Role: The Board of Governors of Acadia University is constituted as described in Chapter 134 of the Statues of Nova Scotia 1891, as amended. The powers of the Board of Governors are outlined in the By-laws.

The other Board members are appointed by various groups (the Alumni, Faculty, Students and the Provincial Government) with varied interests and perspectives on Board matters, and they bring those perspectives to Board meetings.

The Governors of Acadia University
Appointed by the CBAC (complete list available here:


  • Rice, Deborah (2024)
  • Daye, Melinda (2024)
  • Fleckenstein, Shelley (2024)
  • Green, Daniel (2024)
  • O’Connor, Candy (2027)
  • Tod, Judith (2027)
  • Tolliver, Cora (2027)
  • Thomas, Stan (2027)
  • One vacancy