Senate Composition

Ex-Officio Members

  • President - Chair of Senate
  • Vice-President Academic (Fredericton)
  • Vice-President (Administration & Finance)
  • Vice-President (Research)
  • Vice-President (Saint John)
  • President, St. Thomas University (may be represented by Vice-President)
  • Dean of the Faculty of Arts
  • Dean of the Faculty of Management
  • Dean of the Faculty of Computer Science
  • Dean of the Faculty of Education
  • Dean of the Faculty of Engineering
  • Dean of the Faculty of Forestry and Environmental Management
  • Dean of the School of Graduate Studies
  • Dean of the Faculty of Kinesiology
  • Dean of the Faculty of Law
  • Dean of the Faculty of Nursing
  • Dean of Renaissance College
  • Dean of the Faculty of Science
  • Assistant Vice-President (Student Services)
  • Executive Director of Alumni Affairs
  • Director of the College of Extended Learning
  • Dean of Libraries (Fredericton)
  • Registrar (Fredericton)
  • Secretary of Senate (non-voting) 

Faculty Representatives (Elected by the Faculties)

  • Faculty of Arts:    5
  • Faculty of Business Administration:    2
  • Faculty of Computer Science:    1
  • Faculty of Education:    2
  • Faculty of Engineering:    3
  • Faculty of Forestry & Environmental Management:    1
  • Faculty of Kinesiology:    1
  • Faculty of Law:    1
  • Faculty of Nursing:    1
  • Renaissance College:    1
  • Faculty of Science:   4

Other Elected and Appointed Members

  • 6 Faculty Representatives Elected at Large
  • 1 Library Representative
  • 1 Elected Alumni Representative
  • 4 Elected Faculty Members (Fredericton) of the Board of Governors
  • 2 Members Appointed by the Board from the Members of the Board (Exclusive of the Elected Faculty Members of the Board)
  • 6 Student Representatives Elected at Large
  • 1 Elected Part-time Student Representative
  • 1 Elected Graduate Student Representative

Total Voting Members: 67

Senate Membership 2020-2021

(Updated 30 June 2020)

Ex-Officio Members

The President, Paul Mazerolle, BA, MA, PhD

Vice-President Academic (Fredericton), George MacLean, BA, MA, PhD

Vice-President (Administration & Finance), Karen Cunningham, CA, BComm

Vice-President (Research), David MaGee, BSc, PhD 

Vice-President (Saint John), Dr. Petra Hauf

President, St. Thomas University, Dawn Russell, BA, LLB, LLM

Dean of Arts:                                                                                       Joanne Wright, BSc, MA, PhD

Dean of Management:                                                                    Devashis Mitra, BA, CA, PhD

Dean of Computer Science:                                                             Luigi Benedicenti, BEng, MACS, PhD

Dean of Education:                                                                            Sharon Wahl, BA, MEd, PhD

Dean of Engineering:                                                                         Chris Diduch, BScE, MScE, PhD

Dean of Forestry & Environmental Management:                        Van Lantz, BA, MA, PhD

Dean of Graduate Studies:                                                                Drew Rendall, BSc, MA, PhD

Dean of Kinesiology:                                                                           Wayne Albert, BSc, MA, PhD

Acting Dean of Law:                                                                        Michael Marin, LLB, MA, LLM

Dean of Nursing:                                                                             Lorna Butler, RN, PhD

Dean of Renaissance College:                                                          Carol Nemeroff, BA, MA, PhD

Dean of Science:                                                                             Gary Saunders, BSc, MSc, PhD

Assistant Vice-President (Student Services):                                   Mark Walma, BA, MA, LLB

Executive Director of Associated Alumni:                                       Michelle McNeil, BBA, MBA

Executive Director of the College of Extended Learning:             Ian Allen, BBA, BA, MEd, DIUT

Dean of Libraries (Fredericton):                                                        Lesley Balcom, BA, MLIS

