Deans' Council

AUArts Deans’ Council serves as an advisory committee to the President and CEO, the Board of Governors and the General Faculties Council and has the powers, duties and functions delegated to it.

Deans' Council Terms of Reference


  • Dr. Daniel Doz, Chair, President and CEO
  • Dr. Janis Goldie, Vice-Chair, Dean, Academic Programs 
  • Jamie Leong-Huxley, Vice President, Advancement
  • Scott Powell, Vice President Finance and Operations
  • Nicole Hamilton, Dean, Innovation, Learning and Development
  • Dr. Pablo Ortiz-Hernández, Dean of Students
  • Wendy Harding, Executive Director, People and Culture
  • Arif Ansari, Registrar 
  • Dr. Alex Link, Associate Dean, Undergraduate Studies
  • Dr. Rob Stone, Associate Dean, Research, Internationalization and Graduate Studies
  • Carissa Cameron Matthews, Director, Academic Resources
  • Naoko Masuda, Director, School of Communication Design
  • Richard Brown, Director, School of Visual Art
  • Paul Robert, Director, School of Craft and Emerging Media
  • Dr. Ghada Alatrash , Director, School of Critical and Creative Studies