Presidential reappointment

President Steenkamp's current term as the president and vice-chancellor of Royal Roads University is set to conclude on December 31, 2023.

President Steenkamp has formally indicated his interest in being considered for reappointment to a second term. A Presidential Reappointment Subcommittee has been struck to manage the review and reappointment process.

The subcommittee membership is intended to represent a cross-section of members of the RRU community.

A link to participate in an anonymous feedback survey was sent via email to the RRU community. The survey closed at 12:00 p.m. on November 20, 2022.

Who’s on the Presidential Reappointment Subcommittee?

Voting members

  • Nelson Chan – chancellor and chair, Board of Governors (subcommittee chair)

  • Christina Benty – Board of Governors, chair of the Governance and Nominating Committee

  • Kevin Brewster – Board of Governors, chair of the Finance and Audit Committee

  • Calvin Carlick – student

  • matt heinz – faculty

  • Tim Kituri – staff

  • Dave Saunders – Board of Governors

  • Lori Simcox – Board of Governors

  • Veronica Thompson – vice-president academic and provost

Resource persons

  • Drew Duncan – director, board and administrative services

  • Ashley Richards – board secretary

Presidential Reappointment Subcommittee Terms of Reference

For further information on the subcommittee and the way it will carry out its business, please see the Presidential Reappointment Subcommittee Terms of Reference