Schulich Library Advisory Committee

The Schulich Library Advisory Committee (SLAC) is made up of faculty members representing the Faculties of Science, Engineering, and Medicine; one student representing each of the student societies, one science and engineering librarian; and one life-sciences librarian. 

The Committee’s role is to advise the Head of the Schulich Library on policy matters relating to collections, services and specific user needs, and to consider questions under review by the Senate Committee on Libraries.

Members are appointed by their respective department or student society. The Chair of Schulich Library Advisory Committee has a seat on the Senate Committee on Libraries.


Prof. Robert Funnell

Departmental representatives (2017-18)


Faculty Of Engineering


Chemical Engineering
reghan.hill [at] (Prof. Reghan Hill)

Civil Engineering & Applied Mechanics
ronald.gehr [at] (Prof. Ronald Gehr)

Electrical & Computer Engineering
dennis.giannacopoulos [at] (Prof. Dennis Giannacopoulos)

Mechanical Engineering
jovan.nedic [at] (Prof. Jovan Nedic)

Mining and Materials Engineering
mihriban.pekguleryuz [at] (Prof. Mihriban Pekguleryuz)


Faculty Of Medicine


Biomedical Engineering
robert.funnell [at] (Prof. Robert Funnell)

Nursing (Ingram School of)
No representative named

Physical and Occupational Therapy
nancy.forget [at] (Ms. Nancy Forget)

Postgraduate Medical Education
No representative named

Undergraduate Medical Education & Centre for Medical Education
donald.boudreau [at] (Prof. Don Boudreau)


Faculty Of Science


Atmospheric & Oceanic Sciences
carolina.dufour [at] (Prof. Carolina Dufour)
thomas.preston [at] (Prof. Thomas Preston)

Ashok.Kakkar [at] McGill.CA (Prof. Ashok Kakkar)

Computer Science (School of)
jcheung [at] (Prof. Jackie Cheung)

Earth & Planetary Sciences
olivia.jensen [at] (Prof. Olivia Jensen)


Mathematics & Statistics
hurtubise [at] (Prof. Jacques Hurtubise)

rutledge [at] (Prof. Bob Rutledge)

Student representatives

Engineering Undergraduate Society
EUS VP Academic
vpacademic [at] (Raphi Zonis)

Medical Students' Society
MSS Vice-President Education
academics.mss [at] (Maxim Bastarache)

Post Graduate Students' Society
PGSS Academic Affairs Officer
academic.pgss [at] (Shufeng Zhou)

Science Undergraduate Society
SUS VP Academic
academic.sus [at] (Ellie Joung)

Library representatives

Head, Schulich Library
natalie.waters [at] (Natalie Waters)
Schulich Library

Physical Sciences and Engineering Liaison Librarian
Giovanna.Badia [at] (Giovanna Badia)
Schulich Library

Life Sciences Liaison Librarian
jill.boruff [at] (Jill Boruff)
Schulich Library



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