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Non-Teaching Staff Elections to
Board of Governors and University Planning Committee

Non-teaching staff elections to the Board of Governors and the University Planning Committee are conducted in the Spring of each year. Please check the website for updates. Information will be posted during the election periods, so please check the website regularly for updates.

Please contact the Univeristy Secretariat if you have any questions.


Candidates and Résumés

Elections will be held March 6-8, 2018 to fill vacant NON-TEACHING STAFF representative seats on the Board of Governors and the University Planning Committee. Elected terms are effective July 1, 2018 and are for three years unless otherwise noted.

Click on the candidate's name to view their résumé.

Board of Governors

One vacancy for a three-year term.

    • Ms Leah Allan PDF, Lab Safety Specialist, Environmental and Occupational Health Support Services
    • Mr. Chris Anstead PDF, Director, Executive Education; Faculty of Business
    • Mr. Richard Godsmark PDF, Director, Technology; University Technology Services
    • Mr. Brandon Johnston PDF, Manager, Operations Quality Management and Training; Nuclear Reactor
    • Ms Frances Lasowski PDF, Executive Director, C20/20; Department of Chemical Engineering
    • Ms Debbie Martin PDF, Assistant Vice-President and Chief Administrative Officer, Faculty of Health Sciences
    • Mr. Eric Sippel PDF, Financial Administrator, Department of Health Evidence and Impact
    • Ms Maria White PDF, Assistant Dean (Studies), Faculty of Engineering


University Planning Committee

One vacancy for a three-year term. The non-teaching staff representative to the University Planning Committee also serves on the Budget Committee.

    To be announced.



Voting will be held March 6-8, 2018.

Eligible Voters

Employees of the University and of a college affiliated with the University who are neither members of the teaching staff nor students, and who are employed on a continuing basis at the University, either in a full-time or continuing part-time capacity, are eligible to vote.

Rules, Regulations and Terms of Reference