1. Senate Membership 2021-2022
    1.  Ex Officio Members
    2. Board of Governors Representatives
    3. Special Appointments to Senate
    4. Elected Faculty Senators
    5. Elected Contract Instructors
    6. Elected Student Senators*

Senate Membership 2021-2022

Senate comprises of over 80 members who represent the university including, faculty members, contract instructors, students, Board of Governors, special appointments and ex officio members.

 Ex Officio Members

  • Benoit Antoine Bacon, President, Vice-Chancellor & Chair of Senate
  • Elinor Sloan, Clerk of Senate
  • Suzanne Blanchard, Vice-President (Students & Enrolment) & University Registrar
  • Rafik Goubran, Vice-President (Research & International)
  • Jerry Tomberlin, Provost & Vice-President (Academic)
  • Cindy Taylor, Interim Vice-President (Finance & Administration)
  • Dwight Deugo, Vice-Provost & Associate Vice-President (Academic)
  • Maria DeRosa, Interim Dean, Faculty of Science
  • Larry Kostiuk, Dean, Faculty of Engineering & Design
  • Pauline Rankin, Dean, Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences
  • Patrice Smith, Dean, Faculty of Graduate & Postdoctoral Affairs
  • Brenda O’Neill, Dean, Faculty of Public Affairs
  • Dana Brown, Dean, Sprott School of Business
  • Amber Lannon, University Librarian
  • Bjarki Hallgrimsson, Director, School of Industrial Design
  • Michel Barbeau, Director, School of Computer Science
  • Federica Goffi, Interim Director, Azrieli School of Architecture & Urbanism
  • Chris Joslin,  Director, School of Information Technology
  • Chi Chi Ayalogu, President, GSA, term ends April 30, 2022
  • Victoria Asi, Vice-President (Academic), GSA, term ends April 30, 2022
  • Ahmad Hashimi , Vice-President Internal, CUSA, term ends April 30, 2022 (interim until President elected)
  • Jennifer Ramnarine, President, CASG, term ends April 30, 2022

Board of Governors Representatives

Special Appointments to Senate

  • Margaret Haines, Alumni Association, term ends June 30, 2022
  • Kim Hellemans, Academic Colleague, term ends June 30, 2022

Elected Faculty Senators

Terms end June 30, 2022

  • Samuel Ajila, Engineering & Design
  • Olga Baysal, Science / Computer Science
  • Andrea Chandler, Public Affairs
  • Tina Daniels, Arts & Social Sciences
  • Dag Gillberg, Science
  • Farah Hosseinian, Science
  • Howard Nemiroff, Sprott School of Business
  • Julia Sinclair-Palm, Arts & Social Science
  • Siva Sivathayalan, Engineering and Design
  • Johan Voordouw, Engineering & Design / Architecture
  • Paul Wilson, Public Affairs
  • Pamela Wolff, Science
  • Barry Wright, Public Affairs
  • Winnie Ye, Engineering and Design

Terms end June 30, 2023

  • Manuel Baez, Engineering & Design / Architecture
  • Jeff Dawson, Science
  • Sonya Gulati, Science
  • Jacob Kovalio, Arts and Social Sciences
  • Christine Laurendeau, Science
  • Marlene Lundy, Arts and Social Sciences
  • Beth MacLeod, Arts and Social Sciences (Secretary of the Faculty Board)
  • James Milner, Public Affairs
  • Donald Russell, Engineering and Design
  • Shazia Sadaf, Arts and Social Sciences
  • David Sprague, Engineering and Design
  • Karen Taylor, Engineering and Design
  • Julia Wallace, Science (Secretary of the Faculty Board)

Terms end June 30, 2024

  • Peter Andree, Public Affairs
  • Vandna Bhatia, Public Affairs (Secretary of the Faculty Board)
  • Bernadette Campbell, Arts and Social Sciences
  • Chiara Del Gaudio, Engineering and Design / Industrial Design
  • Paulo Garcia, Engineering and Design (Secretary of the Faculty Board)
  • Ernest Kwan, Sprott School of Business (Secretary of the Faculty Board)
  • Jonathan Malloy, Public Affairs
  • Ruth McKay, Sprott School of Business
  • Paul Mkandawire, Arts and Social Sciences
  • Mike Murphy, Arts and Social Sciences
  • Julie Murray, Arts and Social Sciences
  • Augustine Park, Arts and Social Sciences
  • Celia Young, Arts and Social Sciences

Elected Contract Instructors

  • Morgan Rooney, Arts and Social Sciences (term ends June 30, 2023)
  • Kathleen Moss, Arts and Social Sciences (term ends June 30, 2024)

Elected Student Senators*

Graduate Students – Terms end June 30, 2022

  • Kimberley Keller
  • Deborah Okoth
  • Mason Rodney

Undergraduate Students – Terms end June 30, 2022

  • Meghan Burns, FPA
  • Mackenzie Huckvale, Science
  • Cassandra Klein, FPA
  • Abigail MacGillivray, FED
  • Sean Maguire, FASS
  • Gemma Patey, FPA
  • Valentina Vera Gonzalez, Sprott

* for details on the specific departments within the Faculties eligible to vote for these positions, please refer to the By-Law.