Board of Directors

The Canadian Bureau for International Education consists of three appointed board officers and twelve elected board members from across Canada and the education sector.

Chair of the Board of Directors

Ajay Patel
President and CEO,  Vancouver Community College

Past Chair

Robert Summerby-Murray
President and Vice-Chancellor, Saint Mary’s University


Roy Daykin
Chief Financial Officer and Vice President Corporate Services, SAIT

  • Valérie Amiraux, Vice-rectrice aux partenariats communautaires et internationaux, Université de Montréal
  • Kanonhsyonne Janice C. Hill, Associate Vice-Principal (Indigenous Initiatives and Reconciliation), Queen’s University
  • Nicole Lacasse, Avocate et Professeure titulaire, Faculté des sciences de l’administration, Université Laval
  • Jean-Paul Loyer, Directeur général, Université de Moncton
  • Loretta Notten, Director of Education, Waterloo Catholic District School Board
  • Kathy O’Brien, Senior Vice President, Strategy, Communications and Advancement, St. Lawrence College
  • Carolyn Russell, Executive Director Global Engagement, University of Victoria
  • Janaka Ruwanpura, Vice-Provost and Associate Vice-President Research (International), University of Calgary
  • Anver Saloojee, Assistant Vice President, International, Ryerson University
  • Jerry Wang, Director of Recruitment and International Student Office, University of Prince Edward Island
  • Daniel Weeks, Professor and Senior Advisor to the President, University of Northern British Columbia
  • Geoff Wilmshurst, Vice President Partnerships, Camosun College