Members of Council 2019-20

The Council is made up of two representatives from each member and associate member institution: the executive head (president or principal) and an academic colleague appointed by each institution’s senior academic governing body.

Institution Executive head Academic colleague
Algoma University Asima VezinaPresident and Vice-Chancellor Dr. Michael GraydonAssociate Professor, Department of Psychology
Brock University Dr. Gervan FearonPresident and Vice-Chancellor Dr. Donald CyrProfessor, Department of Finance, Operations and Information Systems
Carleton University Dr. Benoit-Antoine BaconPresident and Vice-Chancellor Kim HellemansInstructor III, Department Chair, Department of Neuroscience
University of Guelph Dr. Franco VaccarinoPresident and Vice-Chancellor

Chair of Council
Dr. Catherine CarstairsDepartment Chair and Associate Professor; History Department
Lakehead University Dr. Moira McPhersonInterim President & Vice-Chancellor Dr. Douglas IvisonAssociate Professor, English
Laurentian University Dr. Robert HachéPresident and Vice-Chancellor Dr. Linda AmbroseProfessor, History Department
McMaster University Dr. David FarrarInterim President and Vice-Chancellor

Dr. Maureen MacDonaldDean of Science; Office of the Dean of Science, Faculty of Science
Nipissing University Dr. Mike DeGagnéPresident and Vice-Chancellor Hilary EarlProfessor, Department of History
OCAD University Dr. Sara DiamondPresident and Vice-Chancellor

Vice-Chair of Council
Simon GlassAssociate Professor, Faculty of Art
Ontario Tech University Dr. Steven MurphyPresident and Vice-Chancellor Dr. Ramiro LiscanoAssociate Professor Electrical, Computer and Software Engineering,
Faculty of Engineering and Applied Sciences
University of Ottawa Mr. Jacques FrémontPresident and Vice-Chancellor Dr. Sylvie FrigonProfessor and Chair of the Graduate Committee; Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Criminology
Queen's University Dr. Patrick DeanePrincipal and Vice-Chancellor Dr. Yolande ChanAssociate Dean (Research & PhD/MSc Programs) and E. Marie Shantz Professor of IT Management
Ryerson University Dr. Mohamed LachemiPresident and Vice-Chancellor Dr. Andrew McWilliamsAssociate Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biology
University of Toronto Dr. Meric GertlerPresident Dr. Cara KrmpotichDirector and Associate Professor, Museum Studies,
Faculty of Information
Trent University Dr. Leo GroarkePresident and Vice-Chancellor Dr. Karleen Pendleton JiménezAssistant Professor, School of Education and Professional Learning
University of Waterloo Dr. Feridun HamdullahpurPresident and Vice-Chancellor Dr. Johanna WandelAssociate Professor & Associate Chair; Department of Geography 7 Environmental Management
Western University Dr. Alan ShepardPresident and Vice-Chancellor Dr. Erika ChamberlainProfessor and Dean of Law
Wilfrid Laurier University Dr. Deborah MacLatchyPresident and Vice-Chancellor Dr. Bruce Elliott McKayAssociate Professor, Department of Psychology
Associate Dean: Student Services, Faculty of Science

University of Windsor Dr. Douglas KnealeInterim President and Vice-Chancellor Professor Phil DuttonAssociate Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Associate Dean of Science, Undergraduate Affairs
York University Dr. Rhonda LentonPresident and Vice-Chancellor Professor Andrea DavisDepartment of Humanities; Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies
Council of Ontario Universities Mr. David LindsayPresident and CEO
Associate Member
Institution Executive head Academic colleague
Royal Military College of Canada Dr. Harry KowalPrincipal Dr. Allister MacIntyreProfessor, Military Psychology and Leadership