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Vancouver Budget Sub-committee


Dr. Peter Choi
Dr. Peter Englezos
Dr. Adlai Fisher
Dr. Susan Forwell
Dr. Andre Ivanov
Dr. Kin Lo
Dr. James Stewart

Eshana Bhangu (student)(Chair)
Sebastian Cooper(student)(Vice-Chair)


The Vancouver Budget Sub-committee has an annual schedule of standing agenda items to be considered each month.  

Council of Senates Budget Committee Vancouver Sub-Committee Meetings

Date Time* Location
Wednesday 22 September 2021 4:00-4:45pm Zoom
Wednesday 20 October 2021 4:00-5:45pm Zoom
Wednesday 17 November 2021 4:00-5:45pm Zoom
Wednesday 15 December 2021 4:00-5:45pm Zoom
Wednesday 19 January 2022 4:00-5:45pm Zoom
Wednesday 9 February 2022 4:00-5:45pm Zoom
Wednesday 16 March 2022 4:00-5:45pm Zoom
Wednesday 20 April 2022 4:00-5:45pm Zoom
Wednesday 18 May 2022 4:00-5:45pm Zoom

* Presenters and Guests join the Committee members at 4:30pm.

The Vancouver Budget Sub-committee generally reviews matters related primarily to the Vancouver campus. In the Okanagan, the membership of the Okanagan Council of Senates Budget Sub-committee coincides with the membership of the Senate Academic Building and Resources Committee.The Budget Sub-committee welcomes questions or comments from the University community regarding upcoming agenda items, or other matters related to its Terms of Reference (below). Please submit any comments or questions that you may have to budget.comm@ubc.ca

Note: Submissions will be treated as confidential and screened for relevance to the Committee's Terms of Reference. The Sub-committee Chair will have discretion as to whether to present the matter for the consideration of the Sub-committee, and to determine if a direct response to the submitter is appropriate.


The Council of Senates Budget Committee shall be composed of:

  1. Three (3) Councillors, elected by and from the Council of Senates;
  2. Nine (9) members of the Okanagan Senate appointed by and from the Okanagan Senate, who must include at least six (6) faculty members and two (2) students; and
  3. Nine (9) members of the Vancouver Senate appointed by and from the Vancouver Senate, who must include at least six (6) faculty members and two (2) students.

The Budget Committee shall elect:

  1. A chair, from those members of the Committee who are Councillors; and
  2. Two (2) vice-chairs - one from those members specified in Section 45 (b) and one from those members specified in Section 45 (c) - who shall be responsible for representing the Budget Committee to their respective Senates.

No member of the Budget Committee shall hold an administrative appointment as a Dean, Principal, Associate Vice-President or Vice-President.

Terms of reference

The Budget Committee shall:

  1. meet with the President and assist in the preparation of the University budget; and
  2. make recommendations to the President and to report to the Okanagan and Vancouver Senates at least annually concerning academic planning and priorities as they relate to the preparation of the University budget.

In advising the President on the University budget, the Budget Committee may request information on any of the University's fund accounts.


A place of mind, The University of British Columbia

Vancouver Senate
2016-1874 East Mall
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z1
Tel: 604.827.4143
Okanagan Senate Secretariat
UNC 322, 3333 University Way
Kelowna, BC V1V 1V7
Tel: 250.807.9619

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