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Danny Anckle

Danny Anckle

Toronto, Ont.
Serves on: Standards of Practice & Education Committee as Vice-Chair
Term: Jan 1, 2022 - Dec 31, 2023

Danny Anckle is returning to the Ontario College of Teachers after previously serving on Council and sitting on the Discipline and Nomination committees.

Danny is currently executive director of the Cecil Community Centre in Toronto. His previous roles include director of resident access and support services for the Toronto Community Housing Corporation, and executive director of Scouts Canada and the Jamaican Canadian Association.

He is currently a Constituency Council member with the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, and his previous board appointments include Family Service Toronto and Justice for Children and Youth.

Danny has received regulatory board member certification from the Council on Licensure, Enforcement and Regulation, and is a graduate of the Queen’s School of Business and the Schulich School of Business executive program in leading sustainable strategic change.

Bryan Auld

Bryan Auld

Toronto, Ont.
Serves on: Accreditation Appeal Committee
Term: Jan 1, 2022 - Dec 31, 2023

Bryan Auld is an education consultant whose most recent position was Head of Upper School at Bayview Glen School.

His previous roles include Director of Middle School at Ridley College and Head of English at Upper Canada College Preparatory School.

He has served on a number of committees during his career including Strategic Planning at Bayview Glen School, Admissions at Upper Canada College, and Financial Aid and Scholarship at Ridley College.

Bryan holds a Bachelor of Arts from Western University, a Bachelor of Education from Queen’s University, a Master of Education from Brock University, and is working toward a doctor of education from the University of Toronto.

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Paige Bennett

Paige Bennett, OCT

Burlington, Ont.
Serves on: Accreditation Committee as Chair
Term: Jan 1, 2022 - Dec 31, 2023

Paige Bennett is returning to the Ontario College of Teachers after previously serving on Council, having also sat on the Human Resources Committee and the Accreditation Committee as Vice-Chair.

Paige is currently a sessional instructor with the Faculty of Education at Brock University. Her previous roles include instructional program leader for the Halton District School Board, where she also held the position of vice-principal for several schools.

She has also worked as a program director, lecturer and faculty supervisor for the Ontario campus of Charles Sturt University, where she helped lead the accreditation processes for the teacher education program and the development of a four-semester enhanced teacher education program.

Paige holds a bachelor of arts from Wilfrid Laurier University, a bachelor of education from Queen’s University, and a master of education from OISE/UT. She has also completed the Council on Licensure, Enforcement and Regulation’s introduction to regulatory governance program.

Brenda Brown

Brenda Brown

Toronto, Ont.
Serves on: Accreditation Committee
Term: Jan 1, 2022 - Dec 31, 2022

Brenda Brown was formerly the chief human resources officer with Compass Group Canada, the country’s leading food service & facilities management company. Reporting directly to the CEO, she sat on the executive committee of the organization. She and her staff of talented managers oversaw all people-related activities for 30,000 associates in Canada, Alaska and the Gulf of Mexico.

Brenda has an MBA in finance from Concordia University, a bachelor of commerce and an honorary bachelor of applied business in hospitality management from George Brown College. Brenda started her career as a financial analyst at Bell Canada in Montreal before moving on to various HR roles. After leaving Bell Canada, she was vice-president, human resources and corporate secretary at Corby Distilleries Ltd. She is currently on the advisory committee for Toronto Metropolitan University’s Engineering & Architecture faculty. She is also a director on the Ontario Tourism Education Corporation Board and SolBVL Board.

Simon Burke

Simon Burke

Toronto, Ont.
Serves on: Investigation Committee
Term: Jan 1, 2022 - Dec 31, 2022

Simon Burke is a former public servant at the federal and provincial levels.

He held senior leadership roles at several ministries and departments including director and ethics executive for the Ministry of Labour’s Pay Equity Commission where he oversaw enforcement of regulatory compliance for gender equality, and senior executive officer and chief administrative officer for the Ministry of the Attorney General’s Criminal Injuries Compensation Board where he led transformation of Ontario’s leading agency serving victims of violent crime.

He holds a bachelor of arts from Western University. He also has post-graduate qualifications in business administration from the University of Durham in England, a master of laws from the University of Dundee in Scotland, and is a graduate of Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government (Credential in Public Leadership). He is currently a doctoral candidate at the Universitat Autónoma de Barcelona in its Human Security and Global Law Program.

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Marcel Castonguay

Marcel Castonguay

Welland, Ont.
Serves on: Registration Appeals Committee
Term: Jan 1, 2022 - Dec 31, 2023

As a former executive before he retired in 2021, Marcel was the CEO of one of the largest community health centres in Ontario serving some 10,000 patients and employing 120 health professionals including doctors, registered nurses and social workers.

