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Date published: March 20, 2020

Executive Committee

The Executive Committee exercises the powers of SSHRC's governing council between meetings. The committee also makes recommendations to council on governance matters, and provides strategic oversight on human resources policy matters, risk management, and financial stewardship.


Martha Crago (chair)
Vice-Principal (Research and Innovation),  McGill University

John Baker
President and CEO, D2L Corporation

Frédéric Bouchard
Professor and Dean, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Université de Montréal

Cinthia Duclos
Assistant Professor, Faculty of Law, Université Laval

Ted Hewitt
SSHRC President

Åsa Kachan
CEO and Chief Librarian, Halifax Public Libraries

Normand Labrie
Professor, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto

Taylor Owen
Associate Professor and the Beaverbrook Chair in Media, Ethics and Communications, Max Bell School of Public Policy, McGill University