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Organization Profile - Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council

The information presented on the following pages is for reference purposes only and should not be considered or relied on as an authoritative or exhaustive source of all Governor in Council appointments or positions.

Minister Responsible

Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development

Appointment Provisions

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Act
http://laws-lois.justice.gc.ca/eng/acts/S-12/page-1.html#docCont

The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council is comprised of:
  • a President appointed by the Governor in Council for such term not exceeding five years as the GIC may determine; eligible for reappointment in the same or another capacity; and
  • not more than eighteen members appointed by the Governor in Council for such term not exceeding three years as will ensure as far as possible the expiration in any one year of the terms of appointment of fewer than half of the members; eligible for reappointment in the same or another capacity.
A Vice-President may be appointed by the Council, with approval of the GIC, from among members.

In the event of the absence or incapacity of the President or if the office of President is vacant, the Vice-President has and may exercise all the powers of the President.

There is an Executive Committee of the Council consisting of the President, the Vice-President and at least six other members selected by the Council.

Quorum

A majority of the members of the Council shall constitute a quorum at any meeting of the Council. A majority of the members of the Executive Committee shall constitute a quorum at any meeting of the Executive Committee. (By-laws of Council).

Remuneration

Vice-President/member

  • For duties on behalf of the Council in addition to ordinary duties, remuneration fixed by the Council.

Appointments

Appt/Expiry
Date
Position
Level
President
Hewitt, Warren Edward (Ted)
Ottawa, Ontario
Full-Time Appointment
During Pleasure (Interpretation Act)
2015-03-01
2020-02-29
Vice-President and Member
Crago, Martha
Westmount, Quebec
During Pleasure (Interpretation Act)
2018-11-29
2021-02-06
Members
Baker, John A.
Waterloo, Ontario
During Pleasure (Interpretation Act)
2017-06-21
2020-03-20
Beaudry, Catherine
Saint-Bruno, Quebec
During Pleasure (Interpretation Act)
2018-02-07
2021-02-06
Bouchard, Frédéric
Montréal, Quebec
During Pleasure (Interpretation Act)
2018-02-07
2020-02-06
Cooke, Neil
Selkirk, Manitoba
During Pleasure (Interpretation Act)
2017-08-15
2020-05-14
Craig, Robin
Sudbury, Ontario
During Pleasure (Interpretation Act)
2018-02-07
2020-02-06
Dalziel, Margaret
Waterloo, Ontario
During Pleasure (Interpretation Act)
2019-07-17
2020-07-16
Desserud, Donald
Cornwall, Prince Edward Island
During Pleasure (Interpretation Act)
2018-03-21
2020-03-20
Duclos, Cinthia
Québec, Quebec
During Pleasure (Interpretation Act)
2018-02-07
2020-02-06
Echard, Siân
Vancouver, British Columbia
During Pleasure (Interpretation Act)
2018-12-12
2020-12-11
Grant, Karen
Winnipeg, Manitoba
During Pleasure (Interpretation Act)
2018-02-07
2021-02-06
Kachan, Asa
Halifax, Nova Scotia
During Pleasure (Interpretation Act)
2018-02-07
2021-02-06
Labrie, Normand
Toronto, Ontario
During Pleasure (Interpretation Act)
2018-03-21
2020-03-20
Malacrida, Claudia
Lethbridge, Alberta
During Pleasure (Interpretation Act)
2018-02-07
2021-02-06
Owen, Taylor
Vancouver, British Columbia
During Pleasure (Interpretation Act)
2018-02-07
2021-02-06
Robertson, Carmen
Regina, Saskatchewan
During Pleasure (Interpretation Act)
2018-02-07
2021-02-06
Terjanian, Anoush
Greenville, NC, USA, Outside Canada
During Pleasure (Interpretation Act)
2018-02-07
2021-02-06
1 Vacant Position
 
Total vacancies: 1
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