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Board of Governors

The Board of Governors of Royal Roads University was established by an Act of the B.C. Legislature, the Royal Roads University Act, on June 21, 1995.

The Act provides that there shall be a Board of Governors of the university composed of:

  1. The president,
  2. A professor elected by the professors,
  3. Up to six persons appointed by the Lieutenant Governor in Council,
  4. A student elected by the students,
  5. An employee who is not a professor elected by the employees of the university who are not professors,
  6. Up to two persons, who are not employees of the university, appointed by the board.

Role profile: Chair of the Board of Governors and Chancellor

Role profile: Governor

Charter of Expectations for Governors

Code of Conduct and Conflict of Interest Guidelines for Governors

Kathleen M. Birney

Board Member

Kathleen Birney

Chair and Chancellor
Lieutenant Governor in Council appointee
Allan Cahoon

Board Member

Allan Cahoon

President and Vice-Chancellor
Maria Anderson

Board Member

Maria Anderson

Student-elected member
Liz Bicknell

Board Member

Liz Bicknell

Lieutenant Governor in Council appointee
Cindy Brar

Board Member

Cindy Brar

Employee-elected member
Dave Byng

Board Member

Dave Byng

Board of Governors appointee
Nelson Chan

Board Member

Nelson Chan

Lieutenant Governor in Council appointee
Vice-Admiral (retired) Bruce Donaldson, CMM, CD

Board Member

Vice-Admiral (retired...

Board of Governors appointee
Lydia Hwitsum

Board Member

Lydia Hwitsum

Lieutenant Governor in Council appointee
Lori Simcox

Board Member

Lori Simcox

Lieutenant Governor in Council appointee

Board Member

Vern Slaney

Lieutenant Governor in Council appointee
Dr. Jennifer Walinga

Board Member

Dr. Jennifer Walinga

Professor-elected member