Convocation Senators

 

Eligible Voters

Convocation Senators

UVic’s Senate includes four (4) members who are elected by and from the university’s Convocation. UVic’s Convocation membership includes:

  • the Chancellor, who is the Chair;
  • the President;
  • alumni;
  • past and present members of Senate and Board of Governors;
  • the members of the Senate;
  • regular and retired faculty members;
  • current and retired staff members who have worked at UVic for at least 12 months;
  • students who completed one full year at Victoria College before 1963; and
  • all persons not previously referred to who are named on the roll of Convocation immediately before July 4, 1974.

Members are automatically added to the roll of Convocation. Correspondence will occur via the email address on file.

Convocation Senators normally serve a three (3) year term. All Convocation members are eligible to vote for the Convocation Senator positions. However, in accordance with the University Act, current faculty members at the University of Victoria are not eligible to serve as Convocation Senators. 

About the UVic Senate

Under the University Act, the Senate is responsible for the academic governance of the university, including libraries, faculties, departments, course instruction, fellowships, scholarships, exhibitions, bursaries, prizes, admissions, student appeals, and granting degrees (including honorary degrees, diplomas and certificates). 

Senate plays a key role in the governance of the university. 

 

Nominations

Nominations Received

Nominations received for 4 Convocation Senators to serve a three-year term from July 1, 2024 to June 30, 2027. If more than 4 nominations are received, an election will be held March 6 to March 12, 2024.

Click on a candidate's name to view their biography/platform statement

Name Status
Kendall Ananyi Candidate in upcoming election
Patrick Arnold Candidate in upcoming election
Kelly Diether Candidate in upcoming election
Kate Donovan Candidate in upcoming election
Lynda Gammon Candidate in upcoming election
Stuart Mackinnon Candidate in upcoming election
Melissa Manuel Candidate in upcoming election
Alice Maundrell Candidate in upcoming election
Darrell McLean Candidate in upcoming election
Derek Rolstone Candidate in upcoming election
Ash Senini Candidate in upcoming election
Chris Sheaff Candidate in upcoming election
Karla Stout Candidate in upcoming election
Natasha Thambirajah Candidate in upcoming election
Alivia Wang Candidate in upcoming election
Victoria Wyatt Candidate in upcoming election
Lynne Young Candidate in upcoming election

Election Results

An election for four convocation senators selected from and by members of the convocation roll will take place from March 6 to March 12, 2024.

Please direct any questions to the Elections Coordinator at usec@uvic.ca