University Secretariat and Legal Counsel

University Secretariat and Legal Counsel

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Elected Members G - M



Keltie Gale

Keltie Gale

BSc’11 (Life Science), BA’11 (Global Development Studies, minor in Music), MA’13 (Human Geography). At Queen’s, Keltie was involved in ASUS Orientation as a Gael, an Orientation Committee member (OC’08) and Operations Chair (OC’09), was a volunteer with the Queen’s Student Alumni Association including President in 2010-11, and played viola in the Queen’s Symphony Orchestra for seven years. Keltie works at Santis Health, a public affairs consulting company, providing health system and health policy analysis and research. Previously, she worked in finance and government relations at the Ontario Brain Institute. Current term to 2020.

Anjali Helferty

Anjali Helferty

BSc(Hons)'06; University Council (2011-17); Residence Don (2005-06); AMS Social Issues Commissioner (2004-05); Queen's Musical Theatre Board (2004-05) and Stage Manager (2002-04). PhD Candidate in Adult Education and Community Development at OISE, University of Toronto; SSHRC Canada Graduate Scholar (2015-18); Ontario Graduate Scholar (2014-15); MS'13 in Organizational Change Management from The New School, New York City. National Coordinator, Sierra Youth Coalition's Sustainable Campuses program (2006-08); Acting Director, Energy Action Coalition (2009-2010); Interim Executive Director, Southern Energy Network (2011). Birth doula, cellist/percussionist in Ontario Pops Orchestra. Current term to 2021.

Alison Holt

Alison Holt

BA'87.  Managing Director, Offord Group, and Senior Consultant and Principal, Marts & Lundy in the field of management consulting in the charitable sector. Member of University Council 2003-2015. Previously served as Vice-Chair of the Executive Committee of Council, Chair of the University Council Reform Planning Group, and Chancellor’s Selection Committee. Current member, Board of Trustees External Relations and Development Committee.  Volunteer engagements include: Child Development Institute Foundation Board; Integra Advisory Board; Past Vice-President, Canadian Council for the Advancement of Education; and past board member, Queen’s Alumni Association. Staff member in Queen’s Advancement 1988-1999. Queen’s Herb Hamilton Award Winner 2000. Current term to 2020.

Lisa Hood

Lisa Hood

BScH’04 (Bio/Psyc), MA’12 (Leadership). Director, Annual Giving, UoGuelph; former Advancement staff at Queen’s (5 years). EngSoc Honourary Member (2009), EngSoc Golden Pillar Award (2007), Permanent ArtSci04 Exec, SOARB (2005–09) + Chair (2007–09), ThankQ 2004 Chair, QTS employee (2000–04), Biology Student Council (2001–02), Gael (2001), Waldron Tower Floor Rep (2000–01). Proud annual Queen’s donor (member of Grant Hall and Royal Legacy Societies). Volunteer at Canadian Blood Services (5.5 years), HTS Alumni Association (12.5 years), Canadian Council for Advancement of Education (6 years, various leadership roles), Guelph Top 40 under 40 2014. @lisaw33. Current term to 2019. 

Christianne James

Christianne James

BSc.'02(Life Sciences). B.A.'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. Current term to 2018.

Jess Joss

Jess Joss

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 is a partner at Insiteful Solutions, an online marketing firm, and is Executive Director of York Angel Investors. Jess was previously involved in the Toronto Branch Executive, lastly in the position of Vice- President. For 8 years, Jess was involved with the QUAA Board, as MiniU Co-chair, then EVP Marketing and Communications, and then President (2011-19). Current term to 2018.

Sue Lounsbury

Susan Lounsbury

BSc(Mech Eng) '82, PEng., MBA'99 (Ottawa), PMP- President Strateff Solutions Inc., providing expertise in Strategic Planning and Risk Management in Real Property and  Major Crown projects.  Member of PEO and the Project Management Institute.  2nd term Queen’s Council, Council Executive, Chair of SPC on Philanthropy and past Chair of Program committee,  Member of the Queen’s Campus Master Site Plan Advisory Board and  Board Member - Kingston General Hospital.   Past Board Member - Thousand Island Development Corporation, Brockville General Hospital.  Parent to three Queen’s engineering grads. VP Operations - Eng Soc. 1981–82 and Manager Clark Hall Pub 1980‑81. Elected by the University Council to the Board of Trustees - current term to 2019. Current term on University Council to 2018.

