Leadership + Governance

Emily Carr University of Art + Design is a learning community devoted to excellence and innovation in visual arts, media arts, and design. Our vision is to be a worldwide centre of excellence in art, design, and media education and research.

We are led by our president and executive committee. Our administration is overseen by our Board of Governors and our highest academic body, the Senate.


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Gillian Siddall

President + Vice Chancellor


Office of the President

Trish Kelly
Vice-President Academic + Provost
Academic Affairs

Viktor Sokha
Vice-President, Finance + Administration
Financial Services
| Facilities

Brenda Crabtree
Director, Aboriginal Programs
Aboriginal Gathering Place

Marcia Guno
Vice-Provost, Students
Student Services

Justin Langlois
Interim Associate Vice-President, Research and Dean of Graduate Studies
Graduate Studies
| Research Office

Chantale Lavoie
Executive Director, Advancement + Events

Heather Sanford
Interim University Secretary
University Governance

Rob Maguire
Executive Director, Communications + Public Affairs
Communications and Marketing

Sandeep Sidhu
Chief Information Officer
IT Services

Adrian Tees
Associate Vice-President
Human Resources

Faculty Deans