Elections: Senate and Board of Governors

KPU Senate & Board Spring Election 2024

Results of the spring election are below.  Detailed results can be viewed in the election portal at https://vote.kpu.ca

Election Rules & Regulations

Senate Election

Faculty

Seats

Term of this election

Faculty of Arts

Mike Larsen (Acclaimed)

Tara Lyons (Acclaimed)

2

September 1, 2024 – August 31, 2027

Faculty of Educational Support & Development

Celia Brinkerhoff (Acclaimed)

1 seat - no candidate

2

September 1, 2024 – August 31, 2027

Faculty of Science

Allyson Rozell (Acclaimed)

1

September 1, 2024 – August 31, 2027

Melville School of Business - no candidate

1

September 1, 2024 – August 31, 2027

Wilson School of Design - no candidate

1

September 1, 2024 – August 31, 2027

Support Staff

 

 

Jenna Smith (Elected)

1

September 1, 2024 – August 31, 2027

Students

 

 

Jasnoor Bassi (Elected)

Hardik Kansal (Elected)

Jashanpreet Singh (Elected)

Khushi Tiwana (Elected)

4

September 1, 2024 – August 31, 2025

Board of Governors Election

KPU Board Mandate letter

Faculty

Seats

Term of this election

Joe Vosburgh (Elected)

 

1

September 1, 2024 – August 31, 2027

Support Staff

 

 

Kim McGill (Elected)

 

1

September 1, 2024 – August 31, 2027

Students

 

 

Amrit Chahal (Elected)

Mehtoj Ghuman (Elected)

 

2

September 1, 2024 – August 31, 2025

 

 

 

 

Spring 2024 Election Result

Senate Results

FacultySeatsTerm of this election

Faculty of Arts

Mike Larsen (Acclaimed)

Tara Lyons (Acclaimed)

2September 1, 2024 – August 31, 2027

Faculty of Educational Support & Development

Celia Brinkerhoff (Acclaimed)

1 seat - no candidate

2September 1, 2024 – August 31, 2027

Faculty of Science

Allyson Rozell (Acclaimed)

1September 1, 2024 – August 31, 2027
Melville School of Business - no candidate1September 1, 2024 – August 31, 2027
Wilson School of Design - no candidate1September 1, 2024 – August 31, 2027
Support Staff  
Jenna Smith (Elected)1September 1, 2024 – August 31, 2027
Students  

Jasnoor Bassi (Elected)

Hardik Kansal (Elected)

Jashanpreet Singh (Elected)

Khushi Tiwana (Elected)

4September 1, 2024 – August 31, 2025

Board of Governors Election

KPU Board Mandate letter

FacultySeatsTerm of this Election
Joe Vosburgh (Elected)1September 1, 2024 – August 31, 2027
Support Staff  
Kim McGill (Elected)1September 1, 2024 – August 31, 2027
Students  

Amrit Chahal (Elected)

Mehtoj Ghuman (Elected)

2September 1, 2024 – August 31, 2025

Spring 2023 Byelection Results

Senate Faculty Seats Available: 
Faculty of Educational Support and Development - 1 seat - no candidatesNovember 1, 2023 - August 31, 2024
Faculty of Science - 1 seat - Allyson Rozell (Acclaimed)November 1, 2023 - August 31, 2024
Faculty of Trades and Technology - 1 seat - Mike Mann (Acclaimed)November 1, 2023 - August 31, 2026
Melville School of Business - 1 seat - Judy Benevides (Acclaimed)November 1, 2023 - August 31, 2026
Wilson School of Design - 2 seats - Michael Cober (Acclaimed)November 1, 2023 - August 31, 2024
Wilson School of Design - Lindsay Norris (Acclaimed)November 1, 2023 - August 31, 2026

Spring 2023 Election Results

Senate Results

FACULTYTERM OF OFFICE
STUDENTS 
Academic & Career Preparation - Diane Van der Gucht (Acclaimed)September 1, 2023 - August 31, 2026
Arts - Cherylynn Bassani (Acclaimed)April 5, 2023 - August 31, 2024
Business - 1 seat - no candidatesSeptember 1, 2023 - August 31, 2026
Design - 2 seats - no candidatesApril 5, 2023 - August 31, 2024
DesignSeptember 1, 2023 - August 31, 2026
Health - Catherine Schwichtenberg (Elected)April 5, 2023 - August 31, 2025
Health - Donna Danielson (Elected)September 1, 2023 - August 31, 2026
Trades & Technology - 1 seat - no candidatesSeptember 1, 2023 - August 31, 2026

Syeda Hafsa (Elected)

Navleen Kaur (Elected)

Zahra Khan (Elected)

Guntas Kochar (Elected)

