Board of Governors

Members of the UBC Board of Governors represent a diversity of backgrounds and bring to the Board the views of their various constituencies; decisions are ultimately made in the best overall interest of the University.

Appointment of members to the UBC Board of Governors involves several appointment and election processes (University Act Part 6 – Board of Governors).

Members of the UBC Board of Governors are volunteers and serve the University without remuneration.

Chancellor Lindsay Gordon

President and Vice-Chancellor Arvind Gupta

Birgit Bennett
February 2016
Dr. Kenneth Fung February 2016
Celeste Haldane December 2017
Alice D. Laberge February 2016
Fiona Macfarlane
February 2017
Lane Merrifield July 2018
Douglas H. Mitchell, Q.C. February 2016
John S. Montalbano (Chair) February 2017
Greg Peet July 2018
Alan Shuster February 2017
David Sidoo December 2017

Elected by Students

Term Expires
Veronica Knott
April 2016
Jeffrey Krupa
April 2016
Julie Van de Valk
April 2016

Elected by Faculty

Term Expires
Dr. Richard Johnston February 2017
Dr. Darrin Lehman February 2017
Dr. Michael Treschow September 2017

Elected by full-time (non-Faculty) Staff

Term Expires
Shannon Dunn September 2017
Darran Fernandez
February 2017


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