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Queen's University

Elected Members N - Z



Portrait of Nik NanosNik Nanos

BA(History)'88, BA Honours(Politics)'88, EMBA'10, Ottawa. Floor Senior, Gordon House, Chairman, Leonard Field Resident's Society, Member, Queen's Model Parliament, President, Queen's Debating Union, Valedictorian, 2010 Ottawa EMBA. President Nanos Research, a market research and polling company founded while still an undergraduate. Nik is a research associate professor with SUNY, the official pollster for CTV News and a Global Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington DC. He is also a Fellow of the Marketing Research and Intelligence Association of Canada. Current term to 2018.



Portrait of Bridget O'GradyBridget O’Grady

MPA'05, BAH'03 (History), R.S. McLaughlin Fellowship winner, Gold Medal winner. As a proud alumnus, I am committed to expanding student aid and access to internships and international learning experiences. I continue to welcome the opportunity to contribute to the University as a member of the Council. Current term to 2017.





Portrait of David Pattenden

David Pattenden

BA(Hons)'67, MA'69, LLB'71 MEd'74, LLD'03. Queen’s Law Scholarship and Graduate McLaughlin Scholarship. Previously: lecturer Queen’s Law School, Commerce, MBA programmes, CEO and Chairman UTDC group (Lavalin-Bombardier), SAGIT Committee for NAFTA, Board Kingston General Hospital, School of Medicine Review Committee for Cancer Research Institute, Chair Dean’s Steering Committee for Queen’s Law School, CEO of Ontario Medical Association (OMA), Queen’s Board of Trustees Audit and Risk Committee, Student Health and Safety Task Force (Chair), Board/Senate Retreat Planning Group. Currently: Queen’s Board of Trustees Governance and Nominating Committee, Queen’s University Council Program Committee, Chairman Queen’s Human Mobility Research Centre, Chairman of the Atrial Fibrillation Association of Canada. Elected by the University Council to the Board of Trustees - current term to 2015. Current term on University Council to 2015.

Portrait of Annette PaulAnnette Paul

BA(Hons)'98, CFRE, MPA (Cand). Executive Director, Alma Mater Society of Queen’s University, Associate Director, Queen’s School of Business, Senior Relationship Manager, Queen's School of Business, Director, Development, Daily Bread Food Bank, Board Member, Learning Enrichment Foundation, Chair, National Philanthropy Day, Association of Fundraising Professionals, South-Eastern Ontario, AMS Vice-President University Affairs 1996–97. Agnes Benidickson Tricolour Award Recipient 1998. Member, Senate Committee on Scholarships and Student Aid 1995–97. Member and Co-chair, Committee on Women’s Affairs, Queen’s University Alumni Association 1998–2001. Queen’s University Alumni Association Board of Directors, 2000–01. Chair, AMS Alumni Council, 2008–2010. Current term to 2015.

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Portrait of Kathleen PritchardKathleen I. Pritchard

BA'69, MD'71. Senior Scientist, Sunnybrook Research Institute. Medical Oncologist, Sunnybrook Odette Cancer Centre. Departmental Division Director, Medical Oncology and Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Member of the Queen’s University Council (2003-present). Contributed to Council Reform and Program Committee. Active in fund-raising for the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine. Board Member and Vice Chair of the Research Health Care Advisory Committee of the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation (CBCF) Ontario Division (2010-15). Honored with a 2015 Women of Action Award by the Israeli Cancer Research Fund. Grandmother of three. Current term to 2015.


Portrait of Dawn RobertsonDawn K. Robertson

BA'97, BA(Hons)'99, LLB’06(Osgoode). Formerly a lawyer with Fasken Martineau LLP in Toronto. Member of the Law Society of Upper Canada. LLB from Osgoode Hall Law School, 2006. Past volunteer with Pro Bono Law Ontario Duty Counsel program. Student activities at Queen's; Chair, Canadian Student Leadership Conference (1998–99); AMS Campus Activities Commissioner (1997–98); Member, Queen's Model Parliament Committee (1994–97); President, Adelaide and Ban Righ House (1995–96). Current term to 2016.




Portrait of Laura RobinsonLaura Robinson

PhD'98; Associate Professor and Head, Department of English, Royal Military College. Queen’s Senate Educational Equity Committee 2001–02. W.J. Barnes Award for Teaching Excellence, Queen's University, 2001–02. Board of Directors, Nipissing Transition House, 2002–05. Nipissing University Board of Governors, 2005–06. Prizes and Awards Committee, RMC 2005–2012. Acting Chair, Prizes and Awards Committee, 2011–12. Syllabus Committee, RMC 2005–2010. Member-at-large, Canadian Military Colleges Faculty Association 2007–2013. Mentor, Loren Scholar Program. Academic Colleague, Council of Ontario Universities 2012–15. RMCC Senate, 2012–15. Board of Directors, Kingston Interval House, 2005–09 and 2012-2014. Board of Directors, Martha’s Table, 2014–present. Current term to 2017.



Portrait of Phil SagerPhil Sager

BSc '03, MBA'07 (INSEAD). Is a manager in Bain & Company’s Toronto office. A member of the global airline practice, Phil works with clients in North America, Asia, Europe and Latin America and frequently leads employee training programs. At Queen’s he was passionate about improving the quality of undergraduate education and through his role on the engineering society executive made a significant contribution to the development of Applied Science’s Integrated Learning Center. He played varsity curling and is a member of the Sci'03 permanent year executive. Current term to 2016.

