Steering Committee Members

Kenisha Arora

Kenisha Arora

Undergraduate Student
Faculty of Science

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Susan Bennett

Susan Bennett

BA’91, Administrative & Commercial Studies
Member, Board of Governors

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Camryn Bonn

Camryn Bonn

Master’s Candidate
Schulich Medicine & Dentistry

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Jason Brown

Jason Brown

Professor
Faculty of Education

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Mark Brown

Mark Brown

MBA'95
President, Western Alumni Association

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Candace Brunette-Debassige

Candace Brunette-Debassige

Acting Vice-Provost & Associate Vice-President Indigenous Initiatives

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Matt Davisnson

Matt Davison

Dean, Faculty of Science
Professor of Statistical & Actuarial Sciences
Chair, Senate Committee on University Planning

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Keith Gibbons

Keith Gibbons

BA’76, Mathematics
Vice-Chair, Board of Governors

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Alison Hearn
Alison Hearn

Associate Professor
Faculty of Information & Media Studies

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Volker Hock

Volker Hocke

Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry
Schulich Medicine & Dentistry

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Sharon Hodgson

Sharon Hodgson

Dean
Ivey Business School

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Andrew Hrymak

Andrew Hrymak

Special Advisor to the President on Industry Partnerships, the Green Economy, and Sustainability

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Nicole Kaniki

Nicole Kaniki

Special Advisor to the President on Anti-Racism
Research & Development Officer

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Dayana Kibilds

Dayana Kibilds

Manager of Undergraduate Recruitment
Office of the Registrar

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Abdel-Rahman Lawendy

Abdel-Rahman Lawendy

Assistant Dean, International
Associate Professor, Departments of Surgery and Medical Biophysics
Schulich Medicine & Dentistry

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Deishin Lee

Deishin Lee

Associate Professor, Operations Management & Sustainability
Ivey Business School

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Christopher Lengyell

Christopher Lengyell

Associate Director, Residence Life
Housing & Ancillary Services

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Isaac Luginaah

Isaac Luginaah

Professor, Department of Geography & Environment
Faculty of Social Science

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Beth MacDougall-Shackleton

Beth MacDougall-Shackleton

Professor, Department of Biology

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Michael Milde

Michael Milde

Dean, Faculty of Arts & Humanities
Associate Professor of Philosophy

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Eunice Oladejo

Eunice Oladejo

Undergraduate Student
Faculty of Social Science

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JB Orange

JB Orange

Professor, School of Communication Sciences & Disorders
Faculty of Health Sciences

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Adam Pacyga

Adam Pacyga

Undergraduate Student
Faculty of Health Sciences

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WG Pearson

WG Pearson

Associate Professor & Chair, Dept. of Gender, Sexuality & Women’s Studies
Faculty of Arts & Humanities

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Sarah Prichard

Sarah Prichard

Acting Provost & Vice-President (Academic)

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Matt Reesor

Matt Reesor

President, University Students’ Council
Undergraduate Student
Faculty of Social Science

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Lesley Rigg

Lesley Rigg

Vice-President, Research
Professor of Geography

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Clare Robinson

Clare Robinson

Associate Professor, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering
Faculty of Engineering

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Jennifer Robinson

Jennifer Robinson

Associate Chief Librarian
Western Libraries

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Sophie Roland

Sophie Roland

Associate Professor & Chair of Music Performance Studies
Don Wright Faculty of Music

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David Sandomierski

David Sandomierski

Assistant Professor
Faculty of Law

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kirstyn seanor

kirstyn seanor

President, Society of Graduate Students
PhD Candidate, Library & Information Science

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David Simmonds

David Simmonds

BA’07, Political Science
Visiting Professor & Member, Board of Governors

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Kasey Van Hedger

Kasey Van Hedger

Postdoctoral Associate, BrainsCAN
The Brain & Mind Institute

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Nadine Wathen

Nadine Wathen

Professor, Arthur Labatt Family School of Nursing
Graduate Co-Chair, Health Information Science Program

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Chris Watling

Chris Watling

Vice Dean, Education Scholarship & Strategy
Professor of Oncology
Schulich Medicine & Dentistry

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