Executive Council

Executive Council

The membership has elected the following individuals to represent the APD on the boards and committees listed below.

Board of Governors

The Board of Governors is the College’s decision-making body. The Board exercises the rights and powers of the College in accordance with the General and Vocational Colleges Act, the Regulations adopted thereunder, and the Mission Statement of the College. The Board of Governors is composed of 19 members, including one professional. The professional is elected by the ADP members for a three-year term, which can be renewed once. The Board meets six times per year.

Azra Khan, Coordinator, Faculty Professional Development (HR)
akhan@dawsoncollege.qc.ca
(514) 931-8731 ext. 1409

Senate

Senate is the College’s consultative body on academic matters. Its main role is to advise the Board of Governors on any matter concerning the programs of studies dispensed by the College and the evaluation of learning achievement, including the procedures for the certification of studies. Senate is composed of 35 members, three of whom are professionals who are elected by the ADP membership. There is no limit to the number of years a professional may serve on Senate. Senate meets at least 10 times per year.

Jane Valihora, Academic Advisor, Academic Systems
jvalihora@dawsoncollege.qc.ca
(514) 931-8731 ext. 1141

Diana Rice, Pedagogical Counsellor, Office of Academic Development (OAD)
drice@dawsoncollege.qc.ca
(514) 931-8731 ext. 1411

Monica Lopez, Pedagogical Counsellor, Office of Academic Development (OAD)
drice@dawsoncollege.qc.ca
(514) 931-8731 ext. 1411

Amy Soulis, Academic & Vocational Information Counsellor, Student Employment Office (On Leave)
amsoulis@dawsoncollege.qc.ca
(514) 931-8731 ext. 1184

Comité de relations de travail (CRT) – Labour Relations Committee

The CRT is the formal parity committee which meets several times a year. It is the mechanism through which the College’s management and the ADP attempt to resolve issues related to the application or interpretation of the Collective Agreement or any other labour relations issues.

The role and the responsibilities of the CRT are outlined in the current Collective Agreement under Article 4-2.00. Representatives to this committee are elected by the ADP membership.

Claire Elliott, Librarian (SMTE), Library
celliott@dawsoncollege.qc.ca
(514) 931-8731 ext. 1736

Anna Marczewska, Pedagogical Counsellor, Academic Skills Centre
amarczewska@dawsoncollege.qc.ca
(514) 931-8731 ext. 1745

Catherine Fusk, Academic Advisor, Academic Advising
cfusk@dawsoncollege.qc.ca
(514) 931-8731 ext. 1173

CRT Alternate

Julia Lijerón, Pedagogical Counsellor, Office of Academic Development (OAD)
jlijeron@dawsoncollege.qc.ca
(514) 931-8731 ext. 1477

ADP Professional Development Committee

The PDC is composed of two representatives of the ADP (who also sit on the College Professional Development Committee) and the President of the ADP or his/her delegate.

Lisa Courte, Psychologist, Counselling Services
lcourte@dawsoncollege.qc.ca
(514) 931-8731 ext. 1127

Irene Kakoulakis, Academic Advisor, Academic Advising
ikakoulakis@dawsoncollege.qc.ca
(514) 931-8731 ext. 1325

Claire Elliott, Librarian (SMTE), Library
celliott@dawsoncollege.qc.ca
(514) 931-8731 ext. 1736

Committee to Stem Violence, Discrimination, Harassment and Abuse of Power

This committee is responsible for promoting the Policy to Stem Violence, Discrimination, Harassment and Abuse of Power, providing education for the community, and making recommendations on changes to the policy, and to other related policies and practices.

Julie Gosselin, Student Life Counsellor (Nurse), Student Health Services
jgosselin@dawsoncollege.qc.ca
(514) 931-8731 ext. 1124

Health and Safety Committee

The role of the Health and Safety Committee is to promote the welfare of all members of the College community. As such, the Committee addresses all questions, concerns and complaints relating to health and safety that are directed to its attention.

Conner Morgan, Pedagogical Counsellor, Academic Skills Centre
cmorgan@dawsoncollege.qc.ca
(514) 931-8731 ext. 1746

Standing Committee on Sexual Violence

The mandate of this standing committee is to regularly review the College’s Policy on Sexual Violence, and ensure that it is followed.

Christina Parsons, Communications Counsellor, Communications
cparsons@dawsoncollege.qc.ca
(514) 931-8731 ext. 1354

Committee for the Prevention of Sexual Violence

The role of this committee is to assist the College in developing awareness-raising, prevention, and training activities for members of the college community.

Rhonda Meier, Administration Officer, Warren G. Flowers
rmeier@dawsoncollege.qc.ca
(514) 931-8731 ext. 3228

Code of Conduct Committee

The professional on this committee contributes to the development of a universal Code of Conduct Policy, which will apply to all members of the Dawson Community, including students, faculty, staff, managers, contract workers and visitors.

Catherine Fusk, Academic Advisor, Academic Advising
cfusk@dawsoncollege.qc.ca
(514) 931-8731 ext. 1173

Institutional Student Evaluation Policy (ISEP) Committee

This committee regularly reviews the ISEP, which outlines the roles and responsibilities of students, teachers and administrators with regard to student evaluation, and sets out the rules surrounding assessment, grades and academic standing.

Madeleine Bazerghi, Pedagogical Counsellor, Office of Academic Development (OAD)
mbazerghi@dawsoncollege.qc.ca
(514) 931-8731 ext. 1476


The following positions are currently vacant

Any ADP member who is interested in this position should contact Claire Elliott or Anna Marczewska (Co-Presidents).

Budget Consultation Committee

This important committee meets twice per year to review and provide feedback on draft budgets and the staffing plan for the upcoming academic year.

ADP Donations Committee

The volunteer members of this committee review requests for donations and make recommendations to the Executive Committee.

Retirement/Pensions/RREGOP

This representative keeps up-to-date on developments in this dossier in order to keep membership informed