Dr. Carolynne Smart

A message from the Chair of Academic Council,
Dr. Carolyne Smart

The Acsenda Academic Council plays a primary role in ensuring that this commitment to program quality and student learning is paramount. The Council approves program curricula, monitors student achievement, and makes recommendations to the President to ensure continuous improvement. The Council also has responsibility for approving the awarding of degrees when students complete their programs of study and for ensuring liaison with the Degree Quality Assessment Board of British Columbia.

The Council membership includes faculty, student, alumni, and administrative representatives as well as a number of external appointments with experience in teaching, research and governance in various Canadian universities and colleges and ministries of advanced education.

Sir John Daniel

Sir John Daniel
(M.A., M.A. (Ed.Tech.), D ès-Sc.)

Chancellor

Dr. Carolynne Smart

Carolyne Smart
(B.Comm, MBA, Ph.D.)

Chair of Academic Council

Glen M. Farrell
(B.Sc., M.A., Ph.D., LLD)

Past Chair

Shell Harvey
(B.A., B.Ed., M.A.)

Chair, Academic Standards Committee

Ross Paul

(B.A, M.A, Ph.D.)

External Academic

Stanley J. Shapiro
(BA, MBA, Ph.D.)

External Academic

Michael Tittel

Michael Tittel

(BHM)

External Academic

Neil Mort
(BA, MA, MBA, Ed.D
candidate 2021)

President

Dr. Pedro Cortina

Dr. Pedro Cortina
(B.A., M.Ed, Ed.D)

Vice President, Academic

Scott Robertson

Senior Vice President, EduCo Canada (Designate of the Ownership Group)

Ali de Haan

(BFA, MLIS)

Manager, Library, & Instructional Services

Henrique Gea

Henrique Gea
(MAS)

Registrar

Dr. Chehra Aboukinane

Dr. Chehra Aboukinane
(EMBA, Ph.D., MSc, BSc, PEng)

Dean BBA

Thomas Gomes

Thomas Gomes
(M.Sc., MBA, M.Phil., Ph.D.)

BHM Director

Ray Rahimi

Ray Rahimi
(M.Ed.)

Director of English

Melissa Ethridge

Melissa Ethridge

(B.Sc., M.Sc., Ed.D)

Director Student Services

Louis Blais

Louis Blais
(MBA)

Faculty Representative

Nathan Arney
(BA, MBA)

Faculty Representative

Raul Alejandro Frias Vitela

Raul Alejandro Frias Vitela
(BA)

Program Representative

Dalibor Vartovik

Dalibor Vartovik

(BHM)

Student Representative