University-Wide Committees

This listing was updated on February 15, 2017.


Graduate students serve on university-level committees.  If you are interested in filling a vacancy, please contact the GSA Vice-President.

University Committee Member Name Term Ends
Senate Rob Bruce  Apr - 17
Chris Pugh  Apr - 18
Samantha Shortall  Apr - 18
Jessica Brake  Apr - 17
Robin Mazumder  Apr - 17
Senate Executive Committee Rob Bruce  Apr - 17
Chris Pugh Apr - 17
Senate Finance Committee Rob Bruce  Apr - 17 
Senate Long Range Planning Committee Samantha Shortall  Apr - 17
Senate Graduate and Research Council - one grad from each faculty, for a two year term.

Rob Bruce GSA President

Apr - 17
Aaron Thompson (ENV) Apr - 18
Adam Dor On (MATH) Apr - 18
Samantha Shortall (SCIENCE) Apr - 17
Jessica Brake  (AHS) Apr - 18
Lucy Vorobej (ARTS) Apr - 17
Thouheed Abdul Gaffoor (ENG) Apr - 17
Senate Nominating Committee for Honourary Degree Chris Pugh Apr - 17
Board of Governors Rob Bruce  Apr - 17
Chris Pugh Apr - 18
Board of Governors Executive Committee Rob Bruce Apr - 17
Board Building and Properties Committee Rob Bruce   Apr - 17
Graduate Student Relations Committee  Rob Bruce   Apr - 17
Jessica Brake  Apr - 17
Norman Kearney Apr - 17
Jacob Terry Aug - 17
Indi Madar Apr - 17
Policy 30 Drafting Committee (sub-committee of GSRC) Rob Bruce  Apr - 17
Jessica Brake   Apr - 17
Norman Kearney Apr - 17
Graduate Student Support Advisory Committee  Rob Bruce  Apr - 17
Jessica Brake   Apr - 17
Norman Kearney Apr - 17
Student Services Advisory Committee Rob Bruce  Apr - 17
Jessica Brake   Apr - 17
Joint Health and Safety Committee  Jessica Brake   Apr - 17
University Tenure and Promotion Committee  Rob Bruce  Apr - 17 
University Committee on Student Appeals Rob Bruce  Apr - 17
Lindsey Daniels (MATH)  Apr - 17
Appeal Committee on Traffic and Parking Russ Freure Apr - 17
President's Advisory Committee on Convocation Speakers - 3 grad students (Committee on hiatus)    
   
   
Provost's Advisory Committee on Time tabling Rob Bruce  Apr - 17
Standing Committee on Alcohol Use & Education Henry Ensley
Standing
Animal Care Committee Dan Gamu Oct - 17
 
Research Ethics Integrity Advisory Committee Jonathan Lin May-17
Kathryn Wettlaufer May-17
Human Research Ethics Committee Tyler Weaver Dec-16
 
Distinguished Teacher Award Committee    completed
  completed
Amit & Meena Chakma Award for Exceptional Teaching by a Student Committee Savio D'silva Apr - 17
President's Advisory Committee on Sustainability

Indi Madar

Winter - 18

Engagement Working Group (of President's Advisory Committee on Sustainability) Rob Pangborn  Apr - 17
Academic Working Group (of President's Advisory Committee on Sustainability) Henry Leopold Apr - 17
Policy 33 review Committee Jessica Brake  Apr - 17
Provost Advisory Committee on Equity    
PACE Subcommittee on Sexual Violence Jessica Brake   Apr - 17
Space Information Advisory Group Rob Bruce  Apr - 17
LGBTQI Working Group Erinn Atwater Apr - 17
Teaching and Learning Spaces Committee

Jacob Terry 

Robert Bruce

Apr - 17

Apr - 17

Library Renovation Committee Jessica Brake   Apr - 17
Strategic Plan - Academic Programming Jessica Brake   Apr - 17
Food Advisory Board Jacob Terry Apr - 17
Presidential Search Committee Rob Bruce  Apr - 17
Academic Integrity Communication Working Group  Rob Bruce  Apr - 17
Fall Break Steering Committee Jessica Brake   Apr - 17
VP Advancement Nominating Committee Rob Bruce  Apr - 17
CEL awards Vacant   
Graduate Professional Skills Working Group Indi Madar Apr - 17
Excellence in Graduate Supervision Jessica Brake    
Reunion/Homecoming Committee  Indi Madar Apr - 17
Social Media Committee Indi Madar  
Student Technology Advisory Committee Robert Bruce  
Jacob Terry  Apr - 17
Course Evaluation Project Team  Jessica Brake  
Healthy Workplace Committee  Vacant   
Science Faculty Council  Henry Leopold Apr - 17
Serxho Selmani Apr - 17
Orientation Steering Committee Jessica Brake   Apr - 17 
Arts Faculty Council

Jim Jordan

Julien Defraeye

 
Arts Faculty Council Executive Jim Jordan  
Graduate Affairs Group (Arts) Vacant  
Engineering Faculty Council Frederick Cheng
1 vacancy remains

Apr - 17

Responsible Investing Working Group Chris Pugh  
Academic Leadership Program Robert Bruce Apr - 17
Copyright Advisory Committee Robert Bruce Apr - 17
Mental Health Working Group Robert Bruce Apr - 17
University Librarian Hiring Committee (inactive; complete) Robert Bruce Apr - 17
Vice President, Advancement Hiring Committee (inactive; complete) Robert Bruce Apr - 17
Secretariat Hiring Committee Robert Bruce Apr - 17