Senate

Members of Senate 2020–2021

Ex Officio

  • Alaa Abd-El-Aziz, BSc, MSc, PhD – President
  • Jackie Podger, BA, MA, MIR, CMA – Vice-President, Administration and Finance
  • Kathy Gottschall-Pass, BSc, PhD – Interim Vice-President, Academic and Research
  • Donna Sutton, BSc, MEd – Associate VP of Students and Registrar
  • Neb Kujundzic, BA, MA, PhD – Dean of Arts
  • Nola Etkin, BSc, PhD – Dean of Science
  • Ron MacDonald, BSc, BEd, MEd, PhD – Dean of Education
  • Tarek Mady, PhD – Interim Dean of Business
  • Greg Keefe, BSc, DVM, MSc – Dean of Veterinary Medicine
  • Jo-Ann MacDonald, RN, PhD – Interim Dean of Nursing
  • Rabin Bissessur, BSc, MSc, PhD – Interim Dean of Graduate Studies
  • Wayne Peters, PEng, PhD – Interim Dean of Sustainable Design Engineering
  • Donald Moses, MLIS – University Librarian
  • Tolulope Oginni – President of UPEI Student Union

Alumni Representative

  • Corey Stevenson (2021)

Board Representative

  • Bertha Campbell (2021)

Students

  • Jeremy Heartz (2021)
  • Maggie LeClair (2021)
  • Malak Nassar (2021)
  • Jessica Perry (2021)
  • Jennifer Stewart (2021)

Elected by the Teaching Faculty

Term expires 30 June 2021

  • Melanie Buote, BSc (Hon), DVM, DACVP, PhD – Path/Micro, AVC
  • Doreley Coll, BA, MA, PhD – Modern Languages, ARTS
  • Etienne Côté, BSc, DVM, Diplomate ACVIM and ACVIM (Cardiology) – Companion Animals, AVC
  • Doug Dahn, BSc, MSc, PhD – Physics, SCIENCE
  • Robert Dennis, BA, MA, MA, PhD – Religious Studies, ARTS
  • Louis Doiron, BScAct, FCIA, FSA, MAAA – Math and Computational Sciences, SCIENCE
  • Luke Heider, DVM, PhD – Health Management, AVC
  • James Moran, BA, MA, PhD – History, ARTS
  • Malcolm Murray, BA, MA, PhD – Philosophy, ARTS
  • Cathy Ryan, BSc, MA, PhD – Psychology, ARTS

Term expires 30 June 2022

  • Bill Waterman, CPA, CMA, MBA – BUSINESS
  • Jonathan Spears, BSc, DVM, MVSc – Biomedical Sciences, AVC
  • Ann Braithwaite, BA, MA, PhD – Diversity and Social Justice Studies, ARTS
  • Anne Marie Fitzgerald, BA, BEd, MEd, Ed.D. – EDUCATION
  • Christina Murray, BA, BScN, MN, PhD – NURSING

Term expires 30 June 2023

  • John McIntyre, BA, PhD – English, ARTS
  • William Montelpare, PhD – Applied Human Sciences, SCIENCE
  • Trung Ngo, BSc, MSc, PhD – Engineering, SCIENCE
  • Andrew Zinck, BMus, MMus, PhD – Music, ARTS
  • Richard Raiswell, BA, MA, PhD – History, ARTS
  • Kim Mears, MLIS, AHIP – LIBRARY
  • Aimie Doyle, BSc (Ag), DVM, MS, Diplomate ACVS-LA - Health Management, AVC

Non-Voting

  • Mike Arfken – President, UPEI Faculty Association

Read the archive of past Senate meeting minutes