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The government, conduct, management and control of the Seminary are vested in the Board of Governors, as stated in the St. Augustine's Seminary Act (1983) and outlined in the By-laws of the Board of Governors (1985, and amended in 1988, 1989, 2005, 2011, 2014 and 2015). The day-to-day operating authority of St. Augustine's is the Rector and the President with the co-operation of the Academic Council and of the Formation Council.


Matters of appointment, promotion, and termination are carried out in accordance with the general norms of academic procedure established by the Association of Theological Schools, those of the Toronto School of Theology, and those laid down by the Board of Governors of St. Augustine’s Seminary, and in accordance with the provisions of Canon Law (cf. can. 253).



Ex-Officio Members

His Eminence Thomas Cardinal Collins                    Archbishop of Toronto and                                                                                                                                     Chairman of the SAS Board of                                                                                                                             Governors

Most Reverend John A. Boissonneau                      Senior Vicar General

Reverend Robert J. Barringer                                President

Reverend Edwin Gonsalves                                    Rector

Most Reverend Vincent Nguyen                             Vicar for Permanent Deacons

Reverend John Elmer Abad                                   Academic Dean

Mr. James Milway                                                   Chancellor of Temporal Affairs                                                                                                                                         of the Archdiocese of Toronto                                                                                                                                    and Treasurer of SAS

Elected Members

Sr. Nida Fe Chavez, C.S.J. Ms. Francesca Guolo

Ms. Magda Soligo Rev. Jerry Tavares

Dr. Anna Boyagoda


Assessor Member: Mr. Thurstan Berkeley, SAS Bursar

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