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NGSIS Advisory Council


The Next Generation Student Information Services (NGSIS) Advisory Council assists the NGSIS Executive Sponsors in identifying opportunities for investment and provides general oversight of associated working groups, committees and communication plans for the student systems.

The goal of this council is to promote and champion the NGSIS systems to advance the goals of the University:

  • To consult and communicate with respective constituencies regarding NGSIS priorities
  • To review and refine priorities, expectations and success indicators for the NGSIS program
  • To identify and approve working groups to address policy and process improvements
  • To receive and provide feedback to associated working groups and standing committees and approve high level strategy and budget submissions for the NGSIS program


Name Division/Faculty/Department
Cathy Eberts (chair) Director, Enterprise Applications and Deputy CIO, Enterprise Applications & Solutions Integration (EASI)
Dwayne Benjamin Vice-Provost, Strategic Enrolment Management, Enrolment Services
Frank Boshoff Assistant Director, Technical Solutions and Architecture, EASI
Rodney Branch Manager, Client Services and Process Integration, EASI
Vikram Chadalawada Assistant Director, Student Information Systems, EASI
Heather Kelly Executive Director, Student Life Programs & Services
Jeff Lennon Assistant Vice-President, Planning & Budget
Daniella Mallinick Director, Academic Programs, Planning & Quality Assurance,  Office of the Vice-Provost, Academic Programs
Sinisa Markovic Deputy University Registrar & Director, Operations, Enrolment Services
Susan McCahan Vice-Provost, Academic Programs and Vice-Provost, Innovations in Undergraduate Education, Division of the Vice-President & Provost
Trevor Rodgers Chief Financial Officer, Financial Services Department
Angelique Saweczko University Registrar, Enrolment Services
Julian Weinrib Director, Office of the Vice-Provost, Innovations in Undergraduate Education, Division of the Vice-President & Provost

Reporting relationships

Meeting frequency

  • Three times per year

Related website

NGSIS – Next Generation Student Information Services