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Wilfrid Laurier University Faculty of Science
October 24, 2014
 
 
Canadian Excellence

Management Board and Executive Committee



The Management Board will meet at least twice annually and will assist the director in the planning and implementation of the Centre’s mission. These meetings will review the status of research projects in progress, consider new research initiatives for approval, and approve the appointment of new research teams or individuals to the general membership of the MDRC.

The nine-member Management Board is composed of:

  • the Director of MDRC;
  • two non-Laurier Members-at-Large selected from related health and/or research associations, or allied academic programs (could hold adjunct status at Laurier), appointed for three-year terms:
    • 1 member (initially appointed for 2 years);
    • 1 member (initially appointed for 3 years)
  • the Dean of the Faculty of Science (ex officio);
  • the Chair of the Department of Kinesiology & Physical Education (ex officio);
  • one graduate student from the Department of Kinesiology & Physical Education, appointed for one year;
  • three other Laurier full-time faculty members who are Affiliate Research Scientists, appointed for three-year terms:
    • 1 member (initially appointed for 1 year)
    • 1 member (initially appointed for 2 years)
    • 1 member (initially appointed for 3 years).

The Management Board will meet at least twice annually and will assist the director in the planning and implementation of the Centre’s mission. These meetings will review the status of research projects in progress, consider new research initiatives for approval, and approve the appointment of new research teams or individuals to the general membership of the MDRC.

The Executive Committee

An executive committee will be established by the Management Board. The committee will include two members of the Board who are involved in research activities of the MDRC, as well as the Director, and will meet regularly to discuss and approve research projects, and report to the Management Board on projects that may have a major impact on the resources and facilities of the centre. The executive committee will also develop proposal guidelines for the approval of projects in conjunction with the Laurier Research Ethics Board.