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Governance

Regent College is governed by a Board of Governors and a Senate.

The Board of Governors

The role of the Board of Governors is to manage the business, affairs, property, and revenue of the College. The Board has the authority to govern the College’s operations, appoint the President, appoint faculty and senior staff members, and grant degrees in theology.

The board meets three times a year: in January, April, and October.

Executive Committee

Dennis Danielson, Chair
Professor, Department of English, UBC, Vancouver, BC
Former Head of Department of English, UBC, Vancouver, BC

Bob Hamilton, Vice-Chair; Chair of Marketplace Institute Committee
Executive, TD Bank, Toronto, ON

Susan S. Phillips, Chair, Student Relations Committee
Professor/Executive Director, New College Berkeley, Berkeley, CA

Louise Darou, Chair, Academic Affairs Committee
Human Resources Consultant with Royal Trust/RBC (retired), Vancouver, BC

Paul Loewen, Chair, Administration and Finance Committee
President, C. Paul Loewen Holdings, Inc, Winnipeg, MB

Geri Rodman, Chair, External Relations Committee
President, Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship of Canada, Toronto, ON

Rod J.K. Wilson, President, Regent College

Members

Brent Burgess, Member, Academic Affairs Committee
Co-founder and Chief Investment Officer of Triangle Capital Corporation, Regent alumnus, Raleigh, NC

Frank Cox, Member, Student Relations Committee, Building Committee
Urban Planning & Engineering Consultant, The Cox Company, Charlottesville, VA

Connally Gilliam, Member, Student Relations Committee
Special Counsel to US National Director of US Navigators, author, Regent alumna, Washington, DC

Roger Laing, Member, External Relations Committee
Member of Strategic Executive Team of RLG International, Calgary, AB

Peter Lynas, Member, Marketplace Institute Committee
Lawyer, business person, pastor, Regent alumnus, County Derry, Northern Ireland

invited guests of the board

Bev Bandstra, Assistant to the President and Board Coordinator
presidentsoffice@regent-college.edu

Christie Goode
Director of Donor Relations, Regent College

Ross Hastings, Faculty Representative Associate Professor, Pastoral Theology, Regent College

Kim Woody, Student Representative
President, Regent College Student Association

Diane Stinton
Dean of Students, Regent College

Patricia Towler
Vice President, External Relations, Regent College

Kevin Unger
Vice President, Administration & Finance, Regent College

Jeffrey Greenman
Academic Dean, Regent College


The Senate

The Senate is responsible for the academic governance and educational policy of the College.

alumni representative

David Wood
Senior Associate Pastor at Coquitlam Alliance Church

board appointees

David Ley
Canada Research Chair of Geography, UBC, Vancouver, BC

community representative

Martin Baxter
Minister at St. Andrew's and St. Stephen's Presbyterian and Regent alumnus, North Vancouver, BC

faculty

Ross Hastings
Associate Professor, Regent College

Iain Provan
Professor, Regent College

Sarah Williams
Associate Professor, Regent College

student representatives

Kim Woody
President, Regent College Student Association

Frankie Ellis
Vice-President Internal, Regent College Student Association

ubc appointee

Larry Walker
Professor of Psychology, UBC, Vancouver, BC

ex-officio

Rod Wilson, Chair
President, Regent College

Lynne Smith, Secretary
Assistant to the Academic Dean, Regent College

Jeffrey Greenman
Academic Dean, Regent College


Academic Committees

Academic Policy Committee

Chair: Jeffrey Greenman, Academic Dean
For approval of all academic policies.

Academic Standards Committee

Chair: Jeffrey Greenman, Academic Dean
For approval of all appeals for exemption to academic policy and program requirements.

Thesis Proposal Approval Committee

Chair: Hans Boersma
For approval of all MCS and ThM thesis proposals.

Arts Advisory Committee

Chair: Iwan Russell-Jones
For approval of integrative project in the arts and theology proposals, and other arts-related issues.

Financial Aid Committee

Chair: Gerry Schoberg, Senior Academic Administrator
For approval of all applications for financial aid and for appeals to financial aid policy.

MDiv Committee

Chair: Ross Hastings
For approval of students progressing from the Vocational Discernment Stage to the Candidacy Stage of the MDiv program, and other MDiv-related issues.