He brought his management and community development expertise to numerous organizations. While working for the Attorney General, he managed the largest French-language services office in the Ontario government. Marcel also chaired the Provincial French Language Health Advisory Council reporting to various health ministers. He championed the development and passage of the regulation that created French-language health planning entities across Ontario.

Marcel also managed a team of 30 staff members in the Hamilton-Niagara area responsible for investigating alleged breaches of the Employment Standards Act, including wrongful dismissal, maternity leave, and unpaid wages.

He was involved in developing plans that led to the announcement of $2 million of new annualized funding for French-language for survivors of sexual assault.

Bonnie Oakes Charron

Bonnie Oakes Charron

Ottawa, Ont.
Serves on: Accreditation Appeal Committee as Chair
Term: Jan 1, 2022 - Dec 31, 2022

Bonnie Oakes Charron is returning to the Ontario College of Teachers after serving on Council and sitting on the Standards of Practice and Education, Accreditation, Investigations and Human Resources Committees.

Bonnie is a governance specialist with experience serving as a tribunal member, board director, and committee chair. She has lived and worked in the Ottawa area for more than 25 years with roles in executive services, parliamentary procedure, public policy, and corporate governance. She has been recognized with two civic awards for her volunteer service to school, community, and arts organizations in Ottawa.

Bonnie holds a bachelor of arts from Bishop’s University, a master of library & information science from Western University, and a diplomacy & social protocol certificate from Carleton University’s Norman Paterson School of International Affairs. She is also a graduate of the board education program at the Canadian Board Diversity Council.

Kirby Chown

Kirby Chown, OCT

Toronto, Ont.
Serves on: Discipline Committee as Chair
Term: Jan 1, 2022 - Dec 31, 2022

Kirby Chown obtained her bachelor of education in 1970. She taught English from 1971 to 1972 and English as a second language from 1972 to 1976 for the Scarborough Board, and then left teaching to attend law school.

Kirby practised law at McCarthy Tétrault in Toronto where she was a litigator and the Ontario Regional Managing Partner from 2002–08.

She has always been interested in issues facing women lawyers. At McCarthy's, she pioneered innovative programs and spoke frequently on the topic. She assisted the Law Society of Ontario in the implementation of its Justicia Project to promote women's initiatives in the profession.

While practising, she represented physicians before the Discipline Committee of the College of Physicians and Surgeons. In retirement, she was an alternate chair on the Ontario Review Board.

Michael Collis

Michael Collis

Toronto, Ont.
Serves on: Registration Appeals Committee as Vice-Chair
Term: Jan 1, 2022 - Dec 31, 2022

Michael Collis is legal counsel with the Real Estate Council of Ontario. Prior to his current role, he worked as an associate at Rubenstein, Siegel, Barristers & Solicitors. He has also worked in the offices of the provincial Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care and Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing.

Michael is a past president of Canadian Friends of Laniado Hospital and previously sat on the advisory board of the Steady State Theatre Project.

He holds a bachelor of arts from York University with specialized honours in public policy and administration, a bachelor of laws from the University of Windsor and is licensed by the Law Society of Upper Canada (now Law Society of Ontario).

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Leisa Desmoulins

Leisa Desmoulins

Orillia, Ont.
Serves on: Accreditation Committee
Term: Jan 1, 2022 - Dec 31, 2023

Leisa Desmoulins is a current roster panellist on the Ontario College of Teachers’ Accreditation Committee.

She is an associate professor in the Keewatinase (formerly Aboriginal Education) and the Graduate Studies & Research in Education departments at Lakehead University. She has served on a number of boards and committees, including in a role as an accreditation panel member for the Ontario College Teachers and session chair for the American Educational Research Association. She is currently a member of the Senate Academic Committee, the Senate-Ogimaawin Indigenous Education Council Committee, and the Senate Academic QA Subcommittee, Lakehead University.

Leisa’s research explores teacher training for Indigenous education. She also looks at education and justice. Leisa was a consultant with the Thunder Bay Police Service where she worked on an organizational change initiative to address issues of systemic discrimination in the service.

Sabrina Di Marco

Sabrina Di Marco, OCT

Woodbridge, Ont.
Serves on: Standards of Practice & Education Committee
Term: Jan 1, 2022 - Dec 31, 2022

Sabrina Di Marco joins the education profession from careers in business, consulting, and evaluation. She was a partner at CAC International, a boutique consulting group based in Montréal, where she performed program evaluations on behalf of Government of Canada agencies. She offered clients research-based advice in the areas of poverty reduction and sustainable economic growth. Her development fieldwork has spanned Canada and extensive international mandates.

