and regional commander, east
region. He holds a bachelor of
applied arts in justice studies
from the University of Guelph
and a diploma in law and security
enforcement from Seneca College.
is the new CEO
of Wilrid Laurier
dis Institute for the Management
of Technology Enterprises,
which was created in 2015 to
support growth-oriented Canadian
technology companies. Before
joining , Mr. Chiarello was the
chief product officer at Powermat
Technologies Ltd. in Israel. He
also previously worked at Black-
berry as the executive vice-
president of the handset division.
On Sept. 7, Robert
as the new director
of the Centre for Teaching and
Learning. Before that, Dr. Cassidy
was assistant dean of academic
development and faculty member
at Dawson College in Montreal.
He has also previously taught
at Concordia, McGill and the
University of British Columbia.
de génie mécanique
de l’Université de Moncton, a été
élue à la présidence de l’Associa-
tion canadienne d’ergonomie
(ACE) en août dernier. Mme Black
entrera en fonction dès janvier
2017. L’ACE est une association
bilingue qui compte actuellement
au-delà de 600 membres regrou-pant des personnes et des entreprises s’intéressant à l’ergonomie.
Mme Black est membre de l’ACE
depuis 2002 et a été présidente
de la région Atlantique de l’ACE
de 2006 à 2008.
Mercier has been appointed
chancellor of Wilfrid Laurier
University. The appointment takes
effect Oct. 28. An alumna of
Laurier, Ms. Mercier is also chair
of the board of directors of
Payments Canada. Previously, Ms.
Mercier served as chair of the
Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan
board and is the former senior
vice-president and chief financial
officer of Abitibi-Price Inc.
Gulrose Jiwani was
appointed dean of
the school of nursing
at the University of
Prince Edward Island. Her
appointment took effect June 1.
Dr. Jiwani is a Magnuson Scholar
from the Warren G. Magnuson
Institute for Biomedical Research
and Health Professions Training
at the University of Washington.
Her scholarship is in government
policy decision-making , reducing
health and social disparities
and eliminating poverty. She is
also the president and CEO
of Health Policy & Strategies
On Sept. 1, Adele
Imrie, a financial
and commercial real
professional, became the new
chair of the University of Ontario
Institute of Technology’s board
of governors for the 2016-2017
academic year. Ms. Imrie had
served as vice-chair for the past
health, McGill’s Institute for
Health and Social Policy, and the
school of environment, Dr. Ross
holds a Canada Research Chair in
geo-social determinants of health.
She earned a PhD in geography
from McMaster University and
joined McGill as a faculty
member in 2001.
Doug Puffer became
new director of
personal and planned giving.
His previous roles have included
senior director, planned giving,
at Simon Fraser University and
senior planned giving officer at
Queen’s University. Mr. Puffer
is a national board member with
the Canadian Association of
Gift Planners and joins Carleton
during the largest fundraising
effort in the institution’s history,
with a goal of raising $300 million.
Caroline Davis as the
cipal, facilities, properties and
sustainability, for a two-year
term. The appointment is effective
Oct. 1. Ms. Davis first joined
Queen’s in 2010 as the vice-prin-
cipal, finance and administration.
Before that, she was an assistant
deputy minister, resolution and
individual affairs, at then Indian
and Northern Affairs Canada.
has been named
director of Western
Community Police Service,
effective Oct. 11. Mr. Redmond
recently retired from the Ontario
Provincial Police, where he was
serving as chief superintendent
DR. ALICE AIKEN,
DEAN OF HEALTH
Dalhousie University is
proud to welcome Dr. Alice
Aiken as Dean of the Faculty
of Health Professions.
Dr. Aiken’s career has been
defined by her diverse
experiences and dedication
to service. As a former officer
in the Canadian Forces, an
accomplished professor and
academic administrator, a
practicing physiotherapist and
a co-founder of the Canadian
Institute for Military and
Veteran Health Research,
Dr. Aiken has the broad
perspective and leadership
ability to guide the Faculty of
Health Professions through an
era of exciting transformation.
A Dalhousie graduate in
Physical Therapy, Dr. Aiken
brings a vision for her alma
mater that positions the
Faculty of Health Professions
as a regional and national
leader in health care reform.