|Degrees:||BSc (Hons., Carleton), MSc (Carleton), BEd (Ottawa)|
|Phone:||613-520-2600 x 2386|
|Office:||607 Robertson Hall|
A leader in all things governance, Amanda is an essential member of Carleton’s executive team. As University Secretary, she provides a link between the governing bodies of the University to ensure a healthy culture of governance. While leading the organization and operations of Board of Governors activities, Amanda helps to develop sound governance policies and provides governance advice to the President, Board Chair, Committees of the Board, and senior administrators of the university.
Amanda began her role as University Secretary in 2016 but she has been part of the Carleton community for nearly 15 years. Starting as an undergraduate, then graduate student, Amanda first became a Carleton employee as a Teaching Assistant and Research Assistant. She continued her career at Carleton with a variety of roles including proctor, tutor, instructor and coordinator for programs such as Shad Valley and Let’s Talk Science. Her journey continued when she became Administrative Assistant, and soon after promoted to Executive Assistant, for the Office of the University Librarian.
Amanda holds a Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Integrated Science and a Master of Science in Biology and from Carleton University as well as a Bachelor of Education from the University of Ottawa. In addition, she holds a Management Development Program for Women professional certificate from the Sprott School of Business and holds a Governance Professionals of Canada Designation.
An avid gardener, you can be sure to find Amanda sprucing up the office with orchids or tending to her perennial gardens at her Manotick home.