Board of Governors Meeting

Monday, December 10, 2007 - 10:00pm to Tuesday, December 11, 2007 - 12:00am

In its monthly meetings the Board establishes policy and institutional priorities for the university. It makes major operating decisions and receives reports from the President; Vice-President, Academic; Vice-President, Administration; the Chair of the Academic Council; chairs of standing and ad hoc committees; and representatives of academic and administrative areas at the university as needed. For more information on OCAD's governance, please visit http://www.ocad.ca/about_ocad/governance.htm

Venue & Address: 
Rm 284 100 McCaul St., Toronto, Ontario

Board of Governors Meeting

Monday, January 14, 2008 - 10:00pm to Tuesday, January 15, 2008 - 12:00am

In its monthly meetings the Board establishes policy and institutional priorities for the university. It makes major operating decisions and receives reports from the President; Vice-President, Academic; Vice-President, Administration; the Chair of the Academic Council; chairs of standing and ad hoc committees; and representatives of academic and administrative areas at the university as needed. For more information on OCAD's governance, please visit http://www.ocad.ca/about_ocad/governance.htm

Venue & Address: 
Rm 284 100 McCaul St., Toronto, Ontario

Board of Governors Meeting

Monday, February 11, 2008 - 10:00pm to Tuesday, February 12, 2008 - 12:00am

In its monthly meetings the Board establishes policy and institutional priorities for the university. It makes major operating decisions and receives reports from the President; Vice-President, Academic; Vice-President, Administration; the Chair of the Academic Council; chairs of standing and ad hoc committees; and representatives of academic and administrative areas at the university as needed. For more information on OCAD's governance, please visit http://www.ocad.ca/about_ocad/governance.htm

Venue & Address: 
Rm 284 100 McCaul St., Toronto, Ontario

Board of Governors Meeting

Monday, April 14, 2008 - 9:00pm to 11:00pm

In its monthly meetings the Board establishes policy and institutional priorities for the university. It makes major operating decisions and receives reports from the President; Vice-President, Academic; Vice-President, Administration; the Chair of the Academic Council; chairs of standing and ad hoc committees; and representatives of academic and administrative areas at the university as needed. For more information on OCAD's governance, please visit http://www.ocad.ca/about_ocad/governance.htm

Venue & Address: 
Rm 284 100 McCaul St., Toronto, Ontario

Board of Governors Meeting

Monday, May 12, 2008 - 9:00pm to 11:00pm

In its monthly meetings the Board establishes policy and institutional priorities for the university. It makes major operating decisions and receives reports from the President; Vice-President, Academic; Vice-President, Administration; the Chair of the Academic Council; chairs of standing and ad hoc committees; and representatives of academic and administrative areas at the university as needed. For more information on OCAD's governance, please visit http://www.ocad.ca/about_ocad/governance.htm

Venue & Address: 
Rm 284 100 McCaul St., Toronto, Ontario

Board of Governors Meeting

Saturday, June 9, 2007 - 9:00pm to 11:00pm

In its monthly meetings the Board establishes policy and institutional priorities for the university. It makes major operating decisions and receives reports from the President; Vice-President, Academic; Vice-President, Administration; the Chair of the Academic Council; chairs of standing and ad hoc committees; and representatives of academic and administrative areas at the university as needed. For more information on OCAD's governance, please visit http://www.ocad.ca/about_ocad/governance.htm

Venue & Address: 
Rm 284 100 McCaul St., Toronto, Ontario

OCAD University welcomes Lanita Layton to the Board of Governors

Portrait of Lanita Layton
Wednesday, September 7, 2016 - 4:00am

Lanita Layton has been elected as an external member of the OCAD University Board of Governors for a three-year term effective June 14.

Layton is the Managing Director of HUGO BOSS Canada, the Canadian arm of one of the world’s most recognized luxury clothing brands. She is responsible for the company’s strategic direction and finances, as well as managing day-to-day corporate operations. Prior to joining HUGO BOSS, Layton had a 10-year tenure with the Canadian department store Holt Renfrew.

“As someone who has an art education and is deeply immersed in the world of design, I’m delighted to be joining the board of OCAD University, an institution that nurtures creativity and imagination,” said Layton.

“Lanita’s expertise in business and design makes her a tremendous addition to our board, which has a diversity of knowledge spanning healthcare, digital media, entrepreneurship, design, the financial sector and beyond,” said Dr. Sara Diamond, OCAD University President and Vice-Chancellor. “It’s wonderful to have Lanita join us just as we embark on the Creative City Campus renewal project.”

