BA(Hons)’01, MPA’06 (Carleton). Director, Health Canada Communications and Public Affairs Branch (2012-present). Special Advisor to the Assistant Deputy Minister Strategic Policy Branch - Health Canada (2009-2011). Senior Policy Analyst, Health Canada, (2007-2009) Policy Analyst, Health Canada, 2006-07. Performance Measurement Officer, Health Canada 2005-06. Telefundraising Coordinator, Queen’s Advancement Office 2001-04. Consultant, Queen’s Advancement External Services 2001-04. Elected Member, Queen's University Council, 2005-2017. Heart and Stroke Foundation Volunteer, 2010-2012 Health Canada Student Mentor, 2008-2010 Member Organizing Committee, Canadian Evaluation Society - Case-Competition 2004-05. Conference Coordinator, Queen’s Faculty of Education 2000. Chair, Queen’s Commitment to Area and Region (QCARE) 1999-2000. Chair, Queen’s University United Way Student Campaign 1998-99. Volunteer, Queen’s for Literacy 1999. Volunteer, Queen’s Heart & Stroke Foundation 1999. Social Coordinator, Queen’s Performing Arts Committee 1997-98. Gael 1997. Current term to 2017.
BA(Hons)’01, Master Spatial Analysis (MSA - Ryerson and U of T)’03. Senior manager of the Inuvialuit Land Administration division of the Inuvialuit Regional Corporation. Responsible for the management of ~90,000km2 of lands (both surface and subsurface) owned by the Inuvialuit Regional Corporation. Current projects being permitted or prepared for include the Inuvik – Tuktoyaktuk Highway, NWT Fibre Optic Cable, Mackenzie Gas Project and various smaller research, tourism, community and low impact private developments. Member Queen’s Model United Nations 1998–99. Accepted on Academic Exchange with University of Edinburgh, 1999–00. Volunteer: East Three Canoe Club, Inuvik Civil Air Search and Rescue Association, End of the Road Music Festival, Inuvik Youth Centre, Ducks Unlimited and Co-founder Tuktoyaktuk Canoe Project. Current term to 2016.
BSc(Hons)'06; AMS Social Issues Commissioner (2004-05); Queen's Musical Theatre Board (2004-05). Currently PhD Student in Adult Education and Community Development at OISE, University of Toronto; MS'13 in Organizational Change Management from The New School, New York City. National Coordinator, Sierra Youth Coalition's Sustainable Campuses program (2006-08); Managing Director, Energy Action Coalition (2009-2010); Interim Executive Director, Southern Energy Network (2011). Board member of Tools for Change, The Babel Project. Profiled in Vanity Fair, Alternatives Journal; media appearances include Mike Duffy Live and The Agenda with Steve Paikin. Current term to 2017.
BA’70, PhD’76. Accredited Business Communicator; Post Doctoral Fellow, The Disraeli Project; Sessional Lecturer Department of Political Studies; Twenty-nine year career as federal public servant in a variety of departments specializing in communications, marketing and publishing; Senior Communications Advisor, CORCAN, Correctional Service of Canada, retired; Chair, Family Partnering Committee, Habitat for Humanity, National Capital Region, Past Member ; International Association of Business Communicators; the Board of Directors Habitat for Humanity National Capital Region; Board of Directors, Ottawa Humane Society. Current term to 2017.
BCom'90, Masters in International Business, Vienna University of Business and Economics ’93, 2 year Diploma in International Relations, Vienna Diplomatic Academy,’94. Foreign Service Officer, Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development. Diplomatic postings in Ireland, Zimbabwe, Germany and Côte d’Ivoire. At Queen’s: Chief Boss 1987, Chairperson of Q’BET 1989, bartender at Clark Hall 1988-1990, volunteer at crisis call-in centre, 1989-1990. Presently volunteer with Ottawa Humane Society and Ottawa-Carleton Association for Persons with Developmental Disabilities. Current term to 2016.
BNSc'85, BEd'89 (UofT), MA'97 (C.M.U.) Head of Guidance at Collingwood Collegiate Institute. Reunion Co-ordinator for Nursing '85 and editor of Anecdotal Notes (1985–94). Volunteered with Craigleith Summer Club as committee member (2004–09); Craigleith Tennis Chairman (2006–09); Craigleith Snow School committee member (2003–06); Collingwood District Supervisor with Canadian Ski Patrol System (1992–95); currently treasurer for OSSTF District 17 Educational Services Committee. Current term to 2016.
