QUARTETFEST - Key Persons


A Laurier

Job Titles:
  • Education Is about Building the Whole Person
: mind, body and spirit. We believe that your university career must lead to more than just a job to be considered a success; Laurier creates engaged and aware citizens in a culture that inspires lives of leadership and purpose.

Abas Kanu

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Governance Committee
  • Member of the Pension Committee
  • Member of Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee

Abby Goodrum

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Liberal Arts, Brantford

Adam Grogan

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Compensation Committee
  • Member of the Development Committee
  • Member of the Human Resources Committee
The Compensation Committee shall be responsible for overseeing the salary, benefits and compensation settlements and arrangements for all employees of the University. Due to the confidential and personal nature of some matters before the Committee, meetings of the Compensation Committee dealing with compensation, bargaining or individual personnel matters will be conducted in camera and the minutes of such meetings shall remain confidential.

Adrienne Pringle

Job Titles:
  • Supervisor

Alastair Robertson

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Non - Board Committee

Amanda Brunk

Job Titles:
  • Instructor, Contemporary Voice

Amy Beamer

Job Titles:
  • Academic Advisor ( Waterloo )

Amy Chesworth

Job Titles:
  • Academic Advisor ( Brantford )

Amy Clements-Cortés

Job Titles:
  • Instructor, Qualitative Research Methods in Community Music / Music

Amy Di Nino

Job Titles:
  • Supervisor

Andrea Lamont

Job Titles:
  • Instructor, Music Psychotherapy Assessment, Foundations of Music Psychotherapy, Case Studies in Music Psychotherapy / Music

Andrew Finoro

Job Titles:
  • Field Supervisor, EU440 ( M ), EU456 ( E, ME ), EU480 ( F

Andrew Herman

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Human Resources Committee

Andrew Mellanby

Job Titles:
  • Facilities Operations Manager

Angela Mercier

Job Titles:
  • Field Supervisor

Anna Ferenc

Job Titles:
  • Associate Dean, Faculty of Music - Internal / Associate Professor, Music Theory

Anna Ronai

Job Titles:
  • Coach - Accompanist, Voice / Instructor, Accompanying II, Vocal Literature, Diction in Singing
  • Coach - Accompanist, Voice and Opera / Instructor, Accompaniment and Keyboard Skills

Anna Rumin


Anne Lukin

Job Titles:
  • Associate University Secretary, Board of Governors.

Anthony (Tony) Vannelli

Job Titles:
  • Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering
  • Provost and Vice - President: Academic
Anthony (Tony) Vannelli is a fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering and is an accomplished academic administrator, researcher, and university teacher who holds a doctorate in Electrical Engineering from the University of Waterloo, and a Master of Science in Mathematics and a Bachelor of Science in Applied Mathematics from Concordia University. His area of scholarship is quite interdisciplinary using advanced mathematical optimization to solve large circuit layout problems. Vannelli joins Laurier from his most recent post as Provost and Vice-President: Academic at the University of Saskatchewan. Prior to that, he served for ten years as the Dean of the College of Engineering and Physical Sciences at the University of Guelph. Vannelli has a distinguished record of teaching and research at the University of Waterloo, including as Associate Dean of Research and External Partnerships, Chair of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, and as an NSERC University Research Fellow. As Provost and Vice-President: Academic at Laurier, Vannelli will be responsible for advancing academic excellence and developing future-ready students as an integral member of the university's executive leadership team.

Anya Alexeyev

Job Titles:
  • Associate Professor, Piano

Ardavan Eizadirad

Job Titles:
  • Assistant Professor

Avanthi Goddard

Job Titles:
  • Member of Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee
The Development Committee is responsible for ensuring active engagement of the Board of Governors in setting policy for and directly supporting ongoing fundraising activities of the University.