September 1, 2023 - August 31, 2024

Board of Governors Results

FACULTYTERM OF OFFICE
STUDENTS 
Faculty - Lyndsay Passmore (Acclaimed)September 1, 2023 - August 31, 2026

Student Candidates - Ishant Goyal (Elected)

and Aryan Kalia (Elected)

September 1, 2023 - August 31, 2024

Fall 2022 Byelection Results

Fall BYELECTION 2023 SENATE RESULTS - FACULTYTERM OF OFFICE

Faculty of Academic & Career Preparation  - 1 seat

Ian Stanwood - Elected

November 1, 2022 - August 31, 2025
Faculty of Arts - 1 seat - No candidateNovember 1, 2022 - August 31, 2024
Faculty of Health - 1 seat - No candidateNovember 1, 2022 - August 31, 2025
SENATE RESULTS- SUPPORT STAFFTERM OF OFFICE
Travis Higo - ElectedNovember 1, 2022 - August 31, 2025

Spring 2022 Election Results

Senate Results

Where no candidate came forward a candidate will be sought in the fall 2022 by-election

SENATE - FACULTYTERM OF OFFICE
Academic & Career Preparation - No candidateSeptember 1, 2022 - August 31, 2025
Faculty of Health - No candidateSeptember 1, 2022 - August 31, 2025
Faculty of Science - Fergal Callaghan (Acclaimed)September 1, 2022 - August 31, 2025
Faculty of Trades & Technology - Bob Davis (Acclaimed)September 1, 2022 - August 31, 2025
SENATE - SUPPORT STAFFTERM OF OFFICE
Support staff  - No CandidateSeptember 1, 2022 - August 31, 2025
SENATE - STUDENTSTERM OF OFFICE

Jarman Dhillon (Acclaimed)

Navleen Kaur (Acclaimed)

Rajmale Kaur (Accalimed)

Rashminder Singh (Acclaimed)

September 1, 2022 - August 31, 2023

September 1, 2022 - August 31, 2023

September 1, 2022 - August 31, 2023

April 1, 2022 - August 31, 2023

Board of Governors Results

 BOARD OF GOVERNORS - STUDENTSTERM OF OFFICE

Ishant Goyal (Elected)

Harman Preet Singh (Elected)                                                                 

September 1, 2022 - August 31, 2023

September 1, 2022 - August 31, 2023

Fall 2021 Senate Byelection Results

FACULTYTERM OF OFFICE
Educational Support & Development (1 seat) Marti Alger - acclaimedNovember 1, 2021 - August 31, 2024
Melville School of Business (1 seat) Katherine Carpenter - acclaimedNovember 1, 2021 - August 31, 2024

Spring 2021 Election Results

The polls have now closed in the Spring Elections and the results are below:

Senate Results

FACULTYTERM OF OFFICE
STAFF 
STUDENTS 
Faculty of Academic & Career Preparation -  Bogdan Bryja (Acclaimed)April 1, 2021 - August 31, 2022

Faculty of Arts - Lilach Marom (Acclaimed)

Fiona Whittington-Walsh (Acclaimed)

September 1, 2021 - August 31, 2024
Melville School of Business - No candidateSeptember 1, 2021 - August 31, 2024

Faculty of Educational Support and Development

Andre Iwanchuk (Acclaimed)

1 representative will be sought in the fall byelection

September 1, 2021 - August 31, 2024
Wilson School of Design - Natasha Campbell (Acclaimed)September 1, 2021 - August 31, 2024
Faculty of Science - Amy Jeon (Elected)September 1, 2021 - August 31, 2024
Professional Support Staff - Shelley Strimbold (Elected)September 1, 2021 - August 31, 2024

Xavier Ardez (Elected)

Purru Sandhu (Elected)

Olivia Takaoka (Elected)

Remi Jazvine Zulfikar Reshma (Elected)

September 1, 2021 - August 31, 2022

Board of Governors Results

FACULTYTERM OF OFFICE
STAFF 
STUDENTS 
Faculty Member - Takashi Sato (Elected)September 1, 2021 - August 31, 2024
Professional Support Staff - Waheed Taiwo (Elected)September 1, 2021 - August 31, 2024

Rahul Malhotra (Elected)

Purru Sandhu (Elected)

September 1, 2021 - August 31, 2022

Fall 2020 Byelection Results

FACULTYNAMESTART DATEEND DATE
Faculty of HealthCorrie Nichols (acclaimed)November 1, 2020August 31, 2023
Faculty of ScienceFergal Callaghan (acclaimed)November 1, 2020August 31, 2022
Melville School of BusinessLyndsay Passmore (acclaimed)November 1, 2020August 31, 2023
Wilson School of DesignHeather Clark (acclaimed)November 1, 2020August 31, 2023

