Board Member Biographies

Board of Regents


Biographies

${name} Cameron Adams

Cameron Adams is a current student at The University of Winnipeg.  He is in his fourth year of the Integrated Education program.  In the education program, Cameron is majoring in History and minoring in Indigenous Studies.  He will also have a Bachelor of Arts in Indigenous Languages.  Cameron has worked at the Southern Chiefs Organization Clinic as an Indigenous Vaccination Liaison in Gimli throughout the summer of 2021.  He has also previously worked at Autumnwood RV Park & Resort and York University where he interviewed Indigenous particpants and gathered samples for a theatre project.  Cameron is an active volunteer with Habitat for Humanity.  He started volunteering in 2014 when he was in high school where he participated on a Habitat trip to El Salvador with teachers and his peers.  Since then, Cameron has helped build homes in Portugal (2015 & 2017), Indonesia (2016), Halifax (2018) and Macedonia (2019).  While on these builds, Cameron works alongside volunteers and site staff to construct homes.  Cameron is also an active learner of nēhinawēwin (Swampy Cree) and is finishing work on a soon-to-be launched app that will support language revitalization efforts.  Aside from learning nēhinawēwin, Cameron also has volunteered with the Bear Clan Patrol and the Indigenous Students’ Association.  He was appointed to The University of Winnipeg Board of Regents in 2021 and currently sits on the Board of Regents Governance and Community Relations Committee.


${name} Reanne Cairns

Reanne Cairns was appointed to The University of Winnipeg Board of Regents in 2021 and currently sits on the Board of Regents Governance and Community Relations Committee.  She is an alumni of The University of Winnipeg where she obtained her Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Education.  Reanne works in the Seven Oaks School Division at Elwick Community School as a teacher.  She has taught at Elwick for the past eight years.  Reanne has served the Elwick community in a number of ways throughout the years.  She previously volunteered at Southwinds Equine Rescue, assisting in the raising of funds, and day to day work required to continually rescue animals.  Reanne has been a member of a group that volunteers with the Prairie Dog Central Railway to hold old west re-enactments that serve to raise funds for groups such as Helping Hands, and CancerCare.  Previous to her employment in the Seven Oaks School Division she volunteered with groups like the Peaceful Village, and often gave her time as a bagpipe player to a variety of organizations.  Reanne has a strong interest in equity within education, as well as growing Indigenous education opportunities.  She is looking forward to the opportunity to serve an educational community which set her on her current path of employment, and given her so much purpose in her day to day life.


${name} Amrita Ray Chaudhuri

Amrita Ray Chaudhuri is a Professor in the Department of Economics at The University of Winnipeg.  She completed her Master of Arts and PhD in Economics at McGill University, and her Bachelors of Science in Economics at the London School of Economics and Political Science located in the United Kingdom.  Dr. Ray Chaudhuri served as an Assistant Professor of Economics at Tilburg University in The Netherlands from 2007 to 2010 before joining The University of Winnipeg’s Department of Economics in 2010.  Dr. Ray Chaudhuri is a SSHRC funded scholar whose research focuses on environmental economics, international trade, and the economics of natural resource extraction.  She chaired the SSHRC Adjudication Committee in Economics during 2020 and 2021, and served as its member in 2018 and 2019.  Dr. Ray Chaudhuri previously sat on The University of Winnipeg Board of Regents in 2019 for a one year term and was recently re-elected in 2021.  She currently sits on the Board of Regents Finance Committee and also sits on The University of Winnipeg Senate.


${name} Grant Christensen

Grant Christensen was appointed to The University of Winnipeg Board of Regents in 2021.  Grant currently sits on the Board of Regents Finance and Audit and Risk Committees.  He is an alumni of The University of Winnipeg, where he completed his Bachelor of Arts in Economics.  Grant also obtained a Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting from the University of Manitoba and completed the Certified General Accountants Program of Professional Studies.  He was previously awarded with Fellowship and Life Membership (2013) by the Certified General Accountants Association in recognition of contributions to the accounting profession.  Throughout the years, Grant has held various executive positions including President and CEO of the Canadian Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Professionals, Chief Operating Officer of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Manitoba, Chief Executive Officer, of the Certified General Accountants Association of Manitoba, Director of Education, of the Certified General Accountants Association of Manitoba and President of Windfalls West Ltd..  A portion of Grant’s volunteer background includes sitting as Treasurer on the CPHR Board of Directors, Chair of the Manitoba Chamber of Commerce Business Awards Selection Committee, Vice-Chair on the Manitoba Immigration Council, President of the Canadian Society of Association Executive, Manitoba Chapter and as an Economics Instructor through the CGA Program of Professional Studies. 


