Standing Committee

Board Committees

Executive Committee (June 12, 1949)
Most Rev. Robert Harris, Chancellor, ex officio
Mr. Peter Forestell, Chair, Board of Governors, ex officio (Chair)
Prof. Dawn Russell, ex officio

Ms. Carolyn MacKay, Vice-Chair, ex officio
Mr. David Farrar, Secretary, Board of Governors, ex officio
Mr. Vaughn Sturgeon, Chair, Finance Committee, ex officio
Ms. Claire Morris, Chair, Human Resources Committee, ex officio

Mr. David Ferguson, External
Dr. Tom Bateman, Faculty

Finance Committee (June 7, 1973)
Mr. Peter Forestell, Chair, Board of Governors, ex officio
Prof. Dawn Russell, ex officio
Mr. Vaughn Sturgeon, External (Chair)
Rev. Doug McNeill, External

Ms. Krista Han, External
Dr. Dawne Clarke, Faculty
Ms. Margaret Tracy, Alumni

Governance Committee (October 28, 2000)

Mr. Peter Forestell, Chair, Board of Governors, ex officio
Prof. Dawn Russell, ex officio
Mr. David Farrar, External (Chair)
Dr. Karla O'Regan, Faculty
Mr. Husoni Raymond, Student Representative

Human Resources Committee (September 23, 2006)
Mr. Peter Forestell, Chair, Board of Governors, ex officio
Prof. Dawn Russell, President, ex officio
Ms. Claire Morris, External (Chair)

Rev. Doug McNeill, External
Ms. Tanya Chapman, External
Mr. David Ferguson, External

Mr. Frank McBrearty, Alumni

Nominating Committee (May 15, 1995)
Mr. Peter Forestell, Chair, Board of Governors, ex officio
Prof. Dawn Russell, ex officio
Ms. Carolyn MacKay, External, Chosen by Executive Committee (Chair)
Mr. Bill Whalen, External, Chosen by the Board

Senior Administration Compensation Committee (October 21, 1972)
Mr. Peter Forestell, Chair, Board of Governors, ex officio
Mr. David Farrar, Secretary, Board of Governors
Mr Vaughn Sturgeon Chair, Finance Committee (Chair)
Ms. Claire Morris Chair, Human Resources Committee

Advancement Committee (February 28, 2015)
Mr. Peter Forestell, Chair, Board of Governors, ex officio
Prof. Dawn Russell, ex officio
Ms. Jodi Misheal, Vice-President, Advancement and Alumni Relations, ex officio
Mr. Vaughn Sturgeon, External (Chair)
Mr. Phil Ouelette, External
Bill Whalen, External

Joint Board-Senate Committees

Honorary Degree (May 25, 1992: previously Standing Committee of Board)
Mr. Peter Forestell, Chair, Board of Governors, ex officio
Ms. Dawn Russell, ex officio (Chair)
Ms. Tammy Augustine
Mr. Frank McBrearty, Alumni Member
Ms. Laura Robinson, Student - Non-Voting
Dr. Dev Gupta, Senate Appointee
Ms. Sarie Durelle, Senate Appointee - Student

Growth and Future of St. Thomas University (October 20, 1973)**
Most Rev. Robert Harris, ex officio
Mr. Peter Forestell, Chair, Board of Governors, ex officio
Ms. Dawn Russell, ex officio (Chair)
Mr. Phil Ouellette, Board
Mr. Bill Whalen, Board
Dr. Tom Bateman, Board- Faculty
Dr. Grant Williams, Faculty
Dr. Dev Gupta, Senate Appointee
Chelsea Connell, Senate Appointee - Student

**The Chair of this committee is to rotate each year and is chosen by the Joint-Board Committee membership according to its Terms of Reference**.

Other

University Senate
Ms. Margaret Tracy (Board Representative)
Dr. Tom Bateman (Faculty Representative) ***
Dr. Dawne Clarke (Faculty Representative) ***
Dr. Karla O'Regan (Faculty Representative) ***

***Terms coincide with their respective terms on the Board.