Members of Senate

Sept. 1, 2023 - Aug. 31, 2024


Mr. Earl Ludlow


Dr. Neil Bose, President and Vice-Chancellor pro tempore


Dr. Jennifer Lokash, Provost and Vice-President (Academic) pro tempore

University Registrar and Interim Secretary of Senate

Dr. Lee Ann McKivor (voting member) 

Ex-officio Members

Dr. Tana Allen  Acting Vice-President (Research)
Dr. Ian Sutherland Vice-President (Grenfell Campus) pro tempore
Dr. Paul Brett Vice-President (Marine Institute) pro tempore
Dr. Donna Hardy Cox Associate Vice-President (Academic), Dean of Students
Dr. Amy Warren Interim Associate Vice-President (Academic) and Dean of Graduate Studies
Dr. Kim Myrick Co-Director of the Centre for Innovation in Teaching and Learning (CITL)
Dr. Delores Mullings Vice-Provost (Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Anti-Racism)
Dr. Ashlee Cunsolo Vice-Provost (Labrador Campus) and Dean of the School of Arctic and Subarctic Studies
Dr. Lee Ann McKivor University Registrar
Ms. Tanya Noseworthy  Assistant Deputy Minister, Department of Education, Government of Newfoundland and Labrador
Dr. Travor Brown  Interim Dean, Faculty of Business Administration
Dr. Shawn Bugden Dean, School of Pharmacy
Dr. Karen Bulmer Acting Dean, School of Music
Dr. Octavia Dobre  Interim Dean, Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science
Dr. Travis Fridgen  Interim Dean, Faculty of Science
Dr. Gerald Galway  Interim Dean, Faculty of Education
Dr. Sulaimon Giwa Interim Dean, School of Social Work
Dr. Morteza Haghiri  Interim Dean, School of Science and Environment (Grenfell Campus)
Dr. Natasha Hurley Dean, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Dr. Ken Jacobsen  Dean, School of Arts and Social Science (Grenfell Campus)
Dr. Dianne Keeping  Dean of Libraries
Dr. April Pike Interim Dean, Faculty of Nursing
Dr. Peter Ride  Dean, School of Fine Arts (Grenfell Campus)
Dr. Delores McKeen Interim Dean, Faculty of Medicine
Dr. Anne Marie Sullivan Interim Dean, School of Human Kinetics and Recreation

Elected Members

NameConstituencyTerm Expiration
Dr. Sylvia Moore Arctic and Sub-Arctic Studies 2025
Dr. Scott Neilsen Arctic and Sub-Arctic Studies 2025
Dr. Edwin Bezzina Arts and Social Science (Grenfell Campus)  2025
Vacant   Arts and Social Science (Grenfell Campus)   
Dr. Emmanuel Haven  Business Administration  2026
Dr. Kirby Shannahan Business Administration  2026
Vacant Business Administration   
Dr. Kirk Anderson Education 2025
Dr. Mary Stordy  Education  2025
Dr. Jeanne Sinclair Education 2026
Vacant Engineering & Applied Science  2026
Mr. Pat Sullivan Engineering & Applied Science  2024
Dr. Glyn George  Engineering & Applied Science  2024
Dr. Jonathan Anderson Engineering & Applied Science  2026
Dr. Todd Hennessey Fine Arts (Grenfell Campus) 2026
Vacant Fine Arts (Grenfell Campus)  
Dr. Dave Hancock Human Kinetics & Recreation  2025
Vacant  Human Kinetics & Recreation  2022
Dr. Amanda Bittner  Humanities and Social Sciences 2024
Dr. Lisa Moore Humanities and Social Sciences 2026
Dr. Kathryn Simonsen Humanities and Social Sciences 2026
Dr. Patricia Dold Humanities and Social Sciences 2026
Vacant  Humanities and Social Sciences   
Vacant  Humanities and Social Sciences   
Ms. Rebecca Smith Library 2025
Ms. Heather Pretty Library 2025
Dr. Jillian Westcott  Marine Institute  2024
Ms. Charlene Walsh Marine Institute 2026
Dr. Mervin Marshall Marine Institute 2026
Dr. Sherrylynn Rowe Marine Institute  2025
Mr. Cyr Couturier  Marine Institute  2025
Mr. Ed. Durnford  Marine Institute  2025
Dr. Kathleen Hodgkinson Medicine 2024
Dr. Laurie Twells Medicine 2024
Dr. Jeremy Pridham Medicine 2024
Dr. Michael Woods Medicine 2026
Dr. Edward Kendall Medicine  2026
Dr. Kara Laing Medicine  2026
Dr. Kati Szego Music 2025
Vacant  Music   
Dr. Sandra MacDonald  Nursing  2025
Dr. Robin Devey-Burry Nursing 2025
Dr. Debbie Kelly Pharmacy 2024
Vacant Pharmacy  
Dr. Ronald Haynes  Science  2024
Dr. Christopher Kozak Science 2024
Dr. Craig Purchase Science 2026
Dr. Tom Chapman Science  2025
Dr. Penny Morrill Science  2025
Dr. Francis Bambico Science  2025
Dr. Erin Fraser Science and the Environment (Grenfell Campus)  2025
Dr. Shegufta Shetranjiwalla  Science and the Environment (Grenfell Campus)  2025
Vacant Social Work   
Dr. Paul Issahaku Social Work  2024
Dr. Lisa Moores Student Wellness/Counselling 2026
Dr. Pam Button Student Wellness/Counselling 2026

Student Representatives

Student terms expire April 30, 2024

Undergraduate students

Ten undergraduate students chosen by the Memorial University of Newfoundland Students' Union, Marine Institute Students' Union and Grenfell Campus Students' Union

Name Term expiration
Memorial University of Newfoundland Students' Union
Mackenzie Broders Executive Director, Advocacy 2024
John Harris Executive Director, External Affairs 2024
Russell Waye Executive Director, Student Life 2024 
Jawad Chowdhury Executive Director, Campaigns 2024 
Mahbub Alam Executive Director, Finance 2024 
Nicolas Keough Engineering Students’ Representative 2024 
Nathan Gillingham HSS Students’ Representative 2024 
Grenfell Campus Students' Union
Hadiza Bello President  2024 
Saif Sayeedi Vice-President (Academic)  2024 
Marine Institute Students' Union
Vacant    2024 
Graduate students
Name Term expiration
Graduate Students' Union
Shyam Yadav Executive Director External Affairs 2024
Shaheen Shah Executive Director, Academic 2024
Safawan Abyaz Students' Representative 2024