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Council committee is responsible for administering the affairs of the UGFA. Meetings are generally held once a month. The rules, powers, and composition of Council are outlined in our Constitution.

Here is your 2022-2023 Council:

College of Arts

Mary DeCoste (1yr)

Peter Eardley (1yr)

Andrew Sherwood (2yr)

College of Biological Science

Shoshana Jacobs (1yr)

Ray Lu (2yr)

(1 needed)

College of Engineering and Physical Sciences

Steve Gismondi (1yr)             

Stefan Kremer (2yr)
Herb Kunze (1yr)
(1 needed)

College of Social and Applied Human Sciences

Susan Chuang (2yr)              

Andy Hathaway(1yr)
Olga Smoliak (1yr)

Gordon S. Lang School of Business & Economics

Louise Grogan (2yr)                          

Philippe Lassou (1yr)

Jing Lu (2yr)

Ontario Agriculture College

Paul Goodwin (1yr).                                 

Massimo Marcone (2yr)

Larry Goodridge (1 yr)

(1 needed)

Ontario Veterinary College

Andrea Sanchez-Lazaro (1yr)

Pavneesh Madan (1yr)
(1 needed)



Melanie Cassidy (2yr)

(1 needed)


Veterinary Teaching Hospital

(1 needed)

Animal Health Lab

Davor Ojkic    (1yr)                 

Unit 2

Lezlie Cunningham (1yr).    

Curtis Mikel (2yr)


(2 needed)


If you are interested in sitting on Council or if you have any questions regarding Council please feel free to contact the UGFA office at [email protected] or call 519.824.4120 x52126.



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last updated September 2021