University Service

I am actively engaged in service to Lakehead University. Major service responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following positions:

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