Sabrina is a registrant of the Real Estate Council of Ontario where she sits on its Discipline and Appeals committees. She also served on the Registered Insurance Brokers of Ontario’s Complaints Panel.

She is vice-president and governance committee chair for A Touch of Love and Hope Foundation and held those same positions at the former Italian-Canadian Museum in Vaughan. Sabrina is the founder of Making Multiculturalism Work, which aims to use cultural diversity to generate economic growth and empower young people.

As adjunct professor, she taught courses such as Cross-Cultural Effectiveness at Humber College Business School in the post-graduate certificate programs of global business management and international development. Sabrina holds a master in business administration from Université de Moncton, a master of science in education from Niagara University, and a bachelor in environmental studies (Hons.) from York University.

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Sam Eskenasi

Sam Eskenasi

Vaughan, Ont.
Serves on: Accreditation Committee
Term: Jan 1, 2022 - Dec 31, 2022

With over 15 years of experience in communications, media relations and human rights advocacy, Sam Eskenasi is the director of advocacy for La’ad Canada, a research and education focused advocacy organization representing the needs of Canada’s Jewish community. As the founding board member, he also served as the first chair and has chaired many sub-committees.

In his role as a media spokesperson, he is often called upon to discuss topics on anti-semitism and human rights in Canada, Israel and the Middle East.

His previous roles include serving as manager, government and regulatory affairs for the Ontario Association of Naturopathic Doctors and director of communications for B’nai Brith Canada.

He also worked as an assistant to the Minister of Citizenship and Immigration and as a national education coordinator for the Jewish National Fund Canada.

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Vicky Fauteux

Vicky Fauteux, OCT

Toronto, Ont.
Serves on: Accreditation Appeal Committee
Term: Jan 1, 2022 - Dec 31, 2022

With 10 years of experience in education, Vicky Fauteux is a curriculum consultant for the Conseil scolaire Viamonde. She has been a teacher at the elementary school level. In her current role, she prepares and facilitates professional learning communities and supports teachers in the development and implementation of various literacy and numeracy instructional practices.

Vicky also designs and conducts data management system training for teachers. In addition, she is the head of grading for reading and writing tasks, and a member of various committees of the Education Quality and Accountability Office.

Vicky has also hosted the podcast Toute la classe, in which she led discussions on specific topics such as planning, evaluation, language insecurity and Actualisation de la langue française.

Christine Forsyth

Christine Forsyth

Toronto, Ont.
Serves on: Registration Appeals Committee as Chair
Term: Jan 1, 2022 - Dec 31, 2023

A governance and strategic planning consultant, Christine Forsyth has more than 30 years of experience providing bilingual strategic leadership and project management services to business, government and not-for-profit organizations, including business and professional regulatory bodies and tribunals where she led the development or reform of governance, regulatory and administrative justice processes.

She represented the Government of Ontario’s Ministry of Intergovernmental Affairs in federal-provincial negotiations on constitutional rights and was an adviser on minority rights provisions/protection in the Canadian Constitution and Charter of Rights and Freedoms.

As chair of transitional councils, she helped establish two regulatory bodies: the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers and the College of Early Childhood Educators, where she was responsible for developing long-term financial plans. She was also a public member of the College of Nurses of Ontario council and a member of a number of its committees including Executive, Discipline, Registration, Quality Assurance and Strategic Planning.

Rebecca Forte

Rebecca Forte, OCT

Toronto, Ont.
Serves on: Fitness to Practise Committee as Chair
Term: Jan 1, 2022 - Dec 31, 2023

Rebecca Forte is returning to the College after serving on several committees since 2018, including Vice-Chair of the Discipline Committee and Ad Hod Committee on Public and Stakeholder Engagement, as well as a member of the Accreditation Committee and the Ad Hoc Committee on Adjudicator Code of Conduct. She was also a member of the Discipline Committee during the College's governance transition. She obtained a Certificate in Adjudication from Osgoode Hall Law School in 2020.

Rebecca holds a master in education from the University of Toronto. She is an elementary educator with more than 30 years of experience and has been nominated for a Toronto District School Board Excellence In Teaching Award.  She has instructed teacher candidates as an associate teacher at York University, Queen's University, Niagara University, Ontario Tech University, Brock University, and the University of Toronto.

She has established and led many initiatives in conjunction with the TDSB, including the Kids in the Community Intergenerational Program and Mental Health and Well-Being programs.

Elisha Turney Foss

Elisha Turney Foss

Orangeville, Ont.
Serves on: Investigation Committee
Term: Jan 1, 2022 - Dec 31, 2022

Elisha Turney Foss is a mediator/investigator for the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario, where she investigates complaints related to the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, the Personal Health Information Protection Act, and the Child, Youth and Family Services Act.