${name} Ruth Dickinson

Ruth Dickinson has worked as a Business Administrator for 32 years with the last 17 years at Reflections Dental Health Centre and Campus Dental Centre, where she is the Team Lead Manager.  She is an alumnus of The University of Winnipeg, where she obtained her Bachelor of Arts Honours (Classics) in 2018 and Bachelor of Arts (Geography) in 2015.  Twice earning the Chancellor’s Gold Medal for the highest standing.  From 2010 to 2020 she was also a UW tutor, lab demonstrator, marker, invigilator and teaching assistant.  She also attended Niagara College where she obtained her Dental Assisting Diploma in 1989.  Ruth serves on numerous boards including The University of Winnipeg Alumni Association/Council as Past-President, The Kroeger Clocks Heritage Foundation as Treasurer, as well as The University of Winnipeg Golden Key Chapter Executive Committee as Past President and current VP Alumni Relations and acting VP Communications.  Ruth was appointed to The University of Winnipeg Board of Regents in 2020 and sits on the Board of Regents Governance and Community Relations Committee.  In her spare time, she co-organizes New Directions in Classics a public lecture series out of the UWinnipeg Classics Department.  Ruth was awarded the UWinnipeg Dr. and Mrs. Roderick Hunter Scholarship for her volunteer work.  Ruth plans to begin her Master's in Business Administration in 2022.


${name} Princess Egwu

Princess Chinyere Egwu is a current student at The University of Winnipeg.  In her spare time she enjoys sports, singing and dancing.  She was elected to The University of Winnipeg Board of Regents in 2021 and currently sits on the Board of Regents Nominating Committee.


${name} Jens Franck

Jens Franck is an Associate Professor and Chair in the Department of Biology at The University of Winnipeg.  He obtained his Bachelor of Science (Genetics) at the University of Alberta and his PhD in Biology at Dalhousie University.  Dr. Franck previously worked at the University of Chicago and Stanford University as a postdoctoral research fellow in molecular biology research.  He has been a United Way Ambassador since 2019 and a volunteer at the Immaculate Conception Drop In since 2015.  In his spare time Dr. Franck is an avid hockey player and enjoys camping and canoeing on the lakes of Manitoba and Ontario.  He was appointed to The University of Winnipeg Board of Regents in 2021 and currently sits on the Board of Regents Governance and Community Relations Committee.  He also sits on The University of Winnipeg Senate.   


${name} Marlene Gallagher

Marlene Gallagher was appointed to the Board of Regents in 2017.  She is an alumni of The University of Winnipeg where she completed her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Education and History as well as her Aboriginal Educational Assistant Certificate.  She also attended the University of Manitoba where she completed her Master’s Degree in Education.  Ms. Gallagher is a member of the Sagkeeng First Nation. She speaks Anishinaabemowin and takes part in various cultural practices and ceremonies.  She has held many positions over the years including being employed with the Government of Manitoba in the Finance and Education Department, Canada Mortgage and Housing, Treaty Relations Commission of Manitoba, Portage and Main Press and the Peguis Education School Board.  Ms. Gallagher has spent her time volunteering as a board member of the St. Norbert Behavioral Health Foundation, the National Aboriginal Advisory Group, the Springfield Agricultural Society, the Manitoba Association for Right and Liberties as well as the Human Rights Task Force for Global College and The University of Winnipeg.  She is the recipient of the Cultural & Education Award, Connor, Clark & Lunn Book Prize Award and the Aboriginal Circle of Educators – Leadership in Sustaining Our Ways Award.  Ms. Gallagher currently sits on the Board of Regents Governance and Community Relations and Nominating Committees.


${name} Barb Gamey

Barb Gamey is a co-founder of Payworks, one of Canada’s largest national providers of Payroll, Human Resource, Time and Absence Management solutions located in Winnipeg with ten regional offices and over 300 employees across Canada. 

