SSC 2019 Election

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The SSC 2019 Election was held between April 15 and May 15, 2019. There were 1300 members eligible to vote and 401 ballots were received, a participation rate of 30.8%. Of the 137 P.Stat.-accredited members eligible to vote for the openings on the accreditation committees, 85 voted, a participation rate of 62.0%. All ballots were submitted electronically.

The following candidates were elected.

Executive Committee
(Three-year terms)

PRESIDENT-ELECT
(President, 2020–21; Past President, 2021–22)
Wendy Lou, University of Toronto

PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER
David Campbell, Simon Fraser University

REGIONAL REPRESENTATIVES ON THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS
(Two-Year Terms)

ATLANTIC PROVINCES

Wilson Lu, Acadia University

QUÉBEC  

Jean-François Plante, HEC Montréal


Alexandra Schmidt, McGill University

ONTARIO


Bethany White, University of Toronto


Leilei Zeng, University of Waterloo

MANITOBA–SASKATCHEWAN–NORTHWEST TERRITORIES–NUNAVUT


Cindy Feng, University of Saskatchewan

ALBERTA–BRITISH COLUMBIA–YUKON


Jinko Graham, Simon Fraser University

 

SECTION EXECUTIVES

ACTUARIAL SCIENCE SECTION EXECUTIVE
(Three-year terms; 2019–22)

PRESIDENT-ELECT
(President, 2020–21; Past President, 2021–22)
Hélène Cossette, Université Laval

SECRETARY 
Xuemiao (Samuel) Hao, University of Manitoba


BIOSTATISTICS SECTION EXECUTIVE 
(Three-year terms; 2019–22)

PRESIDENT-ELECT 
(President, 2020–21; Past President, 2021–22]
Aurélie Labbe, HEC Montréal

SECRETARY 
Geneviève Lefebvre, Université du Québec à Montréal


BUSINESS AND INDUSTRIAL STATISTICS SECTION EXECUTIVE
(Three-year terms; 2019–22)

PRESIDENT-ELECT
(President, 2020–21; Past President, 2021–22)
Sanjeena Dang, Binghamton University

SECRETARY
Kathryn Mills, Canada Revenue Agency


PROBABILITY SECTION EXECUTIVE
(Three-year terms; 2019–22)

PRESIDENT-ELECT
(President, 2020–21; Past President, 2021–22)
Mary Thompson, University of Waterloo

SECRETARY
Sévérien Nkurunziza, University of Windsor


STATISTICAL EDUCATION SECTION EXECUTIVE
(Three-year terms; 2019–22)

PRESIDENT-ELECT
(President, 2020–21; Past President, 2021–22)
Xu (Sunny) Wang, Wilfrid Laurier University

SECRETARY
Karen Buro, MacEwan University



SURVEY METHODS SECTION EXECUTIVE

PRESIDENT-ELECT
(President, 2020–21; Past President, 2021–22)
Zilin Wang, Wilfrid Laurier University

SECRETARY
(Two-year term; 2019–21)
Golshid Chatrchi, Carleton University


ACCREDITATION PROGRAM COMMITTEES
(Three-year terms; 2019–22)

ACCREDITATION COMMITTEE 

John Koval, Western University


Peter Macdonald, McMaster University


Elmabrok Masaoud, Canadian Food Inspection Agency


Jenna Sykes, St. Michael's Hospital

ACCREDITATION APPEALS COMMITTEE

Cheryl Gibbons, Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Jill Vandermeerschen, Université du Québec à Montréal


THE SSC ELECTION COMMITTEE 201819

Hugh Chipman, Chair and SSC Past President, Acadia University
Sylvia Esterby, UBC Okanagan
David Haziza, Université de Montréal
Cyntha Struthers, University of Waterloo
Kevin Keen, University of Northern British Columbia
Yi Lu, Simon Fraser University
Joel Dubin, University of Waterloo
Shirley Mills, Carleton University
Richard Lockhart, Simon Fraser University
Bruce Dunham, University of British Columbia
Mahmoud Torabi, University of Manitoba

Tuesday, August 13, 2019

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