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Portrait of Nasseem SaloojeeNaseem Saloojee

BCom'06, MBA'11 (Harvard); Chief Operating Officer, Global Infrastructure Initiative (GII) with McKinsey & Company. Former consultant (Engagement Manager) with McKinsey & Company. Former Senior Management Associate with Bridgewater Associates. Former consultant with Monitor Group. Board of Directors of Students Offering Support. Past member of North York YMCA Regional Council board. Named "Volunteer of the Year" by YMCA of Greater Toronto. Section President (Class President) at Harvard Business School. Queen's activities included Academics Commissioner, Queen's Commerce Society (2004–05); Queen's Student-Faculty liaison (2002–03); Debater, Queen's Debating Union (2002–06). Current term to 2017.



Portrait of Janet SimJanet E. Sim

BA/BPHE'75, BEd'76, LLB'80. Partner, Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP. Past Chair, Canadian and Ontario Bar Association, Trusts and Estates Sections. Gael Leader 1972. Secretary, Queen’s Law Students’ Society 1978–79. Married to Kenneth G. Hood, LLB'80. Mother of Graham A. Hood, BA(Hon)'07, MPA'08 and Julia C. Hood, BA(Hon)'10. Current term to 2015.





Portrait of John SteticJohn Stetic

BSc(Eng)'97; VP Product Management at Novell; Co-Founder and Director, Product Management at PlateSpin (acquired by Novell); Technical Manager and Engineer at Toronto based start-ups. 1997 Tricolour Award Selection Committee, 1994 Chief FREC, 1996 Engineering Society Executive, 1993–96 VP Class Executive and Permanent Year Executive, 1998 Engineering Society Speaker, 1994–96 Queen's Solar Vehicle Team. Current term to 2017.




Portrait of Dan TischDan Tisch

BA'88, EMBA'96. CEO of national public relations firm. Expertise in reputation management & non-profit governance. Chair, External Relations & Development Committee, Queen’s Board of Trustees; Director, PARTEQ Innovations; University Councillor; Lecturer, School of Business; Queen’s parent (Eric, Arts'16). Past: MBA class reunion coordinator, Arts & Science Undergraduate Society Executive, Queen’s Journal Editorial Board. Former Senior Advisor to Minister of Foreign Affairs. Governor, North York General Hospital, 2001–2011. Chair, Social Venture Partners Toronto, 2010–2013. Chair, Global Alliance for PR & Communication Management, 2011–2013. Leader, Scouts Canada, 2000–date. Fellow, Canadian Public Relations Society. Elected by the University Council to the Board of Trustees – current term to 2017. Current term on University Council to 2018.


Portrait of Katie WallaceKatie Wallace

BComm'77, MBA'79. VP, MCW Medicine Professional Corporation. Senior communications/marketing professional (retired). Student member AMS, Class President, Mgr Varsity Synchro Swim Team, Mgr Queen's Events Bar Service; Business Mgr Golden Words. Extensive volunteer experience: YWCA/Mumnet Toronto, ThinkFirst Canada, Toronto General & Western Hospital Foundation, IODE, Therapeutic Clowns Canada, Crescent School, Havergal College. Key strengths include decisive leadership, effective team building, insightful strategic/strong analytical skills. Married to Chris Wallace (Meds'80/BSc'76). Parent of Michael Wallace (BComm'08) and Elizabeth Wallace (BAHonsEconomics'10). Current term to 2018.

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Portrait of Alan WhyteAlan Whyte

BA'76, LLB'79. Alan is a labour and employment lawyer with Cunningham, Swan in Kingston, and is a former vice-chair of the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario. Alan has considerable board/governance experience in the education sector. Alan resides near Belleville with Katherine Allen, Meds'79. Alan is committed to maintaining Queens’ strong reputation nationally and internationally. Current term to 2016.




Portrait of Tom WoodhallTom Woodhall

BSc(Eng)'06, BA'06, MSc(Eng)'08. Transportation Engineer for BA Group. Tom was active as a representative to the Engineering Society and the A.M.S., serving both as deputy speaker. A former Campus Bookstore (QUESSI) Director and Chair of Finance, Tom wrote for the Journal, competed on the engineering rugby team, and volunteered with outreach projects. As an SGPS member helped rewrite the society by-laws. Also a former Clark Hall Pub business manager, Tom worked for Science Quest and is the current Sci05 President. Current term to 2016




Portrait of Elain K. WuElaine K. Wu

BA(Hons)'98, MIR'00, LLB'03. Provincial Specialist, Employment Practices Branch, Ontario Ministry of Labour. Member of the Law Society of Upper Canada. 2008 Recipient of the Marsha Lampman Award for service and dedication as an ambassador on behalf of Queen's. Past President of the Toronto Branch of the QUAA, co-chair of the John Orr Award Dinner and Dance Organizing Committee (2007 and 2008), Chair, Education and Culture Committee (2005–2007). Current term to 2017




Portrait of Carol YuenCarol Yuen

BSc'03. Bachelor of Nursing (2009). Registered Nurse. Member, College and Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta. Member, Victorian Order of Nurses (2009), University of Calgary, Faculty of Medicine - Cancer Research (2004–07). Volunteer with Calgary Communities Against Sexual Abuse (2005–2009). Member, Calgary Stampede Next Generation Council (2006). Student volunteer with Queen’s Kaleidoscope (1998–1999). Student member of Queen’s Varsity Development Rowing Crew (1998). Current term to 2016.


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