Avis Beek

Job Titles:
  • Assistant Professor

Avvey Peters

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Development Committee

Azim Essaji

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Non - Board Committee

Barbara Assiginaak

Job Titles:
  • Assistant Professor, Composition / Coordinator, Composition

Beth Ann de Sousa

Job Titles:
  • Coach - Accompanist, Strings and Winds

Beth Gurney

Job Titles:
  • Director, Strategic Communications & Community Engagement

Beth Sanders

Job Titles:
  • Campus Experience Coordinator

Bill Muirhead

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Non - Board Sub - Committee

Brandon Leis

Job Titles:
  • Instructor, Voice, Voice Techniques and Class Voice

Brandon Vale

Job Titles:
  • Member of Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee

Brennan Connolly

Job Titles:
  • Instructor, Percussion, Class Drumming, Percussion Techniques / Director, Community Music Ensemble ( Year 2 )

Brent Hagerman

Job Titles:
  • Instructor, History of Rock Music

Brent Rowan

Job Titles:
  • Director, Community Music Ensemble ( Years 1, 3 and 4 )

Brian de Lima

Job Titles:
  • Instructor, Music and Its Contexts

Brian Smith

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Non - Board Sub - Committee

Bruce Alexander

Job Titles:
  • Field Experience Officer / AQ Principal

Cameron Anderson

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Development Committee

Cameron McKittrick

Job Titles:
  • Instructor, Music and New Technology, Electro - Acoustic Music, Theory III / IV

Carolyn FitzGerald

Job Titles:
  • Assistant Professor
  • Graduate Program Coordinator

Carolyn Mullin

Job Titles:
  • Instructor, Post - Tonal Analysis

Celina Corner

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Development Committee

Charles Cacioppo

Job Titles:
  • Instructor, Counterpoint

Chinyere Eni-McLean

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Compensation Committee
  • Member of the Human Resources Committee

Christina Weldon

Job Titles:
  • Supervisor

Christine Vlajk

Job Titles:
  • Artist - in - Residence, Viola, Violin, Strings and Chamber Music / Member of the Penderecki String Quartet

Christopher Mayo

Job Titles:
  • Instructor, Analysis of Popular Music

Cintia Cristia

Job Titles:
  • Instructor, Women in Music and Music, Culture and Technology

Colin Ainsworth

Job Titles:
  • Instructor, Voice

Colin Labadie

Job Titles:
  • Instructor, Studio Composition, Composition
Instructor, Studio Composition, Composition II, Group Guitar, Guitar Techniques, Styles and Structure in Popular Music, Foundations of Popular and Commercial Music, Songwriting & Song Analysis

Colleen Willard-Holt


Connie Palenik

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Non - Board Committee

Cynthia Johnston Turner

Job Titles:
  • Dean, Faculty of Music

Cynthia Kinnunen

Job Titles:
  • Instructor, Elementary Techniques

Cynthia Sundberg

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Compensation Committee
  • Member of the Governance Committee
  • Member of the Human Resources Committee

Daniel Cabena

Job Titles:
  • Instructor, Voice

Daniel Ramjattan

Job Titles:
  • Instructor, Guitar

Danny McAfee

Job Titles:
  • Piano Technician

Dave Campion

Job Titles:
  • Instructor, Percussion

Dave Shorey


Dave Wiffen

Job Titles:
  • Instructor, Saxophone

Dean Johnson

The Human Resources Committee shall be responsible for overseeing employee development, engagement, policies, practices and trends within the University.

Deanna Yerichuk

Job Titles:
  • Assistant Professor, Community Music / Coordinator, Bachelor of Music in Community Music

Demian Kogutek

Job Titles:
  • Assistant Professor, Music Therapy

Derek Conrod

Job Titles:
  • Instructor, French Horn

Doug Trelevean

Job Titles:
  • Member of Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee

Dr. Deborah MacLatchy - President

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Compensation Committee
  • Member of the Development Committee
  • Member of the Executive Committee
  • Member of the Governance Committee
  • Member of the Human Resources Committee
  • Member of the Pension Committee
  • President
  • Vice - Chancellor
Deborah MacLatchy began her five-year term as president and vice-chancellor of Wilfrid Laurier University on July 1, 2017. In this role, she is responsible for the overall academic and administrative operation and strategic direction of the university, and is accountable to Wilfrid Laurier University's Board of Governors.

