Nominations and elections

Staff Representative to the Board of Governors Election Results

The Staff Representative to the Board of Governors election closed on Tuesday 27 April 2021. Nancy Heide was declared the successful candidate, elected to a three-year term ending 30 April 2024. Thank you to all the candidates who put your names forward. Susan Grant continues on the Board as the other elected staff representative, term to 20 April 2023.

Senate Election Results and Acclamations

Senate Elections

Faculty and graduate student elections for upcoming vacancies on Senate closed on 18 March 2021. The following candidates have been declared successful:

Engineering faculty representative, term 1 May 2021 to 30 April 2024

  • Chao Tan, professor, Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering

Science faculty representative, term 1 May 2021 to 30 April 2024

  • Moira Glerum, professor, Biology

Faculty-at-Large representatives, terms 1 May 2021 to 20 April 2024 - Eight (8) Total

  • Nasser Mohieddin Abukhdeir, associate professor, Chemical Engineering
  • Trevor Charles, professor, Biology
  • Joan Coutu, professor, Fine Arts
  • Kristine Dalton, associate professor, Optometry and Vision Science
  • Kelly Grindrod, associate professor, School of Pharmacy
  • Kevin Hare, professor, Pure Mathematics
  • Xianguo Li, professor, Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering
  • Graeme Turner, lecturer, Mathematics Undergraduate Group

Graduate Student Representatives, terms 1 May 2021 to 30 April 2023 - Two (2) Total

  • Onurcan Gokkaya, School of Environment, Enterprise and Development
  • Naima Samuel, School of Environment, Enterprise and Development

Senate Acclamations

The following faculty members were acclaimed to their seats as Faculty representatives, terms 1 May 2021 to 30 April 2024:

  • Faculty of Arts
    • Ian Milligan, associate professor, History
  • Faculty of Environment
    • Erin O'Connell, lecturer, Geography and Environmental Management
  • Faculty of Health
    • Luke Potwarka, associate professor, Recreation and Leisure Studies
  • Faculty of Mathematics
    • Martin Karsten, professor, Cheriton School of Computer Science