Layton was on the volunteer committee of ONEXONE First Nations School Breakfast Program, as well as the George Brown College Fashion Program advisory committee, and is a member of the Retail Council of Canada. She studied commercial art at Emily Carr University of Art + Design.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Student information session: Senate and Board of Governors positions

Monday, September 12, 2016 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Find out more about what OCAD University's Senate and Board of Governors do and how you can be involved in university governance. Be a part of the two governing bodies that oversee how your OCAD University is operated. Like two chambers of a heart, the Board of Governors and Senate, have their own beats to pump the lifeblood into your University. Find out how you can join this integral leading function of your University! 

FREE PIZZA will be provided.

Nominations close September 14, 2016 at 4:30 p.m.

 

Venue & Address: 
230 Richmond Street W - Level 11 Boardroom
Senate Elections

Nominations open for student positions on the Board of Governors & Senate

Wednesday, August 10, 2016 - 4:00am

Nominations are now being accepted for several student positions on the OCAD University Board of Governors and the Senate.

Be a part of the two governing bodies that oversee how your OCAD University is operated. Like two chambers of a heart, the Board of Governors and Senate, have their own beats to pump the lifeblood into your University. Join in this integral leading function of your University!

Eligible candidates may submit nomination for these positions until 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, September 14, 2016.

Student positions available are:

Board of Governors

  • Two (2) Undergraduate Student positions, each for a two-year term.

Senate

  • One (1) Graduate Student Senator position for a one-year term.
  • Three (3) Undergraduate Student Senator positions, one from each Faculty, each for a one-year term.

For more information on the roles, responsibilities and nomination and election processes, please click on the appropriate link below:

Board of Governors Election Information and Nomination Forms

Senate Election Information and Nomination Forms

Students are invited to attend an Information Session with FREE PIZZA on Monday, September 12, 2016 in Room 1115 (11th Floor Boardroom), 230 Richmond Street West from 12:00 noon-2:00pm. (Drop in anytime during these two hours)

Elections will take place electronically from September 21 to 26, 2016.

Still have questions?

  • Questions about the Board of Governors elections should be directed to Valerie De Souza, Manager, University Governance at 416-977-6000 Ext. 2853.
  • Questions about the Senate elections should be directed to Natalie Nanton, Coordinator, Academic Governance and Quality Assurance at 416-977-6000 Ext. 2856.

 

New members join OCAD University’s Board of Governors

Friday, April 22, 2016 - 4:00am

OCAD University welcomes Dr. Myrna Francis and Daniel Sawaya as external members of its Board of Governors. Francis and Sawaya were appointed by the Government of Ontario, each for a three-year term effective April 6, 2016.

“These new members of our board bring with them extensive experience in both the private and public sectors, as well as expertise in business incubation in health and technology,” said Dr. Sara Diamond, President and Vice-Chancellor of OCAD University. “We are fortunate to have them join us at a time when the university is experiencing tremendous growth and expansion through the Ignite Imagination campaign.”

Background

Daniel Sawaya: Founder & CEO, AyaWas Investment Group

Daniel Sawaya’s career spans more than 25 years with general management and functional hands-on experience across several industries. Today, he is founder and CEO of the AyaWas Investment Group, a private investment firm focused on providing advisory and financing services to early-stage and mid-size companies in information and communications technology, financial services, consumer products and retail. Sawaya is also an active advisor at MaRS Discovery District and is involved in a series of technology incubators across North America.

Sawaya has served on boards of directors in both the private and public sector, was chair of the Canada Post United Way Foundation and volunteered as a mentor at the University of Ottawa.

Dr. Myrna Francis: President, Mfran Enterprises Inc.
Dr. Myrna Francis’s career spans more than 25 years of experience in the health-care and technology industries. She provides strategic advice to both public-sector and multi-national private-sector companies focused on health information technology (IT), commercialization of Internet 2.0/digital innovation, and health IT business and product-growth strategies.

Francis has been a board director for a broad spectrum of organizations in the private and public sectors, and is an advisor to health IT and medical device incubators, such as those housed in the MaRS Discovery District and the Biomedical Zone. With her diverse, international experience in the public and private sectors, Francis brings a unique and comprehensive understanding of the challenges and opportunities facing growing companies.

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