O.C.,B.A.'65, Ph.D.'72 (Princeton), LL.D.'02, LL.D.'07 (UBC), LL.D.'07(Ottawa). Assistant Deputy Minister, Employment and Immigration (1980-84); Assistant Deputy Minister, Finance (1984-92); Deputy Minister, Finance (1992-97); Deputy Minister of Health (1998-2001); Governor, Bank of Canada (2001-08); Assistant Professor, Queen's (1968-72); Associate Professor, Johns Hopkins (1977-80); Executive in Residence, UBC (1997-98); Visiting Professor, Simon Fraser (1997-98). He is Senior Advisor at Bennett Jones LLP one of Canada's leading law firms. He is a member of the board of directors of Canadian Utilities Limited, ATCO Limited, the Bank of Nova Scotia, the C.D. Howe Institute and the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research. Also, he co-chairs the Global Market Monitoring Group of the International Institute of Finance. In 2009, he was elected a fellow of the Royal Society of Canada.
B.A.(Hons.)'80, D.Phil.'83 (Oxford). Daniel Woolf became Queen's University's 20th Principal and Vice-Chancellor on Sept 1 2009. Formerly Dean of Arts at the University of Alberta, he has also been a professor and administrator at McMaster University and Dalhousie University. Born in Britain and raised in Winnipeg, he studied history at Queen's (BAH 1980) before earning a DPhil at Oxford University (1983) and then returning to Queen's as a SSHRC postdoctoral fellow in history. A specialist in early modern British history and in the history of historical thought and writing, he is also a Professor in the Queen's History Department and remains active in research and graduate supervision. He is married and has three children, one of them a Queen's alumnus. He is a Fellow of a number of learned societies, including the Royal Society of Canada.
B.A.(Hons.) Candidate ’13. Queen’s Centre Student Working Group (2011-12). Director, ASUS Board of Directors (2011-12). Photographer, ASUS (2011). Walkhome (2011). Co-Founder, The Basement Incubator Project (2011). Marketing Director & Operations Coordinator of Impact National Conference, Impact Entrepreneurship Group (2010). Rector Candidate (2010). Queen’s Model Parliament (2010-12). Queen’s Leadership Excellence and Development Conference (2008). Co-Founder, Line One Magazine (2007-2009). Entertainment Director, TooGood Café (2008). He’s an aspiring entrepreneur interested in affecting positive change to education in Canada.
B.A.'79 (UofT). VP Keystone Property Management Inc. Honoured recipient of 2009 Ontario Volunteer Service Award. Past recipient of Kingston Livable City Design and Frontenac Historic Foundation Awards for preservation of local Architectural Heritage. Long-time resident of Queen's neighborhood, married to Jay and mother of Mathew MBA MCP '10 (Penn), Shira BFA’07 (UWO) and Hailey BA’13 (McGill). Committed to fostering a strong and mutually satisfying town gown relationship for the benefit of Students and the Community. Chair of the Campus Planning & Development Committee. Elected by the Benefactors - current term to 2016.
Elected by the Undergraduate students - current term to 2015.
B.S., Business Administration '87, Rochester Institute of Technology. President, Helen Bader Foundation Inc., Milwaukee, Wis., a family philanthropy making grants to a diversity of innovative programs in Wisconsin and Israel. Established in mother's memory in 1992, the Foundation's current interests for funding include aging, youth, economic development, and Jewish education. Chairman, Granite Microsystems, Inc., Mequon, Wis., a manufacturer of custom-integrated computers and computer-related products, serving original equipment manufacturers and industrial clients. Board Member: American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, Greater Milwaukee Committee, International Centre for Democratic Transition, Rochester Institute of Technology, Cedarburg Pharmaceuticals. Elected by the Board - current term to 2014.
B.Com.(Hons.)’76, FCA; Senior Vice-President & Controller, Bell Canada Enterprises, (2003 to present); Vice President & Controller, Enbridge Inc. (2000-03); Vice-President & Controller, TransCanada PipeLines Limited (1997-2000); member of the Institutes of Chartered Accountants of Ontario and Alberta; member of the Board of Financial Executives International (Canada) 2004-2011; member of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants’ Accounting Standards Oversight Council 2006-2012, the Canadian Performance Reporting Board since 2006 and active on a number of CICA committees; former member of the Board of the Calgary chapter of Kids Help Phone and the Galileo Educational Network. Recipient of The Women's Executive Network (WXN) Canada's Most Powerful Women Top 100TM in 2009 in their Professional category. Elected by the Board - current term to 2016.
