University Secretariat and Legal Counsel

University Secretariat and Legal Counsel

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(as revised April 29, 2014)

  1. To provide advice to Senate regarding:
  1. continuing matters and broad policies relating to the Library's support for the academic needs of the University;
  2. strategic planning for the Library, including but not limited to the budgetary process;
  3. Senate policies that affect the Library.


  1. To support Senate in serving as a forum for discussion and exchange of ideas among the members of the University community in all matters of an academic character relating to Library services and resources.
  2. To provide a written report annually to Senate, and to report at such other times as may be necessary or appropriate.


2 Ex Officio Members

Principal or delegate

Vice-Provost and University Librarian

9 Elected Members

4 faculty (3 year terms)

4 students (including at least one member of the Alma Mater Society and at least one member of the Society of Graduate and Professional Students)

1 staff


Membership Affiliation Status Term Ends
K. Norman Principal's Delegate (School of Rehabilitation Therapy) Ex Officio  
M. Whitehead Vice-Provost and University Librarian Ex Officio  
A. Braun Faculty (Geological Sciences & Geological Engineering) Elected Sep-2018
R. Currarino Faculty (History) Elected Sep-2019
S. McKinnon Faculty (Robert M. Buchan Department of Mining) Elected Sep-2020
M. Whittle A.M.S.  Elected Sep-2018
C. Normandeau S.G.P.S. Elected Sep-2018
S. Emerson Student (AMS) Elected Sep-2018
L. Mantella Student (SGPS) Elected Sep-2019
M. Shepherd Staff Elected Sep-2018

Chair: Vacant

Secretary: K. Christmas