Standing Committees of Senate

2022-23 Standing Committees of Senate

Senate Executive Committee

  • Dr. Kevin Wamsley (Chair)
  • Dr. Carole Richardson, (Vice-Chair)
  • Dr. Pat Maher
  • Dr. Barbi Law, Dean of Graduate Studies and Research
  • Dr. Callie Mady
  • Dr. Pavlina Radia
  • Debra Iafrate
  • Dr. Tim Sibbald (Senate Speaker)
  • Dr. Dean Hay (Deputy Senate Speaker)
  • Dr. Sal Renshaw (A&S Senator)
  • Dr. Tammie McParland (EPS Senator)
  • Dr. John Allison (EPS Senator) 
  • Harikesh Panchal (NUSU Executive)
  • Sandy Landriault (Senate Secretary) Recording Secretary (non-voting)

Academic Appeals and Petitions Committee

  • Debra Iafrate (Chair)
  • Dr. Robin Gendron (A&S Senator)
  • Corina Irwin (A&S Senator)
  • Dr. Logan Hoehn (A&S non-Senator)
  • Dr. Anahit Armenakyan (EPS Senator)
  • Dr. Prasad Ravi (EPS Senator)
  • Dr. Paul Millar (EPS non-Senator)
  • Harikesh Panchal (NUSU VP Advocacy and Awareness)
  • Jared Gagne (A&S Undergraduate student representative)
  • Sarah Pecoskie-Schweir (EPS Undergraduate student representative)
  • Chantal Phillips (Graduate student representative)
  • Jane Hughes (Secretary to the Registrar) Recording Secretary (non-voting)

Academic Awards Committee

  • Debra Iafrate (Chair)
  • Dr. Casey Phillips
  • Romeo Fournier
  • Dana Mackfall
  • Steven Smits
  • Dr. Ali Hatef (A&S Senator)
  • Dr. James Abbott (A&S non-Senator)
  • Dr. Jane Barker (EPS Senator)
  • Anna Przednowek (EPS non-Senator)
  • Riley McEntee (NUSU President)
  • Sarah Pecoskie-Schweir (Student Senator)
  • Jane Hughes (Secretary to the Registrar) Recording Secretary (non-voting)

Academic Curriculum Committee

  • Dr. Carole Richardson, (Chair)
  • Dr. Doug Gosse
  • Dr. Pavlina Radia
  • Debra Iafrate
  • Dr. Nancy Black
  • Dr. Nathan Colborne (A&S Senator)
  • Dr. Jamie Murton (A&S Senator)
  • Dr. Rosemary Nagy (A&S non-Senator)
  • Dr. Christopher Greco (EPS Senator)
  • Dr. Charles Anyinam (EPS Senator)
  • Dr. Julie Corkett (EPS non-Senator)
  • Dr. Alex Karassev (A&S) Graduate Coordinator/Graduate Chair 
  • Dr. Blaine Hatt (EPS) Graduate Coordinator/Graduate Chair 
  • Harikesh Panchal (NUSU Executive)
  • Jared Gagne (A&S Undergraduate student representative)
  • Sarah Pecoskie-Schweir (EPS Undergraduate student representative)
  • Chantal Phillips (Graduate student representative)
  • Jane Hughes (Secretary to the Registrar) Recording Secretary (non-voting)

Academic Quality Assurance and Planning Committee

  • Dr. Carole Richardson (Chair)
  • Dr. Pat Maher
  • Dr. Barbi Law, Dean of Graduate Studies and Research
  • Dr. Dan Jarvis
  • Dr. Pavlina Radia
  • Debra Iafrate
  • Stephen Tedesco
  • Dr. Nancy Black
  • Judy Smith (Board of Governors)
  • Dr. Cameron McFarlane (A&S Senator)
  • Dr. Jamie Murton (A&S Senator)
  • Dr. Ron Hoffman (EPS Senator)
  • Dr. Prasad Ravi (EPS Senator)
  • Dr. Andrew Ackerman (A&S non-Senator)
  • Dr. Nathan Kozuskanich (A&S non-Senator)
  • Alireza Khorakian (EPS non-Senator)
  • Dr. Veronika Williams (EPS non-Senator)
  • Riley McEntee (NUSU President)
  • Sarah Pecoskie-Schweir (Undergraduate student representative)
  • Chantal Phillips (Graduate student representative)
  • Sandy Landriault (Senate Secretary) Recording Secretary (non-voting)