Barb is dedicated to community involvement: she sits on the Winnipeg Blue Bombers Board of Directors, the Business Council of Manitoba’s Board of Directors, the TELUS Manitoba Community Board, the UM Properties Board and served as United Way Winnipeg’s 2018 Campaign Chair.  Barb is the Chancellor of The University of Winnipeg and sits on the board for The University of Winnipeg Foundation.  She is an ongoing supporter of numerous other community and charitable organizations.


${name} Romona Goomansingh

Romona Goomansingh is an alumni and third generation graduate of The University of Winnipeg. She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts (4 year) in Sociology, being given a Student of Distinction designation. Dr. Goomansingh also attended the University of Manitoba where she obtained her Masters of Education, and received her Doctor of Philosophy in Education from the University of Toronto. She is an educator at McNally Robinson Booksellers of Winnipeg as well as an instructor for the University of Manitoba’s Faculty of Education. She is a freelance writer and features South Asian arts and culture as well as local businesses in Winnipeg; her writing appears regularly in the Winnipeg Free Press. Dr. Goomansingh has been engaged with various volunteer and community organizations for years and has been involved with promoting arts and culture through the India Pavilion for Folklorama. From 2015 to 2019 she was appointed to the Manitoba Women’s Advisory Council by the Province of Manitoba, Status of Women Division. Dr. Goomansingh currently serves as the Representative for the University of Toronto Alumni Group (Winnipeg Chapter). She was appointed to The University of Winnipeg Board of Regents in 2019 and currently sits on the Board of Regents Nominating Committee as Vice-Chair.


${name} Robert Grant

Robert Grant was appointed to the Board of Regents in 2017.  He graduated from Bemidji State University with a Bachelor of Arts Degree, with Majors in Physical Education and History and a Minor in Social Studies.  He also graduated from North Dakota State University with a Masters in Physical Education.  He has his Education Certificate Level 5 and his Principal Certifications Class 1 and 2.  From 1970 to 2002 he worked as a teacher in the Agassiz School Division as well as Department Head in Physical Education and History at Edward Schreyer School. His last six years were spent as Assistant Principal at Edward Schreyer.  He was on the Department of Education curriculum development team for 4 years, concentrating on the History and Social Studies curriculum for Early and Senior Years. He has been highly involved in multiple community activities and clubs, spending his hours volunteering.  He was National Vice President of the Canadian Junior Chamber of Commerce, a member of the Beausejour Jaycees, and a member of the Brokenhead Community Foundation.  Mr. Grant currently sits on the Board of Regents Audit and Risk Committee as Vice-Chair.


${name} Kiratveer Singh Hayer

Kiratveer Singh Hayer is a current student at The University of Winnipeg studying psychology.  He is the President of the University of Winnipeg Students’ Association.  Kiratveer previously volunteered at Siloam Mission and in his spare time enjoys DJ’ing through Summer Bounce Entertainment.  He also previously worked at The Weekend hair salon.  Kiratveer was appointed to The University of Winnipeg Board of Regents in 2021 and currently sits on the Board of Regents Finance Committee.


${name} Jonathan Henderson

Jonathan Henderson is a current student at The University of Winnipeg.  He is currently in his second term as Vice-President, External Affairs of the University of Winnipeg Students’ Association.  Jonathan has a Bachelor of Arts in Indigenous Studies and is currently working towards a Bachelor of Arts in Conflict Resolution Studies.  He currently sits on The University of Winnipeg Senate Student Appeals Committee and Indigenous Course Requirement Committee.  He is the Co-founder of Healing Together which is a men’s healing circle that has met every Sunday since the Spring of 2019.  Jonathan also volunteers with the Mama Bear/Bear Clan on walks through the community and participates in various community rallies such as MMWIWGS, Orange Shirt Day, Black Lives Matter and Stop Asian Hate.  He has won various academic awards and scholarships and was on The University of Winnipeg Deans list in 2020.  Jonathan was appointed to The University of Winnipeg Board of Regents in 2020 and sits on the Board’s Governance and Community Relations Committee.


${name} Reza Saker Hossain

Reza Saker Hossain is a current student at The University of Winnipeg, working towards a Bachelor of Science Degree in Applied Computer Science.  Reza is the Vice-President, Student Affairs of the University of Winnipeg Students’ Association.  He is the Founder and President of UW Impact (a University of Winnipeg student club) and the President, UW International Students’ Association.  Reza was appointed to The University of Winnipeg Board of Regents in 2021 and currently sits on the Board of Regents Nominating Committee.