Registrar (Fredericton):                                                                       Shawna Bergin, BBA

Assoc. VP Academic (Learning Environment):                                 Kathy Wilson, RN, MN, PhD

Piluwitahasuwin (AVP Indigenous Engagement):.                           Amanda Myran, RN

Nikanahtpat (Director, MWC):                                                           Natasha Simon, BA, MA

Secretary of the Senate:                                                                     Sarah DeVarenne, BSc

NOTE: Terms end on 30 June of years shown in parentheses, except as shown. Senators in Italics have terms expiring June 30, 2021 (this acdemic year). Senators in Bold are newly elected or re-elected effective July 01, 2020.

Faculty Representatives, Elected by Faculties

Faculty of Arts Term Expires

Jeffrey Brown, BA, MA, MA, PhD

Susan Blair, BA, MA, PhD

Nick Hardy, BA, MA, PhD

Christine Horne, BA, MA, PhD

Matthew Sears, BA, PhD

2022

2022

2021

2023

2021

Faculty of Management

Basu Sharma, MA, AM, PhD

Reg Sheppard, MBA PhD

2022

2021

Faculty of Computer Science

 

Arash Habibi Lashkari, BCS, MCS, PhD

2023

Faculty of Education

 

Jenny Rowett, BSKin, MEd, PhD

Paula Kristmanson, BEd, CFLS, MEd, PhD

2022

2022

Faculty of Engineering

 

Laura Romero-Zeron, BSc, MSc, PhD, P.Eng

Trevor Hanson, BScE, MScE, PhD

Richard Tervo, BSc, MSc, PhD, PEng

2020

2022

2021

Faculty of Forestry and Environmental Management

 

Ted Needham, BScF, MScF, PhD

2021

Faculty of Kinesiology

Danielle Bouchard, BPhEd, MSc, PhD

2022

Faculty of Law

 

Kerri Froc, BA, LLB, LLM, PhD

2022

Faculty of Nursing

 

Nancy Doiron-Maillet, BN, MN

2023

Renaissance College

 

Mira Bachvarova, BA, MA, PhD

2021

Faculty of Science

 

J. Bruce Benton, BSc, MSc

Branimir Cacic, BSc, PhD

Bruce Broster, PhD

Rene Malenfant, BSc, PhD

2022

2021

2022

2022

Alumni Representative

 

Andrew Martel, BCS

2022

Library Representative

 

Siobhan Hanratty, BA, MLIS

2023

The Elected Faculty Members of the Board (Fredericton)

 

Jennifer Andrews, BA, MA, PhD

Constantine Passaris, BA, MA, PhD

Viqar Husain, BSc, MPhil, PhD

Kelly Scott-Storey, BN, MN, PhD

2022

2022

2023

2023

Two Members Appointed by the Board from the Members of the Board Exclusive of the Elected Faculty Members of the Board

 

 

TBA

TBA

*term subject to continuing membership on the Board

2023

2023

Six Faculty Members Elected At-Large

 

Debbi Amirault, BN, MN

Nicole O'Byrne, BSc, BA, LLB, LLM, PhD

Brian Lowry, BASc, MASc, PhD

Lloyd Waugh, PhD

Elizabeth Mancke, BA, MA, PhD

David Lentz, BSc, MSc, PhD

2023

2023

2022

2022

2023

2022

Two Members Elected by and from among the Part-Time Instructors and Librarians

 

Sally McGrath, BA, BEd, MA, PhD

Vicky Simpson, BA, MA, PhD

2022

2023

Six Student Representatives Elected At-Large

 

Luc Bouvier

Grace Pelkey

Emmanuel Chris Louis (year 2 of 2 year term)

Camryn Smith (year 1 of 2 year term)

Josh Makarov

Lidia Shibre

2021

2021

2021

2021

2021

2021

Part-Time Student Representative

 

TBA

2021

Graduate Student Representative

 

Alicia Noreiga

2021