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Ryerson University Senate

The Senate is the academic policy making body of Ryerson University.

The Senate consists of 51 elected representatives of the faculty, librarians, students and alumni, and 18 ex-officio members of the administration, including the Chancellor. Senate is chaired by the President.

 

Senate Members
2020-2021
Appointment Type    
Checkland, David Faculty Arts Philosophy
Dionne, Michelle  Faculty Arts Chair, Psychology
Rollwagen, Heather Faculty Arts Sociology
Thomlinson, Neil Faculty Arts Politics & Public Administration
Burke, Tara Faculty At Large Psychology, Arts
Ferworn, Alex Faculty At Large Computer Science, Faculty of Science
Moore, Paul Faculty At Large Nursing, Faculty of Community Services
Adams, Richard Faculty Communication & Design Graphic Communications Management
Escandon, Lorena Faculty Communication & Design Creative Industries
Neil, Janice Faculty Communication & Design Chair, Journalism
Thompson, Cheryl Faculty Communication & Design Creative Industries
Ignagni, Esther Faculty Community Services Disability Studies
Vahabi, Mandana Faculty Community Services Nursing
Young, Ian Faculty Community Services Occupational and Public Health 
Girardo, John Faculty CUPE  
Sakinovsky, Ian Faculty Ryerson Faculty Association  
Lavallee, Lynn Faculty Indigenous Faculty   
Bramesfeld, Goetz Faculty Engineering and Architectural Science Civil Engineering
Oguamanam, Donatus Faculty Engineering and Architectural Science Chair, Mechancial & Industrial Engineering
Ravindran, Ravi Faculty Engineering and Architectural Science Mechanical Engineering
Zarrin, Hadis Faculty Engineering and Architectural Science Chemical Engineering
Noble, Reg Faculty G. Raymond Chang School of Continuing Education Nutrition
Benvie, Sam Faculty G. Raymond Chang School of Continuing Education Architectural Science
Schmidt, Jane Faculty Library  
George, Noel Faculty Science Chemistry & Biology
Kolasa, Lawrence Faculty Science Mathematics
McWilliams, Andrew Faculty Science Chair, Chemistry and Biology
Sabatinos, Sarah Faculty Science Chemistry & Biology
Farshadfar, Sadi Faculty Ted Rogers School of Management Chair, Accounting
Saber, Jane Faculty Ted Rogers School of Management Marketing
Schneider, Tom Faculty Ted Rogers School of Management Business Management
Scofield, David Faculty Ted Rogers School of Management Business Management
Armstrong, Luke Student At Large Business Management
Maitman-Markowski Student At Large Sociology
Ramzan, Hajra Student At Large Marketing
Spagnuolo, Julia Student At Large Urban and Regional Planning
Hickie, Mackenzie Student Faculty of Arts Criminology
Chen, Naomi Student Communication & Design Media and Production 
Carter George Student Community Services Social Work 
Salam, Danny Student Engineering and Architectural Science Computer Engineering
Cheo, Bannis Student Faculty of Science Medial Physics
Mistry, Yazad Student Ted Rogers School of Business Business Management
Kakar, Farokh Laqa Student Yeates School of Graduate Studies Civil Engineering
Park, Katey Student Yeates School of Graduate Studies Psychology
Sekhon, Jasdeep Student G. Raymond Chang School of Continuing Education  
Slonim, Shayna Student G. Raymond Chang School of Continuing Education  
Di Cuia, Nicholas Alumni    
Rattan, Harsimran Alumni    
Fukakusa, Janice Ex-Officio   Chancellor
McMillen, Jen Ex-Officio   Vice Provost, Students
Mishkel, Ian Ex-Officio      Vice President, University Advancement and Alumni Relations
Benarroch, Michael Ex-Officio   Provost and Vice-President Academic
Liss, Steven Ex-Officio   Vice President, Research and Innovation
Hack, Charmaine Ex-Officio   Registrar
Lachemi, Mohamed Ex-Officio   President and Vice-Chancellor
MacKay, Kelly Ex-Officio   Vice Provost, Academic
O’Neil Green, Denise Ex-Officio   Vice President, Equity and Community Inclusion
Craney, Glenn Ex-Officio   Deputy Provost & Vice Provost, University Planning
Brown, Deborah Ex-Officio   Vice President, Administration and Operations
Iannacito-Provenzano, Roberta Ex-Officio   Vice Provost, Faculty Affairs
Sugiman, Pam Ex-Officio Arts Dean
Falzon, Charles Ex-Officio Communication & Design Dean
Barnoff, Lisa Ex-Officio Community Services Dean
Duever, Thomas Ex-Officio Engineering and Architectural Science Dean
Young, Donna Ex-Officio Faculty of Law Dean
Cramb, David Ex-Officio Science Dean
Taras, Daphne Ex-Officio Ted Rogers School of Management Dean
Hepburn, Gary Ex-Officio G. Raymond Chang School of Continuing Education Dean
Shepstone, Carol Ex-Officio Library Chief Librarian
Searcy, Cory Ex-Officio Yeates School of Graduate Studies Vice Provost & Dean
Brinsmead, Anne-Marie Senate Associate G. Raymond Chang School of Continuing Education  
Elphick, Nenita Ponce de Leon Senate Associate G. Raymond Chang School of Continuing Education  
Elder Dallaire, Joanne Senate Associate Indigenous  
Kucheran, Riley Senate Associate Indigenous  
Vacant Senate Associate Canadian Union of Public Employees  
Vacant  Senate Associate Canadian Union of Public Employees  
Bell, Donna Secretary of Senate    

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