${name} Stefan Jonasson
Stefan Jonasson in the Editor of Lögberg-Heimskringla, a newspaper serving the Icelandic community in North America. Stefan is an alumni of The University of Winnipeg where he graduated from the Collegiate and completed his Bachelor of Arts, receiving the University Gold Medal in Religion. He also earned a Masters of Divinity, receiving the Governor General’s Gold Medal. He was appointed to the Board of Regents in 2015 where he continues to envelop in the rich discussions, overall governance, principles and inspiring overviews of the University as a whole. Stefan is also an ordained Unitarian Minister and held various positions over the years such as Director of Growth Strategies and Large Congregation Development, Unitarian Universalist Association (Boston); Director for Large Congregations, Unitarian Universalist Association; and District Executive for Western Canada, Unitarian Universalist Association. He is an avid volunteer and is currently president of the Icelandic National League of North America and a board member for the St. James Scholarship Foundation. This past year Stefan was awarded the Knight’s Cross of the Icelandic Order of the Falcon for his service to journalism, religion, and the Icelandic Canadian community. He is the current Chair of the Board of Regents.

${name} Richard Jones

Richard Jones is Vice-President, Information Services Infrastructure and Governance at Wawanesa Mutual Insurance Corporation.  His portfolio covers Corporate Technology, Service Management, Architecture and IS Risk.  Mr. Jones sits on the Board for the Manitoba Childrens Museum and has previously volunteered his time working with United Way of Winnipeg.  He was appointed to The University of Winnipeg Board of Regents in 2020, and sits on the Board of Regents Finance Committee as Chair.  He looks forward to contributing his technical expertise.


${name} Andrew Kaul

Andrew Kaul is a third year student at The University of Winnipeg studying in the Faculty of Education.  He previously attended St. Pauls High School.  Andrew is a host at Gusto North Restaurant and enjoys playing tennis and traveling in his spare time.  He was appointed to The University of Winnipeg Board of Regents in 2021 and also sits on The University of Winnipeg Senate.


${name} Charter Kidzugane

Charter Kidzugane is the President and Chief Executive Officer of CH Health and Home Care Services Inc., President of CHN College and President and Chief Executive Officer of Higgins Pharmacy.  He attended Thomas More College, City University, University of Miami and London Executive College where he studied Economics and Accounting, Computer Systems Analysis and Design and Financial Management.  Mr. Kidzugane previously held the position of President of the Kenya Association of Manitoba as well as Treasurer of the African Association of Manitoba.  He also previously sat on the Licence Suspension Appeal Board of Manitoba.  Mr. Kidzugane has held positions such as Financial Director of Lohnro Group of Companies (London UK and Kenya), Director of Finance of the Opaskwayak Cree Nation and Director of Finance of Norway House Cree Nation.  He looks forward to contributing his worldly experience to the Universitys diverse culture.  Mr. Kidzugane was appointed to The University of Winnipeg Board of Regents in 2020 and currently sits on the Board of Regents Finance Committee.


${name} Rohith Mascarenhas

Rohith Mascarenhas joined the Board of Regents in 2016 and is currently Past Chair and Chair of the Nominating Committee.  He has held increasing level of responsibility including Vice-Chair of the Finance and Audit and Risk Committees, Vice-Chair of the Board, and Chair of the Board from 2019 to 2021.  He also chaired the University’s Chancellor Search Committee, a joint Committee of the Board and Senate, which recommended the appointment of the University’s current Chancellor, Barb Gamey, as well as the recent Advisory Committee on Presidential Search, responsible for recommending the next President of the University to the Board.

Rohith is a claims executive at The Wawanesa Mutual Insurance Company, where he is responsible for overseeing legal, casualty, and special investigations strategy.  He is an alumni of The University of Winnipeg and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 2011.  He also obtained his Juris Doctor degree in 2011 from the University of Manitoba.  Rohith is also currently a director of The University of Winnipeg Foundation, which is responsible for managing the University’s endowment fund.


