Joy Johnson

President and Vice-Chancellor
Simon Fraser University

Prior to her appointment as president, Joy Johnson served as Simon Fraser University’s vice-president, research and international, from 2014 to 2020. She is an elected fellow of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences, a board member of Universities Canada and vice-president representing Canada for the International Organization for Higher Education.

NON-PROFIT CAUSE: I support Out in Schools – it is an award-winning education program that uses film and group discussion to engage students on the topic of homophobia.
FUN FACT: I have visited every province and territory in Canada with the exception only one – I can’t wait to travel to Nunavut when it is safe to do so!