Academic Council

Academic Council brings together students, faculty, and administrators to exchange information and viewpoints on academic affairs.

Academic Council reviews documents, listens to presentations, and engages in productive discussion on academic matters with members of the college community including faculty, students, administrators, and alumni.

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Meeting schedule

Academic Council meetings are held on the second Tuesday of every month from October to June.
Meetings of Academic Council are open to the public. If you are interested in attending, please contact us at

Date Agenda Minutes
June 13, 2023 View View
October 10, 2023 View View
November 21, 2023 View
December 12, 2023 View
January 9, 2024
February 13, 2024
March 12, 2024
April 9, 2024
May 14, 2024
June 11, 2024
Past meetings
Date Agenda Minutes
May 9, 2023 View View
April 11, 2023 View View
March 14, 2023 View View
February 14, 2023 View View
January 10, 2023 View View
December 13, 2022 View View
November 8, 2022 View View
October 11, 2022 View View
June 14, 2022 View View
May 10, 2022 View View
April 12, 2022    
March 8, 2022 View View
February 8, 2022 View View
January 11, 2022 View View
December 14, 2021 View View
November 9, 2021 View View
October 12, 2021 View  
June 8, 2021 View View
May 11, 2021 View View
April 13, 2021 View View
February 9, 2021 View View
January 12, 2021 View View
December 8, 2020 View View
November 10, 2020 View View
October 20, 2020 View View

Members for 2023-2024

Member Position
Norma Schneider Vice President, Academic
Bev Suntjens Vice Dean, Faculty of Health Studies
Loni Robertson Manager, Digital Education
Debbie Little Director, Admissions and Supports
Ian Howatt Director, Student Services
Jadine Sherman APM, Academic Upgrading
Sithara Fernando APM, STEM
Nancy Thornton Director, International Markets
Rebecca Bock-Freeman Manager, Academic Strategy
Jeanette LaBrie Dean, FOAS
Mayme Wong Instructor
Tanya Friesen Instructor
Melanie Mattila Instructor
Desroy Headley Instructor
Janelle Morrison Instructor
Tracy Ross Instructor
Sheena Sereda Librarian
Martha Urquhart Instructor
Greg Eklics Instructor
Wendy Ilott Chair, Integrated Training
Paula Valente Executive Advisor, Office of the Vice President Academic (Council Support)
Jasmeen Kaur Student
Jenifer Gabrillo-Salvador Student
Aleli Renaie Ileagan Student
Gretha Pedro Student
Tarandeep Singh Student
Angel Eustaquio Student
Esha Kaur Sanger Student
Aneesh Bhatia Student
Krizza De Jesus Student
Aditya Pratap Singh Student