Senate Sub-Committee Membership

2020-2021

Notes:

  • Not all sub-committee memberships have been confirmed for the 2020 – 2021 year.
  • The Chair of Senate is an ex-officio member of all standing committees.

Executive Committee (elected in June by and from Senate)

  • President (Chair): Dr. David Docherty
  • Vice-President (A & P): Dr. Steve Robinson
  • Arts: Dr. Lynn MacKay
  • Science: Dr. Derrek Eberts
  • Education: Dr. Candy Skyhar
  • Music: Dr. Edward Bach
  • Health Studies: Ms. Nancy McPherson
  • Student Senator: Ms. Olufunke Adeleye
  • Support: Ms. Andrea McDaniel, Registrar; Kim Fallis, Administrative Assistant, Senate

Curriculum and Academic Planning Committee

  • Vice-President (A & P) (Chair): Dr. Steve Robinson
  • Acting Dean, Faculty of Arts: Dr. Lisa Robson
  • Dean, Faculty of Science: Dr. Bernadette Ardelli
  • Dean, Faculty of Education: Dr. Heather Duncan
  • Dean, School of Music: Mr. Greg Gatien
  • Acting Dean, Faculty of Health Studies: Dr. Linda Ross
  • Dean of Students: Ms. Katie Gross
  • Chief Information Officer: Ms. Melanie Sucha
  • Arts-elected: Dr. Rosanne Gasse
  • Science-elected: Dr. Bryan Hill
  • Education-elected: Dr. Jackie Kirk
  • Music-elected: TBA
  • Health Studies-elected: Ms. Fiona Smith
  • BUSU Council-appointed: TBA
  • BUSU Council-appointed: TBA

Support: Ms. Andrea McDaniel, Registrar; Ms. Kim Fallis, Administrative Assistant, Senate

Undergraduate Student Appeals Committee

  • Vice-President (A & P) (Chair): Dr. Steve Robinson
  • Dean of Students: Ms. Katie Gross
  • Arts-elected:  Dr. Cameron Boult – term expires in 2022
  • Science-elected: Dr. Paul Alexander – term expires in 2021
  • Education-elected: Dr. Tom Skinner – term expires in 2021
  • Music-elected: Ms. Gretta Sayers – term expires in 2022
  • Health Studies-elected: Ms. Jan Marie Graham – term expires in 2022
  • BUSU Undergraduate students-appointed: TBA
  • BUSU Undergraduate students-appointed: TBA

Support: Ms. Andrea McDaniel, Registrar; Ms. Kim Fallis, Administrative Assistant, Senate

Graduate Studies Committee

  • Acting Dean, Graduate Studies (Chair): Dr. Steve Robinson
  • Acting Dean, Faculty of Arts: Dr. Lisa Robson
  • Dean, Faculty of Science: Dr. Bernadette Ardelli
  • Dean, Faculty of Education: Dr. Heather Duncan
  • Dean, School of Music: Mr. Greg Gatien
  • Acting Dean, Faculty of Health Studies: Dr. Linda Ross
  • Chief Information Officer: Ms. Melanie Sucha
  • Arts-elected: Dr. Doug Ramsey
  • Science-elected: Dr. Rory Lucyshyn-Wright
  • Education-elected: Dr. Cathryn Smith
  • Music-elected: TBA
  • Health Studies-elected: Ms. Kim Ryan
  • Graduate Student #1: TBA
  • Graduate Student #2: TBA

Support: Ms. Andrea McDaniel, Registrar, Ms. Barbara Harpe, Administrative Assistant, Registrar’s Office

Library & Archives Committee

  • Chief Information Officer: Ms. Melanie Sucha
  • Arts-elected: Dr. Emma Varley
  • Science-elected: Dr. Alex Koiter
  • Education-elected: Dr. Chris Brown
  • Music-elected: TBA
  • Health Studies-elected: Ms. Nadine Henriquez
  • BUSU Council-appointed: TBA
  • BUSU Council-appointed: TBA
  • Librarian: TBA
  • Librarian:  TBA
  • University Archivist: Ms. Christy Henry
  • Senate Representative (Chair): Ms. Stacey Lee

