GFC Membership

STATUTORY (Ex-officio) [14]
Post-Secondary Learning Act (PSLA) Section 23(a)

President & Vice-Chancellor Mike Mahon (Chair)
Provost & Vice-President (Academic) Erasmus Okine (Vice-Chair)
Vice-President (Finance & Administration) Nancy Walker
Vice-President (Research) Dena McMartin
Vice-President (Development & Alumni Relations) Kathy Greenwood
Dean, Faculty of Arts & Science Matthew Letts
Dean, Dhillon School of Business Kerry Godfrey
Interim Dean, Faculty of Education Robin Bright
Interim Dean, Faculty of Fine Arts Shelley Scott
Interim Dean, Faculty of Health Sciences Chris Hosgood
Dean, School of Graduate Studies & Postdoctoral Affairs Jackie Rice
Dean, School of Liberal Education Shelly Wismath
Executive Director (SEM) & Registrar Natasha Buis Deering
Interim University Librarian Harold Jansen

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

Arts & Science Nehal Thakor June 30, 2025
Arts & Science Lynn Kennedy June 30, 2023
Arts & Science Natasha Rebry June 30, 2025
Arts & Science
Michael Stingl
June 30, 2023
Arts & Science
Locke Spencer
June 30, 2023
Arts & Science
Louise Barrett
June 30, 2024
Arts & Science Glenda Bonifacio June 30, 2024
Arts & Science Pascal Ghazalian June 30, 2024
Arts & Science
Olga Kovalchuk
June 30, 2024
Arts & Science Jennifer Mather June 30, 2024
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 June 30, 2025
Arts & Science Patrick Wilson June 30, 2025
Business Carla Carnaghan June 30, 2024
Business Deb Jarvie June 30, 2023
Business Don McIntyre June 30, 2024
Education
Amy von Heyking
June 30, 2025
Education Darlene St. Georges June 30, 2023
Fine Arts Vacant  June 30, 2025
Fine Arts Vacant June 30, 2025
Fine Arts Vacant June 30, 2024
Fine Arts Bryn Hughes* June 30, 2023
Health Sciences Peter Kellett June 30, 2023
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 Kairvee Bhatt April 30, 2023
Students' Union Gage DeSteur April 30, 2023

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

Graduate Student Lauren Zink April 30, 2023

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

EunJoo Koo (July 1- Dec 31, 2022)

June 30, 2024
Business

Gloria Tian

Hamza Warraich (July 1- Dec 31, 2022)

June 30, 2024
Education Richelle Marynowski June 30, 2024
Education David Slomp June 30, 2024
Fine Arts Rolf Boon June 30, 2023
Fine Arts Vacant  June 30, 2024
Graduate Studies Athan Zovoilis June 30, 2023
Health Sciences Tracy Oosterbroek June 30, 2023
Health Sciences Robert Williams June 30, 2023
Liberal Education Kaylan Schwarz June 30, 2024
Library David Scott* June 30, 2024

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

Vice-Provost Michelle Helstein
Associate Vice-President (Students) Kathleen Massey
GFC Nominee to the Board of Governors Anne Dymond
President, ULFA Dan O'Donnell

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

Student (Arts & Science) Samantha Scott April 30, 2023
Student (Arts & Science) Jonah Pickle April 30, 2023
Student (Business) Coral Skiba April 30, 2023
Student (Business) Juanita Devos April 30, 2023
Student (Business) Roberto Bello April 30, 2023
Student (Education) Rachele Preston April 30, 2023
Student (Fine Arts) Alexandra Dodd April 30, 2023
Student (Health Sciences) Annie Ebenmelu April 30, 2023

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

Graduate Student Yamin Raza April 30, 2023
Graduate Student Chloe Devoy April 30, 2023

TOTAL GFC MEMBERSHIP: 72
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 Assistant, Office of the President
Mike Whipple, Director, Office of the President