About Saint Mary's

Committees

 

UNIVERSITY ELECTIONS  2019

SENATE BY-ELECTION MAY 2019

Elected to serve a term of one-year (2019-2020)

Dr Margaret McKee, MGMT

 

 

BOARD OF GOVERNORS

2019-2022

Dr Lisa Gannett, PHIL

Dr Nicole Neatby, HIST 

2018-2021

Goran Stanivukovic, ENGL

Alexamdra Dobrowlsky, POLI

2017-2020

Linda Campbell, ENVS

Danika van Proosdij, GEOG

 

SENATE  

2022

2021

2020

    Rohini Bannerjee, ML&C

    Karen Grandy, COMM

    Margaret McKee, MGMT

    Christa Brosseau, CHEM

    Veronica Stinson, PSYC

    Tatjana Takseva, ENGL

    Rachael Collins, CRIM

    Marc Doucet, POLI

     Jason Grek Martin, GEOG

    Jacob Hanley, GEOL

    Karly Kehoe, HIST

    Abdul-Rahman Khokhar, FINA

    Christine Panasian, FINA

    Jeff Power, ACCT

    Dr Peter Twohig, ACST

 

 UNIVERSITY APPOINTMENTS COMMITTEE

 

ARTS

COMMERCE

SCIENCE

1.  Vacancy 19-22

1   David Wicks 17 - 20 MGMT

1.  Ron Russell 17 - 20 BIOL

2.  Vacancy 19-22

2.  Mahmoud Moh'd 19 - 21 FINA

2.  Rob Singer 17 - 20 CHEM

3.  Blake Brosn 17 - 20 HIST/ACST

3.  Shyamala Sivakumar 18 - 21 CISY

3.  Mitja Mastnak 18-21 MATH

 

 UNIVERSITY REVIEW COMMITTEE

 

ARTS

COMMERCE

SCIENCE

1.  Russell Perkin 18 - 20 ENGL

1.  Jean Helms Mills 18 - 20 MGMT

1.  Debra Gilin Oore 19-21 PHYC

2.  Randal Hart 18 - 20 SOCI

2.  Mohmoud Moh'd 19 - 21 FINA

2.  Roby Austin 19-21 PHYS

3.  Philip Giles 18 - 20 GEOG

3. Claudia De Fuentes 19-21 MGMT

3.  Susan Bjornson 19-21 BIOL

 

PANEL OF FULL PROFESSORS

 

ARTS

COMMERCE

SCIENCE

1.   Elissa Asp 18 - 20 ENGL

1. Ather Akbari 18 - 20 ECON

1.  Rob Singer 18 - 20 CHEM

2.   Vacancy 19-21

2. Shyamala Sivakumar 18 - 20 CISY

2. Arla Day 18 - 20 PSYC

 

 The following list is updated annually after approval at the September Senate meeting.

 2018-2019 MEMBERSHIP ON SENATE COMMITTEES

ACADEMIC APPEALS                                                                                                                                                  

Dr Bidyut Talukdar (ECON/Bus)          

Dr Philip Giles (GEOG/Arts)    

Dr Aldona Wiacek (ENVS/Science)          

Dr. Coleen Barber (BIOL/FGSR – grad appeals only)   

Senate Chairperson (who shall chair)

Mahmudur Rahman Shovon (Student rep appt’d by SA to Apr/19)      

Registrar (or designate)                                                                                                                                    

Secretary of Senate (Sect.)

                                                                                                                                            

ACADEMIC DISCIPLINE                                                                                                                                              

Dr Ather Akbari (ECON/Bus)    

Dr Hong Fan (ACCT/Bus)        

Dr Florian Muenkel (FINA/Bus)        

Dr Ashley Carver (CRIM/Arts)

Dr Stephanie Morley (ENGL/Arts) 

Dr Randy Hart (SOCI-CRIM/Arts)     

Dr David Bourgeois (PSYC/Science)     

Dr Luke MacDonald (EGNE/Science)      

Dr Clarissa Sit (CHEM/Science)

The Senate Chairperson (Dr Madine VanderPlaat) (who shall chair)

Mr Ossama Nasrallah (Student rep appt’d by SA to Apr/19)

Mahmudur Rahman Shovon (Student rep appt’d by SA to Apr/19)       

TBA (Student rep appt’d by SA to Apr/19)

         

ACADEMIC DISCIPLINE APPEAL BOARD                                                                                                              

Dr Karen Grandy (COMM/Bus)

