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
Mr. David Ferguson, Chair, Human Resources Committee, ex officio

Mr. Phil Ouellette, External
Dr. Dawne Clarke, 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
Mr. Daniel McCarthy, External

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
Ms. Rebecca Kingston, Student Representative

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

Rev. Doug McNeill, External
Ms. Tanya Chapman, External
Mr. Stephen Ward, External

Ms. Margaret Tracy, 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
Mr. David Ferguson, Chair, Human Resources Committee (Chair)

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
Mr. Bill Whalen, External
Mr. Tom Isaac, External
Ms. Margaret Tracy, Aumni

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
Ms. Jane Abernethy, Alumni Member
Mr. Brandon Case, Student - Non-Voting
Dr. Jane Jenkins, Senate Appointee
Mr. Jonathan Taylor, 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
Mr. Phil Ouellette, Board (Chair)
Mr. Stephen Ward, Board
Dr. Jean-Philippe Ranger, Board- Faculty
Dr. Grant Williams, Faculty
Dr. Dev Gupta, Senate Appointee
Ms. Rebecca Kingston, 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. Jean-Philippe Ranger (Faculty Representative) ***
Dr. Dawne Clarke (Faculty Representative) ***
Dr. Karla O'Regan (Faculty Representative) ***

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