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The Business Schools Association of Canada (BSAC), is the association of university faculties and schools of business and management in Canada.

Our mission is to promote quality in management education and the professional development of business school administrators through various types of events, research and information services, and representation.

Governance structure

BSAC is a non-profit organisation, incorporated in Canada under the Canadian Corporations Act. The organisation is governed by a Board of Directors, elected by the membership at the Annual Assembly. General policies are set by the Board and ratified by the Membership.

Board of directors

The BSAC Board is composed of Deans or Directors from business school members of the Association, representing a cross section of regions and types of schools in Canada. Directors' mandate are for two years.

You may find below the list of current directors.


The current Chair of BSAC is Jim Dewald, Dean of the Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

Dean Dewald  became Chair in November  2018. His mandate as Chair continues until October 2020.

See his profile here.

Executive director

Timothy (Tim) Daniel Daus has been Executive Director since 1998. Acting under the authority delegated by the Board, he is responsible for all activities and operations of  BSAC. The Executive Director also sits on several Advisory Boards and Working Committees of external bodies, in Canada and abroad.


It was previously known, until June 30, 2020, as the Canadian Federation of Business School Deans (CFBSD) and was founded as the Canadian Federation of Deans of Management and Administrative Studies in 1957.

Since its creation, the Federation has grown to have more than 70 members - including virtually all Canadian business schools - and partnerships with more than a dozen international networks.

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