BCom'07, MBA (Schulich)'11. Marketing at Colgate-Palmolive. Former AMS VP Operations, Commerce Society Academics Commissioner, Residence Don, Queen’s Campus Tour Guide, Walkhome Staff, Queen’s Centre Building Committee, Queen’s School of Business Promotion, Tenure & Renewal Committee, Queen’s Daycare Board of Directors. Recipient of the Commerce Undergraduate Award and Diana Blake Memorial Book Prize. John Orr Chair (2009 & 2010), Committee Member (2007, 2008, 2011), and Selection Committee (2009, 2010, 2011). Co-chair of Colgate-Palmolive’s United Way Campaign (2008 & 2009). Judge for Queen’s Entrepreneurs Competition (2007 & 2008). Current term to 2015.
BA'87. Senior Counsel and Managing Director, Communications, the Offord Group, a Canadian philanthropic consulting company. Member of University Council since 2003. Vice-Chair of the Executive Committee of Council. Member of the University Council Reform Planning Group and the Board of Trustees External Relations and Development Committee. Past Vice-President, Canadian Council for the Advancement of Education. Past board member, Queen’s Alumni Association. Staff member in Queen’s Advancement 1988-1999. Queen’s Herb Hamilton Award Winner 2000. Queen’s Journal 1984-88 (News Editor 1987–88), writer for the Conduit, and member of the Status of Women Committee 1987–88. Member of the Marty, Royce and Lynett Scholarship selection committee 1998–2000. Current term to 2015.
At Queen's, Mustafa was CFO of Queen's Opera Company, Deputy Commerce Academic Commissioner and Chair of the Equality Issues Committee. He is a board member of Queen's University Investment Council. Current term to 2017.
BScEng)'02, BSc'03, MEng'09 (UBC), PEng, CCE, Biomedical Engineer - St. Paul’s Hospital. 2012 CMBES Early Career Achievement Award, AMEC Chief Executives Young Achiever (UK'05). Membership: PEng (PEO & APEGBC), Canadian Medical and Biological Engineering Society (Exec. Officer Professional Affairs), IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. Queen’s: FREC ('99), ISC Herstmonceux Castle ('01), Camp Outlook Leader for Youth-at-Risk (2000–02), Rock Band "Poison Ibey" opened for Rheostatics at Clark Hall and played Sci Formal ('00). Volunteer: Queen’s Halifax and Vancouver Alumni. Current term to 2015.
BSc'02(Life Sciences). BA'09(Health Studies). Founder and Director of Body Unity Integrative Health Care & Wellness. Member of multiple healthcare industry committees including, active President of the Board of Directors for Mindfulness Everyday. Founder, Canadian Integrative Health Care Convention. I am so grateful for the experiences that I had at Queen’s University. It was challenging and filled with personal evolution, crazy fun and fear. In retrospect, if I knew then what I know now I would have done things a bit differently. Now, in this role as a University Councillor I am excited to have the opportunity to give back and help this institution of excellence, continue on the transformational journey of growth, change and betterment. Current term to 2018.
BASc (Eng)'02, BA'03, MBA'11 (INSEAD). Adam works as an investment banker with CIBC specializing in international transactions. Adam also sits on the board of St John’s Ambulance and Calgary’s Glenbow Museum. While completing his Chemical Engineering and Classical Studies degrees, Adam competed in varsity rugby and varsity wrestling, as well as alpine skiing. He was involved in the Engineering Society, the AMS and chaired the QUESSI (Campus Bookstore) Board of Directors. In 2008, Adam summitted Mount Everest. Current term to 2017.
BSc(Hons)’00, LLB’03 (Dalhousie). Principal Owner at Mala Joshi, Barrister & Solicitor, Member, Law Society of Upper Canada, Canadian Bar Association. Student member of Queen’s Student Constables and Arts and Science Year Society 1999–2000. Member of the Editorial Board of Canada Law Book’s Canadian Patent Reporter (CPR). Past Director of the Canadian Association of Professional Regulatory Affairs. Secretary of the National Intellectual Property Section of the Canadian Bar Association. Current term to 2015.
Jess graduated with a BAH in History. While at Queen's, she was active as a Gael, a Coordinator for ArtSci Orientation, a Deputy Commissioner and then VP University Affairs with the AMS in 1995–96. Jess also worked on campus with AMS Walk Home, Queen's Telethon, and the Department of Alumni Affairs. Jess was previously involved in the Toronto Branch Executive, lastly in the position of Vice President. For 8 years, Jess has been involved with the QUAA Board, as MiniU Co-chair, then EVP Marketing and Communications, and is the recent Past President. Current term to 2018.
Princeton'00, MA'03. Lucky husband and father of two boys, happily settled in Toronto. Privileged to serve as Chief Economist for RBC Global Asset Management, providing insight into Canada and the world. Previous employment: TD, Statistics Canada, Goldman Sachs. Canadian Junior Track Team, 1996. Current term to 2017.