B.A.(Hons.) (Windsor), M.A. (Windsor), Certificate in Labour Relations (Queen's). Registrar, Queen's Faculty of Education. Bob has worked in Education, Student Affairs, ITServices, Policy Studies, and Political Studies. A former Member of Senate (Windsor and Queen's). In the field, he was president, Student Affairs and Services Association of CACUSS. In the city, he was a panel member for eight years on the City of Kingston Committee of Adjustment. He is a member of the Queen's University Association of Queer Employees (QUAQE), an advocate of Positive Space, and supporting the LGBTQQ community at Queen's and in Kingston. Elected by the Staff - current term to 2015.
B.Sc.(Hons.)’69, M.Sc.’95 (London); Fellow of the Canadian Institute of Actuaries since 1973; completed the Institute of Corporate Directors (ICD) Directors Education Program in May 2007 (UofT); became an Institute-certified Director (ICD.D) in July, 2007. Before retiring was a consulting actuary at Eckler Ltd., where he consulted primarily on the design and funding of pension plans with special expertise in the areas of mergers and acquisitions and executive retirement arrangements. National Board of Directors of the Canadian Cancer Society (1989-92); National Board of the CNIB (1997-2001); Chair of the CNIB National Audit Committee (2005-2009); Vice-Chair of the McMichael Canadian Art Foundation Board (2006-2012); and was on the Board of Eckler (2002-07). Appointed by the Board - current term to 2016.
Rosemary Jolly B.A. (Saskatoon) 1985; M.A. (Toronto) 1987; Ph.D. (Toronto) 1991, Faculty Member 1991- . Research focuses on gender-based violence and HIV/AIDS, and Southern African literatures. Frank Knox Award for Teaching Excellence winner, co-founder of award-winning rape crisis clinics; board member, International Coalition on AIDS and Development. A CIHR and SSHRC funded researcher, she recognizes faculty’s lived experiences of budget cuts across the disciplines. Has conducted research in institutions abroad (South Africa, UK, Australia Visiting Fellowships): is particularly interested in how Queen’s develops its international profile in the coming years. Elected by the Faculty - current term to 2013.
A.R.C.T. (Toronto) ’04, B.Com.’07, B.A.’07, M.B.A.’11 (Harvard). McKinsey Consultant; formerly at Morgan Stanley, Monitor Group and P&G. Advised senior policy makers, politicians and corporate executives across multiple sectors. Presently serve on several non-profit arts, education and microfinance boards in Canada, the U.S. and Burkina Faso. Formerly Co-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 2014. Current term on University Council to 2016.
Elected by the Graduate students - current term to 2015.
B.A. (Hons.) ’85, LL.B. ’88; Head of Securities Litigation, Gowlings LLP since 2008; Repeatedly recognized as “Best Lawyer” in Canada (Securities); Deputy Director of Enforcement and Chief Litigation Counsel, Ontario Securities Commission (2003 – 2008); Vice-Chair, Litigation Department, Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP, Toronto (1990 – 2003); first woman rector (1986 – 1988); Vice-President, (University Affairs) of the AMS (1984 – 1985); past part-time faculty of Osgoode Law School and Faculty of Law at Queen’s in Trial Practice Skills. Elected by the Board – current term to 2014.
B.A.(Hons)’73, Fellow - the Cdn Securities Inst., C.F.A.’87; TD Bank Financial Group: President, TD Asset Management 2002- 2010 and Senior Vice President 1997-2010, Vice President 1993-97, Assistant General Manager 1992-93, Manager 1990-92. Member of the Board, Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Board and TD Asset Management. Member, Toronto Society of Financial Analysts; Appointed Chair of the Board, Queen’s University, June 2012; Member of the Board, Perimeter Institute, and Greenwood College School; Former Member of the Board, Canadian Coalition for Good Governance, Investment Counsel Association of Canada, UNICEF Canada, Shaw Festival and Canstage; Past President of the Ticker Club. Honoured as a recipient of the Ontario Volunteer Award and by The Women’s Executive Network (WXN) in 2004 as one of Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100TM in their Trailblazer category; Former Chair, Fieldstone Day School Parents’ Association. Member of Caledon Ski Club, The Ticker Club, the Badminton & Racquet Club, The Toronto Golf Club. Elected by the Board - current term to 2016.
