Advisory committees

A number of university presidents and other members of the community are appointed to study and advise the association on major policy issues in higher education on our Standing Advisory Committees.

Research Committee

Members

Institutions

Patrick Deane Queen’s University (Chair)
Pierre Cossette Université de Sherbrooke 
Suzanne Fortier McGill University
Rhonda Lenton York University
Ed McCauley University of Calgary
Andrew Petter Simon Fraser University
Annette Trimbee The University of Winnipeg
David H. Turpin University of Alberta
Franco Vaccarino University of Guelph
Sophie D’Amours Université Laval (ex officio)
Wendy Therrien Director, external relations and research, Universities Canada (Secretary)

Education Committee

Members

Institutions

Peter Stoicheff University of Saskatchewan (Chair)
Benoit-Antoine Bacon Carleton University
Jean-Paul Boudreau Mount Allison University
Neil Fassina Athabasca University
Melanie J. Humphreys The King’s University
William Lahey University of King’s College
Deborah Saucier Vancouver Island University
Alan Shepard Western University
David Sylvester University of St. Michael’s College
Asima Vezina Algoma University
Daniel Weeks University of Northern British Columbia
Sophie D’Amours Université Laval (ex-officio)
Sandra Boisvert Government Relations Manager (Secretary)

International Committee

Members

Institutions

Jacques Frémont University of Ottawa (Chair)
Alaa S. Abd-El-Aziz University of Prince Edward Island
Mary Bluechardt Mount Saint Vincent University
Sophie Bouffard Université de Saint-Boniface
Barry Craig Huron University College
Magda Fusaro Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM)
Mohamed Lachemi Ryerson University
Tim Loreman Concordia University of Edmonton
Moira McPherson Lakehead University
Santa Ono The University of British Columbia
Philip Steenkamp Royal Roads University
Sophie D’Amours Université Laval (ex-officio)
Cindy McIntyre Assistant director, International relations, Universities Canada (Secretary)

Governance Committee

Members

Institutions

Dawn Russell St. Thomas University (Chair)
Christopher Adams St. Paul’s College
David T. Barnard University of Manitoba
Michael DeGagné Nipissing University
Gervan Fearon Brock University
Deborah MacLatchy Wifrid Laurier University
Joanne MacLean University of the Fraser Valley
William Robins Victoria University
Gillian Siddall Emily Carr University of Art + Design
Robert Summerby-Murray Saint Mary’s University
Sophie D’Amours Université Laval (ex officio)
Philip Landon Vice-president, governance and programs, Universities Canada (Secretary)
Universities Canada