• Dean's Advisory Committee

  • Trina McQueen

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Trina McQueen is Co-Director of the Arts, Media and Entertainment program at Schulich School of Business, where she has developed and taught courses for the program. In her professional career, she was Head of CBC Television News (where she launched and oversaw the development of Canada’s first news channel), founding President of Discovery Channel and President and COO of CTV, where she played a major role in the sale and integration of CTV to BCE.

She has served on numerous media boards, including CBC,Telefilm, McLelland and Stewart; Banff World Media Festival, Historica Canada, TVOntario and the Canadian Journalism Foundation. In the arts, boards included Canadian Opera Company, Canadian Stage, Governor General’s Performing Arts Awards and Tafelmusik, and in education, the University of Waterloo and the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, as well as advisory boards at Queen’s, Ryerson, UBC, Carleton and University of Regina.

She is an Officer of the Order of Canada and has received four honorary doctorates, from York University, University of Waterloo, Carleton University and Mount St. Vincent University. Other honours include the CBC News Hall of Fame, the Playback Film and Television hall of Fame, Crystal Awards from Women in Film and Television, and honourary membership in the Directors Guild of Canada.

Dean's Advisory Committee

People of AMPD

Shayna Haddon

Trina McQueen

Mia Nielsen

Jolene Cuyler

Carolyn Loucks

Weyni Mengesha

Vanessa Wang

Beth Janson

Liz Ogbu

Mariel Marshall

Lisa Jackson

Williams Ray

Dickenson Christa

Renu Mehta

Claire Hopkinson