By-laws and Elections Committee

  • Dr. Tim Sibbald (Chair & Senate Speaker)
  • Dr. Dean Hay (Vice-Chair & Deputy Senate Speaker)
  • Dr. ​​Carole Richardson
  • Dr. Matti Saari (A&S Senator)
  • Dr. Todd Horton (EPS Senator)
  • Riley McEntee (NUSU Executive)
  • Sandy Landriault (Senate Secretary) Recording Secretary (non-voting)

Honorary Degrees Committee

  • Dr. Kevin Wamsley (Chair)
  • Dr. ​​Carole Richardson (Vice-Chair)
  • Dr. ​​Pavlina Radia
  • Dr. Sean O'Hagan (A&S non-Senator)
  • Dr. ​​Ping Zou (EPS non-Senator)
  • Marianne Berube (Board of Governors)
  • TBA (Alumni Advisory Board)
  • Riley McEntee (NUSU Executive)
  • Maggie Horsfield (Assistant to the President) Recording Secretary (non-voting)

Joint Committee of the Board and Senate on Governance

  • Dr. Kevin Wamsley (Chair)
  • Marianne Berube (Board of Governors)
  • John D'Agostino (Board of Governors)
  • Bobby Ray (Board of Governors)
  • Riley McEntee (NUSU Executive)
  • Dr. ​​Susan Srigley (A&S Senator)
  • Dr. ​​Sarah Winters (A&S Senator)
  • Dr. Anahit Armenakyan (EPS Senator)
  • Maggie Horsfield (Assistant to the President) Recording Secretary (non-voting)

Research Committee

  • Dr. Barbi Law, Dean of Graduate Studies and Research (Chair)
  • Dr. ​​Carole Richardson
  • Dr. ​​Nancy Black
  • Dr. Matti Saari (A&S Senator)
  • Dr. David Zarifa (A&S non-Senator)
  • Dr. ​​Jonathan Muterera (EPS Senator)
  • Dr. ​​Anahita Baregheh (EPS non-Senator)
  • Montana Taylor (NUSU Executive)
  • Chantal Phillips (Graduate student representative) 
  • Corri Daniels (Secretary to the Office of Graduate Studies and Research) Recording Secretary (non-voting)

Senate Budget Advisory Committee

  • Dr. ​​Carole Richardson (Chair)
  • Cheryl Sutton
  • Dr. ​​Pavlina Radia
  • Dr. Richard Wenghofer (A&S Senator)
  • Dr. ​​Jonathan Muterera (EPS Senator)
  • Dr. Murat Tuncali (A&S Senator)
  • Montana Taylor (NUSU Executive)
  • Sandy Landriault (Senate Secretary) Recording Secretary (non-voting)

Teaching and Learning Committee

  • Dr. ​​Pat Maher
  • Dr. ​​Nancy Black
  • Dr. Susan Srigley (A&S Senator)
  • Dr. Sal Renshaw (A&S Senator)
  • Dr. Rob Breton (A&S non-Senator)
  • Dr. ​Rick Vanderlee (EPS Senator)
  • Dr. ​​Graydon Raymer (EPS Senator) (Chair)
  • Dr. ​​Sandra Goldsworthy (EPS non-Senator)
  • Jared Gagne (A&S Undergraduate student representative)
  • Sarah Pecoskie-Schweir (EPS Undergraduate student representative)
  • Chantal Phillips (Graduate student representative)
  • Lorrie Tunney Maxwell (Secretary to the Dean of Teaching) Recording Secretary (non-voting)

Board of Governors Representatives

  • Dr. Jamie Murton (A&S Senator)
  • Dr. Jonathan Muterera (EPS Senator)
  • Dr. ​​Jeff Scott (A&S non-Senator)
  • Dr. Alisher Mansurov (EPS non-Senator)

Council of Ontario Universities

  • Academic Colleague - Dr. Lanyan Chen
  • Alternate - Dr. Sarah Winters