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The Centre for Behavioural Studies is an entity within St. Lawrence College in Kingston, Ontario, Canada.

Executive Lead: Lorraine Carter, Senior Vice President Academic
Senior Manager: Elaine Armstrong, Dean, Faculty of Arts
Manager: Pamela Johnson, Manager, Centre for Behavioural Studies

The Centre's operational oversight is informed by an Advisory Board that meets quarterly and a Steering Committee that meets bi-weekly, during the Fall and Winter semesters and monthly during the Spring and Summer.  The Advisory Board provides strategic and operational advice and helps set direction on community development and partnerships.  The Steering Committee provides operational guidance and advises on programming and research.  The operations of the Centre are managed by a dedicated Program Manager and the Research Chair in Behavioural Analysis.

Governance Framework is based on the following objectives:

  • Robust research oversight
  • Successful collaboration across our community
  • The highest standards of ethics, integrity and safety are maintained
  • Professional project management at the macro and micro levels
  • Strong financial and risk management
  • Direct lines of accountability

Steering Committee Membership:

  • Manager, Centre for Behavioural Studies, Pamela Johnson
  • Research Chair in Behavioural Analysis, TBD
  • Coordinator Behavioural Science Program, Kim Trudeau-Craig
  • Coordinator Autism and Behavioural Science Program, Meaghan Shaver
  • Coordinator Communicative Disorders Assistant Program, Christiane Curtis
  • Coordinators Behavioural Science Degree Program, Marie-Line Jobin and Laura Campbell

(or their representatives)

Advisory Board Membership:

  • Dean Faculty of Arts (Chair)*
  • Dean School of Health Sciences
  • Director of Research
  • Director Alumni and Development
  • Director of Business Development, Employment Services
  • Research Chair in Behavioural Analysis
  • Representative Queen’s Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
  • 2 appointed community representatives (2-year terms, appointed by Executive Lead)
  • Secretariat services provided by Project Manager