Membership of the UVic Senate

July 1, 2022 - June 30, 2023

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
Saul Klein Acting Dean of Peter B. Gustavson School of Business
JoAnne Clarke Dean of Continuing Studies
Catherine McGregor Acting Dean of Education
Mina Hoorfar Dean of Engineering and Computer Science
Allana Lindgren Dean of Fine Arts
Robin Hicks Dean of Graduate Studies
Annalee Lepp Dean of Humanities
Jennifer White Acting Dean of Human and Social Development
Val Napoleon Acting 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 06-30-2023
Graham McDonough Education to 06-30-2025
Rishi Gupta Engineering and Computer Science to 06-30-2025
Yang Shi Engineering and Computer Science to 06-30-2023
Catherine Harding
Fine Arts to 06-30-2025
Joseph Salem Fine Arts to 06-30-2024
Mauricio Garcia-Barrera Graduate Studies to 06-30-2023
Danu Stinson Graduate Studies to 06-30-2025
Simon Minshall Human and Social Development to 06-30-2025
Devi Mucina Human and Social Development to 06-30-2024
Lynne Marks Humanities to 06-30-2024
Jill Walshaw Humanities to 06-30-2025
Deborah Curran Law to 06-30-2025
Andrew Newcombe Law to 06-30-2023
Alexandre Brolo Science to 06-30-2023
Mark Laidlaw Science to 06-30-2023
Robert Hancock Social Sciences to 06-30-2024
Helen Kurki Social Sciences to 06-30-2023

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

Name Faculty Term
Rustom Bhiladvala Engineering and Computer Science to 06-30-2023
Erin Campbell Fine Arts to 06-30-2023
Aaron Devor Social Sciences to 06-30-2023
Sean Hier  Social Sciences to 06-30-2024
Fraser Hof Science to 06-30-2023
Li-Shih Huang Humanities to 06-30-2024
Donna Jeffery Human and Social Development to 06-30-2025
Erin Kelly Humanities to 06-30-2024
Phalguni Mukhopadhyaya Engineering and Computer Science to 06-30-2025
Julio Navarro Science to 06-30-2023
Kenneth Stewart Social Sciences to 06-30-2023
Graham Voss Social Sciences to 06-30-2024

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

Name Term
Chekwube Anyaegbunam to 06-30-2023
Rebekah Dueck to 06-30-2023
Matsuko Friedland to 06-30-2023
Ashmita Grewal to 06-30-2023
Nathaniel Hope Tucker to 06-30-2023
Navinder Hundal to 06-30-2023
Tom Kerr to 06-30-2023
Artem Kuklev to 06-30-2023
Liam Peta to 06-30-2023
Joban Raiwal to 06-30-2023
David Wu to 06-30-2023
TBD to 06-30-2023
TBD to 06-30-2023
TBD to 06-30-2023
TBD to 06-30-2023
TBD to 06-30-2023

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

Name Term
Kelly Diether to 06-30-2024
Carolyn Russell to 06-30-2024
Alivia Wang to 06-30-2024
Rebecca Wartburton 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 06-30-2023

Secretary of Senate (section 64 (2))

Name Position
Carrie Andersen University Secretary

By invitation

Name Position
Helga Hallgrimsdottir Acting Vice-Provost
Jim Dunsdon Associate Vice-President Student Affairs
Nicole Greengoe Registrar
Elizabeth Adjin-Tettey Acting Associate Vice-President Academic Planning
Ada Saab Associate University Secretary