Executive Committee

The Executive Committee is empowered to act on behalf of the Board between regular meetings of the Board except to repeal, amend or modify the University Act or bylaws or to appoint a President or to appoint Governors.


  • The Chair of the Executive Committee is Murray Gamble.
  • The Vice-Chair of the Executive Committee is Jagdeep Singh Bachher.
  • The Secretary to the Committee is Sarah Willey-Thomas.


Executive Committee - Membership

Last Updated: 1 May 2023

Constituency Name
Ex-Officio Dominic Barton, Chancellor
Vivek Goel, President and Vice-Chancellor

Russell Hiscock
John Saabas
Jagdeep Singh Bachher [Vice-Chair]
Kevin Strain
Michael Ashmore
Teresa Fortney
Murray Gamble [Chair]
Linda Blair
Bilal Khan

Lieutenant Governor in Council Dan Weber
Staff Jennisha Wilson
Faculty Stanley Woo
Undergraduate Student Catherine Dong
Graduate Student Jack deGooyer



NOTE: At its October 2001 meeting, the Board of Governors approved setting aside regular meetings of the Board Executive Committee, and vesting the agenda preparation responsibilities with the chair, vice-chair, president and secretary.