${name} Kathleen McCandless

Kathleen McCandless is a Partner with Pitblado Law, working in the field of civil litigation.  She is an alumni of The University of Winnipeg where she obtained her Bachelors of Arts in 1999, with a major in Psychology.  She also attended the University of Manitoba where she obtained her Bachelor of Laws in 2006.  Ms McCandless was the recipient of the University Gold Medal for the highest standing in the Bachelor of Laws program.  She was a Council Member of the Manitoba Bar Association from 2011 to 2017.  She is also a member of the board of The Laurel Centre Inc., where she has served as Chair, as well as Counsel on the Executive Committee.  Ms McCandless was appointed to The University of Winnipeg Board of Regents in 2020 and currently sits on the Board of Regents Audit and Risk and Nominating Committees.  She looks forward to giving back to the University.


${name} Craig McGregor

Craig McGregor was appointed to The University of Winnipeg Board of Regents in 2021 and currently sits on the Board of Regents Finance Committee.  He is an alumnus of The University of Winnipeg where he completed his Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and Criminology in 1976 while being named on the Dean’s Honour List.  Mr. McGregor obtained intermediate levels of French Language proficiency through the Government of Canada in 1990.  He is currently the Manager of Operations at ML Design & Construction Inc. Mr. McGregor has over 40 years of HR management experience with the Government of Manitoba and Government of Canada.  Some of his experience includes, a Staffing Officer for the Royal Canadian Mounted Police and Transport Canada, Air, Chief of Staffing for Employment and Immigration Canada, Senior HR Programs Manager for the Manitoba Federal Council Secretariat, founding member of the National Managers’ Community, HR Director for several Manitoba government departments, and a Corporate Policy & Program Advisor for the Civil Service Commission of Manitoba.  Upon graduation from the University of Winnipeg, he served for a short time as a Tactical Land Combat Infantry Officer with the Canadian Army Reserve. He currently volunteers as a member of the Royal Winnipeg Rifles Regimental Senate and has previously served for 16 years with the St. James-Assiniboia School Division as a School Trustee and as Chair of the Board of Trustees.  Mr. McGregor was the recipient of the Head of the Public Service Award – Excellence in Service Delivery - Collaborative Working Relationships Category – awarded by the Clerk of the Privy Council – 2002.


${name} Greg Messer

Greg Messer is an alumni of The University of Winnipeg, where he obtained a double major in Administrative Studies and History in 1985.  He also attended the University of Manitoba where he completed the Public Sector Management Program in 1993 and the Human Resources Program in 1996.  Mr. Messer worked for the Workers Compensation Board of Manitoba for 30 years.  In his last 18 years, he spent his career overseeing the case management division, both at a manager and director level.  In an operational management role, he was required to perform key functions related to human resources, budgeting, performance management, customer service to stakeholders, along with decision making based on The Workers Compensation Act and Regulations.  He recently served on the Kirkfield Westwood Community Club Board, as both a sports director and on the executive team as the Vice-President of Facilities.  Mr. Messer was appointed to The University of Winnipeg Board of Regents in 2020 and currently sits on the Board of Regents Audit and Risk Committee. 


${name} Bruce Miller

Bruce W. J. Miller is the Team Lead, Partnerships Role for the Indigenous Peoples Resiliency Fund, an Indigenous-led effort to respond to urgent community needs while taking a long-term view on building on community resilience.  He graduated from the University of Manitoba with his Bachelor of Recreation Studies in 1999.  Mr. Miller enjoys volunteering in sport, education, and the philanthropic sector.  Mr. Miller has been a member of the Board of Regents since 2017.  He is the Vice-Chair of the Board of Regents and Vice-Chair of the Governance and Community Relations Committee.  He also sat on the Advisory Committee on Presidential Search.


${name} Todd Mondor

Dr. Todd Mondor is The University of Winnipeg's tenth President and Vice-Chancellor.  His term runs from April 1, 2022 through June 30, 2027. 

He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Psychology from The University of Winnipeg, and went on to attain both a master’s degree and doctorate in cognitive psychology from the University of Waterloo. He subsequently completed an NSERC post-doctoral fellowship at McGill University and the Montreal Neurological Institute before moving to Mount Allison University as a professor in its Psychology Department. 

Dr. Mondor returned to Winnipeg in 1999, joining the Psychology Department at the University of Manitoba where he taught courses at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, supervised numerous student research projects and theses, and maintained a productive, award-winning research program in auditory perception and cognition.  Prior to joining The University of Winnipeg he held a number of academic leadership positions at the University of Manitoba including Deputy Provost, Vice-Provost and Dean of Graduate Studies, and Head of the Department of Psychology.


