2020-2021 Senate Membership

Effective July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2021 

Senate Bylaws [PDF]

Dr-Moira-McPherson
Dr. Moira McPherson
Chair
ex-officio
Dr-David-Barnett
Dr. David Barnett
Vice Chair
ex-officio
Ms-Barbara-Eccles
Barbara H. Eccles
Secretary of Senate
Appointed
Dr-Dean-Jobin-Bevans
Dr. Dean Jobin-Bevans
Principal, Orillia Campus
ex-officio
Dr-Andrew-P-Dean
Dr. Andrew P. Dean
Vice President, Research &
Innovation
ex-officio
Denise-Baxter-Photo
Denise Baxter
Vice Provost, Aboriginal
Initiatives
ex-officio
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Andrea Tarsitano
Associate Vice Provost
Enrolment & Registrar
ex-officio
Dr-Chander-Shahi
Dr. Chander Shahi
Dean, Graduate Studies
ex-officio
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Dr. Jula Hughes
Dean, Law
ex-officio
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Dr. Sarita Verma
Dean, Northern Ontario
School of Medicine (NOSM)
ex-officio
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Dr. William (Bill) McCready
Senior Associate Dean (NOSM)
ex-officio
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Robin Canuel
University Librarian
ex-officio
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Dr. David Richards
Dean, Business
Administration
ex-officio
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Dr. Asad Aman
Chair, Business Curriculum
Years 1 & 2 (Acting)
ex-officio
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Dr. Timothy Hardie
Chair, Business Curriculum
Years 3 & 4
ex-officio
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Dr. Isaam Dawood
Chair, Business Program
(Orillia)
ex-officio
Dr-Wayne-Melville-photo
Dr. Wayne Melville
Dean, Education
ex-officio
Dr-Michael-Hoechsmann-photo
Dr. Michael Hoechsmann
Chair, Orillia Education
Programs
ex-officio
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Dr. Meridith Lovell-Johnston
Chair, Graduate Studies &
Research in Education
ex-officio
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Dr. Donald Kerr
Chair, Undergraduate Studies
in Education
ex-officio
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Dr. Paul Cormier
Chair, Aboriginal Education
ex-officio
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Dr. Janusz Koziński
Dean, Engineering
ex-officio
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Dr. Baoqiang Liao
Chair, Chemical Engineering
ex-officio
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Dr. Eltayeb Mohamedelhassan
Chair, Civil Engineering
ex-officio
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Dr. Carlos Christoffersen
Chair, Electrical Engineering
ex-officio
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Dr. Basel Ismail
Chair, Mechanical Engineering
ex-officio
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Dr. Hassan Naser
Chair, Software Engineering
ex-officio
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Dr. Ulf Runesson
Dean, Natural Resources
Management
ex-officio
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Dr. Lense Meyer
Chair, Honours Bachelor of
Environmental Management
Program
ex-officio
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Dr. Mathew Leitch
Chair, Honours Bachelor of
Science Forestry
ex-officio
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Dr. Todd Randall
Dean, Faculty of Science &
Environmental Studies
ex-officio
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Dr. Scott Hamilton
Chair, Anthropology
ex-officio
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Dr. Azim Mallik
Chair, Biology
ex-officio
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Dr. Craig MacKinnon
Chair, Chemistry
ex-officio
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Dr. Vijay Mago
Chair, Computer Science
ex-officio
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Dr. Robert Petrunia
Chair, Economics
ex-officio
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Dr. Robert Stewart
Chair, Geography
and the Environment
ex-officio
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Dr. Peter Hollings
Chair, Geology
ex-officio
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Dr. Tianxuan Miao
Chair, Mathematical Sciences
ex-officio
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Dr. Mark Gallagher
Chair, Physics
ex-officio
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Dr. Sree Kuriserry
Chair, Sustainability Sciences
(Orillia)
ex-officio
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Dr. Elizabeth Birmingham
Dean, Social Sciences
& Humanities
ex-officio
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Dr. Douglas Ivison
Chair, English 
ex-officio
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Dr. Richard Maundrell
Chair, History (Acting)
ex-officio
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Dr. Robert Robson
Chair, Indigenous Learning
ex-officio
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Dr. Isabelle Lemée
Chair, Languages
ex-officio
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Dr. Aristocles Carastathis
Chair, Music
ex-officio
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Dr. Richard Maundrell
Chair, Philosophy
ex-officio
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Dr. Patrick Cain
Chair, Political Science
ex-officio
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Dr. Leigh Potvin
Director, School of Outdoor
Recreation, Parks & Tourism
ex-officio
Vacant
Dr. Antony Puddephatt
Chair, Sociology
ex-officio
Dr-Kristy-Holmes-photo
Dr. Kristy Holmes
Chair, Visual Arts
ex-officio
Lori-Chambers-photo
