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)
Graham Carr Concordia University
Pierre Cossette Université de Sherbrooke
Suzanne Fortier McGill University
Luc-Alain Giraldeau Institut national de la recherche scientifique (INRS)
Rhonda Lenton York University
Paul Mazerolle University of New Brunswick
Ed McCauley University of Calgary
Peter Stoicheff University of Saskatchewan
Annette Trimbee The University of Winnipeg
Wendy Therrien Director, External relations and research, Universities Canada (Secretary)

Education Committee

Members

Institutions

Melanie J. Humphreys The King’s University (Chair)
Benoit-Antoine Bacon Carleton University
Jean-Paul Boudreau Mount Allison University
David Docherty Brandon University
Neil Fassina Athabasca University
François Gagnon École de technologie supérieure (ÉTS)
Leo Groarke Trent University
William Lahey University of King’s College
Steven Murphy Ontario Tech University
Deborah Saucier Vancouver Island University
Alan Shepard Western University
David Sylvester University of St. Michael’s College in the University of Toronto
Asima Vezina Algoma University
Sandra Boisvert Manager, Government relations, Universities Canada (Secretary)

International Committee

Members

Institutions

Jacques Frémont University of Ottawa (Chair)
Mary Bluechardt Mount Saint Vincent University
H. Deep Saini Dalhousie University
Sophie Bouffard Université de Saint-Boniface
Barry Craig Huron University College
Joy Johnson Simon Fraser University
Tim Loreman Concordia University of Edmonton
Moira McPherson Lakehead University
Federico Pasin HEC Montréal
Philip Steenkamp Royal Roads University
Philippe A. Tanguy Polytechnique Montréal
Magda Fusaro Université du Québec à Montréal
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
Guy Laforest École nationale d’administration publique
Gervan Fearon Brock University
Robert Gordon University of Windsor
Deborah MacLatchy Wifrid Laurier University
Joanne MacLean University of the Fraser Valley
Peter Ricketts Acadia University
William Robins Victoria University
Gillian Siddall Emily Carr University of Art + Design
Carl N. Still St. Thomas More College
Allister Surette Université Sainte-Anne
Philip Landon VP and COO and Corporate Secretary to the Board, Universities Canada (Secretary)
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