Statistics Education Committee

Continuing committee

Committee Members: 

Melody Ghahramani
- Chair/président(e)
Thursday, June 30, 2022
Wei Xu - Co-Chair/Coprésident(e)
Friday, June 30, 2023
Jim Stallard
Friday, June 30, 2023
Rui Hu
Friday, June 30, 2023
Bruce Dunham
Ex officio
Thursday, June 30, 2022
Bingrui (Cindy) Sun
Friday, June 30, 2023
Harsha Perera
Friday, June 30, 2023

Terms of Reference


The Statistics Education Committee was established as a continuing committee at a meeting of the Board of Directors on 4 May 1986. The composition and terms of reference were amended at the March and October 2018 meetings of the Board. 


Chair: Appointed by the incoming President.
Membership: President of the Statistical Education Section and five additional members in good standing, appointed by the incoming President. The members of the Committee should reflect the diversity of geography of the SSC.

Terms and Duties:

General Objective of the Committee:


Advise SSC members on statistics education related matters, and assist in the development and implementation of initiatives intended to improve statistics education in Canada.


Specific Objectives:

  • Development and maintenance of a website for the purposes of reporting the activities of the Committee and providing links to useful on-line education resources;
  • Service to teaching institutions: provide resources and information that could be used to present different aspects of statistics to educators and students;
  • Service to students: provide information about career paths in statistics, student awards available in statistics, and databases and case studies that could be used for statistical projects; and
  • Project judging in the area of statistics and awarding of the SSC prizes at the annual Canada-Wide Youth Science Fair.