Spring 2020 Election Results

SENATE

FACULTY SENATORSNAMESTART DATEEND DATE
Faculty of Academic & Career PreparationMelissa Swanink (acclaimed)September 1, 2020August 31, 2023
Faculty of Trades and TechnologyTom Westgate (acclaimed)September 1, 2020August 31, 2023
Faculty of HealthNo CandidateFall By-election 
Melville School of BusinessNo CandidateFall By-election 
Wilson School of DesignNo CandidateFall By-election 
PROFESSIONAL SUPPORT STAFF SENATOR   
 Melissa Krahn (elected)September 1, 2020August 31, 2022
STUDENT SENATORS   
 Akshat Garg (elected)September 1, 2020August 31, 2021
 Pallav Sharma (elected)September 1, 2020August 31, 2021
 Harman Singh (elected)September 1, 2020August 31, 2021
 Sharanveer Singh (elected)September 1, 2020August 31, 2021

BOARD OF GOVERNORS

 NAMESTART DATEEND DATE
FACULTY GOVERNORS   
 Bob Davis (acclaimed)September 1, 2020August 31, 2023
STUDENT GOVERNORS   
 Rajvir Mangat (elected)September 1, 2020August 31, 2021
 David Piraquive (elected)September 1, 2020August 31, 2021

Fall 2019 Byelection Results

NAMESTART DATEEND DATE
Guramritpal Singh (elected)November 1, 2019August 31, 2020
Ranpal Singh Sandhu (elected)November 1, 2019August 31, 2020
Harshdeep Singh (elected)November 1, 2019August 31, 2020
Zena MitchellNovember 1, 2019August 31, 2020

Spring 2019 Election Results

SENATE

FACULTY SENATORSNAMESTART DATEEND DATE
Faculty of Academic & Career PreparationRandal Thiessen (elected)September 1, 2019August 31, 2022
Faculty of Trades and TechnologyBob Davis (acclaimed)September 1, 2019August 31, 2022
Faculty of HealthCatherine Schwichtenberg (acclaimed)September 1, 2019August 31, 2022
Melville School of BusinessRobert Ironside (elected)September 1, 2019August 31, 2020
Faculty of ScienceRebecca Harbut (acclaimed)September 1 2019August 31, 2022
PROFESSIONAL SUPPORT STAFF SENATOR   
 Herbie Atwal (acclaimed)September 1 2019August 31, 2022
STUDENT SENATORS   
 Mansi (acclaimed)September 1 2019August 31, 2020
 Gurpreet Sabharwal (acclaimed)September 1 2019August 31, 2020
 Vacantfall by-election 
 Vacantfall by-election 

BOARD OF GOVERNORS

 NAMESTART DATEEND DATE
FACULTY GOVERNORS   
 Vacant  
STUDENT GOVERNORS   
 Samantha Jack (elected)September 1, 2019August 31, 2020
 Taylor Lanthier (elected)September 1, 2019August 31, 2020

Fall 2018 Byelection Results

FACULTYNAMESTART DATEEND DATE
Faculty of HealthCorrie Nichols (acclaimed)November 1, 2018August 31, 2019
Faculty of ScienceRebecca Harbut (acclaimed)November 1, 2018August 31, 2019
Faculty of Educational Support and DevelopmentMarti Alger (acclaimed)November 1, 2018August 31, 2019

Spring 2018 Election Results

SENATE

FACULTY SENATORSNAMESTART DATEEND DATE
Faculty of ArtsDavid Burns (acclaimed)September 1, 2018August 31, 2021
Faculty of DesignVacant  
Faculty of Educational Support and DevelopmentAndre Iwanchuk (acclaimed)September 1, 2018August 31, 2021
Melville School of BusinessCarlos Calao (acclaimed)September 1, 2018August 31, 2021
Faculty of ScienceAmy Jeon (acclaimed)September 1, 2018August 31, 2021
PROFESSIONAL SUPPORT STAFF SENATOR   
 Stefanie Broad (elected)September 1 2018August 31, 2021
STUDENT SENATORS   
 Rawan Ali (elected)September 1 2018August 31, 2021
 Murdoch de Mooy (elected)September 1 2018August 31, 2021
 Lincoln Saugstad (elected)September 1 2018August 31, 2021
 Christina Wilcox (elected)September 1 2018August 31, 2021

BOARD OF GOVERNORS

 NAMESTART DATEEND DATE
FACULTY GOVERNORS   
 Farhad Dastur – Faculty of Arts (elected)September 1, 2018August 31, 2021
STUDENT GOVERNORS   
 Samuel Baroi (elected)September 1, 2018August 31, 2021
 Akashdeep Bhullar (elected)September 1, 2018August 31, 2021
PROFESSIONAL SUPPORT STAFF    
 Kim Rose (elected)September 1, 2018August 31, 2021

 

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