100 x 44633 (Voicemail)

Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies (LA&PS)
Muneeb Syed, Associate Director, Advancement - LA&PS
Email / Website / Tel: 416-616-7933

Made up of alumni who are from the same academic program or discipline.

Athletic Therapy Alumni Network
Andrea Prieur, CAT(C), ATC, R.KIN, BHSc., CSCS
Please contact Joanne Huy at or 437-234-9324

Disaster and Emergency Management Alumni Network (YUDEMAN)
Sharon Chisholm, BA '10, MDEM '15
Email / Facebook
Volunteer leadership position(s) available. Please contact Joanne Huy at or 416-262-1327.

Geography Alumni Network
Dylan McLean, MA '09, PhD '15
Email / Facebook / LinkedIn / Website

Kinesiology & Health Science Alumni Network
Aly Fawzy, BSc ’20 and John Nasri, BSc Candidate
Email / LinkedIn

Masters of Financial Accountability Alumni Network
Eshna Bhurtun MFAC ‘20 and Nadia Chychrun, MFAC ‘19

Masters in Human Resource Management Alumni Network
Dario Kosarac, MHRM '14
Volunteer leadership position(s) available. Please contact Joanne Huy at or 416-262-1327.

MES York Planning Alumni Committee (MYPAC)
Patrycja Jankowski, MES ’17 and Brandon Stevens, MES '19
Email / Facebook / Instagram / Website

Music Alumni Network
Darnell Thomas, BFA '11, MA ‘13

Nursing Alumni Network
Sophie Khaslavsky, BSC '15, BSCN '17; Cayathry Sathasivam, BA '15, BSCN '17; Danny Wang BSCN '17

Social Work Alumni Network (YUSWAN)
Pip Horne, B.S.W., M.S.W.
Graduate Program Engagement Coordinator
Email / Facebook / Twitter / Website

School of Public Policy & Administration Alumni Network (YUSPPAAN)
Ashley Cabral, BA '10, MPPAL '17
Email / Facebook / Instagram / LinkedIn / Website

Made up of alumni who are linked by a shared interest or a common experience while at York.

Black Alumni Network (YUBAN)
Velma Morgan (BA '95, BED '97)
Email / Facebook / Instagram / LinkedIn / Twitter

Chinese Alumni Network
(Rachel) Qiutong Zhao, MA ‘18

Indigenous Alumni Network (YUIAN)
Krystal Abotossaway, BHRM '13
Email TBA - In the interim, please contact Joanne Huy at or 416-262-1327.

Las Nubes Alumni Network
Nishal Shah, BES '18

Men's Varsity Basketball Alumni Network
Ryan French, BA '04 and Matthew Ziobrowski, BA '14

Men's Varsity Football Alumni Network
Shawn Stone

Peace by PEACE Alumni Network
Liam Bekirsky, BA '18, BEd '18
Email / Website

Vanier College Productions
Brian Goldenberg, BFA '04, MBA '08
Artistic Producer/Director
Email / Facebook / Website

Women's Volleyball Alumni Network
Kisten Dajia, BA ‘86

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