Members of Council 2018-19

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. David BrodbeckAssociate Professor, Department of Psychology
Brock University Dr. Gervan FearonPresident and Vice-Chancellor Dr. Donald A. CyrProfessor, Department of Finance, Operations and Information Systems
Carleton University Dr. Benoit-Antoine BaconPresident and Vice-Chancellor Dr. Jeffrey SmithAssociate Professor, Chemistry
University of Guelph Dr. Franco VaccarinoPresident and Vice-Chancellor Dr. Jonathan NewmanProfessor and Dean, College of Biological Science
Lakehead University Dr. Moira McPhersonInterim President & Vice-Chancellor Dr. Douglas IvisonAssociate Professor, English
Laurentian University Dr. Pierre ZundelInterim President and Vice-Chancellor Dr. Linda AmbroseProfessor, History Department
McMaster University Dr. Patrick DeanePresident and Vice-Chancellor

Dr. Ken CruikshankDean, Faculty of Humanities
Professor, History
Nipissing University Dr. Mike DeGagnéPresident and Vice-Chancellor Dr. Gillian McCannChair and Associate Professor,
Department of Religions and Cultures
OCAD University Dr. Sara DiamondPresident and Vice-Chancellor Dr. Vladimir SpicanovicDean, Faculty of Art
University of Ontario Institute of Technology Dr. Steven MurphyPresident and Vice-Chancellor Dr. Ramiro Liscano Associate Professor Electrical, Computer and Software Engineering,
Faculty of Engineering and Applied Sciences
University of Ottawa Mr. Jacques FrémontPresident and Vice-Chancellor Dr. Linda CardinalProfessor, School of Political Studies, Faculty of Social Sciences; Research Chair in Canadian Francophonie and Public Policies
Queen's University Dr. Daniel WoolfPrincipal and Vice-Chancellor

Chair of Council
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. Marios IoannidisAssociate Chair, Undergraduate Studies and Professor, Chemical Engineering
Western University Dr. Amit ChakmaPresident 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 Dr. Thomas Loebel Associate Professor, Department of English, 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