About Saint Mary's

Board of Governors

The Saint Mary’s University Board of Governors is responsible for overseeing the conduct, management and control of the University, as well as its property, business and affairs. The Board is responsible for the appointment of the president and represents the interests of the University in conducting its affairs.

Dr. Paul Sobey DComm’11, Chancellor
Dr. Robert Summerby-Murray, President and Vice-Chancellor
Karen Oldfield BA'82, Q.C., ICD.D, Chair


  • Alan R. Abraham, Jr. BComm’80
  • Denis Amirault
  • Mitchell Archibald
  • Paul Baxter BSc'78 MBA'80
  • Barb Bell
  • Dr. Linda Campbell
  • Greg Dickie BComm'03
  • Dr. Alexandra Dobrowolsky
  • Mary-Lou Donnelly MEd’88
  • Sarah Ferguson BComm’09
  • Philip Fraser MBA’88
  • Lawrence Freeman, Q.C.
  • Chief Bob Gloade BComm’93
  • Dr. Besim Halef BSc'80 DComm'12
  • Karen Henderson BComm’75 MBA’77
  • Dr. Renée Hulan
  • Jennifer Liu BComm'12
  • Dr. Natalia Kochetova, PhD, FCPA, FCMA
  • Michael Lordon MBA’01
  • Jamie MacNeil BComm'00
  • The Most Reverend Anthony Mancini
  • Joseph Metlege EMBA'12
  • Ossama Nasrallah
  • Scott Norton, Q.C., Vice-Chair
  • Karen Ross BComm'77
  • Jane Roy BComm'84
  • Dan Rudisuela BComm'07 MBA'08
  • Dr. Goran Stanivukovic
  • Dr. Danika Van Proosdij

Board Committees

 At Saint Mary's University, members of the Board of Governors and its various committees are protected by liability insurance and indemnification as outlined in the memo Risk Management for Board and Committee Members.