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Board of Directors

The Board of Directors is elected by the membership of the Society to oversee the Society’s activities.  The term of office for each position is normally four years.The Board is responsible for setting the Society’s general policies and achieving the said goals by planning and ensuring continuity of the Society’s activities. They meet twice a year at STLHE Conferences and each month by online videoconference.  Most of the Board’s business is conducted by email and online video conferencing.

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Board Members:

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    Robert Lapp

    President

    Robert K. Lapp, Ph.D.
    W. Purvis Chair of English Literature
    3M National Teaching Fellow
    Head, Department of English Literatures
    Mount Allison University
    62 York Street
    Sackville, NB E4L1E2

    Term of Office—June 2014 to June 2018

    OVERVIEW—The president shall be the chair of the board and the chief executive officer of the Corporation and shall be responsible for implementing the strategic plans and policies of the corporation. The president, subject to the authority of the board, have general supervision of the affairs of the Corporation. The last year of the President’s term of office overlaps the President-elect and during that time he serves as a mentor to the President-elect (Bylaws 7.01a) .

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    Denise Stockley

    Vice-President

    Denise Stockley
    Professor, Education
    Queen’s University
    B176 Mackintosh-Corry Hall
    Kingston, ON, K7L 3N6
    Phone: (613) 533-6428 

    Term of Office—June 2014 to June 2018

    OVERVIEW— The President-elect’s term is concurrent with the last year of the President’s term of office and, during that year, is mentored by the outgoing president on the role and responsibilities of president (By-laws 7.01a). Additional responsibilities are the administrative unit, standing Committees of STLHE and the Annual Conference and events. 

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    Jon Houseman

    Secretary

    Jon G. Houseman, Ph.D.
    Professor of Biology
    3M National Teaching Fellow
    University of Ottawa
    30 Marie-Curie
    Ottawa, ON  K1N 6N5
    Phone: (613) 562-5800 ext 2477 

    Term of Office—June 2014 to June 2016

    OVERVIEW—The secretary shall attend and be secretary for all meetings of the board, members meetings, and is required to keep a record of committee meetings. The secretary shall insure compliance of the Act. The secretary shall enter or cause to be entered in the Corporation’s minute book, minutes of members and directors meetings and Executive Committee meetings; the secretary shall give, or cause to be given, as and when instructed, notices to members, directors and public accountant and members of committees. The secretary shall be custodian of all non-financial books, papers, records, documents and other instruments belonging to the Corporation (By-laws 7.01c) .

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    Davar Rezania

    Treasurer

    Davar Rezania, PhD, CMA
    Chair & Associate Professor
    Department of Business
    College of Management and Economics
    University of Guelph
    Guelph, ON  N1G 2W1

    Tel: 519-824-4120, ext. 54357

    Term of Office—June 2014 to June 2018

    OVERVIEW—The treasurer shall be custodian of all financial books, papers, records, document and other instruments belonging to the Corporation (By-laws 7.01e)

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    Debra Dawson

    Chair, Educational Developers Caucus

    Debra Dawson
    Director, Teaching Support Centre
    Teaching Support Centre
    Room 122, The D.B. Weldon Library
    The University of Western Ontario
    London, Ontario N6A 3K7 

    Term of Office—June 2012 to June 2014

    OVERVIEW—The Caucus Chair is responsible for providing overall leadership for the EDC, liaising with STLHE through membership on the STLHE Board of Directors, raising the profile of faculty development, advocating for and representing the EDC within STLHE and beyond, and coordinating special faculty development issues.

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    Esther Enns

    Chair, Council of 3M National Teaching Fellows

    Esther Enns, Ph.D.
    Professor of Education and Linguistics
    3M National Teaching Fellow
    Saint Mary’s University
    923 Robie Street
    Halifax, NS B3H 3C3

    Term of Office—June 2014 to June 2016

    OVERVIEW—The Chair is responsible for providing overall leadership for the Council of 3M National Teaching Fellows, liaising with the Society through membership on the STLHE Board of Directors, and overseeing Council projects.  The term of office shall be two years, with a maximum of two consecutive terms.

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    Andrea Han

    Awards Chair

    Andrea Han, PhD
    Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology
    The University of British Columbia
    Irving K. Barber Learning Centre
    214-1961 East Mall
    Vancouver, BC  V6T 1Z1
    Tel:  604-827-3912

    Term of Office—June 2014 to June 2018

    OVERVIEW—The Awards Chair is primarily responsible for “recognizing and rewarding outstanding contributions to teaching excellence and educational leadership in post-secondary education” and oversees all of the Society’s Awards.