Duane Heide


Eileen Mercier

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Development Committee

Elaine Lau

Job Titles:
  • Instructor, Piano

Elizabeth Mitchell

Job Titles:
  • Music

Elvera Froese

Job Titles:
  • Coach - Accompanist, Voice

Emily Carruthers

Job Titles:
  • Experiential Placements Coordinator / Instructor, Principles of Music Therapy, CM Principles and Practices
  • Experiential Placements Coordinator / Music

Emily Hamper

Job Titles:
  • Coach - Accompanist, Opera / Music Director, Opera Ensemble

Eric Smialek

Job Titles:
  • Instructor, Music in Popular Culture

Erica Gillespie


Erin Clark

Job Titles:
  • Supervisor

Erin Keith


Eunice Kang

Job Titles:
  • Instructor, Medical Music Therapy

Eva Branda

Job Titles:
  • Instructor, Music History I, Music History II and Music in the Romantic Period

Gale McArthur

Job Titles:
  • Administrative Assistant
  • Administrative Assistant, Offices of the Senior Executive Officer and Campus Operations & Risk Management

Gary Slater

Job Titles:
  • Manager of Experiential Learning: Education

Geoff Suderman-Gladwell

Job Titles:
  • Field Supervisor

Gerard Yun

Job Titles:
  • Assistant Professor, Community Music

Guy Few

Job Titles:
  • Instructor, Trumpet and Trumpet Techniques

Heather Kruis

Job Titles:
  • Field Supervisor

Heather Redden-Greer

Job Titles:
  • Administrative Assistant

Heather Taves

Job Titles:
  • Associate Professor, Piano

Heidi Ahonen

Job Titles:
  • Professor, Music Therapy / Coordinator, Master of Music Therapy

Heidi Northwood

Job Titles:
  • Senior Executive Officer of the Brantford Campus & Senior Executive Officer
  • Senior Executive Officer, Brantford Campus / Senior Executive Officer, Global Strategy
As senior executive officer, Brantford campus, Heidi Northwood represents the office of the university president at the Brantford campus. She works to create opportunities and strategies that advance Laurier's academic mission, build relationships with campus partners and stakeholders, and support academic and administrative leaders. Northwood is also Senior Executive Officer, Global Strategy, serving as the executive lead and internationalization strategy champion for Laurier. In her role, she is responsible for leading the development of an institutional strategy to guide and support the future of internationalization at the university. Prior to joining Laurier in 2014, Northwood was the director of Integrative Programs and the Core Curriculum at Nazareth College in Rochester, NY and a professor in the philosophy department. In addition to teaching and working in the area of Ancient Greek philosophy and science, she led the development of a new core curriculum, experiential learning opportunities and assessment structures, and twice co-led the College's self-studies and external accreditation. Northwood received her bachelors and masters degrees in philosophy from Western University and her PhD in philosophy from the University of Alberta.

Hélène Leblanc

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Library, Waterloo

Ian Mann

Job Titles:
  • Field Supervisor, EU457 ( M2 )

Ian Whitman

Job Titles:
  • Instructor, Double Bass

Ivan Joseph - VP

Job Titles:
  • Vice - President
  • Laurier As Vice - President
Ivan Joseph joined Laurier as vice-president: student affairs in October 2020. In this role, Joseph focuses on multi-campus strategic initiatives that enhance student learning and development, foster equity, diversity, and inclusion, and integrate Laurier's academic/curricular agenda with the co-curricular elements of student learning, development, and engagement. Previously Joseph served as vice-provost, student affairs at Dalhousie University and spent a decade as director of athletics at Ryerson University. Joseph is an accomplished public speaker, coach, and mentor. His TEDx Talks have over 18 million views to date and in 2018 he was recognized by Forbes for having one of the ten best TED Talks for graduates. Joseph is the recipient of many awards including Coach of the Year (2010, 2013) by Ontario University Athletics. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Physical Education and Health from Graceland University, a Master of Science in Higher Education Administration from Drake University, and a PhD in Sport Psychology from Capella University.

James McLean

Job Titles:
  • Instructor, Voice

Jane Maness

Job Titles:
  • Instructor, Tuba, Euphonium and Tuba Techniques

Jason Coolman - VP

Job Titles:
  • Vice - President
Jason Coolman leads the university's advancement and external relations initiatives, furthering Laurier's efforts as a multi-campus university with deep community connections. He provides direction and support for Laurier's overall donor and alumni relations, communications, marketing and government relations strategies. Before joining the Laurier executive leadership team in 2019, Coolman served as the associate vice-president: development and alumni relations at the University of Waterloo. He is an active member of the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE), serving as treasurer for the District II Board of Directors, and a member of the alumni metrics task force and CASE reporting standards working group. In 2011, Coolman's professional accomplishments earned him the Rising Star award from CASE District II and in 2016 he received the CASE Crystal Apple award for outstanding teaching.

