Senate Sub-Committee Membership

MEMBERSHIP FOR SENATE STANDING COMMITTEES
AND SUB-COMMITTEES
SENATE TERM 2018 – 2019
(The Chair of Senate is an ex-officio member of all standing committees)

Executive Committee (elected in June by and from Senate)

  • Chair: Interim President: Dr. Steve Robinson
  • Acting Vice-President (A&P): Dr. Meir Serfaty
  • Arts: Mr. Michael Malazdrewicz
  • Science: Mr. Jack Lindsay
  • Education: Dr. Chris Beeman
  • Music: Mr. Jon-Tomas Godin
  • Health Studies: Ms. Kim Ryan
  • Student Senator: Ms. Emily Simon
  • Support: Ms. Andrea McDaniel, Registrar; Kim Fallis, Administrative Assistant, Senate

Curriculum and Academic Planning Committee

  • Acting, Vice-President (Academic & Provost); Dr. Meir Serfaty (Chair)
  • Dean of Arts: Dr. Demetres Tryphonopoulos
  • Dean of Science: Dr. Bernadette Ardelli
  • Dean of Education: Dr. Heather Duncan
  • Dean, School of Music: Mr. Greg Gatien
  • Dean, Faculty of Health Studies: Dr. Dean Care
  • Dean of Students: Ms. Katie Gross
  • Acting, University Librarian: Mr. Rainer Schira
  • Arts-elected: Dr. Rosanne Gasse
  • Science-elected: Dr. Bryan Hill
  • Education-elected: Dr. Jackie Kirk
  • Music-elected: Dr. Wendy McCallum (Fall), Mr. David Playfair (Winter)
  • Health Studies-elected: Ms. Krista Callahan (Fall), Ms. Wendy Lynch (Winter)
  • BUSU Council-appointed: Ms. Emily Simon
  • BUSU Council-appointed: Mr. Justin Shannon
  • Support: Ms. Andrea McDaniel, Registrar; Kim Fallis, Administrative Assistant, Senate

Undergraduate Student Appeal Committee

  • University Registrar (Chair); Ms. Andrea McDaniel
  • Dean of Students: Ms. Katie Gross
  • Arts-elected: Dr. Claudia Bouliane
  • Science-elected: Mr. Jack Lindsay
  • Education-elected: Dr. Tom Skinner
  • Music-elected: Mr. Eric Platz
  • Health Studies-elected: Ms. Jan Marie Graham
  • BUSU Undergraduate students-appointed: Mr. Justin Shannon
  • BUSU Undergraduate students-appointed: Ms. Emily Simon 

Graduate Studies Committee

  • Dean of Arts: Dr. Demetres Tryphonopoulos
  • Dean of Science: Dr. Bernadette Ardelli
  • Dean of Education: Dr. Heather Duncan
  • Dean, School of Music: Mr. Greg Gatien
  • Dean, Faculty of Health Studies: Dr. Dean Care
  • Acting University Librarian: Mr. Rainer Schira
  • Arts-elected: Dr. Doug Ramsey
  • Science-elected: Dr. Bryan Cassone
  • Education-elected: Mr. Bob Lee
  • Music-elected: Ms. Kerry DuWors
  • Health Studies-elected: Ms. Nancy McPherson
  • Graduate Student #1: Ms. Natashalee Thompson
  • Graduate Student #2:
  • Support: Ms. Andrea McDaniel, Registrar, Ms. Barbara Harpe, Administrative Assistant, Registrar

Library Committee

  • Acting University Librarian: Mr. Rainer Schira
  • Arts-elected: Ms. Ariane Hanemaayer
  • Science-elected: Dr. Alexander Koiter
  • Education-elected: Dr. Chris Beeman
  • Music-elected: Dr. Sheelagh Chadwick & Dr. Ed Bach
  • Health Studies-elected:
  • BUSU Council-appointed:
  • BUSU Council-appointed:
  • Librarian: Ms. Stacey Lee
  • Librarian: Ms. Christy Henry
  • Senate Rep: Dr. Christophe LeMoine

