The Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences is a non-profit organization, governed by a Board of Directors made up of scholars who are elected by the General Assembly Representatives. The day-to-day operations of the Federation are carried out by the secretariat which is located in Ottawa, Ontario.

Board of Directors

Antonia Maioni


Guy Laforest
Executive Director, École nationale d’administration publique (ENAP)


Director, Associations

Julia Wright
Professor, Department of English, Dalhousie University

Director, Associations

Sandra Lapointe
Associate Professor, Department of Philosophy, McMaster University

Director, Equity and Diversity

Cindy Blackstock
Executive Director of First Nations Child and Family Caring Society of Canada, Professor, McGill University and Director of First Nations Children's Action Research and Education Service (FNCARES)

Director, Institutions

David Sylvester
Principal, King’s College University, Associate Professor, Department of History 

Director, Institutions

Lisa Young
Vice-Provost and Dean of Graduate Studies, University of Calgary

Director, Research Dissemination

Michael E. Sinatra
Professor, English Department, Université de Montréal

Director, Research Policy

Claudia Malacrida
Associate Vice-President Research, Professor of Sociology, University of Lethbridge 

Director, Teaching and Learning

Tim Goddard
Professor, Faculty of Education, University of Prince Edward Island

Chair, ASPP Academic Council

Anne-Marie Fortier
Professeur, Département des littératures, Université Laval


Carmen Charette
Vice-President, External Relations, University of Victoria

ASPP Academic Council


Anne-Marie Fortier
Département des littératures, Université Laval


Jennifer Andrews
Department of English, University of New Brunswick

Jacques Bertrand
Department of Political Science, University of Toronto

Michèle Dagenais
Département d’histoire, Université de Montréal

Jane Errington
Department of History, Queen's University

Marcel Martel
Department of History, York University

François Rocher
School of Political Studies, University of Ottawa