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    Standing Committee Chair for Bilingual Advocacy

    OVERVIEW—Le vice-président pour la promotion du bilinguisme se doit de favoriser l*intégration des francophones et des anglophones dans les activités de la SAPES. Cela inclue les aspects de traduction lors des conférences et maintenir un comité de traduction pour le bulletin de la SAPES.

    The chair for bilingual advocacy must promote the integration of Anglophones and Francophones in the activities of STLHE. This includes aspects of translation at conferences and maintaining a translation committee for the newsletter of the STLHE.

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    Taralee Hammond

    Chair, College Advocacy

    Taralee Hammond
    Acting Dean, School of Access
    Nova Scotia Community College
    Institute of Technology Campus
    PO Box 2210, 5685 Leeds Street
    Halifax, Nova Scotia  B3J 3C4

    OVERVIEW—The College Advocate is responsible for representing the needs and concerns of faculty and professionals who work in colleges and Cegeps across Canada. The main task is to effectively articulate the aspirations and needs of the college community while also recognizing the aspiration and needs of other stakeholders and the STLHE organization as a whole.

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    Diane Salter Menzo

    Standing Committe for Partnerships Co-chair

    Diane Salter Menzo
    Vice Provost Teaching and Learning
    Kwantlen Polytechnic University 
    12666 72nd Avenue
    Surrey, BC V3W 2M8

    Phone: 604-599-3447
    Voice Mail: 3447

    OVERVIEW—The Co-chair, Partnerships maintains and when appropriate, develops new relationships with external organizations that are mutually beneficial to both organizations. He/she negotiates letters of agreement (LOA) and memoranda of understanding (MOU), in consultation with the President, Vice-President and Board members and is typically the first contact with these organizations. The Chair, Partnerships is also responsible for and to the Special Interest Groups (SIGs). 

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    Peter Wolf

    Standing Committe for Partnerships Co-chair

    Peter Wolf
    Director, Teaching and Learning Innovations
    160 Johnston Hall, 50 Stone Rd E.
    Guelph, Ontario, N1G 2W1

    Phone: 519-824-4120

    OVERVIEW—The Co-chair, Partnerships maintains and when appropriate, develops new relationships with external organizations that are mutually beneficial to both organizations. He/she negotiates letters of agreement (LOA) and memoranda of understanding (MOU), in consultation with the President, Vice-President and Board members and is typically the first contact with these organizations. The Chair, Partnerships is also responsible for and to the Special Interest Groups (SIGs). 

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    Chair, Publications

    Dianne Bateman

    Term of Office—October 2014 to June 2016

    OVERVIEW—the Publications Chair is responsible for furthering the aims of STLHE through four publications: Green Guides, Collected Essays on Learning and Teaching (CELT), the Canadian Journal on the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (CJSoTL) and the Newsletter.

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    Roselynn Verwoord

    Chair, Student Advocacy

    Roselynn Verwoord
    Graduate Student
    Department of Educational Studies
    University of British Columbia (UBC)
    Vancouver, BC  

    Term of Office—November 2013 to November 2017

    OVERVIEW—The Student Advocate is responsible for representing the voices of students enrolled in Canadian post-secondary institutions. The Student Advocate brings to the Board of Directors the ideas and concerns of students regarding their learning experiences in higher education, and works with the Board to ensure that students comprise an active constituency within the pursuits and decisions of the STLHE.

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    Maureen Mancuso

    Chair, Teaching and Learning Canada

    Maureen Mancuso
    Provost and Vice-President, Academic
    President and CEO, Teaching and Learning Canada
    3M National Teaching Fellow
    University of Guelph
    Guelph, ON  N1G 2W1

    Teaching and Learning Canada was established in 2011 (TLC/EAC) with the goal promoting and enhancing the quality of teaching and learning in Canadian post-secondary education through:  a) Sponsoring and disseminating research on effective college and university teaching; b) Raising public awareness about the important issues affecting university teaching through conferences, colloquia, publications and through the media; c) Forging links with organisations and individuals, both nationally and internationally, with similar goals; and, c) Co-sponsoring regional events across Canada on post-secondary teachingLorem