University Secretariat

Chairs of Western's Board of Governors

  1. MEREDITH, Chief Justice Richard Martin [1908 to 1914]
  2. SOMERVILLE, Charles Ross [1914 to 1919]
  3. LITTLE, Arthur Thomas [1919 to 1954]
  4. INGRAM, Gordon John [1955]
  5. WELDON, Douglas Black [1958 to 1967]
  6. SHEPHERD, Albert Edwin [1967 to 1970]
  7. JEFFERY, Joseph J. [1970 to 1973]
  8. IVEY, Richard Macaulay [1973 to 1976]
  9. BALDWIN, William C.P. [1976 to 1977]
  10. CONRON, Alfred Brandon [1978 to 1980]
  11. FRANCOLINI, Geno F. [1981 to 1983]
  12. JENKINS, William A. [1983 to 1985]
  13. SISKIND, Robert G. [1986 to 1987]
  14. ORSER, Earl H. [1988 to 1989]
  15. BRANT, John S. [1990 to 1991]
  16. PENSA, Claude M.V. [1991 to 1993]
  17. FOWLER, Elizabeth (Libby) [1994 to 1996]
  18. PEEL, William W. [1997 to 1999]
  19. McAULAY-WELDON, Carol [2000 to 2001]
  20. COLCLEUGH, Robert G. [2002 to 2003]
  21. McDOUGALL, Donald M. [2004 to 2005]
  22. CONNELL, Helen [2006 to 2007]
  23. NOBLE, Michele [2007 to 2009]
  24. ANGELETTI, Frank [2009 to 2011]
  25. COXFORD, Steve [2012 to 2013]
  26. SHAH, Chirag [2014 to Present]

Portraits of most of the former Chairs of the Board of Governors are in the Great Hall, Somerville House.