Senate Committee on Agenda and Governance

The Senate Committee on Agenda and Governance assists the Chair of Senate in the preparation of the Senate agenda while ensuring that the agenda items clearly state a purpose and intent; recommends revisions to Senate’s Rules to Govern and deals with all matters of procedure that fall within the duties and power of Senate.  The committee considers and make recommendations to Senate with respect to the membership, procedures, structure and terms of reference of the Senate committees, and recommends to Senate appointments to the Senate standing committees and some advisory committees requiring Senate representation.

The committee meets monthly, September through to April.

Click here for the Committee's Terms of Reference

Annual Reports
2017-2018
2016-2017
2015-2016
2014-2015

Membership and Composition  

  Name                                Faculty or Department       Composition

Jamie Cassels (Chair) President and Vice-Chancellor President as Chair of Senate
(ex-officio, voting)
Saul Klein (Vice-Chair)
(term ends June 30, 2020)
Peter B. Gustavson School of Business
Vice-chair of Senate
(voting)
Aaron Devor
(term ends June 30, 2020)
Social Sciences

 5 members of Senate who are either faculty members, a professional librarian or a continuing sessional
(voting)

*2 members from this category shall be elected to the Committee by Senate, in accordance with section 55.00 of the Senate Rules and Procedures

Helen Kurki*
(term ends June 30, 2022)
Social Sciences
Robin Hicks
(term ends June 30, 2021)
Science
Annalee Lepp*
(term ends June 30, 2020)
Humanities
Dean Seeman
(term ends June 30, 2021)
Librarian
(Alivia) Tianyi Wang
(term ends June 30, 2020)
1 student member of Senate
(voting)
Chandra Beaveridge
(term ends June 30, 2021)
1 convocation member of Senate
(voting)
 Valerie Kuehne Vice-President Academic and Provost
(ex-officio, voting)
 Carrie Andersen University Secretary
(ex-officio, non-voting)
 Ada Saab Associate University Secretary Secretary