GFC Membership

STATUTORY (Ex-officio) [13]
Post-Secondary Learning Act (PSLA) Section 23(a)

President & Vice-Chancellor Digvir Jayas (Chair)
Provost & Vice-President (Academic) Michelle Helstein (Vice-Chair)
Vice-President (Finance & Administration) Nancy Walker
Vice-President (Research) Dena McMartin
Vice-President (External Relations) Kathy Greenwood
Dean, Faculty of Arts & Science Matthew Letts
Dean, Dhillon School of Business & Vice-Provost, Calgary Campus Kerry Godfrey
Dean, Faculty of Education Lisa Starr
Dean, Faculty of Fine Arts Heather Davis-Fisch
Dean, Faculty of Health Sciences Jon Doan
Dean, School of Graduate Studies & Postdoctoral Affairs Jackie Rice
University Librarian and Dean, School of Liberal Education Harold Jansen
Executive Director (SEM) & Registrar Natasha Buis Deering
   

STATUTORY (Elected by each Faculty/School) [28]
PSLA Section 24(2)(a)

Arts & Science Nehal Thakor June 30, 2025
Arts & Science Kenichi Ito June 30, 2026
Arts & Science Natasha Rebry June 30, 2025
Arts & Science
Jerimy Cunningham
June 30, 2026
Arts & Science
Shawn Johnsrude
June 30, 2026
Arts & Science
Louise Barrett
June 30, 2024
Arts & Science Jennifer Mather June 30, 2024
Arts & Science Pascal Ghazalian June 30, 2024
Arts & Science
Olga Kovalchuk
Elizabeth Galway (Jan. 1 - June 30, 2024)
June 30, 2024
Arts & Science Rob Sutherland June 30, 2026
Arts & Science Ian McAdam June 30, 2024
Arts & Science Steven Urquhart June 30, 2024
Arts & Science Yale Belanger June 30, 2025
Arts & Science Susan Findlay June 30, 2025
Arts & Science Igor Kovalchuk
Amir Akbary (July 1, 2023  - June 30, 2024)
June 30, 2025
Arts & Science Patrick Wilson June 30, 2025
Business Carla Carnaghan June 30, 2024
Business

Shamsul Alam

June 30, 2026
Business Don McIntyre June 30, 2024
Education
Amy von Heyking
June 30, 2025
Education Chris Mattatall June 30, 2026
Fine Arts James Dobbie June 30, 2025
Fine Arts Janet Youndahl June 30, 2025
Fine Arts Devon Smither June 30, 2024
Fine Arts Bryn Hughes* June 30, 2026
Health Sciences Laura Vogelsang June 30, 2026
Health Sciences Kathy Haight  June 30, 2025
Health Sciences
Nimesh Patel
June 30, 2025

STATUTORY STUDENTS (Nominated by Students' Council) [2]
PSLA Section 23(c)(i)

Students' Union Maleeka Thomas April 30, 2024
Students' Union Vacant April 30, 2024

STATUTORY GRADUATE STUDENT (Nominated by Graduate Students' Association) [1]
PSLA Section 23(c)(ii)

Graduate Student Jaxon Reiter April 30, 2024

APPOINTED MEMBERS [13]
PSLA Section 25 & GFC Bylaws (GFC Appoints)

Arts & Science Javid Sadr June 30, 2024
Arts & Science Stavroula Malla June 30, 2024
Business

Vishaal Baulkaran

June 30, 2024
Business

Gloria Tian

June 30, 2024
Education Richelle Marynowski June 30, 2024
Education David Slomp June 30, 2024
Fine Arts Peter Visentin June 30, 2025
Fine Arts Lee Burckes June 30, 2024
Graduate Studies Vacant June 30, 2025
Health Sciences Devan McNeill June 30, 2025
Health Sciences

Robert Williams

June 30, 2024
Liberal Education Kaylan Schwarz June 30, 2024
Library David Scott
Emma Scott (July 1, 2023 - June 30, 2024)
June 30, 2024

APPOINTED MEMBERS (Ex-officio) AUTHORIZED APPOINTMENTS [4]
PSLA Section 25 & GFC Bylaws E7(a)(b) (GFC Appoints)

Deputy-Provost Chris Hosgood
Vice-Provost, Students Kathleen Massey
GFC Nominee to the Board of Governors Anne Dymond
President, ULFA Chris Burton

APPOINTED STUDENT MEMBERS (Nominated by Students' Union) [8]
PSLA Section 25 & GFC Bylaws (GFC Appoints)

Student (Arts & Science) Yewe Sackey-Forson April 30, 2024
Student (Business) Ankit Mukherjee April 30, 2024
Student (Business) Rikin Patel April 30, 2024
Student (Education) Rachele Preston April 30, 2024
Student (Fine Arts) Mason Hill April 30, 2024
Student (Health Sciences) Annie Ebenmelu April 30, 2024
Student (Health Sciences) Leo Ochieng April 30, 2024
Student (Health Sciences) Foster Wright April 30, 2024

APPOINTED GRADUATE STUDENT MEMBERS (Nominated by Graduate Students' Association) [2]
PSLA Section 25 & GFC Bylaws (GFC Appoints)

Graduate Student Katherine Anderson-Bain April 30, 2024
Graduate Student Jade Oldfield April 30, 2024

TOTAL GFC MEMBERSHIP: 71
Quorum (majority of membership, greater than 50%): 37
Summer Quorum (May 1 - Aug. 31): 30**

Denotes Study Leave Replacement
*Denotes GFC Representative on Senate
**Majority of membership, greater than 50%, after reduction of total number of student positions: 13

Regular Attendees
Jodie Gallais, Director, University Secretariat
Vicki Grisack, Governance Officer, Office of the President
Mike Whipple, Director, Office of the President