Jason Roy

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Arts, Waterloo

Jason White

Job Titles:
  • Instructor, Class Keyboard

Jennie Such

Job Titles:
  • Instructor, Voice

Jennifer Holm

Job Titles:
  • Assistant Professor

Jennifer Moir

Job Titles:
  • Instructor, Class Voice

Jennifer Straub

Job Titles:
  • Assistant Professor

Jeremy Bell

Job Titles:
  • Artist - in - Residence, Violin, Strings and Chamber Music / Member of the Penderecki String Quartet

Jerzy Kaplanek

Job Titles:
  • Professor, Violin, Strings and Chamber Music / Member of the Penderecki String Quartet

Jerzy Konieczny

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Business and Economics, Waterloo

Jessica Khan

Job Titles:
  • Operations Coordinator, Beckett School at Laurier

Jessica Kun

Job Titles:
  • Director, Wind Orchestra

Jim Phillips

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Executive Committee
  • Finance & Investments Committee Membership

Joe Rooney - Chairman

Job Titles:
  • Chairman
  • Member of the Pension Committee

Jonathan Newman - VP

Job Titles:
  • Vice - President
  • Vice - President Appointed by the Board of Governors
As Laurier's vice-president: research, Jonathan Newman leads the Office of Research Services, providing vision, strategy and support for the university's overall research endeavours. His leadership and expertise in the fields of grassland ecology, climate change biology and environmental ethics contribute toward Laurier's strategic research growth. In addition to his role on the executive leadership team, Newman holds a faculty position in Laurier's Department of Biology. Newman served as the dean of the College of Biological Science at the University of Guelph from 2015 to 2019, and held previous roles as a faculty member in the Zoology Department at the University of Oxford and a fellow of St. Peter's College. He has received many awards and honours in his career, including being named a fellow of the Royal Society of Biology in London, UK. Jonathan Newman, vice-president appointed by the Board of Governors

Joseph Ferretti

Job Titles:
  • Instructor, Piano

Josh Hill

Job Titles:
  • Instructor, Methods for Teaching Music at the Intermediate / Senior Levels ( Secondary School )

Joshua Manuel

Job Titles:
  • Senior Assistant to the Dean 's Office

Julia Gyapay

Job Titles:
  • Research Associate, Community Engagement and Climate Change Adaptation
Julia Gyapay provides research and community engagement support for Laurier's Global Water Futures research program in the NWT. Working with Andrew Spring and Alex Latta, Julia collaborates with researchers, territorial and regional governments, and community partners on community-based research projects supporting climate change adaptation and sustainable food systems across the NWT. Julia graduated with a Bachelor of Health Sciences Honours degree in Biomedical Studies at the University of Northern British Columbia. She then completed a Master of Science in Public Health and Health Systems at the University of Waterloo where she characterized culture-centered dietary messages for healthy, safe and culturally appropriate diets in the Inuvialuit Settlement Region, NWT. Julia was raised on Treaty 8 territory in Hay River, NWT, and currently resides on Chief Drygeese territory in Somba K'e (Yellowknife).

Julie Mueller

Job Titles:
  • Professor

Julie Perkins

Job Titles:
  • Coordinator, LaunchPad Brantford

Karen Cyrus

Job Titles:
  • Assistant Professor, Musicology, Community Music

Kate Wendling

Job Titles:
  • Field Supervisor

Katelyn Leece

Job Titles:
  • Program Coordinator, Centre for Leading Research in Education

Katherine Robertson

Job Titles:
  • Instructor, French Horn

Kathie Cameron

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Executive Committee

Kathleen Clarke

Job Titles:
  • Assistant Professor

Kathryn Ladano

Job Titles:
  • Instructor, Improvisation I / II, Musicianship III and Musicianship IV / Director, Improvisation Concerts Ensemble
  • Instructor, Improvisation, Musicianship III and Musicianship IV / Director, Improvisation Concerts Ensemble