Dr Bidyut Talukdar (ECON/Bus)          

Dr Peter Twohig (ACST/Arts)

Dr Lyndan Warner (HIST/Arts)

Dr Anne Dalziel (BIOL/Science)

Dr Ehab Elsharkawi (EGNE/Science)        

Mahmudur Rahman Shovon (Student rep appt’d by SA to Apr/19)       

TBA (Student rep appt’d by SA to Apr/19)

   

ACADEMIC PLANNING                                                                                                                                            

Dr Mark Barr (ENGL/Arts)                   

Dr Ethan Pancer (MKTG/Bus)  

Dr Camilla Holmvall (PSYC/Science)   

Mahmudur Rahman Shovon (Student rep appt’d by SA to Apr/19)

Vice-President, Academic & Research (who shall Chair)

Associate Vice-President, Enrollment Management and Registrar             

Deans of Faculties (4)                                                                

University Librarian                                                                              

Associate Vice-President, Teaching and Learning

Secretary of Senate (Sect.)

                                                                                                                                              

ACADEMIC REGULATIONS                                                                                                                         

Dr Eric Henry (ANTH/Arts)                 

Dr Kate Kimery (CISY/Bus)

Mahmudur Rahman Shovon (Student rep appt’d by SA to Apr/19)         

Two Faculty Deans

    Dr Lori Francis (acting)           

    Dr Margaret MacDonald           

Vice-President, Academic & Research or designate (Dr Smith) (who shall chair)                                                            

Registrar                                                                                                                                                          

Dean of Graduate Studies & Research (graduate regulations only)                                                                                  

Assistant Registrar, Admissions and Scholarships (for mtgs to discuss admission requirements)                            

Secretary of Senate (Sect.) 

                                                                                                                                           

CURRICULUM                                                                                                                                                           

Bidyut Talukdar (ECON/Bus)                                                                        

Dr Todd Calder (PHIL/Arts)                                                                 

Dr Kai Ylijoki (CHEM/Science)                                                            

Vice-President Academic & Research or a Dean (ex-officio)                                                                                           

Mahmudur Rahman Shovon (Student rep appt’d by SA to Apr/19)                

Registrar                                                                                                  

One representative, Studio for Teaching & Learning - Distance Education (S. Woods)                                               

Secretary of Senate Office (Sect.)

      

LIBRARY                                                                                                                                                       

Dr Kai Ylioki (CHEM/Science)                         

Dr Rahman Khokhar (FINA/Bus)                                                          

Dr Myles McCallum (ML&C/Arts)                                                        

Mahmudur Rahman Shovon (Student rep appt’d by SA to Apr/19)  

TBA (Student rep appt’d by SA to Apr/19)                                                  

University Librarian 

One represnetative, Studio for Teaching and Learning (S. Woods) 

                                                                                                 

LITERACY STRATEGY                                                                                                                                             

University Librarian (who shall chair)

Director, Writing Centre (ex-officio)

Dr John MacKinnon (PHIL/Arts)

*Dr Karen Grandy (COMM/Bus)

Dr Nicole Conrad (PSYC/Science)

Mahmudur Rahman Shovon (Student rep appt’d by SA to Apr/19)                                                                                                                                                                                                                              

                                                                                                                                            

STUDENT DISCIPLINE                                                                                                                                              

Dr. Rachael Collins (SOCI-CRIM/Arts)

*Dr Veronica Stinson (PSYC/Science)                                       

Dr Liqiang Chen (FINA/Bus)                 

Mahmudur Rahman Shovon (Student rep appt’d by SA to Apr/19)                

Mr Ossama Nasrallah (Student rep appt’d by SA to Apr/19)  

                                                                                                                         

AGENDA

Dr Lyndan Warner

Dr Veronica Stinson                                                                             

Dr Jason Grek Martin                                                                            

Mr Ossama Nasrallah (Student Senator elected by Senate to Apr/19)      

Secretary to Senate Office (Sect.)  

                                                                                                                                

BY-LAWS                                                                                                                                                       

Dr Jason Grek Martin (an elected member of Senate who shall chair)                                                      

Dr Myles McCallum (an elected faculty member appointed by Senate)     

Mahmudur Rahman Shovon (Student rep appt’d by SA to Apr/19)                

Dr Marc Doucet Parliamentarian, (appointed annually by Senate)             

Secretary to Senate Office (Sect.)  

