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The Board of Governors

The New Westminster College Board of Governors consists of nineteen Governors, all of whom are professionals that serve in a voluntary capacity at the pleasure of the Chairman and unanimous consent of every member of the Board of Governors. Each member of the Board of Governors has a distinguished record of ethical leadership and significant professional achievement. Most Governors hold graduate and doctoral degrees and professorial appointments. The Executive Committee of the Board of Governors consists of nine Governors who serve as the Chairman and eight Vice Chairs. Collectively they serve to advance the best interests and growth of New Westminster College. Special Advisors to the Chairman and Board of Governors and a Chief of Staff are appointed in an advisory capacity based on their professional expertise and experience.

Biographical summaries of each member of the Board of Governors and special advisors are listed and linked below:

THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE OF THE BOARD OF GOVERNORS

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The nine Governors that serve on the Executive Committee of the Board of Governors are responsible for the strategic governance and senior oversight of the affairs of New Westminster College. They consult with the other Governors of the Board of Governors as needed and with other external advisors when professional assistance is required to assist in the professional development and advancement of New Westminster College.

© NWC - Professor Robert Goodwin, BBA, MPA, PhD (HC), OP, PC, MSM, DSM - Chairman of the Board of Governors and President of New Westminster College - Professor of Business Administration and Distinguished Fellow of New Westminster College - Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada - http://www.newwestminstercollege.ca

Professor Robert Goodwin, BBA, MPA, PhD (HC), DLitt, OP, PC, MSM, DSM
Chairman of the Board of Governors of New Westminster College
Professor of Business Administration

© NWC - Rear Admiral (Ret) David K. Shimp, Governor and Vice Chairman, The Board of Governors, New Westminster College, British Columbia, Canada

Professor David K. Shimp, BS, MS, PhD, MSM, DMSM, LM, DSM
Vice Chairman of the Board of Governors and President of New Westminster College
Professor of Political Science

© NWC - Professor Jay Jeffrey Schnitzer, BS, MD (Harvard), PhD (MIT), DFNWC - Vice Chair of the Board of Governors and Co-President of New Westminster College - Associate Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School (1998-2008) - http://www.newwestminstercollege.ca

Professor Jay Jeffrey Schnitzer, BS, MD (Harvard), PhD (MIT), DFNWC
Vice Chairman of the Board of Governors and Co-President of New Westminster College
Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School (1998-2008)

© PHOTOGRAPH of New Westminster College - Professor Dr. Ines Gockel, MD, MBA - Governor of New Westminster College - http://newwestminstercollege.ca

Professor Ines Gockel, MD, MBA – Surgeon and Doctor of Medicine
Vice Chairwoman, Governor and Distinguished Fellow of New Westminster College
Professor of Surgery

© NWC - Général Denis Mercier, French Air Force Chief of Air Staff - Distinguished Fellow of New Westminster College - Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada - http://www.newwestminstercollege.ca

Général Denis Mercier, CFLH, ONM. MSM, DFNWC – French Air Force
Vice Chairman, Governor and Distinguished Fellow of New Westminster College
French Air Force Chief of Staff  (Chef d’Etat-Major, Etat-Major de l’Armée de l’air)

© NWC - Admiral José Maria Treviño Ruiz, AMC, NMC, HSRA, CONM, GCSH, Spanish Navy - Governor and Distinguished Fellow of New Westminster College - Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada - http://newwestminstercollege.ca

Admiral José Maria Treviño Ruiz, AMC, NMC, HSRA, CONM, GCSH
Vice Chairman, Governor and Distinguished Fellow of New Westminster College
Chief of Staff of the Spanish Navy (2009-2011) – Spanish Navy (Retired)

©NWC - Professor Dr. Ahmed Saeed Badrais, BBA, MBA, PhD - Vice Chairman of the Board of Governors, and Distinguished Fellow of New Westminster College - Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada - http://www.newwestminstercollege.ca

