Senate Membership

2021-2022 Senate

Chancellor: Senator Mary Jane McCallum (term expires 2024)

President & Chair: David Docherty

Provost and Vice President (Academic): Kofi Campbell

Vice President (Administration & Finance): Scott Lamont

Deputy Minister of Education & Training or designate:  Grant Prairie (Director of Post-Secondary Education Programs)

Deans and Directors:

  • Acting Dean of Arts: Balfour Spence
  • Dean of Science: Bernadette Ardelli
  • Dean of Education: Heather Duncan
  • Dean of Music: Greg Gatien
  • Acting Dean of Health Studies: Linda Ross
  • Dean of Students: Katie Gross
  • Director of Educational Technology: Curt Shoultz
  • Chief Information Officer: Melanie Sucha

Representative Appointed by the Board of Governors:

  • Tami Rourke

One Representative Elected by Each Faculty or School:

  • Faculty of Arts: Kurt Noll (term expires 2023)
  • Faculty of Science: Rory Lucyshyn-Wright (term expires 2023)
  • Faculty of Education: Vacant (term expires 2023)
  • School of Music: Edward Bach (term expires 2023) (Board of Governors term expires 2022)
  • Faculty of Health Studies: Nancy McPherson (term expires 2022)

Six Professors or Associate Professors:
(elected by professors, associate professors, assistant professors and lecturers)

  • Kathryn Chachula (term expires 2023)
  • Derrek Eberts (term expires 2022)
  • Scott Forbes (term expires 2022)
  • Jane Karpa (term expires 2022)
  • Simon Pattison (term expires 2023)
  • Serena Petrella (term expires 2022)

Two Assistant Professors or Lecturers:
(elected by faculty at large)

  • Breanna Lawrence (term expires 2022) (Board of Governors term expires 2022)
  • Vacant (term expires 2023)

One Professional Associate:
(elected by Professional Associates)

  • Cora Dupuis (term expires 2023)

Students Elected by the Student Body:

  • BUSU Representative: Olufunke Sophia Adeleye
  • Arts Senator: Mila Baqueiro Milosevic
  • Science Senator: Saira Atif
  • Health Studies: Akech Mayum-Deng
  • Education Senator: Vacant
  • Music Senator: Kathleen Servidad
  • Two Senators at Large: Iyiola Sanya & Similoluwa Omotoye

Secretary of Senate: Ms. Andrea McDaniel

(Effective June 15, 2021)