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
2020-2021
2019-2020
2018-2019
2017-2018
2016-2017

Membership and Composition effective July 1, 2022

  Name                                Faculty or Department       Composition

Kevin Hall (Chair) President and Vice-Chancellor President as Chair of Senate
(ex-officio, voting)
Helga Hallgrimsdottir (Vice-Chair)
(term ends October 7, 2022)
Human and Social Development
Vice-chair of Senate
(voting)
Aaron Devor
(term ends June 30, 2023)
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

Phalguni Mukhopadhyaya*
(term ends June 30, 2025)
Engineering and Computer Science
Joseph Salem
(term ends June 30, 2025)
 Fine Arts
Mauricio Garcia-Barrera*
(term ends June 30, 2023)
Graduate Studies
Lara Wilson
(term ends June 30, 2024)
Librarian
Chekwube Anyaegbunam
(term ends June 30, 2023)
1 student member of Senate
(voting)
Carolyn Russell
(term ends June 30, 2024)
1 convocation member of Senate
(voting)
Elizabeth Croft
Vice-President Academic and Provost
(ex-officio, voting)
Carrie Andersen University Secretary
(ex-officio, non-voting)
Ada Saab Associate University Secretary Secretary

Kathy MacDonald

Senate Coordinator Recording Secretary