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St. Mark’s College is governed by a Board of Directors and the Senate of St. Mark's College, who are guided by the vision to become a vibrant centre of Catholic higher educational and intellectual life at UBC and serve the Church throughout British Columbia.

If you have questions for the Governance bodies at St. Mark's College, please contact [email protected] and your inquiry will be directed accordingly.

Members of the Board

The Board is responsible for providing strategic direction and overseeing the corporate conduct of the College and the activities of its management team, who are responsible for day-to-day operations of the business.

Celso Boscariol, QC, Chair
Michelle Chang, Vice-Chair
Christopher Ireland, Secretary-Treasurer
Dr. Richard Busse
Chris Chan
Jennifer Reid
Dr. Herbert Rosengarten
Michael Sikich
Amy Sundberg
Nicole Sung
Tino Varelas
Dr. Gernot Wieland
Most Rev. Archbishop J. Michael Miller, CSB, ex officio
Dr. Michael W. Higgins, ex officio
Dr. Michael W. Higgins, ex officio
Rev. Richard Soo, SJ, ex-officio
Rev. Nicholas Meisl, ex-officio
Christine Oberti

Members of Senate, 2022

The Senate is responsible for the College’s academic oversight and educational policy development.

Dr. Michael W. Higgins – Principal/Chair
Dr. Lynda Robitaille – Dean of Theology
Dr. Emil Canlas – Registrar
Dr. Paul Allen – Academic Dean of Corpus Christi College
Gabriel Pillay – Dean of Students
Dr. Gernot Wieland – Representative of the Board of Governors
Dr. Austin Uzama – Representative of the Senate of UBC
Dr. Nicholas Olkovich – St. Mark's College Representative
Fr. Nicholas Meisl – St. Mark's College Representative
Brother John Gale – Faculty Member from Graduate Program
Dr. Michael Ledger-Lomas – Faculty Member from Graduate Program
Dr. Germain McKenzie - Faculty Member from Graduate Program
Dr. John Martens – Faculty Member from Graduate Program
Rev. Dr. Ross Lockhart – Faculty Member from Graduate Program
Dr. Jessica Hemming – Faculty BA Representative
Paul Rossetti - Graduate Student Representative
Rosette Correa – Graduate Program alumna
Kamilah Wilson – BA Program alumna
Amy Dwyer – BA Program Representative
Susan Millar – Librarian
Fr. Rob Allore – Pastor, St. Mark’s Parish
Director of Campus Life and Ministry


View policies approved by the Governance bodies of St. Mark's College.