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New members elected to University Council

Ten new representatives selected for four-year terms through online vote by Queen's alumni.

Queen’s alumni have elected 10 new representatives to University Council.

The successful candidates are:

  • John Armitage 
  • Heather Black 
  • Lindsay Board
  • Stephanie Garraway 
  • Katrina Samson 
  • Denise Shortt 
  • Amrita V. Singh 
  • Susan Smith 
  • Sarah Virani 
  • Elaine Wu 

An online vote for the 10 four-year term positions was held May 28-June 11. The term begins Sept. 1, 2018.

Established by statute in 1874, University Council serves as an advisory body to the university. Members provide advice on issues relating to the prosperity and well-being of Queen’s. The council’s responsibilities include the appointment of the chancellor and the election of six members to the Board of Trustees.

For more information visit the University Secretariat and Legal Counsel website.

Questions can be directed to the University Secretariat at 613-533-6095 or email.