Results of the 2018 SSC Elections

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The SSC 2018 Election was held between April 16 and May 16, 2018. There were 1272 members eligible to vote and 427 ballots were received, a participation rate of 33.6%. Of the 145 P.Stat.-accredited members eligible to vote for the openings on the accreditation committees, 72 voted, a participation rate of 49.7%. All but two of the ballots were submitted electronically.

The following candidates were elected.

Executive Committee
[3 year terms]

 
President-Elect [President 2019-20; Past-President 2020-21]: Bruce Smith, Dalhousie University

 
Executive Secretary: Llwellyn Armstrong, Ducks Unlimited

Regional Representatives to the Board of Directors
[2-year terms]

 
Atlantic Provinces: Henrik Stryhn, University of Prince Edward Island

 
Québec: Thierry Duchesne (Université Laval), Cody Hyndman (Concordia University)

 
Ontario: Michael McIsaac (Queen's University), Lorna Deeth (University of Guelph)

 
Manitoba/Saskatchewan/Northwest Territories/Nunavut: Katherine Davies, University of Manitoba

 
Alberta/British Columbia/Yukon: Karen Kopciuk, University of Calgary

SECTION EXECUTIVES

Actuarial Science Section Executive
[Three-year terms]

 
President-Elect [President 2019-20; Past-President 2020-21]: David Landriault, University of Waterloo

 
Treasurer: Jean-François Bégin, Simon Fraser University

Biostatistics Section Executive
[Three-year terms]

 
President-Elect [President 2019-20; Past-President 2020-21]: Lei Sun, University of Toronto

 
Treasurer: Eleanor Pullenayegum, Child Health Evaluative Sciences, Toronto

Business and Industrial Statistics Section
[Three-year terms]

 
President-Elect [President 2019-20; Past-President 2020-21]: Ryan Browne, University of Waterloo

 
Treasurer: Alexander de Leon, University of Calgary

Probability Section Executive
[Three-year terms]

 
President-Elect [President 2019-20; Past-President 2020-21]: Jean Vaillancourt, HEC Montréal

Statistical Education Section Executive
[Three-year terms]

 
President-Elect [President 2019-20; Past-President 2020-21]: Sotorios Damouras, University of Toronto

Survey Methods Section Executive

 
President-Elect [President 2019-20; Past-President 2020-21]: Kim Huynh, Bank of Canada

 
Treasurer [2-year term]: Christian Nambeau, Statistics Canada

ACCREDITATION PROGRAM COMMITTEES

Accreditation Committee
[Three-year terms]

      

Beatrice Baribeau (Statistics Canada), Ruth Croxford (Institute of Clinical Evaluative Sciences), Alberto Nettel-Aguirre (University of Calgary), Soyean Kim (Technical Safety BC)

Accreditation Appeals Committee
[Three-year terms]

  

Neil Arnason (University of Manitoba), Lennon Li (Public Health Ontario)

Sunday, May 6, 2018

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