CIRPA Board of Directors

The activities of CIRPA are directed by a Board of Directors consisting of nine directors.  Eight of these positions are elected by the membership to two-year terms: President, Vice-President, Treasurer, Secretary, and four Members-At-Large.  The ninth member of the Board is the Conference Chair of the upcoming annual conference.

In addition to the Board of Directors, there is a Nominations Committee that solicits nominations and develops the slate of candidates for election by the membership.

Elections for the Board of Directors and Nominations Committee occur every Spring.  If you are interested in getting involved with the Association, please contact any member of the current Board of Directors or Nominations Committee:


Stephanie McKeown, University of British Columbia (Term 2022-2023)


Miranda Pearson, University of Regina (Term 2022-2023)


Connie Phelps, Conestoga College (Term 2022-2024)


Zenon Kurjewicz, University of Manitoba (Term 2022-2024)

Members at Large

Neil Chakraborty, University of Toronto (Term 2021-2023)

Stephen Childs, York University (Term 2021-2023)

Andrew Drinkwater, Plaid Analytics (Term 2021-2023)

Antonia Sly Nichols, Nova Scotia Community College (Term 2022-2024)

Nominations Committee

David Paul, Chair, Portage College

Ashley Blackman, University College of the North

Garry Hansen, St. Thomas University