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
Interim President Dr. Martha C. Piper
Appointed by the Province
Term Expires
Stuart Belkin (Chair) November 2016
Birgit Bennett February 2016
Sandra Cawley February 2017
Dr. Kenneth Fung February 2016
Celeste Haldane December 2017
Fiona Macfarlane February 2017
Lane Merrifield July 2018
Greg Peet (Vice-Chair) July 2018
Alan Shuster February 2017
David Sidoo December 2017
Kevin Smith February 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 Staff
Term Expires
Shannon Dunn September 2017
Darran Fernandez February 2017