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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
TBD 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 2020
Graduate students
Mr. Maxwell Lightstone
TBD
TBD
Members appointed by the Board of Governors:
Name Term Ends
Mr. George Bijelic TMG 2019
Mr. Dave Mammoliti TMG 2020
Vacancy  UNIFOR
Vacancy  TMG
Vacancy  UNIFOR
Ms Kathleen O’Neill UNIFOR 2019

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

 

Members appointed by the Board of Governors:
Name Term Ends
TMG Dr. Ine Wauben 2019
TMG Ms Sonya Caissie 2019
TMG Ms Rosanne Kent 2019
TMG Ms Sarah Robinson 2019
TMG Mr. Brandon Johnston 2020
TMG Ms Laura Harrington 2020
UNIFOR Ms Lindsay Godard 2019
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