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Membership

The Board-Senate Hearing Panel for Discrimination, Harassment, and Sexual Violence consists of the following members:

Members appointed by Senate:
Name Faculty Term Ends
Teaching staff
Dr. Sandeep Raha Health Sciences 2022
Dr. Elzbieta Grodek Humanities 2021
Dr. Heather Sheardown Engineering 2022
vacancy Business
Dr. Colin Seymour Science 2022
Dr. Saara Greene Social Sciences 2021
Undergraduate students
Mr. Cam Brandreth Social Sciences 2021
Mr. Tevin Health Science 2020
Ms Nikki Wong Health Sciences 2020
Graduate students
Mr. Maxwell Lightstone Engineering 2020
vacancy
vacancy
Members appointed by the Board of Governors:
Name Term Ends
Mr. George Bijelic TMG 2022
Mr. Dave Mammoliti TMG 2020
Ms Sarah Bouma TMG 2022
Ms Kathleen O’Neill UNIFOR 2022
Vacancy  UNIFOR
Vacancy  UNIFOR

Terms of Reference

Article VIII of the Senate By-Laws states:

  1. (a)    The Board-Senate Hearing Panel for Discrimination, Harassment, and Sexual Violence shall consist of six faculty members, three undergraduate students and three graduate students appointed by the Senate; and six staff members appointed by the Board of Governors. The Chair and one Vice-Chair shall be appointed by the Senate from among the members appointed by the Senate and one Vice-Chair shall be appointed by the Board of Governors from among the members appointed by the Board of Governors. Student members shall serve for staggered two-year terms and faculty and staff members for staggered three-year terms. No member shall serve for more than two consecutive terms, but on the expiration of two years after having served the second of two consecutive terms, such person may again be eligible for membership on the Hearing Panel. In addition, the Chair of the Panel has the authority to appoint, on an ad hoc basis, faculty, staff and students who are not members of the Panel to serve on Hearings Committees as auxiliary Panel members. For meetings of the Panel that do not relate to a specific case, 10 members of the Panel constitute a quorum.

(b)    The Board-Senate Hearing Panel for Discrimination, Harassment, and Sexual Violence shall:

(i) receive Referrals to Hearing / Formal Requests for a Hearing and arrange for their adjudication in accordance with procedures approved by the Senate and the Board of Governors, and

(ii) when deemed appropriate, review the policy and procedures relating to discrimination, harassment, and/or sexual violence and make recommendations, through the Senate Executive Committee, to the Senate and the Board of Governors on policy changes or new policies deemed necessary by the Panel.

(c)  The hearing of any case referred to the Panel shall be before a tribunal consisting of three members of the Board-Senate Hearing Panel for Discrimination, Harassment, and Sexual Violence. These members shall be free of conflict of interest and shall be chosen by the Chair, or a Vice-Chair as appropriate, of the Hearing Panel in accordance with procedures approved by the Senate and Board of Governors.

(d)  Hearings before a tribunal of the Board-Senate Hearing Panel for Discrimination, Harassment, and Sexual Violence shall be conducted in accordance with the procedures approved by the Senate and the Board of Governors.

Revised: December 2016

Membership

The Board-Senate Research Misconduct Hearings Panel consists of the following members:

Members appointed by Senate:
Name Faculty Term Ends
Teaching Staff
Dr. Ron Balvers (Chair) Business 2020
Dr. Brian Detlor Business 2020
Dr. Benson Honig Business 2022
Dr. Chan Ching Engineering 2020
Dr. Gianluigi Botton Engineering 2020
Dr. Carlos Filipe Engineering 2020
Dr. Alexander Ball Health Sciences 2020
Dr. Brenda Vrkljan Health Sciences 2021
Dr. Mark Walton Health Sciences 2021
Dr. Barry Allen Humanities 2020
Dr. Suzanne Crosta Humanities 2022
Dr. Lorraine York Humanities 2021
Dr. Niko Yiannakoulias Science 2022
Dr. Nick Bock Science 2022
Dr. Kari Dalnoki-Veress Science 2020
Dr. Travis Kroeker Social Sciences 2022
Dr. Michael Veall Social Sciences 2020
 Dr. Tony Porter (Vice-Chair) Social Sciences 2020
Graduate Students
Ms Valentina Antonipillai Health Sciences 2021
Ms Erica Dao Science 2021
Ms Joanna Makutsa Science 2021
Undergraduate Students
M Maisha Ahmed Science 2021
Ms Julia Singer Arts & Science 2021
vacancy

 

Members appointed by the Board of Governors:
Name Term Ends
TMG Dr. Ine Wauben 2022
TMG Ms Sonya Caissie 2022
TMG Ms Rosanne Kent 2022
TMG Ms Sarah Robinson 2022
TMG Mr. Brandon Johnston 2020
TMG Ms Laura Harrington 2020
UNIFOR Ms Lindsay Godard 2022
UNIFOR vacancy
UNIFOR vacancy
UNIFOR vacancy
UNIFOR vacancy
UNIFOR vacancy

 

Terms of Reference

Article IX of the Senate By-Laws states:

  1. (a)     The Board-Senate Research Misconduct Hearings Panel shall consist of 18 tenured faculty members appointed by the Senate after consultation with the Faculty Association, three graduate and three undergraduate students appointed by the Senate, and 12 full-time staff members who have been employees of the University for at least two years appointed by the Board of Governors after consultation with the appropriate staff associations. Members of the Panel shall be appointed for staggered renewable three-year terms. The Chair and one Vice-Chair of the Panel shall be appointed by Senate from among the tenured faculty members; one Vice-Chair shall be appointed by the Board of Governors from among the staff members. In addition, the Chair of the Panel has the authority to appoint, on an ad hoc basis, faculty, staff and students who are not members of the Panel to serve on Hearings Committees as auxiliary Panel members. For meetings of the Panel that do not relate to a specific case, 15 members of the Panel constitute a quorum.

(b)    The Board-Senate Research Misconduct Hearings Panel shall

(i) receive all cases of alleged research misconduct referred to it and arrange the adjudication of them in accordance with the procedures outlined in the Research Integrity Policy and approved by the Senate and the Board of Governors, and

(ii) when deemed appropriate, review the policy and procedures relating to academic ethics and allegations of research misconduct and make recommendations to the Senate and the Board of Governors on policy changes or new policies deemed necessary by the Panel.

(c)    The hearing of any case referred to the Panel shall be conducted before a Hearings Committee, established according to the procedures outlined in the Research Integrity Policy.

(d)        The conduct of hearings before a Hearings Committee of the Board-Senate Research Misconduct Hearings Panel shall be in accordance with the procedures outlined in the Research Integrity Policy.

Revised: June 2016