Colin Lynch

Colin K.R. Lynch

ARCT(Toronto)'04, BCom'07, BA'07, MBA'11 (Harvard). Vice President, Strategy & Growth - Executive Office, Greystone ($32 billion investment fund).  Formerly McKinsey & Company, Morgan Stanley.  Member, Board of Directors of Toronto Community Housing Corporation and Chair, Building, Investment, Finance and Audit Committee (housing provider for 120,000 people); Empire Club of Canada – 1st Vice President and Member, Board of Directors.  Member, Board of Directors - Glenn Gould Foundation and Board of Industry & Trade.  Advisory Board Member: Pearson Centre, Student Voice Initiative.  President of Scarborough Agincourt Federal Liberal Association.   At Queen’s: President of Queen’s Student Opera Company, Chair of Peer Judicial Boards, Managing Editor of 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 2020.

Madeleine Macdonald

Madeleine Macdonald

Proud and grateful MPA '08 graduate, pleased to be serving on the University Council Programme Committee this year. Currently pursuing LLC/BCL at McGill. Previously: Senior Officer of Institutional and University Partnerships, The Royal Society of Canada, Queen’s Research Associate – Vietnamese trade policy (2013). Governance and law-reform policy advisor to Vietnam’s National Assembly with CIDA’s Policy Implementation Assistance Project (Hanoi, 2009–2012). Assistant to the Hon. Jack Layton (2009). Queen’s MPA alumni panel. Current term to 2019.

Sana Mahmood

Sana Mahmood

BA(Hons)’08, BEd’09, Ed.M’13(Harvard).Karachi, Pakistan. Advisor, Academic Strategy, Office of the Provost, Aga Khan University (Pakistan and East Africa). Have previously worked as an international school teacher, on strategy development for private philanthropies in the UK and Pakistan, and currently work on higher education strategy. Board of Directors at the Aga Khan University-Examination Board (2015-Present). At Queen’s: Queens’ Pakistani Students’ Association (President 2008, Exec. Committee roles 2004-2007), Developing the Reality of Education All Minds, Queen’s Chapter (VP 2005). Current term to 2020.

Cathy Matthews

Cathy Matthews

B. Comm. (Honours) '86; Chair, Board of Directors, Queen's AMS ' 86; CPA, CA Ontario Institute of Chartered Professional Accountants. Career Background: Associate, Ernst & Young; Managing Director, Investment Banking, TD Securities, Toronto, Vancouver, New York and London; Consultant, National Bank Financial and Founder, Wealth Table. Volunteer: Director, Camp Oochigeas; Director, New Haven Learning Centre; Director, Council for Human Development; Judge, Queen's Entrepreneurs' Competition and Capitalize for Kids. Independent Studies: Adler Centre, Neufeld Institute, Harvard, London Business School and Wharton School. Current term to 2021.

Drew McNaughton

Drew McNaughton

​BAH ’94, BEd ’96 (York), MEd ’00 (OISE/Toronto), MPA ’13 (Victoria), Markham, ON. Superintendent of Education, York Region DSB. Formerly Education Officer, Ontario Ministry of Education. Member, Ontario College of Teachers and Ontario Public Supervisory Officials’ Association. Queen’s Rugby Club, 90-93. Husband to Angie (Arts ’94) and father of two. Volunteer with Stouffville-Markham Girls Hockey Association and Markham Soccer Club. Would like to support the University Council with a pre-university education perspective around current educational issues (e.g., Mental Health, post-secondary transitions, equitable and inclusive practices). Current term to 2020.

Susan Moellers

Susan Moellers

BA’79; MBA’82 (McMaster); FCMA,FCPA; CDir, A.C.C. and HRCCC (McMaster). Sue joined Scotiabank in 1982 and held progressively senior roles in finance, risk, M&A, operations and HR. In her last role as VP & Comptroller HR, Marketing & Communications, Sue led the financial analysis, strategy and budgeting teams, to ensure the optimal deployment of resources. Serving on the CMA Ontario Board of Directors since 2008, Sue led the merger of the three accounting bodies in Ontario as Chair of CMA Ontario and the integration as Chair of CPA Ontario. Sue is serving on the boards of CPA Canada Board, Canadian Foundation for Economic Education, and Theatre Passe Muraille. Sue has supported Queen’s through her relationship with the Economics faculty. Current term to 2020.