Office of the Principal and Vice-Chancellor
James Administration Building, Room 506
845 Sherbrooke Street West
Montreal, Quebec H3A 0G4
naomi.allsopp [at] mcgill.ca (Ms. Naomi Allsopp)
Naomi is responsible for the planning of events and special projects sponsored by the Office of the Principal and Vice-Chancellor. She administers the financial operations of the unit and is responsible for the reception area serving the Office of the Principal and Vice-Chancellor and the Office of the Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic).
gerald.cadet [at] mcgill.ca (Gérald Cadet, Ph.D.)
Director, Bicentennial Planning
Gérald is responsible for developing and coordinating the strategy for activities and events related to McGill’s Bicentennial, which will commence with the Homecoming 2020 celebrations and will conclude with Homecoming 2021.
royal.govain [at] mcgill.ca (Mr. Royal A. Govain)
Interim Chief of Staff
Royal is a member of the senior administrative team of the University, working closely with the Principal and students, faculty, and staff, and particularly closely with the University's senior administrative team to ensure that the Principal's directives and initiatives are effectively carried out.
karin.lornsen [at] mcgill.ca (Karin Lornsen, Ph.D.)
Senior Planning and Projects Officer
Karin provides senior support to the Principal on a broad range of academic, communications, and student affairs files. She is the primary liaison between the Principal’s Office and the Offices of the Provost, Media Relations, Deputy Provost, and University Secretariat on ongoing programs and projects, including University Senate, academic meetings, campus engagement, and selected international files.
deidre.mccabe [at] mcgill.ca (Ms. Deidre McCabe)
Deidre is responsible for developing and coordinating all communication and correspondence for the Principal. She also maintains the Office of the Principal website and other administrative systems within the Office.
susy.ricciardelli [at] mcgill.ca (Ms. Susy Ricciardelli)
Executive Assistant to the Principal
Susy is responsible for the coordination of the Principal’s agenda, briefings for each meeting and event, travel arrangements and other special projects for the Principal.
nadia.romvary [at] mcgill.ca (Ms. Nadia Romvary)
Primary roles are to provide assistance and support to the Chief of Staff on a range of files and operational matters and to provide overall project support to senior staff members in the Office of the Principal. The nature of support is diverse, ranging from research assistance, to general administrative and organizational support.