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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.

    Bruno De Vita, QC, Chair
    Michelle Chang, Vice-Chair
    Christopher Ireland, Secretary-Treasurer
    Dr. Richard Busse
    Celso Boscariol, QC
    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

Members of Senate, 2021  

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

    Dr. Michael 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. Christophe Potworowski – Faculty Member from Graduate Program
    Dr. Germain McKenzie - Faculty Member from Graduate Program
    Deacon Henk Luyten – Faculty Member from Graduate Program
    Rev. Dr. Ross Lockhart – Faculty Member from Graduate Program
    Dr. Jessica Hemming – Faculty BA Representative 
    Rosette Correa - Graduate Student Representative
    Sharmila Rego – Graduate Program alumna
    Jessica Glinsbockel – 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.