Nominations and elections

Election: Staff Member to Board of Governors

The election for one regular full-time staff representative on the Board of Governors closed on Thursday 7 May 2020. The successful candidate elected to a three-year term, 1 May 2020 to 30 April 2023, is:

  • Susan Grant (Organizational & Human Development)

For more information, see the Board of Governors - Staff Election Guidelines, or contact Emily Schroeder, ext. 32749.

Election: Graduate Student Representatives to Senate

The election for two graduate student representatives to Senate closed on Wednesday 11 March 2020. The successful candidates elected to two-year terms on Senate from 1 May 2020 to 30 April 2022 are:

  • Maxime Salman (civil and environmental engineering)
  • Twesh Upadhyaya (physics and astronomy)

Thank you to all the candidates who put their names forward. For more information, see Senate Bylaw 3, or contact Emily Schroeder, ext. 32749.

Acclamations: Faculty and Faculty-at-Large Representatives to Senate

The call for nominations for six Faculty representatives and seven faculty-at-large representatives to Senate closed on Friday 28 February 2020. Six and seven nominations were received for each constituency, respectively, resulting in all candidates being acclaimed to their seats. The new faculty representatives beginnning terms on 1 May 2020 are:

Faculty Representatives

Applied Health Sciences:

  • Samantha Meyer, School of Public Health and Health Systems


  • Daniel O'Connor, Sociology and Legal Studies


  • Anne Bordeleau, School of Architecture


  • Neil Craik, School of Environment, Enterprise and Development


  • Achim Kempf, Applied Mathematics


  • Graham Murphy, Chemistry

Faculty-at-Large Representatives

  • George Freeman, Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Christiane Lemieux, Statistics and Actuarial Science
  • Blake Madill, Pure Mathematics
  • Paul Ward, Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Clarence Woudsma, School of Planning
  • Stanley Woo, School of Optometry and Vision Science
  • En-Hui Yang, Electrical and Computer Engineering