BSc(Mech Eng) '82, PEng., MBA'99 (Ottawa), PMP- President Strateff Solutions Inc., Member of the Professional Association of Engineers of Ontario, Project Management Institute. Board Member - Kingston General Hospital. Past Board Member - Thousand Island Development Corporation, Brockville General Hospital and le Syndicat du St Bernard. Member of the Queen’s Campus Master Site Plan Advisory Board. Parent to three Queen’s engineering grads. VP Operations - Eng Soc. 1981–82 and Manager Clark Hall Pub 1980–81. Served one term on University Council 2006-2012. Current term to 2018.
ARCT(Toronto)'04, BCom'07, BA'07, MBA'11 (Harvard). McKinsey Engagement Manager; formerly at Morgan Stanley, Monitor Group and P&G. Advised senior policy makers, politicians and corporate executives across multiple sectors. Presently Vice Chair of Youth Empowering Parents; Director & Treasurer of Bright Futures of Burkina Faso. Formerly head of Harvard Business School’s Board Fellows program and Canadian delegate, 37th St. Gallen Symposium (Switzerland). At Queen’s: President of the Queen’s Student Opera Company; Chair of the Peer Judicial Boards; Managing Editor of the Queen’s International Observer; Editor-in-Chief of COMMotion; Queen’s Commerce Society Treasurer and Board Member. Elected by the University Council to the Board of Trustees - current term to 2017. Current term on University Council to 2016.
BA'02, BScE (Mech)'02, Professional Engineer (OIQ), Cum Laude graduate of the International Space University (MSc'08), 10+ years of industry experience with various private aerospace companies and public organisations. Currently employed by MDA Satellite Systems and assigned to Canada’s RadarSat Constellation Mission. Significant international experience living, travelling, and working in 30+ countries. Avid sports enthusiast. Queen’s highlights include President of Scuba Club 2000–02, FREC Committee '99, CHP SciCon 2000–02, EngSoc 1998–02, MECH'02 Hockey Team 1998–06. Current term to 2015.
BSc(Hons Geology)'72, BEd'93. Executive Assistant to the Dean and International Officer (Faculty of Education). Member: Queen's International Programs Committee, Joint Health and Safety Committee, Exchange Co-ordinators Sub-Committee. Past executive, Queen’s University Staff Association. Past President, Queen's Alumni Association (Kingston Branch). Past member, Queen's International Centre Council, Ban Righ Board, Career Services Advisory Committee. Secretary and organizing committees, Queen's Miller Geology Club 1970–72. Volunteer with Rideau 1000 Islands Master Gardeners, Kingston Horticultural Society. Current term to 2015.
BSc(Eng)'98, LLB; A Queen’s biography is best told by family & friends. Family: husband of Eileen and father of Pearse, son of Phelim & Dymphna, brother of Stephen, Kevin & Niall. Friends: rooted so deeply in my Queen’s experience - Track & Field, (1993–94); Engineering Society - Scribe (1993), Year President (1994), Exec. Vice-President (1995); Permanent Year Exec. and Queen’s Eng Young Leaders (current). Since Queen’s…engineer in Canada, Finland & Ireland (1998-01). Law student in Windsor, New York & Copenhagen (2001–04). Litigation lawyer at Torys LLP (2005–Present). Current term to 2017.
BA(Hons)'02, MPP (SFU)'08. Director of Policy for the Minister of Energy (Ontario). Previous policy and issues management experience with the Ministries of Transportation and Municipal Affairs (Ontario). President of the SFU MPP Alumni Association and Graduate Student Society Representative (2008-10). Volunteer with Queen's Camp Outlook, member of Queen's STRIVE sustainability committee and employee with the Enrichment Mini Course Program. CSIA Certified Ski Instructor. Current term to 2015.
BA’92, PMP. While at Queen’s Lara launched the Queen’s Legacy of Achievement, including obtaining a $10M seed grant from the Lawson foundation. Lara has an MBA from NYU, 10+ years of management consulting experience and works in Outsourcing at BMO. Lara has been a QUAA Vice President for 2 years and was recently honoured with the Herbert J. Hamilton award for her work on Queen’s inaugural MiniU. Current term to 2015.
BSc(Eng)'04; John works as an Equity Research Associate at TD Securities in Toronto, where he follows the Canadian alternative energy sector. While at Queen's, John was the President of the Engineering Society (2003–2004) and a Don on Eng Floor (2004–2005); he was also a member of the Senate (2002–2003), Campus Bookstore board of directors (2003–2005) and FREC Committee (2000–2001). John wants to see increased efforts by Queen's to strengthen its ties with young graduates. Current term to 2017.