Ambrose University

Student Development Team

Student Development cultivates a hospitable learning environment that promotes wisdom development through faith formation and holistic well-being.

Student success matters! As student development professionals, we are committed to ensuring students are engaged in meaningful educational experiences and that they develop as whole persons. This means creating an environment that is flooded with quality opportunities within a supportive, caring and authentic community. Our passion is student growth and development – and through this, we desire that all our students have a great experience while attending Ambrose. For general inquiries, please contact us at

Wally Rude, PhD, R. Psych

VP Student Development (x2926)

• Leads Student Development team

• Student leadership development

Elizabeth Jantzen, BA

Student Development Administrative Coordinator (x2925)

• Student development administration and information

• Provides pastoral care and immigration support to international

• Supervise the maintenance and use of the residence building

Joy Ulrich, MRE, LSCC

Director of Commuter Life and Career Development (x2908)

• Integration of commuter students

• Facilitate career exploration and planning

Andrea Hensen, MA

Manager of Accessibility and Support Services (x2956)

• Provides accessibility and support services

• Liaison for Inclusion Alberta



Lisa Moran, BRS

First Year Experience Coordinator (x2963)

• Ambrose 101 and Fresh Start program

• Provides mentorship and support to first year students


Jonathan Rosebush

Residence Director (x2957)

• Residence life leadership

• Provides mentorship and support for residence students

Terry Fach, MA, MPhil

Campus Chaplain (x5915)

• Curating Christian worship at Ambrose Chapel Services

• Conversation and spiritual questions

• Interim VP Student Life till December 2017


Anne Price, PhD, R. Psych

Accessibility Services Consultant

• Accessibility policy and implementation support

Vanessa Jarmuske, BA

Inclusive Post-Secondary Education Coordinator

• Support students with developmental disabilities

• Help create an inclusive University environment

Colin Kubinec, MA

Director of Athletics and Campus Recreation (x2983)

• Athletics administration

• Coach of female volleyball team


Elizabeth(Beth) Gripping, MA

Program Coordinator – Ambrose Writing Centre (x5904)

• Appointment based resources for writing advice and feedback

• Group workshops and one-on-one consultations

Dr. Jackie Stinton, PhD, R. Psych

Registered Psychologist

Professional Counselor

Fridays: (9:00 am – 2:00 pm)

• Personal confidential counselling

• Booking through Elizabeth Jantzen (x2925) or online at:


Monique Verhoef, BA, BSc, MA

Director of Community Life (x2952)

• provides intramural and fitness opportunities for Ambrose Students

• provides mentorship and leadership development for students

Gabriel Brandt

Campus Recreation and Gameday Coordinator (x2984)

• Personal confidential counselling

• coordinates all Gameday activities and initiatives for Ambrose Athletics

Jeremy Siemens

Professional Counselor

• ​Mondays (1:00pm-8:00pm)

• Booking through Elizabeth Jantzen (x2925) or online at:

Paul Armbruster

Associate Director of Athletics and Campus Recreation

• ​ (x2982)

• Assist with overall operations of department Coach of the Men’s Volleyball Team.

Paul Armbruster