Recent appointments at Concordia
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Please note the following changes in administrative roles:
Arts and Science: Robert Kilgore is now Vice-Dean, Student Affairs.
Engineering and Computer Science: Terry Fancott is Associate Dean,
Special Projects; Kash Khorasani is Associate Dean, Undergraduate
Programs and Student Affairs
John Molson School of Business: Jerry Tomberlin is Interim Dean;
Jerry Rosenblatt takes over his duties as Associate Dean, External
Affairs and Executive Programs, on a half-time basis; Danielle Morin
is Associate Dean, Graduate Programs, Research and Program Evaluation;
George Kanaan is Associate Dean, Undergraduate Programs, Academic
and Student Affairs. Dale Doreen (DS/MIS) has been appointed Director,
Special Projects, to oversee design and construction of the new building.
Dean of Students Office: Geoff Selig, formerly Senior Consultant
and Helpline Coordinator in IITS, has been appointed to a new position,
that of Researcher/Analyst. Keith Pruden is returning to Athletics
full-time and will no longer be Coordinator of Student Affairs.
Recreation and Athletics: Sean Gordon has been named Concordia
Sports Information, Publications and Web Site Coordinator. He replaces
Catherine Grace, who is on maternity leave until Oct.1, 2002. Gordon worked
most recently as an assistant in the universitys Financial Aid and
Oscar Peterson Concert Hall: Isabelle Bouvier has been appointed
Director, effective August 6. She is a former manager of the Seagram Symphonia
program and was executive assistant to the Samuel and Saidye Bronfman
Family Foundation (1988-92. She replaces Neil Schwartzman, who will leave
the university to pursue other projects. We thank him for his many years
of fine service, and we welcome Isabelle to Concordia.
Advocacy and Support Services: Director Ann Kerby is on sabbatical for
a year, and is being replaced by Pierre Frégeau, who is
supervising lawyer of the universitys volunteer legal aid bureau.
Leonard and Bina Ellen Art Gallery: Karen Antaki has left her post
as Director-Curator to pursue other interests. She has worked at the gallery
since 1992, curating and overseeing many fine shows. We thank her for
her dedication, and wish her all the best.
Academic Relations Office: Maryanne Balazic, formerly in the Compensation
and Benefits unit of Human Resources, has been appointed associate director.
The Academic Relations Office has moved to 2155 Guy St., in ER-601.
Changes in membership on
Concordias Board of Governors
At the final meeting of the academic year, held June 20, Concordias
board of governors appointed four new members representing the community
beyond the campus. We welcome them to Concordia, and thank them for taking
on this responsibility.
Howard Davidson has a Bachelor of Commerce from Concordia (1980),
and a successful career in business, notably the Imperial Windsor Group
Inc., Ledson Management Inc., and Dascon Investments Ltd.
Judith A. Kavanagh has a Bachelor of Commerce from Concordia, and
is a successful consultant in the field of portfolio management, asset
allocation and general financial planning. She was a regular panelist
for four years on Émission Finance (TVA/Télé-Québec),
wrote a finance column for Châtelaine magazine, and has taught
investment courses at the YWCA and the Montreal Exchange.
Jacques St-Laurent is vice-president, engineering, at Bell Helicopter
Textron Canada (BHTC). He has a degree in mechanical engineering from
the Royal Military College, and studied flight-test engineering at the
U.S. Navy Test Pilot School in Maryland. He began his career with BHTC
in 1986, and earned a Masters in Business Administration from UQAM.
Mackie I. Vadacchino de Massy is president and CEO of Murray Axmith
Inc., a Canadian leader in human resources management. From 1994 to 1997,
she was vice-president (special projects, international commercial development)
at Teleglobe Canada, and before that, a vice-president of Cinar Films
Inc. She has a Bachelors in Commerce (1982), and an MBA (1984),
both from Concordia.
Board chair Lillian Vineberg also paid tribute to four departing members.
The university is particularly sorry to lose the expertise and dedication
of Peter Howlett and Marianne Donaldson. Both joined the
board in 1989, and have been active on many committees over the years.
Mr. Howlett is also a member of the Concordia University Foundation.
Ms. Vineberg also expressed gratitude for the service of Marianna Simeone
and Ned Goodman, who are resigning from the board after two years
because of the pressure of their professional lives.
Ms. Simeone has been active with the alumni office, and Mr. Goodman is
a generous supporter of the university and the John Molson School of Business.
He is also a member of the Concordia University Foundation.