Scholarships, Medals & Awards Committee

  • Arts-elected: Dr. Eftihia Mihelakis
  • Science-elected: Ms. Nancy Newall
  • Education-elected: Ms. Sandy Margetts
  • Music-elected: Dr. Wendy McCallum & Mr. Matthew Steckler
  • Health Studies-elected: Tracey Collyer and Cathy Demas
  • Acting Director, Recruitment & Retention: Ms. Courtney Adams
  • Director, Aboriginal Initiatives: Mr. Chris Lagimodiere
  • Senate-elected: Mr. Greg Gatien
  • Registrar: Ms. Andrea McDaniel
  • Support: Ms. Jen Lee, Scholarship Office

Athletic Awards Committee

  • Chair, Scholarship Committee:
  • Awards Accountant: Ms Sally Spiss
  • Support: Ms. Andrea McDaniel, Registrar; Mr. Russ Paddock, Athletic Director;
  • Ms. Jen Lee, Scholarship Office

Research Committee of Senate

  • Vice-President (A&R):
  • Dean Graduate Studies:
  • Chair of Research Ethics Sub-Committee:
  • Chair of Animal Care Sub-Committee:
  • Chair of the Biosafety Sub-Committee:
  • Arts-elected:
  • Science-elected:
  • Education-elected:
  • Music-elected: Dr. Aaron Wilson
  • Health Studies-elected:
  • Senator-elected: Dr. Burcu Ntelioglou
  • Member elected by BU Research Committee:
  • 4-Yr. Specialist Student (in 4th Year) elected by Senate:
  • Graduate Student elected by Senate:

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&R) (Chair) or designate:
  • Arts-elected:
  • Science-elected:
  • Education-elected:
  • Music-elected:
  • Health Studies-elected:
  • Student Senator-elected Ms. Emily Simon

International Activities Committee of Senate

  • Acting, Vice President (A&P): Dr. Meir Serfaty
  • Dean of Students; Ms. Katie Gross
  • One Dean, elected by Dean’s Council
  • Director International Activities: Mr. David Rowland
  • Arts-elected: Dr. Emma Varley
  • Science-elected: Dr. Gwynfor Richards
  • Education-elected: Dr. Burcu Ntelioglou
  • Music-elected: Dr. Andrée Dagenais
  • Health Studies-elected
  • Student Services-elected: Ms. Courtney Adams
  • President, International Students’ Association:
  • BUSU International Student Director:
  • Senator, Chair – elected: Dr. Bernadette Ardelli

Non-Credit Certificate Committee

  • Vice-President (Academic & Provost) (Chair); Dr. Steve Robinson
  • One Dean elected by and from CAP:
  • Faculty Member elected by and from CAP:
  • Faculty Member elected by and from CAP:
  • Student elected by and from CAP:
  • Senator who is also on the BOG elected by and from Senate:

Indigenous Education Committee

  • Acting, Vice-President (Academic & Provost): Dr. Mier Serfaty
  • Three members of Senate, including a BUSU representative:
  • Dr. Chris Beeman, Mr. Greg Gatien; Student Senator
  • 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
  • Acting University Library: Mr. Rainer Scheira
  • Five indigenous students:
  • Director of the Indigenous Peoples’ Centre: Mr. Chris Lagimodiere (Co-Chair)
  • One member from PENT (faculty); Mr. John Minshull
  • One member from the Department of Native Studies: Dr. Lorraine Mayer
  • One member from the Brandon Urban Aboriginal Peoples’ Council: Ms. Amie Martin
  • Indigenous representative from the Brandon School Division Administration: (Declined membership as of April 2018)
  • Indigenous representative from the Manitoba Métis Federation: Mr. Kris Desjarlais
  • Indigenous representative from Assiniboine Community College: Vacant
  • Anishanabek Knowledge Keeper: Barb Blind
  • Dakota Knowledge Keeper:
  • Inuit Knowledge Keeper: Martha Evaluardjuk-Palmer
  • Métis Knowledge Keeper:
  • Cree Knowledge Keeper: Susie McPherson (Co-Chair)