${name} Michelle Pereira
Michelle Pereira was appointed to the Board in 2019. She is the Chief Operating Officer at Habitat for Humanity Manitoba.  She was previously the Publisher of Canstar Community News where she successfully rebranded six community papers.  Ms. Pereira sits as a Director on the Board for Camp Arnes and the St. Vital Mustangs Football Club.  She completed the Leadership Winnipeg course through the Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce in 2015 and has continued her leadership development by completing a Project Management course in 2017.  Ms. Pereira looks forward to making a positive impact on the Board of Regents.  She currently sits on the Board of Regents Governance and Community Relations Committee as Chair.

${name} Evan Podaima

Evan Podaima was appointed to The University of Winnipeg Board of Regents in 2021.  Evan currently sits on the Board of Regents Finance Committee.    He is an alumni of The University of Winnipeg where he completed his Bachelor of Business Administration.  Evan also obtained his Juris Doctor Degree from the University of Manitoba.  He is currently employed as an Articling Student at Holloway Thliveris LLP, specializing in commercial and construction litigation.  Throughout the years, Evan has spent his time volunteering with multiple organizations including, St. John’s Ambulance as an advance medical responder, the Golden Key Academic Honour Society  and as a Senator on behalf of the Manitoba Law Students Association as the voting student member on the Senate Executive Committee.  Evan has been the recipient of the Student of Highest Distinction, the Academic Proficiency Scholarship, the James G. Oborne Scholarship, and the Buhler Business and Administration Major Scholarship at The University of Winnipeg, and as the Faculty Selected Outstanding Student at the University of Manitoba.  He was also on the Dean’s Honour List/Pitblado Scholar.  Evan looks forward to giving back to the University that helped instill his love of learning. 


${name} Laura Sokal

Dr. Laura Sokal is a Professor in Education at The University of Winnipeg.  She obtained her Bachelor of Education (1985), Master of Education (1991) and PhD in Educational Psychology (2000) at the University of Manitoba.  Dr. Sokal joined The University of Winnipeg in 2000 and has since served as Associate Dean and Acting Dean of Education before returning to her role as a faculty member.  She has also served on the New Directions Board of Directors in several executive roles continually since 2011.  Dr. Sokal is a United Way leader.  She sits on the United Way Committee, as well as an advisory board for the Canadian Mental Health Association.  Dr. Sokal has also been involved with and sat on numerous Senate committees.  She has been awarded funding from SSHRC several times, has published over 70 peer-reviewed articles and three books, and has been recognized with an award for teaching excellence.  Dr. Sokal was elected to The University of Winnipeg Board of Regents in 2021.  She currently sits on the Board of Regents Governance and Community Relations Committee and also sits on The University of Winnipeg Senate.


${name} Shanna Sterling

Shanna Sterling was appointed to The University of Winnipeg Board of Regents in 2016. Ms. Sterling received a Business Administration Diploma from Assiniboine Community College and obtained her designation as a Chartered Professional Accountant, Certified General Accountant (CPA, CGA). She previously worked for the Federated Insurance Company of Canada as the Director of Finance where she was responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Accounting and Payroll Department and the management of financial reporting and compliance. She has volunteered for the past 15 years as an annual SuperWalk participant for Parkinson Canada. For the past four years Ms. Sterling has worked for the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority as a Business Analyst for Nutrition and Food Services and Regional Laundry Services. She is responsible for inter-facility invoicing of goods and services, statistical reporting, capital project accounting, and financial accounting and reporting.  She currently sits on the Board of Regents Finance Committee as Vice-Chair and the Audit and Risk Committee as Chair.


