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Senate Membership 2017/18

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CONSTITUENCY

MEMBER

TERM*

RENEWAL

Chancellor

Louise Mandell, Q.C.

N/A

President and Vice-Chancellor

Dr. Ralph Nilson (Chair)

N/A

Provost and Vice-President Academic

Dr. David Witty

N/A

Dean - Faculty of Academic and Career Preparation

Rita Alton (interim)

N/A

Dean - Faculty of Arts and Humanities

Dr. Ross MacKay

N/A

Dean - Faculty of Education

Dr. David Paterson

N/A

Dean - Faculty of Health and Human Services

Dr. Andrea Smilski (interim)

N/A

Dean - Faculty of International Education

Dr. Graham Pike

N/A

Dean - Faculty of Management

Dr. Suzanne Flannigan

N/A

Dean - Faculty of Science and Technology

Dr. Don Noakes

N/A

Dean - Faculty of Social Sciences

Dr. Elizabeth Brimacombe

N/A

Dean - Faculty of Trades and Applied Technology

Glynis Steen

N/A

Chief Librarian

Ben Hyman

N/A

Faculty - Faculty of Academic and Career Preparation

Gordon Buzzard

3 year

Spring 2018

Faculty - Faculty of Academic and Career Preparation

Lisa Lewis

3 year

Spring 2020

Faculty - Faculty of Arts and Humanities

Dr. John Hinde

3 year

Spring 2018

Faculty - Faculty of Arts and Humanities

Dr. Hope Leith

3 year

Spring 2020

Faculty - Faculty of Education

Dr. Scott Priestman

3 year

Spring 2018

Faculty - Faculty of Education

Heather Pastro

3 year

Spring 2020

Faculty - Faculty of Health and Human Services

Leslie Sundby

3 year

Spring 2020

Faculty - Faculty of Health and Human Services

Carla Tilley

3 year

Spring 2018

Faculty - Faculty of International Education

Maurice Gallant

3 year

Spring 2018

Faculty - Faculty of International Education

Joy McWhirter

3 year

Spring 2020

Faculty - Faculty of Management

Rob Ferguson

3 year

Spring 2020

Faculty - Faculty of Management

Chris Jaeger

3 year

Spring 2018

Faculty - Faculty of Science and Technology

Dr. Brian Dick

3 year

Spring 2018

Faculty - Faculty of Science and Technology

Dr. Gara Pruesse

3 year

Spring 2020

Faculty - Faculty of Social Sciences

Dr. Sylvie Lafrenière

3 year

Spring 2020

Faculty - Faculty of Social Sciences

Dr. Elizabeth McLin (Vice-Chair)

3 year

Spring 2018

Faculty - Faculty of Trades and Applied Technology

Rita Gower

3 year

Spring 2020

Faculty - Faculty of Trades and Applied Technology

Sally Vinden

3 year

Spring 2018

Alumni

vacant

3 year

Spring 2018

Student

Gabrielle Lent

1 year

Spring 2018

Student

Michael Ribicic

1 year

Spring 2018

Student

Najeh Alshammary

1 year

Spring 2018

Student

Sydney Sullivan

1 year

Spring 2018

Support Staff

Johnny Blakeborough

3 year

Spring 2020

Support Staff

Kamala Haughton

3 year

Spring 2018

Board Appointee - non-voting

Imtiaz Taj

1 year

Spring 2018

Registrar - non-voting

Fred Jacklin

N/A

Senate Support

Kyla Bruce

N/A


The senate of a special purpose, teaching university is composed of the following:

(a) the chancellor;

(b) the president, who is its chair;

(c) the academic vice president or equivalent;

(d) the deans of faculties;

(e) the chief librarian;

(f) the registrar;

(g) two faculty members for each faculty, elected by faculty members of the faculty;

(h) four students elected by the students;

(i) one alumni member who is not a faculty member, appointed by the president on nomination by the alumni association;

(j) two support staff elected by the support staff;

(k) one non-voting member of the senate, if appointed to the senate by the board to serve for one year.


Updated: October 5, 2017