                                                                                                                                

ELECTIONS

Dr Karen Grandy

Dr Myles McCallum                                                                             

Dr Marc Doucet

Dr Abdul-Rahman Khokhar                                                                        

Dr Lyndan Warner

                                                                                             

SENATE EXECUTIVE                                                                                                                                                   

Dr Karen Grandy      

Dr Tatjana Takseva                                                                              

Mr Ossama Nasrallah (Student Senator elected by Senate to Apr/19)   

Chair of Senate (who shall chair) (Dr Madine VanderPlaat)                  

Vice-Chair of Senate (alternate chair) (Dr Tatjana Takseva)                  

President                                                                                                 

Vice-President, Academic and Research            

Deans of Faculties                                           

Registrar                                                                                                  

Secretary of Senate Office (Sect.) 

                                                                                                                        

LEARNING AND TEACHING                                                                                                                   

Dr Alexander Avdulov (ML&C/Arts) 

Dr Valerie Creelman (COMM/Bus)                    

Dr Leanna Closson (PSYC/Science)                                                       

Dr Coleen Barber (BIOL/FGSR/Science)

Dr Tatjana Takseva (One member of Senate selected by Senate)               

One representative from Library (nom by Univ Librarian) (Dr Heather Sanderson)

One representative from Studio of Teaching and Learning (Ms Stefani Woods)                                                                                                    

One part-time faculty member nom by Committee - Dr Steve Cloutier (ENGL/Arts)                                  

Up to four additional members recommended to Senate by the Committee    

Dr Shelagh Crooks (PHIL/Arts) (Acting Chair)                                

Dr Paul Muir (MATH/Bus)                                                                 

Ms Roxanne Richardson (BIOL/Science)

Dr Laura Weir (BIOL/Science)

Mahmudur Rahman Shovon (One full-time student rep - nominated by SA/Committee to Apr. 19)

TBA (One part-time student nominated by OPTAMUS/Committee to Apr. 19)

Vice-President Academic and Research (ex-officio)                                    

Accociate Vice-President, Teaching and Learning   

                                                                                                                                  

SCHOLARSHIP                                                                                                                                                          

*Dr Mohammad Rahaman (FINA/Bus)

*Dr Meg Ternes (PSYC/Science)                                                                 

Dr Evangelia Tastsoglou (SOCI/Arts)                                                     

Mr Ossama Nasrallah (Student rep appt’d by SA to Apr/19)                   

Assistant Registrar, Admissions and Scholarships (Jim Dunn) (ex-officio)

Financial Aid Counselor (Marla Douglas) (non-voting and Sect.)  

                                                                              

Ad-hoc Committee

Committee to Review the Instructor Course Evaluation Process

Faculty Representatives (elected by Senate)

Dr Jeff Power (Acct/BUS)

Dr Myles McCallum (ML&C/Arts)

Dr Adam Sarty (Dean, FGSR)

Dr Steve Smith (Acting Registrar)

Mr Brian Hotson (Directory, Writing Centre)

Mahmudur Rahman Shovon (Student rep appt’d by SA to Apr/19)

Secretary of Senate (Sectry)

 

Committee on Accessibility in the Saint Mary's Academic Environment

Faculty Representatives (elected by Senate)

Dr Sailaja Krishnamurti (RELS/Arts) (Chair)

Dr Tatjana Takseva (ENGL/Arts)

Dr Linda Campbell (ENVS/Science)

Dr Daniel Hall (ENGL/Arts)

Dr Myles McCallum (ML&C/Arts)

One representative from the Fred Smither Centre (Ms Megan Adams) 

The University Librarian

Mahmudur Rahman Shovon (Student rep appt’d by SA to Apr/19)

Secretary of Senate (Sectry)

                                                                                                            

Joint Committees  

HONORARY DEGREES

Dr Myles McCallum

Dr Mark Raymond                                   

Mr Ossama Nasrallah (Student rep appt’d by SA to Apr/19)  

                                                                                     

JOINT ACADEMIC COMMITTEE OF THE ATLANTIC SCHOOL OF THEOLOGY AND SAINT MARY’S UNIVERSITY          

Dr Magi Abdul-Masih (Chair, Religious Studies)

Dr Syed Adnan Hussain (Religious Studies)  

              

Presidential Committee                                                                                                                                                     

BUDGET (2018-2019 only)

Dr Catherine Loughlin

Dr Jeff Power                                                                                                                                 

(Appointments are for the current budget period.  Members may be reappointed.)