Professor Ahmed Saeed Badrais, BBA, MBA, PhD
Vice Chairman, Governor and Distinguished Fellow of New Westminster College
Professor of Ethical Leadership

© NWC - Mr. Peter J. Murphy, Governor of New westminster College - http://www.newwestminstercollege.ca

Mr. Peter J. Murphy, BA, MBA, DFNWC
Vice Chairman, Governor and Distinguished Fellow of New Westminster College
Partner, Northrop Development Incorporated – Toronto, Ontario, Canada

 

 

THE GOVERNORS OF THE BOARD OF GOVERNORS

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The Governors of the Board of Governors are professionals that volunteer to provide counsel and advice to the President of New Westminster College, Chairman and Executive Committee of the Board of Governors, as needed and when called upon, to professionally assist in the advancement of New Westminster College.

© NWC - His Excellency Dr. Fidel Valdez Ramos, MBA, MNSA, MSCE, LLD (Hon), GCMG - 12th President of the Republic of the Philippines (1992-1998) - Honorary Chairman, Governor and Distinguished Fellow of New Westminster College - Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada - http://www.newwestminstercollege.ca

His Excellency Dr. Fidel Valdez Ramos, MBA, MNSA, MSCE, LLD (Hon), GCMG
Honorary Chairman, Governor and Distinguished Fellow of New Westminster College
12th President of the Republic of the Philippines (1992-1998)

© PHOTOGRAPH of New Westminster College - Her Majesty's Ambassador Sir William Patey - Governor and Distinguished Fellow of New Westminster College - http://newwestminstercollege.ca

His Excellency Sir William Patey, MA, KCMG
Governor and Distinguished Fellow of New Westminster College
Her Majesty’s British Ambassador to Sudan, Iraq, Saudi Arabia and Afghanistan (2002-2012)

© NWC - General Muhammad Abdul Mubeen, SP - General, Bangladesh Army (Retired) and 15th Chief of Army Staff (2009-2012) - Governor and Distinguished Fellow of New Westminster College - Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada - http://www.newwestminstercollege.ca

General Muhammad Abdul Mubeen, SBP, NDC, PSC, DFNWC – Bangladesh Army (Retired)
Governor and Distinguished Fellow of New Westminster College
15th Chief of Army Staff of Bangladesh (2009-2012)

© NWC - Vice Admiral (Ret) Adam M. Robinson Jr., AB, MBA, MD, MSM, DSM - Governor of the Board of Governors - New Westminster College - www.newwestminstercollege.ca

 Vice Admiral Adam M. Robinson Jr., AB, MBA, MD – U.S. Navy (Retired)
Governor and Distinguished Fellow of New Westminster College
36th Surgeon General of the United States Navy (2007-2011)

© NWC - The Honourable Kakha Shengelia, Governor, The Board of Governors, New Westminster College, British Columbia, Canada

The Honourable Kakha Shengelia, BBA, MBA, MA, PhD
Governor and Distinguished Fellow of New Westminster College
President of Caucasus University and Member of Parliament of Georgia (2004-2008)

© PHOTOGRAPH of New Westminster College - Dr. Tariq H. Cheema, M.D. - Governor and Distinguished Fellow of New Westminster College - http://newwestminstercollege.ca

Dr. Tariq H. Cheema, MD
Governor and Distinguished Fellow of New Westminster College

© NWC - The Honourable Andre Bauer, Governor, The Board of Governors - New Westminster College - New Westminster and Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada - http://newwestminstercollege.ca

The Honourable Andre Bauer, BS
Governor and Senior Fellow of New Westminster College
87th Lieutenant Governor of South Carolina
President of the South Carolina Senate (2003-2011)

© PHOTOGRAPH of New Westminster College - Dr. Dagmar Teubner, J.D. - Governor and Senior Fellow of New Westminster College - http://newwestminstercollege.ca

Dr. U. E. Dagmar Teubner, BSc, JD, CAA, TEP
Governor and Senior Fellow of New Westminster College
Lawyer and Chartered Accountant

