Research Planning Committee Members

Committee Chair
Robert Wood, Vice-President (Research)

Ex Officio Members
Jackie Rice, Associate Vice-President (Research) or designate
Josephine Mills (Mary Kavanagh, Sept. 25 -Dec. 31, 2020), Designate for Erasmus Okine, Provost & Vice-President (Academic)
Helen Kelley, Associate Dean, School of Graduate Studies designate For Jackie Rice, Associate Vice-President (Research) & Dean of School of Graduate Studies

Nine (9) Academic Staff Members*, nominated by GFC Nominations Committee

Three (3) from the Faculty of Arts & Science

One (1) from Humanities
Inge Genee, June 30, 2021

One (1) from Sciences
Hans-Joachim Wieden, June 30, 2022

One (1) from Social Sciences
Michelle Hogue, June 30, 2021

One (1) from the Dhillon School of Business
Brad Olson, June 30, 2021

One (1) from the Faculty of Education
Amy von Heyking, June 30, 2022

One (1) from the Faculty of Fine Arts
Aaron Taylor, June 30, 2021

One (1) from the School of Graduate Studies
Elizabeth Galway, June 30, 2022

One (1) from the Faculty of Health Sciences
Cheryl Currie, June 30, 2022

One (1) from the School of Liberal Education
Jon Doan, June 30, 2021

*Members will normally hold an appointment at the senior Associate or Full Professor level and provide evidence of a sustained track record in ideally at least three of the following:

  • Obtaining external funds to support their research, creative, or scholarly endeavours, including provincial, Tri-Agency (Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council and Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council), or other federal funding;
  • Participating as a review panel member within the past 10 years for an external funding agency at the provincial, national, or international level;
  • Serving as a Director of a research Centre or Institute for more than three years;
  • Supervising and mentoring undergraduate and graduate students and/or post-doctoral fellows;
  • Acting as a Director in an external research-focused organization (for example, PolicyWise or Alberta Gambling Research Institute).

Resource Members (non-voting)
Penny Pickles, Project Manager, Research

Quorum = 7 Voting Members (Summer Quorum = 7 Voting Members)