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of Manitoba in 1953. Until 1969
he practiced transportation and
communication law. In 1987, he
was made a Member of the Order
of Canada and was later promoted
to officer in 1992. He received an
honorary doctor of commerce
degree from Lakehead in 1997.
Kathleen Lylyk was appointed
executive director of finance at
Kwantlen Polytechnic University.
Since 1997, Ms. Lylyk has been
the manager of budget and
expenditure accounting services
at the University of Manitoba.
Karen Chad was
at the University of
Saskatchewan, effective Jan. 1. With
a PhD from the University of
Queensland in Australia, Dr. Chad
is a faculty member in the U of S
college of kinesiology, where she
has earned five teaching awards.
She has been serving as acting
vice-president, research, since 2008.
Nahum Sonenberg, Michael Boyle
and Lynne-Marie Postovit were
the recipients of the 2009 Cana-
dian Health Research Awards. Dr.
Sonenberg won in the biomedical
and clinical research category for
his study of how genetic infor-
mation that is stored in our DNA
is turned into proteins. In the
category of health services and
systems and population health
research, Dr. Boyle won for
his research on the relationship
between children’s health and their
environment, and for his work to
improve research techniques and
methodology in this area. Finally,
the premier young researcher
award went to Dr. Postovit for her
research on how oxygen levels
and other micro-environmental
signals influence the behaviour
and development of normal and
cancer stem cells.
Ted Hewitt was
relations, at the University of
Western Ontario effective July 1.
Dr. Hewitt has been a member
of Western’s department of
sociology since 1989. Before that
he held professorial positions
at the University of Lethbridge
and McMaster University.
The University of
chair of the board of
governors, effective immediately.
Mr. Horrobin earned his bachelor
of commerce from UWindsor
in 1986 and is a former chair
of the alumni board of directors
as well as former president
of the alumni association. He is
vice-president, finance and
administration, for Tepperman’s
Furniture, a retailer with stores
in Windsor, Chatham, Sarnia and
Elliott dean of the
faculty of education.
He began his new post Jan. 1.
Previously, Dr. Elliott was the
associate dean and a professor in
the education faculty. He is
very active in the visual arts com-
munity and has also held the
position of co-coordinator of the
faculty’s Artist in Community
Caroline E Davis
Daniel Woolf, Principal and Vice-Chancellor, is
pleased to announce the appointment of Ms Caroline
E Davis as Vice-Principal (Finance and Administration).
Ms Davis is a Chartered Accountant who spent more
than 30 years in the federal civil service most recently
as Assistant Deputy Minister, Resolution and Individual
Aairs at Indian and Northern Aairs Canada (INAC).
In this role she oversaw the implementation of the
$1.9B Indian Residential Schools Settlement Agreement.
She previously served as INAC’s chief financial ocer
for five years. Ms Davis was recently elected Fellow of
the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario. This
is the Institute’s highest designation, awarded for
outstanding career achievements and outstanding
service to the community and the accountancy
profession. She is an adjunct professor in the School
of Policy Studies at Queen’s where she teaches a course
in the Master of Public Administration program.
Ms Davis assumed her new role on January 4, 2010.
One of Canada’s leading universities, Queen’s has a
reputation for scholarship, research and public service,
shaping Canadian values and policies and educating
many of the country’s most notable political and
cultural figures for more than 165 years.