University Service

I am actively engaged in service to Lakehead University. Major past and current service include, but are not limited to:

  • Chair, Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities Faculty Council (2013 to 2015) 
  • Chair, Northern Ontario School of Medicine Joint Senate Committee (2011 to 2013 and 2014 to 2016)
    • Chair, Northern Ontario School of Medicine Joint Senate Appeals Committee (2011 to 2013 and 2014 to 2016)
    • Northern Ontario School of Medicine Appeals Process and Policy Working Group (2013)
  • Chair in Finnish Studies Advisory Committee (2007 to present)
  • Continuing Education and Distributed Learning Strategic Planning Committee (2010 to 2012)
  • Lakehead University Faculty Association Executive Committee (2010 to 2011)
  • Lakehead University Faculty Association External Relations Committee (2009 to 2011, Chair 2010 to 2011)
  • Lakehead University Faculty Association Alternate Representative, CAUT Defence Fund (2011 to 2014)
  • Learning Spaces and Technology Subcommittee, Senate Teaching and Learning (2017 to present)
  • Member, Dean-CEO Search Committee for the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (2017 to present)
  • Presidential Advisory Committee on Canada Research Chair Nominations (2011 to 2013)
  • Registrar's Advisory Committee (2010 to 2014)
  • Senator (2012 to 2016 and 2017 to present) 
  • Senate Academic Committee (2008 to 2010)
    • Sub-committee on policies and procedures (2008 to 2010)
    • Ad hoc committee on Senate Policy on Academic Appeals (2009 to 2010)
  • Senate Executive Committee (2011 to 2013 and 2014 to 2016)
  • Senate Honourary Degrees Committee (2016 to present)
  • Steering Committee for the Establishment of the Northern Ontario Policy Institute (2009 to 2012)