Terms of Reference

The Coordinating Committee of University Council is responsible for:

  1. Setting the agenda for Council meetings.

  2. Receiving and determining the disposition of written motions from individual members of Council. The coordinating committee will either include the motion on the Council agenda or refer the matter to a standing committee(s), which will then report back on the matter to the coordinating committee and Council. (Oct 2008)

  3. Facilitating the flow of information between Council committees and the Administration, and between Council committees and the Senate.

  4. Coordinating the work of Council committees.

  5. Advising the Chair of Council on matters relating to the work of Council.

  6. Designating individuals to act as representatives of the committee on any other bodies, when requested, where such representation is deemed by the committee to be beneficial.


Chair of Council, who shall be Chair
Vice-Chair of Council
Chairs of Council Committees

Resource Personnel and Administrative Support
University Secretariat

Members 2020-21

Jay Wilson Chair, University Council
Pamela Downe Vice-chair, University Council
Susan Detmer Chair, Academic Programs Committee
Terry Wotherspoon Chair, Governance Committee
Paul Jones Chair, Nominations Committee
Darrell Mousseau Chair, Planning and Priorities Committee
Marjorie Delbaere Chair, Research, Scholary and Artistic Work Committee
Tracie Risling Chair, Scholarships and Awards Committee
Vince Bruni-Bossio Chair, Teaching, Learning and Academic Resources Committee
Resource Members
Chelsea Willness University Secretary and Chief Governance Officer
Jacquie Thomarat Associate Secretary, Academic Governance
Amanda Storey Academic Governance and Hearings Advisor
Michelle Kjargaard Administrative Assistant, Office of the University Secretary

Meeting Schedule

2020-2021 Meeting Schedule

  • August 26, 2020
  • September 23, 2020
  • October 28, 2020
  • November 26, 2020
  • January 14, 2021
  • February 25, 2021
  • March 25, 2021
  • April 28, 2021
  • May 26, 2021