Senate Membership

The McGill Senate is composed of 111 voting members broadly representative of the University's constituencies (faculty, staff, students, administrators, Board members and alumni).

The 2020-2021 Senate membership is listed in the table below. Please note that terms begin September 1st and end August 31st, unless otherwise indicated. The terms of student Senators begin June 1st and end May 31st.

Ex Officio
Chancellor Honourable Michael Meighen
Chair of the Board Ram Panda
Principal Suzanne Fortier
Provost Christopher Manfredi
Deputy Provost (Student Life and Learning) Fabrice Labeau
Vice-Principal (Administration and Finance) Yves Beauchamp
Vice-Principal (University Advancement) Marc Weinstein
Vice-Principal (Research and Innovation) Martha Crago
Vice-Principal (Communications and External Relations) Louis Arseneault
University Registrar & Executive Director, Enrolment Services Gillian Nycum 
Director, Teaching and Learning Services Laura Winer
Deans of Faculties
Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Anja Geitmann
Arts Jim Engle-Warnick (Acting Dean)
Dentistry Elham Emami
Education Dilson Rassier
Engineering Jim Nicell
Law Robert Leckey
Desautels Faculty of Management Morty Yalovsky (Interim)
Medicine David Eidelman
Schulich School of Music Brenda Ravenscroft
Science R. Bruce Lennox
Dean of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
Josephine Nalbantoglu
Dean of Students
Robin Beech
Trenholme Dean of Libraries
C. Colleen Cook
Dean of the School of Continuing Studies
Carola Weil
Representatives of the Board of Governors
Bob Babinski (June 30, 2022)
Manon Vennat (June 30, 2022)
Gael Eakin (June 30, 2023)
Elected Members
Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences

Jacqueline Bede (2021)
Jennifer Ronholm (2022)
Petra Rohrbach (2022)

Faculty of Arts

Alison Laywine (2021)
Tabitha Sparks (2021)
Lucyna Lach (2022)
Jim Engle-Warnick (2022)
Michael Fronda (2022)
Derek Nystrom (2022)
Joan Bartlett (2023)
Francisco Ruge-Murcia (2023)
Eran Shor (2023)
Narendra Subramanian (2023)

Faculty of Dentistry Svetlana Komarova (2021)
Faculty of Education

Bronwen Low (2023) 
Shaheen Shariff (2023)

Faculty of Engineering

Noémie-Manuelle Dorval Courchesne (2021)
Nathaniel Quitoriano (2022)
Andrew Kirk (2023)

David Theodore (2023)
Ipek Türeli (2023)

Faculty of Law Angela Campbell (2021)
Geneviève Saumier (2022)
Desautels Faculty of Management Jan Jorgensen (2021)
Samer Faraj (2023)
Faculty of Medicine

Laurie Snider (2021)
Laura Gonnerman (2021)
Susan Drouin (2021)
Beth Ann Cummings (2023)
Eleanor Elstein (2023)
Terry Hébert  (2023)
Momar Ndao (2023)

Edith Zorychta  (2023)
Kenneth Hastings (2023)
Bettina Willie (2023)
Jean Deschenes (2023)
Maiya Rachel Geddes (2023)
Srinivasan Krishnamurthy (2023)

Schulich School of Music Julie Cumming (2021)
Jean-Sébastien Vallée (2021)
Faculty of Science

David Stephens (2021)
Bettina Kemme (2022) 
Laura Nilson (2022)
Jacques Hurtubise (2022)
Sébastien Breau (2023)
Jeffrey McKenzie (2023)
Dima Perepichka (2023)
Martin Robillard (2023)
Tracy Webb (2023)

School of Continuing Studies

Kamal Salmasi (2021)

University Libraries

Marc Richard (2021)
Tatiana Bedjanian (2021)
Lucy Kiester (2023)

Alvin Shrier (2021)
Caroline Riches (2022)
Elizabeth Elbourne (2022)
Administrative and Support Staff
Group 1 Nellie Voudouris (2022)
Nancy Czemmel (2023)
Group 2 Debbie Eperjesi (2022)
Chantal Grignon (2023)
Group 3

Nathalie Sroka-Fillion (2023)
Arnav Manchanda (2023)

Elected Student Members
Students' Society of McGill University (SSMU):
Jemark Earle SSMU President
Brooklyn Frizzle SSMU VP University Affairs
Adrienne Tessier Law
Mu Rong Yang Education
Darshan Daryanani Arts
Mary Lynne Loftus Arts 
Haoyi Qiu Science
Shaainee Ramnawaz Arts & Science
Krishna Uttamchandani Management
Emile Brulé-Champagne Engineering
Samer Salameh Medicine
Addy Parsons Music 
Joella Reev Physical & Occupational Therapy
McGill Association of Continuing Education Students (MACES):
Dahlia Dias, VP Academic Affairs
Roubina Karaminassian
Macdonald Campus Students' Association (MCSS):
Leela Riddle-Merritte
Post-Graduate Students' Society (PGSS):
Babatunde Alli
Sophie Osiecki, PGSS Academic Affairs Officer
Kristi Kouchakji, PGSS University Affairs Commissioner
Jessica Rose, PGSS Member-at-Large
Postdoctoral Scholar
Harmehr Sekhon


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