University of Guelph
Genevieve (Gen) Gauthier-Chalifour is the University Secretary for the University of Guelph. She is the most senior advisor on governance issues within the University and leads the overall operation of the University Secretariat, Board of Governors, University Senate, Privacy Office and Student Judicial Services. A member of the University's senior leadership team, she provides advice with respect to board and academic governance considerations, policy and related strategy. She also serves as chief privacy officer and is responsible for oversight and administration of the University's privacy and records management programs.
Gen holds an Honours Bachelor of Arts (Political Science) from Wilfrid Laurier University, a Master of Arts (Leadership) from the University of Guelph, and the Chartered Director designation from The Directors College and McMaster University’s DeGroote School of Business.
Gen is also a member of the Council of Ontario University Secretaries, the Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges, and the Institute of Corporate Directors.