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MCMASTER UNIVERSITY BOARD OF GOVERNORS

Ministry
TRAINING, COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES
URL
www.mcmaster.ca/univsec/
Address
McMaster University 1280 Main Street West Gilmour Hall, Room 210
Hamilton Ont.
L8S4L8
Phone
(905) 525-9140 ext. 24337
Fax
(905) 526-9884
Background
MCMASTER UNIVERSITY ACT, 1976, C. 98, S. 8(1) (PRIVATE ACT)
Function

Except for matters assigned by the act to the senate, the board oversees the government, conduct, management and control of the university, its property, revenues, business and affairs. The board shall have all powers necessary or convenient to perform its duties and achieve the objects and purposes of the university.
 

Membership

The board currently consists of thirty-seven members including, the President; the Chair of the Board-Senate Committee on Long Range Planning; the Chancellor; three members appointed from the Senate; four elected faculty members; two elected student members; two elected staff members; eleven members elected by the board; one member appointed by the affiliated college (Divinity College); five members appointed by the alumni association; and six members appointed by the Lieutenant Governor in Council.

Term

Appointees of the Lieutenant Governor in Council hold office for four years for no more than three consecutive terms. However, one year after the expiry date of the third consecutive term, a member is again eligible for appointment. The limit of three consecutive terms does not include service for the balance of an unexpired term.

Meetings
The board usually meets once a month.
Remuneration

Appointees do not receive remuneration.

Appointments & Vacancies

No. Position Member Term Location
1. MEMBER (PART-TIME) TONY VALERI
04-May-2016 - 03-May-2020
HAMILTON
2. MEMBER (PART-TIME) KEVIN NYE
14-Sep-2016 - 13-Sep-2020
BURLINGTON
3. MEMBER (PART-TIME) JAGODA S. PIKE
18-Oct-2017 - 17-Oct-2021
OAKVILLE
4. MEMBER (PART-TIME) SEAN DONNELLY
18-Oct-2017 - 17-Oct-2021
STONEY CREEK
5. MEMBER (PART-TIME)
6. MEMBER (PART-TIME)