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Board of Governors List

Board of Governors 

SAIT became a Board-governed institute April 1, 1982 and operates under the authority of the Post-Secondary Learning Act/Statutes of Alberta 2003 Chapter P-19.5 (effective as of March 18, 2004). The Board of Governors includes:

  • 10 public members
  • 2 students 
  • 2 faculty
  • 1 non-academic staff member
  • SAIT's President and CEO

The Board is the permanent governing body of SAIT and makes and administers policy. The Board sets the mission for SAIT, is accountable and responsible for the educational and financial governance of SAIT, and is responsive to the needs of the communities SAIT serves.

Board Membership
Term Constituency

Vacant

  • Sept. 1, 2016 - Aug. 31, 2019
    Term 1
Public

Vacant

  • Sept. 1, 2016 - Aug. 31, 2019
    Term 1
Public

Heather Culbert

  • Note: Appointed Chair - June 1, 2016
    Sept. 4, 2014 - Sept. 3, 2017
    Term 1
Public

Ian Cowley

  • July 1, 2016 - June 30, 2019
    Term 2
  • Sept. 1, 2014 - June 30, 2016
    Term 1
Academic (SAFA)
Bart Demosky
  • Nov. 4, 2013 - Nov. 3, 2016
    Term 2
  • Nov. 4, 2010 - Nov. 3, 2013
    Term 1
Public
Gar Gar
  • June 1, 2016 - May 31, 2017
    Term 1
Student
Sophia Langlois
  • March 12, 2014 - March 4, 2017
    Term 1
Public
Bruce Leslie
  • Sept. 4, 2014 - Sept. 3, 2017
    Term 1
Public
Keith MacPhail
  • Sept. 4, 2014 - Sept. 3, 2017
    Term 1
Public
David Morales
  • June 1, 2016 - May 31, 2017
    Term 1
Student
Doug Ramsay
  • March 12, 2014 - March 4, 2017
    Term 1
Public
Amanda Roberts
  • June 30, 2014 - June 29, 2017
    Term 2
  • June 28, 2011 - June 27, 2014
    Term 1
Non-Academic Staff (AUPE)
Dr. David Ross
  • On-going
President and CEO
Thane Russell
  • Sept. 4, 2014 - Sept. 3, 2017
    Term 1
Public
Richard Stroobant
  • July 1, 2016 - June 30, 2018
    Term 2
  • April 7, 2014 - April 6, 2016
    Term 1
Academic (SAFA)
Randy Upright
  • Sept. 8, 2014 - Sept. 7, 2017
    Term 2
  • Sept. 8, 2011 - Sept. 7, 2014
    Term 1
Public

 

Term Lengths of Service

Student : 1 year for 2 terms
Academic (SAFA): 2 years for 2 terms
Public: 3 years for 2 terms
Non-Academic (AUPE): 3 years for 2 terms
Automatic: three-month extension

 

All correspondence to:

Gail White, Office of the Board of Governors
SAIT, Room AA327C, Heritage Hall
1301 16 Avenue NW, Calgary, Alberta  T2M 0L4
Tel. 403.284.8580, Fax: 403.284.8940
gail.white@sait.ca