Dr. Lori Chambers
Chair, Women's Studies
ex-officio
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Dr. Michel Bédard
Dean, Health & Behavioural
Sciences
ex-officio
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Dr. Rebecca Schiff
Chair, Health Sciences
ex-officio
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Dr. Ian Newhouse
Director, Kinesiology
ex-officio
Karen-McQueen-photo
Dr. KarenMcQueen
Director, Nursing
ex-officio
Mirella-Stroink-photo
Dr. Mirella Stroink
Chair, Psychology
ex-officio
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Dr. Jo-Ann Vis
Director, Social Work
ex-officio
Jennifer-Jarman-photo
Dr. Jennifer Jarman
Chair, Interdisciplinary
Studies (Orillia)
ex-officio
Beatrice-Vernier-Photo
Dr. Béatrice Vernier
Chair, Senate Academic
Appeals Committee
ex-officio
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Dr. Richard Maundrell
Chair, Senate Academic
Committee
ex-officio
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Dr. Judith Leggatt
Chair, Senate Budget
Committee
ex-officio
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Dr. Charles Levkoe
Chair, Senate Honorary
Degrees Committee
ex-officio
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Vacant
Chair or Vice Chair, Joint Senate
Committee for NOSM
ex-officio
Amanda-Diochon-photo
Dr. Amanda Diochon
Chair, Senate Nominations
Committee
ex-officio
Craig-MacKinnon-photo
Dr. Craig MacKinnon
Chair, Senate Organization
Committee
ex-officio
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Dr. Vijay Mago
Chair, Senate Research
Committee
ex-officio
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Prof. Daniel Dylan
Chair, Senate Teaching &
Learning Committee
ex-officio
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Dr. Matthew Tocheri
Chair, Senate Undergraduate
Scholarships & Bursaries
Committee
ex-officio
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Dr. Chris Sanders
Chair, Senate Undergraduate
Studies Committee
ex-officio
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Dr. Matthew Tocheri
Elected Faculty Senator
2020-2023 (First Term)
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Dr. Salimur Choudhury
Elected Faculty Senator
2020-2023 (First Term)
Anna-Guttman-Photo
Dr. Anna Guttman
Elected Faculty Senator
2020-2023 (First Term)
Dr-Gautam-Das-photo
Dr. Gautam Das
Elected Faculty Senator
2018-2021 (2nd Term)
Dr-Sandra-Jeppesen-photo
Dr. Sandra Jeppesen
Elected Faculty Senator
2018-2021 (1st full Term)
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Dr. Beth Visser
Elected Faculty Senator
2018-2021 (1st Term)
Dr-Michael-Campbell-photo
Dr. Michael Campbell
Elected Faculty Senator
2019-2022 (1st full Term)
Carlos-Zerpa-photo
Dr. Carlos Zerpa
Elected Faculty Senator
2019-2022 (2nd Term)
Dr-Brian-McLaren-photo
Dr. Brian McLaren
Elected Faculty Senator
2019-2022 (3rd Term)
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Dr. Douglas Ivison
Academic Colleague to the
Council of Ontario 
Universities (COU)
2018-2021 (1st Term)
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Dr. Christine Gottardo
Senator Recommended to the
Board of Governors
2018-2021 (1st Term)
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Cathy Tuckwell
Board of Governors Member
on Senate
10/26/2020-2021
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Vacant
Ogimaawin Indigenous
Education Council Member
Immediately-2021
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Gisella Scalese
Professional Librarian
2020-2023 (1st Term)
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Rudy Grewal
Student Member
09/14/2020-2021 (1st Term)
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Matthew Benoit
Student Member
09/14/2020-2021 (1st term)
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David Scherbarth
Student Member
09/14/2020-2022 (1st term)
Tochi-Nwaokocha-photo-not-available
Nehikare Igbinijesu
Student Member
09/14/2020-2021 (1st term)
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Sreshth Jain
Student Member
09/14/2020-2022 (1st Term)
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Derek Patterson
Student Member
09/14/2020-2021 (1st Term)
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Amla Sandur
Lakehead University Student
Union Vice-President
Advocacy or 1 additional student
09/142020-2021 (1st Term)
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Brittany Carlisle
Student Member
09/14/2020-2022 (1st term)
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Lahama Naeem
Student Member
09/14/2020-2022 (3rd term)
 

 

Official Observers

Mrs-Kathy-Pozihun
Kathy Pozihun
Vice-President, 
Administration & Finance
ex-officio
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Ann Brandt 
Vice-President, External
Relations (Interim)
ex-officio
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Dr. Cynthia
Wesley-Esquimaux

Chair on Truth and
Reconciliation
ex-officio
Dr-Rhonda-Koster-photo
Dr. Rhonda Koster 
Deputy Provost/Chair
of SAC-Quality
Assurance (Interim)
ex-officio
Toby-Goodfellow-photo
Toby Goodfellow
Chief of Staff
ex-officio
James-Aldridge-photo-not-available
James Aldridge
Vice-Provost, International
ex-officio
Heather-Murchison
Dr. Heather Murchison
Vice-Provost, Institutional
Planning & Analysis
ex-officio
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Dylan Mazur
Director, Human
Rights & Equity
ex-officio

Dr-Mary-Louise-Hill-photo
Dr. Mary Louise Hill
Alternate Academic
Colleague to the COU
2018-2021
(1st Term)

Vacant-photo-not-available
Vacant
Chair, SAC-O-AGC
Sub-Committee
ex-officio