Kathy Gauci

Job Titles:
  • Academic Advisor and Auditions Coordinator

Kathy Thompson

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Non - Board Committee

Katie Schlaikjer

Job Titles:
  • Artist - in - Residence, Cello, Strings and Chamber Music / Member of the Penderecki String Quartet

Katie Walshaw

Job Titles:
  • Instructor, Theory I, II, III, IV

Kevin Day

Job Titles:
  • Composition

Kevin Ramessar

Job Titles:
  • Instructor, Guitar

Kevin Swinden

Job Titles:
  • Associate Dean, Faculty of Music - Planning and Curriculum / Associate Professor, Music Theory

Kimberly Barber

Job Titles:
  • Associate Dean, Faculty of Music - External / Professor, Voice

Kira Omelchenko

Job Titles:
  • Director, Symphony Orchestra

Kirsten Yri

Job Titles:
  • Associate Professor, Musicology / Coordinator, Music History, Theory and Critical Analysis

Kristine Lund

Job Titles:
  • Member of Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee

Laurel Swinden

Job Titles:
  • Instructor, Flute and Flute Techniques

Laurie Minor

Job Titles:
  • Program Assistant: B.Ed. / Education Minor

Laurier Singers

Job Titles:
  • Director, Laurier Singers

Lee Willingham

Job Titles:
  • Professor, Music Education Director, Laurier Centre for Music in the Community

Leslie Fagan

Job Titles:
  • Assistant Professor, Voice / Coordinator, Voice

Leslie Newman

Job Titles:
  • Field Supervisor
  • Instructor, Flute

Linda Gambell

Job Titles:
  • Supervisor

Lindsay Lawrence

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Human Resources Committee

Lloyd Noronha - VP

Job Titles:
  • Executive
  • Vice - President
Lloyd Noronha joined Laurier's executive leadership team in January 2021. His role is responsible for developing and stewarding administrative strategies and systems that support and advance the overall goals of the university. His portfolio includes: financial resources, procurement, human resources, ICT, facilities and asset management, internal audit, environment and risk management, community safety and security, and a number of ancillary services. Noronha was formerly chief financial officer and associate director of education (Facilities, Business, and Community Development) at the Toronto Catholic District School Board. He has held senior roles with the City of Vaughan, including director of financial planning and development finance/deputy treasurer. Noronha is a chartered professional accountant with two bachelor's degrees - one in science and the other in commerce - from York University.

Lois Peterson

Job Titles:
  • Field Supervisor

Lori Gemmell

Job Titles:
  • Instructor, Harp

Lorin Shalanko

Job Titles:
  • Coach - Accompanist, Voice and Saxophone

Lynda Hawton Kitamura

Job Titles:
  • Chairman of the Governance Committee
  • Member of the Executive Committee
  • Chairman of Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee
  • Chairman of Board of Governors and Chair, Review Committee

Maggie Bailey-Bomberry

Job Titles:
  • Coordinator, Administration and Special Projects

Malinga Perera Maddumage

Job Titles:
  • Financial Analyst

Marc Kilgour

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Non - Board Committee
  • Member of the Non - Board Sub - Committee

Marc Richardson

Job Titles:
  • Chairman of the Pension Committee
  • Member of the Executive Committee
The Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee provides oversight on the financial reporting process, the internal and external audit process, the University's system of internal controls, compliance with statutory regulations, and policies which fall within the Committee's mandate. The Committee provides oversight for an enterprise risk management framework, including risk management and mitigation strategies for strategic, systemic and significant operational risks. The Committee also provides an avenue of communication among the external auditors, management, the internal auditor, and the Board of Governors.