© NWC - Rear Admiral Norman Robert Hayes, BS, MA, MSM, DMSM, LM, DSSM - U.S. Navy (Retired) - Special Assistant to the Deputy Chief of Naval Operations, The Pentagon (2012-2013); and Director of Intelligence, United States European Command (2010-2012) - Governor and Distinguished Fellow of New Westminster College - Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada - http://www.newwestminstercollege.ca

Rear Admiral Norman Robert Hayes, BS, MA, MSM, DMSM, LM, DSSM – U.S. Navy (Retired)
Governor and Distinguished Fellow of New Westminster College
Director of Intelligence, United States European Command (2010-2012)

© PHOTOGRAPH of New Westminster College - Professor Angela Swan, Lawyer and Legal Scholar - Governor and Senior Fellow of New Westminster College - http://newwestminstercollege.ca

Professor Angela Swan, BCom, LLB (UBC), BCL (Oxford)
Governor and Senior Fellow of New Westminster College
Lawyer and Legal Scholar


THE SPECIAL ADVISORS TO THE BOARD OF GOVERNORS

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The Special Advisors to the Chairman and the Board of Governors are professionals that volunteer to provide counsel and advice to the President of New Westminster College, Chairman and Executive Committee of the Board of Governors, as needed and when called upon, to professionally assist in the advancement of New Westminster College. The Chief of Staff to the Chairman of the Board of Governors assists the Chairman as needed and when called upon by the Chairman.

© NWC - Murray J. Bryant, BComm, MComm, MA, PhD - Provost and Distinguished Fellow of New Westminster College - Distinguished Fellow of New Westminster College - Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada - http:www.newwestminstercollege.ca

Special Advisor to the Chairman for Academics

Professor Emeritus Murray J. Bryant, BComm, MComm, MA, PhD, DFNWC, CA
The Provost of New Westminster College
Professor Emeritus, Richard Ivey Business School, Western University (1998-2015)

© NWC - Vice Admiral D. Brian Peterman, BS, MS, MSM, DMSM, LM, DSM, DDSM - Commander, Atlantic Area (2006-2008), U.S. Coast Guard (Retired) - Distinguished Fellow of New Westminster College - Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada - http://newwestminstercollege.ca

Special Advisor for Maritime Security and Intelligence

Vice Admiral D. Brian Peterman, BS, MS, MSM, DMSM, LM, DSM, DDSM
Distinguished Fellow of New Westminster College
Special Assistant to the President for Border and Transportation Security (2001-2004)
Commander, Atlantic Area (2006-2008), U.S. Coast Guard (Retired)

© NWC - Vice Admiral Robert C. Parker, BS, MA, MSM, DMSM, LM, DSSM, DSM - Commander, Atlantic Area (2010-2014), U.S. Coast Guard (Retired) - Director of Security and Intelligence, U.S. Southern Command (2008-2010) - Distinguished Fellow of New Westminster College - Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada - http://newwestminstercollege.ca

Special Advisor for Cyber Security and Intelligence

Vice Admiral Robert C. Parker, BS, MA, MSM, DMSM, LM, DSSM, DSM
Distinguished Fellow of New Westminster College
Director of Security and Intelligence, U.S. Southern Command (2008-2010)
Commander, Atlantic Area (2010-2014), U.S. Coast Guard (Retired)

 

© NWC - Geoffrey L. Klopp, BA, SFNWC - Chief of Staff to the Chairman of the Board of Governors of New Westminster College - http://newwestminstercollege.ca

Mr. Geoffrey L. Klopp, BA, SFNWC
Chief of Staff to the Chairman of the Board of Governors
Senior Fellow of New Westminster College

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  1. The posting of any photograph and biographical summary of any Governor of New Westminster College or any other person on this website is at the sole discretion of New Westminster College.
  2. All Governors of New Westminster College may not be shown on this website due to privacy and security concerns or limitations of this website.
 
 

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