B.A.(Hons)’67, M.A.’69, LL.B.’71 M.Ed.’74, LL.D.’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). Currently: Queen’s Board of Trustees: Audit and Pension Committees, Chair Health and Safety Committee, Chairman Cannasat Therapeutics Inc., Board Queen’s Human Mobility Research Centre. Elected by the University Council - current term to 2015.
B.Sc.(Eng.)'84, Ph.D.'98, CFA. Don leads the CPP Investment Board's overall investment strategy across all public and private markets. He started his career at Burns Fry Ltd and Goldman Sachs & Co. Prior to developing an interest in finance, Don worked for Schlumberger in China and trained as a pilot in the Canadian Armed Forces. Part-time, he is currently an Adjunct Professor of Finance and Chair of the International Centre for Pension Management at the University of Toronto's Rotman School of Management. At Queen’s Don was President of the Graduate Students’ Society and a Big Brother. Elected by the Board - current term to 2016.
B.Com. ’83; President and C.E.O, BNP Paribas (Canada). Mr. Speal’s business career in New York and Canada has focused on corporate and investment banking and commodity derivatives. President and C.E.O., of Paribas Bank of Canada from 1996 to 2000. Prior to 1997 he was the global head of commodity derivatives for Banque Paribas based out of New York and Managing Director of R.P. Urfer & Co., a NY-based investment banking boutique. In addition, Mr. Speal is formerly a member of the Board of Directors of InterOil Corporation, a publicly listed Canadian energy company with operations in Papua New Guinea. Son of better-known alumni George Speal (B.Com. ’54); husband of better-known alumni Sue Rooks (B.Com. ’84), Mr. Speal is originally from Kingston and now resides in Toronto. Elected by the Board - current term to 2016.
Elected by the Staff - current term to 2017.
B.Sc. (Eng.) '85, M.B.A.'91 (Harvard). President and CEO Kinetico Incorporated - a B.Sc. (Eng.) '85, M.B.A.'91 (Harvard). President and CEO Kinetico Incorporated - a leading global manufacturer of residential and commercial water purification and water treatment systems. Prior: Chief Marketing Officer, Kinetico. Senior Partner, Monitor Group and Chief Application Officer, M2C - Monitor's marketing strategy group specializing in growth strategies. Member of M2C's leadership team, and co-founder of Marketing Software Services Group. Bar manager, Clark Hall Pub. EngSoc award for Managerial excellence. Elected by the University Council to the Board of Trustees – current term to 2015. Ex Officio member on University Council to 2015.
B.A.'88, E.M.B.A.'96. CEO of leading national public relations firm. Expertise in reputation management & non-profit governance. Lecturer & advisor, Queen’s School of Business, 1996-date. Reunion coordinator, 1997-2006. Internal Affairs Commissioner, member of ASUS Assembly, 1986-87. Sports Editor, Queen's Journal, 1985-86. Former Senior Advisor to Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs. Governor, North York General Hospital, 2001-11. Co-Chair, Social Venture Partners Toronto. Chair, Churchill Society for Advancement of Parliamentary Democracy, 2004-07. Leader, Scouts Canada, 2000-date. Chair, Global Alliance for PR & Communication Management. Communications Advisory Committee, Ontario Trillium Foundation. Fellow, Canadian Public Relations Society. Elected by the University Council to the Board of Trustees - current term to 2014. Ex Officio member on University Council to 2014.
Elected by the Faculty - current term to 2017.
Sc.'86. Principal, Appleby College. Formerly Vice Principal, Upper Canada College. Worked for 13 years in Alumni Affairs at Queen’s (Director from 1992-99.) Active in dozens of Queen’s groups, including: President, University Club; President, AMS; QUESSI; EngSoc; Campaign for Queen’s; Challenge Campaign; University Council; and many Alumni groups. Recipient of Tricolour Award, Engineering Society Award, and Herbert Hamilton Award. Involved in many professional and community organizations including CCAE, CASE, Gatehouse Family Co-op, Habitat for Humanity, Christ Church Deer Park, and Barrow Foundation Recipient of CCAE Lifetime Achievement Award. Member Board of Trustees Advancement (Chair) and Nominating Committees. Elected by the University Council to the Board of Trustees - current term to 2013. Current term on University Council to 2016.
B.A.'82, M.P.A.'83. CEO National Arts Centre Foundation (2009-present). Previously, Director of Communications and Public Affairs, NAC (2001-2009). Director of Communications Export Development Canada (1998-2001). Director of Communications, Office of the Speaker of the House of Commons (1997-98). Member, Board of Governors, Ashbury College. Elected by the Board - Current term to 2014.
Elected by the University Council - current term to 2016.