Membership of the UVic Senate

July 1, 2023 - June 30, 2024

Jump to a section: Ex officio | Elected by faculties | Elected by the faculty members | Elected by student associations | Elected by the convocation | Additional members | Secretary of the Senate | By invitation 

Ex officio (University Act: section 35 (2) (a-f))

Name Position
Marion Buller Chancellor (term to 12-31-24)
Kevin Hall, Chair President and Vice-Chancellor
Elizabeth Croft Vice-President Academic and Provost
Lisa Kalynchuk Vice-President Research and Innovation
Anita Bhappu Dean of Peter B. Gustavson School of Business
JoAnne Clarke Dean of Continuing Studies
Vanessa Andreotti Dean of Education
Mina Hoorfar Dean of Engineering and Computer Science
Allana Lindgren Dean of Fine Arts
Robin Hicks, Vice-Chair Dean of Graduate Studies
Annalee Lepp Dean of Humanities
Jennifer White Acting Dean of Human and Social Development
Freya Kodar Dean of Law
Peter Loock Dean of Science
Lois Harder Dean of Social Sciences
Jonathan Bengtson University Librarian

Elected by the faculties (section 35 (2) (g))

Name Faculty Term
Sudhir Nair Peter B. Gustavson School of Business to 06-30-2025
Brock Smith Peter B. Gustavson School of Business to 06-30-2024
Sandra Hundza Education to 06-30-2025
Monica Prendergast Education to 06-30-2026
Rishi Gupta Engineering and Computer Science to 06-30-2025
Henning Struchtrup Engineering and Computer Science to 06-30-2026
Catherine Harding
Fine Arts to 06-30-2025
Joseph Salem Fine Arts to 06-30-2024
Martha McGinnis

Graduate Studies

to 06-30-2026
Danu Stinson Graduate Studies to 06-30-2025

Hōkūlani Aikau

Human and Social Development to 06-30-2026
Simon Minshall Human and Social Development to 06-30-2025
Lynne Marks Humanities to 06-30-2024
Vacancy Humanities to 06-30-2025
Deborah Curran Law to 06-30-2025
Andrew Newcombe Law to 06-30-2026
Mark Laidlaw Science to 06-30-2026
Travis Martin Science to 06-30-2026
Robert Hancock Social Sciences to 06-30-2024
CindyAnn Rose-Redwood Social Sciences to 06-30-2026

Elected by the faculty members (section 35 (2) (g))

Name Faculty Term
Erin Campbell Fine Arts to 06-30-2023
Chris Eagle Science to 06-30-2026
Sean Hier  Social Sciences to 06-30-2024
Sara Humphreys Humanities to 06-30-2026
Li-Shih Huang Humanities to 06-30-2024
Donna Jeffery Human and Social Development to 06-30-2024
Yasmine Kandil Fine Arts to 06-30-2026
Erin Kelly Humanities to 06-30-2024
Anastasia Mallidou Human and Social Development  to 06-30-2026
Phalguni Mukhopadhyaya Engineering and Computer Science to 06-30-2025
Graham Voss Social Sciences to 06-30-2024
Lina Zhou Engineering and Computer Science to 06-30-2026

Elected by student associations (section 35 (2) (h))

Name Term
Chekwube Anyaegbunam to 06-30-2024
Hannah Brown to 06-30-2024
Kyle Empringham to 06-30-2024
Benjamin Fyfe to 06-30-2024
Moronke Harris to 06-30-2024
Nathaniel Hope Tucker to 06-30-2024
Cole Kennedy to 06-30-2024
Kelvin Lee to 06-30-2024
Sophie Pavlik to 06-30-2024
Justin Salinas to 06-30-2024
Daniela Sirois Ennis to 06-30-2024
Nathaniel Sukhdeo to 06-30-2024
Emily Wang to 06-30-2024
Vacancy to 06-30-2024
Vacancy to 06-30-2024
Vacancy to 06-30-2024

Elected by the convocation (section 35 (2) (i))

Name Term
Kelly Diether to 06-30-2024

Anaïs Holdaway

to 06-30-2024
Alivia Wang to 06-30-2024
Rebecca Warburton to 06-30-2024

Additional members (section 35 (2) (k))

Name Position Term
Bruce Wright Head, Division of Medical Sciences  
Lara Wilson Member elected by the Professional Librarians to 06-30-2024
Matthew Koch Continuing Sessional Lecturer to 06-30-2026

Secretary of Senate (section 64 (2))

Name Position
Carrie Andersen University Secretary

By invitation

Name Position
Helga Hallgrímsdóttir Deputy Provost
Jim Dunsdon Associate Vice-President Student Affairs
Wendy Taylor Acting Registrar
Elizabeth Adjin-Tettey Associate Vice-President Academic Programs
Ada Saab Associate University Secretary