Scholarships, Medals, Bursaries & Awards Committee

  • Arts-elected: Dr. Barbara Rose
  • Science-elected: Dr. Nancy Newall
  • Education-elected: Ms. Sandy Margetts
  • Music-elected: TBA
  • Health Studies-elected: Ms. Nadine Smith
  • Director, Recruitment & Retention: Ms. Courtney Adams
  • Director, Indigenous Peoples’ Center & Aboriginal Initiatives: Mr. Chris Lagimodiere
  • Senate-elected: Mr. Greg Gatien (Chair)

Support: Ms. Andrea McDaniel, Registrar; Ms. Carolyn Vodon, Scholarships & Awards Clerk

Athletic Awards Committee

  • Chair, Scholarships, Medals, Bursaries & Awards Committee (Chair): Mr. Greg Gatien
  • Director, Financial & Registration Services or designate: Ms. Allison Noto
  • Registrar: Ms. Andrea McDaniel

Support: Mr. Russ Paddock, Director, Athletics & Community Engagement; Ms. Carolyn Vodon, Scholarships & Awards Clerk

Research Committee of Senate

  • Vice-President (A & P): Dr. Steve Robinson
  • Associate Vice-President (Research): Dr. Heather Duncan
  • Chair of Research Ethics Sub-Committee: TBA
  • Chair of Animal Care Sub-Committee: TBA
  • Chair of the Biosafety Sub-Committee: TBA
  • Arts-elected: TBA
  • Science-elected: TBA
  • Education-elected: Dr. Burcu Ntelioglou
  • Music-elected: Dr. Aaron Wilson
  • Health Studies-elected: TBA
  • Senator-elected: Dr. Burcu Ntelioglou
  • Member elected by BU Research Committee: TBA
  • Undergraduate student elected by Senate: TBA
  • Graduate student elected by Senate: TBA

Research Ethics Sub-Committee/Animal Care Committee/BioSafety Committee

All members appointed by the Senate Research Committee

Committee to Administer Knowles Distinguished Visiting Professorship

  • Vice-President (A & P) or designate (Chair): TBA
  • Arts-elected: TBA
  • Science-elected: TBA
  • Education-elected: TBA
  • Music-elected: TBA
  • Health Studies-elected: TBA
  • Student Senator, elected by Senate: Ms. Whitney Hodgins

International Activities Committee of Senate

  • Senator, elected by Senate (Chair): Dr. Bernadette Ardelli
  • Vice President (A & P): Dr. Steve Robinson
  • One Dean, elected by Dean’s Council:
  • Arts-elected: Dr. Hejun Zhuang
  • Science-elected: Dr. Mousumi Majumder
  • Education-elected: Dr. Burcu Ntelioglou
  • Music-elected: TBA
  • Health Studies-elected: Ms. Jan Marie Graham
  • Dean of Students: Ms. Katie Gross
  • University Registrar: Ms. Andrea McDaniel
  • Student Services-elected: Ms. Courtney Adams
  • Director, International Activities: Mr. David Rowland
  • President, International Students’ Collective: TBA
  • Representative, BUSU Council: TBA

Indigenous Education Committee

  • Vice-President (A & P): Dr. Steve Robinson
  • Three members of Senate, including a BUSU representative: Dr. Heather Duncan, TBA, TBA
  • Arts-elected: Ms. Cathy Mattes
  • Science-elected: Dr. Rachel Herron
  • Education-elected: Dr. Burcu Ntelioglou
  • Music-elected: Dr. Aaron Wilson
  • Health Studies-elected: Ms. Candice Waddell
  • Dean of Students: Ms. Katie Gross
  • Chief Information Officer: Ms. Melanie Sucha
  • Five Indigenous students: TBA
  • Director, Indigenous Peoples’ Centre: Mr. Chris Lagimodiere (Co-Chair)
  • One faculty member, PENT: Mr. John Minshull
  • One member, Department of Native Studies: Dr. Lorraine Mayer
  • One member, Brandon Urban Aboriginal Peoples’ Council: Ms. Amie Martin
  • Indigenous representative, Brandon School Division Administration: (Declined membership as of April 2018)
  • Indigenous representative, Manitoba Métis Federation: Mr. Kris Desjarlais
  • Indigenous representative, Assiniboine Community College: Vacant
  • Anishanabek Knowledge Keeper: Barb Blind
  • Dakota Knowledge Keeper: TBA
  • Inuit Knowledge Keeper: Martha Evaluardjuk-Palmer
  • Métis Knowledge Keeper: TBA
  • Cree Knowledge Keeper: Susie McPherson (Co-Chair)