University Secretariat and Legal Counsel

University Secretariat and Legal Counsel
University Secretariat and Legal Counsel

Nominating Committee

(As amended by the University Council Executive Committee March 2020 - subject to ratification by the University Council)

The Nominating Committee shall:  

  • Oversee the process governing the election of alumni to the Council and the election of University Council Trustees to ensure transparency and accountability in these processes;
  • Liaise with the Board of Trustees' Governance and Nominating Committee;
  • In consultation with the Board of Trustees and the Principal, develop annually a skills and attributes matrix that may be revised from time to time;
  • Actively encourage  alumni whose skills align with the needs of Council and the Board to stand for election to Council;
  • Have the right, together with the alumni, to nominate candidates for election to the Council in accordance with processes established within the by-laws of the Council; and,
  • Report regularly to the Executive Committee and to the Council regarding its activities.


  • One member of the Executive Committee, as appointed by that Committee
  • At least four members of the Council who are not members of the Executive Committee, as appointed by the Executive Committee
  • The University Council Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDII) Advisor shall serve as a non-voting observer
Membership Term Ends
Frezell, John Mar-2021
Jack-Davies, Anita (EDII Advisor - non-voting observer) May-2022 
Pinnock, Tka Mar-2021
Samson, Katrina Mar-2021
Sheerazi, Zehra Mar-2022
Wilson, Kate Mar-2021

Chair:  K. Wilson

Secretary: C. Cusack