Marguerite Campbell

Job Titles:
  • Lecturer
  • Field Supervisor, EU426 ( B, CC ), EU427 ( D ), EU486I ( D )

Maria Cantalini-Williams

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Faculty and Staff
  • Dean, Faculty of Education

Maria Kouznetsova

Job Titles:
  • Instructor, Managing an Arts Centred Career

Marianne Bindig

Job Titles:
  • Instructor, Voice

Mariette Stephenson

Job Titles:
  • Instructor, Class Guitar

Mark Zonneveld

Job Titles:
  • Field Supervisor

Marnie Van Weelden

Job Titles:
  • Coordinator, Keyboard

Mary Kelly

Job Titles:
  • Member of Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee

Mary Marshall

Job Titles:
  • Field Supervisor

Mason Dominico

Job Titles:
  • Research Technician
Mason Dominico, a Laurier MSc candidate in Geography, manages logistics for Scotty Creek Research Station. His research examines how changes to a permafrost body arising from climate warming and direct human disturbance will affect water flux and storage processes.

Mathew Kensett

Job Titles:
  • Performances Facilities Technical Coordinator

Matias Recharte

Job Titles:
  • Instructor, Community Music Foundations

Maureen Forrester

Job Titles:
  • Director

Michelle Baker

Job Titles:
  • Senior Administrative Officer

Micheál Kelly

Job Titles:
  • Dean Appointed by the Board of Governors

Mieke Kanmacher

Job Titles:
  • Outreach and Student Recruitment Coordinator

Nancy Sabo

Job Titles:
  • Field Supervisor

Nasik Amanullah

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Executive Committee

Nate Fanning

Job Titles:
  • Instructor, Trombone

Naveen Balakrishnan

Job Titles:
  • Member of Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee

Olivia Rutt

Job Titles:
  • Communications Officer

Pam Bryden

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Development Committee
  • Member of the Governance Committee

Pamela Cant

Job Titles:
  • Officer
  • Chief Human Resources
  • Chief Human Resources and Equity Officer
Pamela Cant was appointed as the chief human resources and equity officer and part of Laurier's executive leadership team in November 2019. Prior to this, she was the associate vice-president: human resources and equity at Wilfrid Laurier University for seven years and previously held the role of Director: Total Compensation. She has worked in academia for fifteen years, and in the field of Human Resources for over 20 years. Cant has an honours Bachelor of Arts degree from Wilfrid Laurier University, and a Master of Human Resources Management degree from York University. Cant is currently past chair of the University Health Insurance Plan Steering Committee and the chair of the Council of Senior Human Resources Officers for Ontario universities.

Pamela Malins

Job Titles:
  • Assistant Professor

Patricia Polischuk

Job Titles:
  • Chairman of the Development Committee
  • Member of the Compensation Committee
  • Member of the Executive Committee
  • Member of the Human Resources Committee

Patrick Murray

Job Titles:
  • Director, Laurier Singers

Paul Elliott

Job Titles:
  • Chairman of the Executive Committee
  • Member of the Compensation Committee
  • Member of the Development Committee
  • Member of the Governance Committee
  • Member of the Human Resources Committee
  • Member of the Pension Committee
  • Member of Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee

Paul Smith

Job Titles:
  • Field Supervisor, EU444 ( M ), EU486P ( B )

Peter Ansley

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Development Committee

Peter Shackleton

Job Titles:
  • Coordinator, Woodwinds, Brass and Percussion / Instructor, Clarinet

Rachel Thomas

Job Titles:
  • Instructor, Trombone

Rana Tamim


Rebekah Jordan-Miller

Job Titles:
  • Instructor, Clinical Improvisation II

Renée Ellis

Job Titles:
  • Senior Administrative Officer

Rhonda Hewer

Job Titles:
  • Lecturer

Rick Vandermey

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Non - Board Sub - Committee
The Governance Committee has overall responsibility for the recruitment and evaluation of the membership of the Board of Governors as well as the selection of officers, chairs and membership of the standing committees. The committee has overall responsibility for board education, evaluation of board performance, and the governance structures and practices of the Board.

Robin Stanton

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Non - Board Sub - Committee

Ron Cohen Mann

Job Titles:
  • Instructor, Oboe

Ross Edwards

Job Titles:
  • Instructor, Clarinet

Rosy Tutton

Job Titles:
  • Research Associate, Cold Region Hydrology and Water Science
Based out of the Yellowknife research office, Rosy Tutton works within a research team and focuses on physical/cold region hydrology, hydrometeorology, water science and lake ice within the N.W.T. Tutton's work aims to understand the sensitivity of Arctic and Subarctic water systems to climatic, geomorphologic and ecosystem change. Rosy completed a MSc in physical geography at Queen's University where she specialized in the measurement of snow in remote regions and interactions between snow and permafrost in the eastern Canadian Subarctic. Before joining Laurier, Rosy was a research associate in the Northern Environmental Geoscience Laboratory at Queen's University with Robert Way, where she worked on collaborative projects to understand and predict future climate-vegetation-cryosphere interactions in Nunatsiavut, Nunavik and NunatuKavut, as well as the cumulative effects of permafrost changes in Labrador and Northeast Quebec.

