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The President’s Advisory College Council reports to the President & CEO and provides a means for students and staff of St. Lawrence College to offer advice and feedback on matters of importance. Following each President’s Advisory College Council meeting, a report will be provided to the Board as part of the President and CEO’s Board Report.

The President’s Advisory College Council:

  • Promotes communication and consultation and demonstrates the values of St. Lawrence College;
  • Represents the college community and includes representatives from the student body, faculty, administrative staff and support staff;
  • Is a forum for receiving input and feedback and forwarding the input and feedback, along with any council recommendations, to the appropriate decision making body within the College (i.e. Deans’ Council, Academic Council, CLT, CET).

Role of Advisory Council

The President’s Advisory College Council provides a vehicle for staff, faculty and students to be consulted and provide input on the following matters related to St. Lawrence College:

  • Student life/services
  • College Services
  • Technology integration
  • Campus sustainability matters
  • Broad college system issues
  • College promotion
  • Educational services


Membership includes the following representatives from across the College:

  • Chair – President & CEO
  • Administrative Support – President's Office
  • Additional membership from the following:
    • College Leadership Team (CLT) – three representatives- one per campus
    • Faculty – three representatives- one per campus
    • Support Staff – three representatives- one per campus
    • Administrative Staff – three representatives- one per campus
    • Students – six representatives- two per campus

Each area with membership on the council will have their representatives determined by an election. (Student Association, CLT, Academic Bargaining Unit, Support Staff Bargaining Unit, CLC,). All appointments are confirmed by September 30th of each year with terms from October 1st until September 30th.

Student representatives serve for a one-year term. Staff representatives serve for a maximum of a two-year term (with a staggered term of initial members for cross-over purposes).


The President’s Advisory College Council meets two times a year (November and February).