Members of Senate

Sept. 1, 2018 - Aug. 31, 2019


Dr. Susan Dyer Knight


Dr. Gary Kachanoski, President and Vice-Chancellor


Dr. Noreen Golfman, Provost and Vice-President (Academic)

Secretary of Senate

Mr. Tom Nault, University Registrar

Ex-officio Members
Dr. Neil BoseVice-President (Research)
Mr. Glenn BlackwoodVice-President (Marine Institute)
Dr. Jeff KeshenVice-President (Grenfell Campus)
Dr. Donna Hardy CoxAssociate Vice-President (Academic), Students
Dr. Gavan WatsonAssociate Vice-President, Teaching and Learning and Director of the Centre for Innovation in Teaching and Learning (CITL)
Dr. Aimèe SurprenantAssociate Vice-President and Dean, Graduate Studies
Ms. Susan CleyleUniversity Librarian
Dr. Laura RobinsonDean, School of Arts and Social Science (Grenfell Campus)
Dr. Isabelle DostalerDean, Faculty of Business Administration
Dr. Kirk AndersonDean, Faculty of Education
Dr. Greg NatererDean, Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science
Dr. Todd HennesseyDean, School of Fine Arts (Grenfell Campus)
Dr. Linda RohrDean, School of Human Kinetics and Recreation
Dr. Jennifer SimpsonDean, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Dr. Margaret SteeleDean, Faculty of Medicine
Dr. Ian SutherlandDean, School of Music
Dr. Alice GaudineDean, Faculty of Nursing
Dr. Shawn BugdenDean, School of Pharmacy
Dr. Mark AbrahamsDean, Faculty of Science
Dr. Michele Piercey-NormoreDean, School of Science and Environment (Grenfell Campus)
Dr. Ross KleinInterim Dean, School of Social Work
Ms. Candice Ennis-WilliamsPost-Secondary Education, Advanced Education, Skills and Labour
Elected Members
NameConstituencyTerm Expiration
Dr. Edwin BezzinaArts and Social Science (Grenfell Campus)2020
Mr. Peter StewartArts and Social Science (Grenfell Campus)2020
Dr. Emmanuel HavenBusiness Administration2020
Ms. Heather SkanesBusiness Administration2020
Dr. Walter OkshevskyEducation2019
Dr. Andrea RoseEducation2019
Professor Andrew FisherEngineering & Applied Science2021
Dr. Glyn GeorgeEngineering & Applied Science2021
Dr. Dennis PetersEngineering & Applied Science2020
Dr. Kenneth SnelgroveEngineering & Applied Science2020
VacantFine Arts (Grenfell Campus)2021
Mr. Michael WallerFine Arts (Grenfell Campus)2020
VacantHuman Kinetics & Recreation2021
VacantHuman Kinetics & Recreation2021
VacantHumanities and Social Sciences2021
Dr. Kurt KorneskiHumanities and Social Sciences2021
Dr. Scott MatthewsHumanities and Social Sciences2021
Dr. Robin WhitakerHumanities and Social Sciences2020
Dr. Julie BrittainHumanities and Social Sciences2019
Ms. Alison AmbiLibrary2021
Ms. Heather PrettyLibrary2019
Dr. Jillian WestcottMarine Institute2021
Mr. Derek HowseMarine Institute2020
Dr. Mervin MarshallMarine Institute2020
Mr. Paul BrettMarine Institute2019
Mr. Cyr CouturierMarine Institute2019
Dr. James ParsonsMarine Institute2019
Dr. Tanis AdeyMedicine2021
Dr. Edward KendallMedicine2021
Dr. Asoka SamarasenaMedicine2021
Dr. Atanu SarkarMedicine2020
Dr. Michael WoodsMedicine2020
Dr. Jim ConnorMedicine2019
Dr. Jane LeibelMusic2020
Dr. Sandra MacDonaldNursing2021
Dr. Karen ParsonsNursing2021
Dr. Noriko DaneshtalabPharmacy2021
Dr. John HawboldtPharmacy2020
Dr. Ronald HaynesScience2021
Dr. George JennerScience2021
Dr. James MunroeScience2021
Dr. Jacqueline BlundellScience2019
Dr. Ian FlemingScience2019
Dr. Francesca KertonScience2019
VacantScience and the Environment (Grenfell Campus)2021
Dr. Morteza HaghiriScience and the Environment (Grenfell Campus)2019
Dr. Brenda LeFrancoisSocial Work2021
Dr. Sheri McConnellSocial Work2020

Student appointments run from May to April 30 each year. Current appointments expire on April 30, 2019.

Graduate Students
Mr. Ahmad Alkasasbeh
Mr. Peter Isesele
Ms. Sarah Khalil
Undergraduate Students
Ms. Abeer Abu-Awad
Ms. Antonia Francis
Mr. Brad Greeley
Mr. Matthew Howse
Ms. Katherine McLaughlin
Mr. Liam O'Neill
Ms. Jil Medon
Mr. Targiv Sanan Roham
Mr. Christian Samson



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