University Secretariat Staff & Location


The University Secretariat is located on the 4th floor of the University Centre. To reach us take the south elevator (closest to the bus loop) to the 4th floor, when you exit the elevator turn right and walk down the hallway with windows. The University Secretariat is at the end on the right.

General Contacts 

Please contact us at and we would be happy to direct your inquiry. 

For information about Student Judicial Services please e-mail:
For information about Access to Information & Privacy please e-mail: 
For information about Elections please e-mail:

Staff Contacts

Ted Cogan

Deputy University Secretary
(519) 824-4120 x56571

As Deputy University Secretary, Ted is responsible for managing day-to-day operations within the University Secretariat. Ted joined the University Secretariat in 2017 and has taken on roles of increasing responsibility, and previously served as Associate University Secretary (Compliance & Special Projects) where he had university-wide responsibility for governance special projects, access to information, privacy, records management, and academic and non-academic appeal tribunals.

Ted has a BA (Hons.) and MA in history from Western University and a PhD in history from the University of Guelph. 

His published work focuses on the role of public engagement in policy development. He has spoken widely on this topic, including at Global Affairs Canada and the Aga Khan Foundation. 

Joanne Emeneau

Associate University Secretary (Senate)
(519) 824-4120 x56758

As Associate University Secretary, Joanne provides governance support and guidance to Senate and its standing committees. In this capacity, Joanne provides information and advice on Senate policies, precedents, procedures and protocol, and serves as the first point of contact for Senators and University community members affected by the work of Senate. Joanne also supports the policy project, advising members of the university community on policy best practices and centralizing Board and Senate-approved policies.

Vivek Radhakrishnan

Associate University Secretary (Board)
(519) 824-4120 x52464

As Associate University Secretary, Vivek provides advice and support to the University of Guelph’s Board of Governors and its standing committees in support of their governance and oversight of the University.

A lawyer by training, Vivek holds a Bachelor of Laws from Pondicherry University, India. He is also an Associate of the Chartered Governance Institute of Canada.

Prior to joining the University of Guelph, Vivek worked with Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada, where he was Corporate Secretary and then Principal, Corporate Oversight and Governance. Vivek has also served as Assistant Corporate Secretary at Maple Leaf Foods and held governance roles with BMO Financial Group and Oakville Enterprises Corporation (formerly Oakville Hydro).

Stephanie Day

Manager, Student Judicial Services & Special Projects
(519) 824-4120 x56762

Stephanie provides support to students through the academic and non-academic judicial systems and ensures all decision-making processes are procedurally fair and follow best practices and principles of natural justice. Stephanie also supports project management for medium and long-term governance projects.

Stephanie has a BA in sociology from Memorial University of Newfoundland and a diploma in Advertising from Loyalist College.


Madeleine Krucker

Manager, Information Governance & Compliance
(519) 824-4120 x54247

As Manager, Information Governance & Compliance, Madeleine has university-wide responsibility for records management and privacy policy, and for ensuring that U of G upholds its obligations under provincial and federal records management, access to information and privacy legislation.

Madeleine Krucker is an information professional with a Master of Information in archives and records management, and critical information policy studies from the University of Toronto. She is passionate about the generation and dissemination of information through technology. Her focus includes the intersectionality of privacy with archival concepts, recordkeeping, and policy. She has experience working in archives, records management and data governance within the public and private sectors. Madeleine is an alumni of the University of Guelph, having completed her undergraduate studies in history and political science in 2018.