Ryan Neepin

Job Titles:
  • Assistant Professor

Samuel Fraser

Job Titles:
  • Instructor, Bassoon

Sara Klinck

Job Titles:
  • Supervisor

Sarah Hummel

Job Titles:
  • Events Coordinator

Sarah Lewis

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Development Committee
  • Member of the Executive Committee
  • Member of Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee

Scotty Creek

Job Titles:
  • Research Station

Seamus Daly

Job Titles:
  • Analyst
  • Coordinator
  • Manager of the Northwest Territories Thermokarst Mapping Project
  • Spatial Analyst and Coordinator
Seamus Daly is a spatial analyst and coordinator based out of the Yellowknife research office. Seamus is the manager of the Northwest Territories Thermokarst Mapping Project, a collaboration with the Northwest Territories Geological Survey. Seamus is member of the Dehcho Collaborative on Permafrost (DCOP), providing services including data management, analysis, mapper coordination and training. Seamus is a lifelong resident of Yellowknife. He ​​completed an MSc in physical geography at the University of Lethbridge where he studied permafrost distribution in the community of Whatì, NT.

Sean Jackson


Sharlene Wallace

Job Titles:
  • Instructor, Harp

Sharline Doss

Job Titles:
  • Board of Governors, Staff Representative

Shaun Miller

Job Titles:
  • Chairman of the Compensation Committee
  • Chairman of the Human Resources Committee
  • Member of the Executive Committee

Shelagh Pepper

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Non - Board Committee

Shelley Boettger

Job Titles:
  • Member of Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee

Simion Ciobanu

Job Titles:
  • Instructor, Bassoon

Simon Chan

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Executive Committee

Sir Wilfrid Laurier

Sir Wilfrid Laurier was Canada's seventh prime minister, serving from 1896 to 1911. He left a complex legacy that holds a variety of meanings to those impacted by decisions made under his leadership.

Stacey Hannem

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Human and Social Sciences, Brantford

Stephanie Mara

Job Titles:
  • Coach - Accompanist, Strings, Winds and Brass

Stephen Benjamin

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Compensation Committee
  • Member of the Human Resources Committee

Stephen Perry

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Science, Waterloo

Steve Sider

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Faculty and Staff
  • Associate Dean, Faculty of Education
  • Professor, Associate Dean

Susan Hunt

Job Titles:
  • Field Supervisor, EU456 ( MF ), EU480 ( MC )

Tanya Diriye

Job Titles:
  • Faculty Assistant

Tara-Lynn Scheffel

Job Titles:
  • Associate Professor

Taylor Marks

Job Titles:
  • International Education Studies Program Administrator

Terry Kroetsch

Job Titles:
  • Instructor, Piano Pedagogy, Musical Skills Lab I, II, III, IV, V and VI

Terry Paynter

Job Titles:
  • Instructor, Musical Skills I / II, Musicianship I / II, Theory I / II
  • Instructor, Musical Skills Lab I / II, Musicianship I / II, Theory I / II

Tim Lowenberger

Job Titles:
  • Field Supervisor

Trail Valley Creek

Job Titles:
  • Research Station

Trevor Wagler

Job Titles:
  • Instructor, Musical Skills Lab I, II, III and IV, French Horn Techniques / Music
  • Instructor, Musical Skills Lab I, II, III and IV, French Horn Techniques / Woodwinds, Brass and Percussion

Tyler Van Herzele

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Human Resources Committee

Ursula Wolfe

Job Titles:
  • Coordinator, Graduate Program Administration

Vince Campolongo

Job Titles:
  • Field Supervisor

Wray Lovi

Job Titles:
  • Piano Technician

Yolanda Wardowski

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Development Committee
  • Finance, Investments & Property Committee