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Find out what other alumni from our year are up to.

Pam Dempster, BA’90

Graduation Year: 1990

Dempster Wellness, owned and operated by Pamela Dempster BA’90, has created a free Home Office Ergonomic Reference Guide to help those working from home during COVID-19. The organization focuses on Corporate Heath & Wellness and has been in operation throughout Atlantic Canada since 2013. They offer Employee Wellness services such as Ergonomic Workstation Assessments, Employee Education Wellness sessions, and Certification Courses, all available virtually. Visit to learn more.

Pam Dempster

Graduation Year: 1990

Pam Dempster BA’90 has recently been awarded the designation of Board Certified Professional Ergonomist (CCPE) by the Association of Canadian Ergonomists/Canadian College for the Certification of Professional Ergonomists. This is the highest level of certification in Canada for those working in and specializing in the field of Ergonomics. Pam is Owner and Senior Workplace Health & Wellness Specialist at Dempster Wellness ( - an Atlantic Canadian Corporate Wellness and Ergonomic Consulting firm specializing in helping organizations develop and further expand their employee health and wellness initiatives.

Annette MacKay, BA

Graduation Year: 1990

Annette MacKay BA90 retired in June after 30 years with Bell Aliant. She is moving on to the next life chapter as a Certified Travel Professional with GOwithHippo Travel. Annette would love to hear from old friends and other SMU alumni about corporate or personal travel needs. Contact her at

Mark Collins

Graduation Year: 1990

Mark Collins BA’90 was recently appointed the President and CEO of BC Ferries. A senior marine executive for the past 20 years, he served as the Vice President of Strategic Planning & Community Engagement at BC Ferries from 2014-2017, and was the Vice President of Engineering for eight years prior to that. Mark was also President of Rolls Royce Marine Brazil and Italy, and Vice President of Global Technical Services, CSL Group.