Program and Research Council

As mandated by the Royal Roads University Act, the Program and Research Council (PRC) advises the Board of Governors on instructional program and research priorities, program objectives and desirable learning outcomes.


  • Chair – Dr. Philip Steenkamp, President and Vice-Chancellor
  • Vice-Chair – Dr. Veronica Thompson, Vice-President Academic and Provost 

Board Members

  • Mr. Nelson Chan – Chancellor and Chair, Board of Governors
  • Ms. Dranna Andrews-Brown – Staff Elected
  • Dr. David Black -  Faculty Elected
  • Ms. Kathleen Burton - Student Elected
  • Ms. Monique Gray Smith 

External Members

  • The Honourable Mary Collins, PC
  • Mr. Doug Kobayashi
  • Mr. Harley Eagle

Non-voting Members

  • Dr. Pedro Márquez 
  • Dr. Brigitte Harris
  • Dr. Robert Mittelman

Council Support

  • Margot Bracewell