Jamie Bell

Jamie Bell
Undergraduate Student Jamie Bell
Undergraduate Student


Jamie Bell (he/him, they/them) is a student at the University of Ottawa Faculty of Law studying in the English Common Law Program.
A newcomer to Ottawa from the prairies of Treaty 6 territory, Jamie is excited to serve the University of Ottawa community as a member of the Board of Governors. Though new to the board, Jamie brings substantial experience in university governance and non-profit management and is known to lead with sound judgment, ambition, and tireless service.
Jamie is a student at the Faculty of Law (class of 2025). Their interests focus on corporate governance and commercial law, and its many connections to the public through administrative law and consumerism. Jamie is involved in the Faculty of Law student body and serves as the Treasurer of the International Law Students' Association to present a range of social and professional events and promote topics in international law.
Jamie earned a Bachelor of Commerce in Management from the University of Saskatchewan Edwards School of Business. Jamie's coursework focused on corporate finance, organizational behaviour, and consumer behaviour – coursework that continues to inform and guide his legal education. During undergrad, Jamie was a member of the University of Saskatchewan Senate and served on several committees to revitalize the role of the Senate in the institution's tri-cameral governance model. After serving in many volunteer roles in student associations, Jamie served two consecutive terms as the Vice-President of Operations and Finance for the University of Saskatchewan Students' Union (USSU) overseeing the financial and business affairs of the $27 million dollar enterprise. Uniquely, Jamie was re-elected during the COVID-19 pandemic and successfully pivoted advocacy and student services to online and hybrid modalities.
Jamie is a lifelong artist and attributes much of his success to his time growing up and receiving mentorship in the Saskatoon Youth Orchestra among other ensembles. Jamie maintains their passion for music as a performing member of the Capital Chamber Choir and supports the choir as a member of the Board of Directors.  
Jamie believes that open communication is a key element of accountability. He is committed to holding drop-in office hours for students to discuss concerns or to learn about the Board of Governors. Jamie can be contacted at [email protected] and on twitter at @JamieHarBell <https://twitter.com/JamieHarBell>.