University of Saskatchewan
University Secretary and Chief Governance Officer
Julian Demkiw is the University Secretary and Chief Governance Officer at the University of Saskatchewan. He has 20 years’ experience working in post-secondary education and has worked as a lecturer, fundraiser, alumni relations specialist, student services officer, and most recently as Chief of Staff to three university presidents. Julian is a lifelong student having achieved degrees in engineering, humanities, and social sciences. Most notably, Julian is in the final stages of a doctorate bringing together his interests in leadership and higher education to study the relationships between university presidents and university boards. In his spare time Julian is involved in his community as a member of the Meewasin Valley Authority board of directors and chair of the board of Leadership Saskatoon.