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Senate Executive Committee

Mandate

  1. Assists the Chair of Senate in setting the senate meeting agenda
  2. Acts on behalf of Senate on urgent items of business between regular meetings of Senate.
    Such actions and decisions must be ratified by Senate at a subsequent meeting of Senate
  3. Other duties as assigned by Senate
    1. At the last regular meeting of the academic year, Senate empowers the Senate Executive Committee (SEC)
      to act for Senate on urgent items of regular business during the months of July and August.
    2. Notice of any meetings of the SEC held under this authority (except those called for the purposes of the Executive dealing with its own regular business)
      shall be given to all members of Senate who may attend and vote.
    3. Any actions under this authority are reported to Senate at its next meeting.

Membership Composition

Chair: President

Voting Members

  • Chancellor
  • President
  • Vice-Chair of Senate
  • Two senators
  • Student senator
  • Provost and Vice-President, Academic
  • Two deans or associate deans

Non-voting Member

  • University Registrar or designate

Quorum

When acting on behalf of Senate, quorum shall be two-thirds of the voting members.

2021 / 2022 Membership

VOTING MEMBERS TITLE TERM END
Kwuntiltunaat (Kim Baird) Chancellor Ex officio
Alan Davis, Chair President Ex officio
Amy Jeon Vice-Chair of Senate Ex officio
  Student Senator  
Heather Clark Senator August 31, 2023
Catherine Schwichtenberg Senator August 31, 2022
Diane Purvey (pro tem) Provost and Vice-President, Academic Ex officio
Stephanie Howes Dean August 31, 2021
Elizabeth Worobec Dean August 31, 2020
NON-VOTING MEMBER TITLE TERM END
Zena Mitchell University Registrar Ex officio

2021 / 2022 Meeting Schedule

Location: MS Teams Online

Time: 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

SUBMISSION DEADLINE MEETING DATE
Wednesday, September 15, 2021 Tuesday, September 21, 2021
Wednesday, October 13, 2021 Tuesday, October 19, 2021
Wednesday, November 10, 2021 Tuesday, November 16, 2021
Wednesday, December 8, 2021 Tuesday, December 14, 2021
Wednesday, January 12, 2021 Tuesday, January 18, 2022
Wednesday, February 16, 2022 Tuesday, February 22, 2022
Wednesday, March 9, 2022 Tuesday, March 15, 2022
Wednesday, April 13, 2022 Tuesday, April 19, 2022
Wednesday, May 18, 2022 Tuesday, May 24, 2022
Wednesday, June 15, 2022 Tuesday, June 21, 2022

Membership Archives

2020 / 2021

VOTING MEMBERS TITLE TERM END
Kim Baird Chancellor Ex officio
Alan Davis, Chair President Ex officio
David Burns Vice-Chair of Senate Ex officio
Pallav Sharma Student Senator August 31, 2021
Heather Clark Senator August 31, 2023
Catherine Schwichtenberg Senator August 31, 2022
Sandy Vanderburgh Provost and Vice-President, Academic Ex officio
Stephanie Howes Dean August 31, 2021
Elizabeth Worobec Dean August 31, 2020
NON-VOTING MEMBER TITLE TERM END
Zena Mitchell University Registrar Ex officio

2019 / 2020

VOTING MEMBERS ROLE TERM END
George Melville Chancellor Ex officio
Alan Davis, Chair President Ex officio
David Burns Vice-Chair of Senate Ex officio
Ranpal Sandhu Student Senator August 31, 2020
Harleen Deol Senator August 31, 2020
Amy Jeon Senator August 31, 2021
Sandy Vanderburgh Provost and Vice-President, Academic Ex Officio
Stephanie Howes Dean or Associate Dean August 31, 2021
Elizabeth Worobec Dean or Associate Dean August 31, 2020
NON-VOTING MEMBER ROLE TERM END
Zena Mitchell University Registrar or designate Ex officio

2018 / 2019

MEMBERS ROLE TERM END
George Melville Chancellor Ex officio
Alan Davis, Chair President Ex officio
David Burns Vice-Chair of Senate Ex officio
Harleen Deol Senator August 31, 2020
Amy Jeon Senator August 31, 2021
Stephanie Howes Dean Provost appointment
Elizabeth Worobec Dean Provost appointment
Murdoch de Mooy Senator and Student August 31, 2019
Sal Ferreras Provost and Vice-President, Academic Ex officio

2017 / 2018

MEMBERS ROLE TERM END
George Melville Chancellor Ex officio
Alan Davis, Chair President Ex officio
Sal Ferreras Provost and Vice-President, Academic Ex officio
David Burns Vice-Chair of Senate Ex officio
Kimberley McMartin Student Senator August 31, 2018
Harleen Deol Senator August 31, 2020
Wayne Fenske Senator August 31, 2018
Wayne Tebb Senator and Dean Provost appointment
Elizabeth Worobec Senator and Dean Provost appointment

2016 / 2017

MEMBERS ROLE TERM END
George Melville Chancellor Ex officio
Alan Davis, Chair President Ex officio
Sal Ferreras Provost and Vice-President, Academic Ex officio
Jennifer Au Vice-Chair of Senate Ex officio
Kimberley McMartin Student Senator August 31, 2017
Wayne Fenske Senator August 31, 2018
Carol Stewart Senator August 31, 2017
Wayne Tebb Senator and Dean Provost appointment
Elizabeth Worobec Senator and Dean Provost appointment

Administrative Support: Senate Office