Donna Janiec was appointed Vice-Principal (Finance and Administration) on October 1, 2016.
Donna received her undergraduate degree from the University of Waterloo as an international student and went on to article with PricewaterhouseCoopers (then Coopers & Lybrand) in Barbados and then Toronto, obtaining her Chartered Accounting designation in 1987. After close to ten years in public accounting managing the audits of large public corporations and not-for-profit organizations, Donna joined Queen’s University in 1994. She held the position of Associate Vice-Principal (Finance) from 2009 – 2016.
In her present and past positions, Donna has been a member of, or provided support to, numerous Senate, Board and University Advisory Committees. She considers it a great privilege to hold an Honorary Life Membership with the Alma Mater Society, granted in 2019 to recognize her work and dedication to student life on campus.
Outside of Queen’s, Donna serves on the CAUBO Executive Committee and Board of Directors, is Vice-Chair of the Council of Senior Administrative Officers, a committee of the Council of Ontario Universities, and is a Director and Member of the Kingston General Health Board and a member of the Partnership Council of the Kingston Health Sciences Centre.
Donna is a CPA Ontario 2021 Fellow.