Undergraduate Board of Governors Representative

Undergraduate Board of Governors Representative

Alex Dorscheid
Alex Dorscheid Board of Governors Representative

Alex Dorscheid is a fourth year Bachelor of Commerce student with a major in Finance and a minor in Accounting. He serves as your Undergraduate Representative on the Board of Governors for the 2022-2023 school year. Alex was born and raised in Grande Prairie, Alberta and prior to attending the University of Alberta he attended the University of Northern British Columbia for his first year of university. Alex is very involved around the university being a goalkeeper on the U of A Golden Bears Men’s Soccer team as well as being a member of the Alberta School of Business JDC West Debate Team.

During his term Alex intends to work towards three main goals to make the university and the Students’ Union a better place than when he started. One of Alex’s goals this year is to further advocate for hybrid learning in the long-term strategic vision of the university which will help increase accessibility for students. He also wants to increase transparency around the Board of Governors so that students are aware of the decisions being made at the highest level of university governance. Overall Alex would like to make University life easier for students and make it easier for them to live their university lives the way they want.


The Board of Governors (BoG) is the ultimate governing and decision making body on campus. Among many other things, it determines tuition fees, manages University property and finances, and is responsible for the overall strategic direction of the University. The Board of Governors' Representative for the 2022-23 academic year is Alexander Dorscheid.

The Undergraduate Board of Governors Representative is elected directly by students to serve as a voice for the undergraduate body. They hold one of the 21 voting seats on the board, along with the University President and the Chancellor, the SU and GSA Presidents, academic and non-academic staff representatives, alumni representatives and members of the public appointed by the provincial government. The BoG Rep is also a voting member of Students' Council and General Faculties Council (GFC).

Board of Governors Committees

The Undergraduate Board of Governors Representative typically participates in a number of the Board of Governors' committees. Currently, the BoG Rep serves on the following committees:

Board Governance Committee
The Board Governance Committee was established by the Board of Governors on October 12, 2018 and assists the Board of Governors in fulfilling its governance responsibilities by providing strategic oversight, insight, and foresight with respect to the effectiveness, impact, organization, and procedures of the Board of Governors, to enhance board governance performance.

Board Reputation and Public Affairs Committee
The Board Reputation and Public Affairs Committee assists the Board of Governors in fulfilling its governance responsibilities by providing strategic oversight, insight, and foresight with respect to University reputation, identity, strategic communication, community engagement, philanthropy and advancement.

For information on all Board of Governors committees, please see the the Board of Governors home page.

Reports to Students' Council

Filename Date
Board of Governors Report (2022-01) May 10, 2022
Board of Governors Report (2022-02) May 31, 2022
Board of Governors Report (2022-03) June 14, 2022
Board of Governors Report (2022-04) June 28, 2022
Board of Governors Report (2022-05) July 12, 2022
Board of Governors Report (2022-06) July 26, 2022
Board of Governors Report (2022-07) Aug. 9, 2022
Board of Governors Report (2022-08) Aug. 23, 2022
Board of Governors Report (2022-09) Sept. 6, 2022
Board of Governors Report (2022-10) Sept. 20, 2022
Board of Governors Report (2022-11) Oct. 4, 2022
Board of Governors Report (2022-12) Oct. 18, 2022
Board of Governors Report (2022-13) Nov. 1, 2022
Board of Governors Report (2022-14) Nov. 15, 2022
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Phone

780-492-4241

Email
bog@su.ualberta.ca

Address

Discover Governance
Room 2-900
Students' Union Building
University of Alberta
8900 - 114 Street NW
Edmonton, AB
T6G 2J7