${name} Anna Stokke

Dr. Anna Stokke is a Professor and Chair in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at The University of Winnipeg.  Dr. Stokke graduated from the University of Alberta with a Doctorate degree in Mathematics, The University of Manitoba with a Master of Science degree in Mathematics and Brandon University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics.  In 2015 she was honoured with the Clarence Atchison Award for Excellence in Community Service from The University of Winnipeg, as well with the YWCA/YMCA Women of Distinction Award for Community Activism and Social Enterprise.  She also received the Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Science (PIMS) Education Prize in 2017.  Most recently, Dr. Stokke was recognized with the 3M National Teaching Fellowship, Canada's most prestigious recognition of excellence in teaching and educational leadership at the post-secondary level.  She was previously a Member of the Board of Directors of the Canadian Mathematical Society from 2013 to 2015.  Dr. Stokke is currently involved with multiple organizations, including the non-profit organization Archimedes Math Schools, as Co-founder and President; as well as the WISE Math Advocacy Group as Co-founder.  She was elected to the Board of Regents in 2018 and currently sits on the Board of Regents Finance, Executive and Nominating Committees.


${name} Cory Sul

Cory Sul is a dentist and the owner of Rivertrail Dental Centre and Funzone. He graduated from the University of Manitoba with a Doctor of Medical Dentistry and was inducted for Fellowship in the Pierre Fauchard Academy and the International College of Dentists. Dr. Sul was the President of the Dental Regulatory Authority in Manitoba from 2018 to 2019. He was the Treasurer for the Manitoba Dental Foundation from 2015 to 2018, and was a founding board member at the University of Manitoba for the Dental Alumni Association from 2008 to 2012. He was appointed to The University of Winnipeg Board of Regents in 2019 and currently sits on the Board of Regents Governance and Community Relations Committee.


${name} Sandy Tolman

Sandy Tolman is an Administrative Assistant in the Department of History at The University of Winnipeg.  For the past 22 years she has provided office services to 24 Faculty and CAS staff by implementing administrative systems and procedures.  Ms. Tolman previously sat on the Board of Directors for Dalhousie Daycare as President for four years.  She obtained a diploma in Public Relations from the University of Winnipeg’s Professional, Applied, and Continuing Education (PACE) program.  Ms. Tolman was appointed to The University of Winnipeg Board of Regents in 2019 and sits on the Board of Regents Finance and Nominating Committees.


${name} Jennifer Trotman

Jennifer Trotman has been the Director of Campus Living at The University of Winnipeg since 2014.  She is responsible for all aspects of University residences including budgets, human resources, programming and services for students.  In addition, Jennifer has participated on the New Student Orientation Committee, the Health and Wellness working group, the Transportation sub-committee, the Intercultural Competency working group, the Student Affairs Communication Committee, Bison Pride working group, Alcohol Awareness Committee and is a member of the Sexual Violence Response Team.  She also sits on the Campus Assessment and Support Team where she assists students at risk or in crisis on campus.  Jennifer attended Trent University where she majored in English and Sociology, and obtained her Masters of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies at Athabasca University.  In her spare time, Jennifer volunteers at Siloam Mission and Free the Children and has been involved with the Ethnic Diversity Task Force for three years.  Prior to her leadership role at The University of Winnipeg, Jennifer was a Residence Life Coordinator at the University of Manitoba and maintains strong connections with residence systems across the country.  She was elected to The University of Winnipeg Board of Regents in 2020 and sits on the Board of Regents Governance and Community Relations Committee.


${name} Dorothy Young

Dr. Dorothy Young was appointed to The University of Winnipeg Board of Regents in 2019.  She is an alumni of The University of Winnipeg where she completed her Bachelor of Arts in 1975.  She also attended the University of Manitoba where she obtained her Bachelor of Education Degree in 1978, her Masters in Educational Administration in 1992, as well as her PhD in Educational Administration in 2011.  From 1967 to 2006 she worked as a teacher, administrator and assistant superintendent in the St. James-Assiniboia School Division.  Dr. Young has an extensive volunteer background which includes the Canadian Education Association Board of Directors, volunteering at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights, as well as being a guest lecturer in the Faculty of Education at St. Boniface University (2012 to present) and Red River College (2001 to 2016).  She has been the Scholarship Committee Chair of the Alpha Delta Kappa Sorority (Education) Beta Chapter since 2011 and is a Life Member in both The Manitoba Teacher’s Society and the Manitoba Association of School Superintendents.  She has received the Dr. J. M. Brown Award for outstanding contribution to teacher education in Manitoba from the Faculty of Education of the University of Manitoba in 2004 and the Paul Harris Fellow Award for vocational excellence from the Winnipeg-Assiniboine Rotary Club in 2005.  Dr. Young currently sits on the Board of Regents Audit and Risk and Governance and Community Relations Committees.