Prior to her current role, she was a review and resolution officer with Metrolinx, where she also represented the Safety and Security Division on the Internal Communication Working Group, and a compliance officer with the Ontario Motor Vehicle Industry Council.

Elisha currently serves on the Adult Basic Education Association (Hamilton) board of directors and previously volunteered as a mediator for Dixie Bloor Neighbourhood Centre Conflict Resolution Service.

She holds a bachelor of arts from Dalhousie University and is a graduate of the university’s law school. She also holds a postgraduate diploma in alternative dispute resolution from York University.

Catherine Foy

Catherine Foy, OCT

Cobourg, Ont.
Serves on: Accreditation Committee
Term: Jan 1, 2022 - Dec 31, 2023

Catherine Foy is a current roster member on the Ontario College of Teachers’ Accreditation Committee.

She spent more than 30 years in education and teaching, progressively working in more senior positions, including vice-principal, principal, and superintendent of the Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board. During her tenure, she held the equity, diversity and inclusivity portfolio and advanced the teaching of Indigenous languages and courses. Catherine was also responsible for the development and implementation of technology infrastructure supporting student and teacher learning for the 21st century.

She also served as a strategic planning facilitator available through Ontario Education Services Corporation, and as education officer with the Ministry of Education.

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Melissa Gaffen

Melissa Gaffen, OCT

Kanata, Ont.
Serves on: Accreditation Appeal Committee as Vice-Chair
Term: Jan 1, 2022 - Dec 31, 2023

Melissa is a contract teacher with the Ottawa-Carleton District School Board. Melissa is an ESL/ELD Elementary Instructional Coach/Itinerant teacher with the Board’s Equity Department where she provides ESL support to multiple schools.

Melissa has 16 years of experience working with students in all elementary grades, who encompass different learning styles and who come from a variety of backgrounds.

Melissa is a former Council member with the Ontario College of Teachers and served on the Editorial Board and Accreditation Appeal Committee. She was also a member of the College’s Ad Hoc Committee which examined the regulation of private and independent schools.

Melissa holds a bachelor of education degree from Queen’s University and a bachelor of arts (with honours) in History from Trent University.

Erin	Glen

Erin Glen, OCT

London, Ont.
Serves on: Investigation Committee
Term: Jan 1, 2022 - Dec 31, 2023

Erin Glen is returning to the Investigation Committee after serving as Vice-Chair from 2018–21. She has also previously served as a member of Council and the Standards of Practice and Education Committee.

She is currently a learning support teacher at Jack Chambers Public School with the Thames Valley District School Board and has also been a member of its Safe School Committee. She has also worked with the Education Quality and Accountability Office as a test scorer and a member of its Range Finding Committee.

Erin holds a bachelor of arts from Western University and a master of science in education from Medaille College in Buffalo, New York.

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Colin Halsall

Colin Halsall, OCT

Ottawa, Ont.
Serves on: Investigation Committee as Vice-Chair
Term: Jan 1, 2022 - Dec 31, 2022

Colin Halsall is a vice-principal with the Ottawa-Carleton District School Board where he has been an advocate for exceptional and racialized students. He has been involved in numerous projects designed to increase awareness and build capacity to support Indigenous youth and community members and support mental health, inclusion and anti-bullying.

He was also involved in the development of a Specialist High Skills Major program in the fields of Environment Outdoor Education and Indigenous Studies at Hillcrest High School (HHS).

He was the department head of special education and guidance counsellor at HHS and also the department head of Canadian World Studies and Social Science. Prior to these roles, he taught French as a Second Language.

Colin also worked as a staff supervisor and program coordinator for at-risk youth in Inuvik, Tuktoyaktuk and Ottawa through strengths-based recreation interventions.

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Robert Kyle

Robert Kyle

Port Hope, Ont.
Serves on: Accreditation Committee as Vice-Chair
Term: Jan 1, 2022 - Dec 31, 2023

Dr. Robert Kyle is a public health & preventive medicine (PHPM) specialist and the Commissioner & Medical Officer of Health for the Regional Municipality of Durham. As such, he has been the executive officer of its Health Department for 30 years.

He served as chair or president for numerous public health and health care agencies and organizations including the Association of Local Public Health Agencies, Haliburton, Northumberland and Victoria Access Centre, Ontario Council on Community Health Accreditation, Port Hope Community Health Centre, and Public Health Ontario.

He is a past chair of the PHPM Examination Board for the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and a past chair of the Governance Standing Committee for Public Health Ontario.

Dr. Kyle is a member of various PHPM-related working groups including the COVID-19 Public Health Measures Table. He is second tenor for the Oriana Singers of Northumberland.

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Annie Lafleur

Annie Lafleur, OCT

Ottawa, Ont.
Serves on: Registration Appeals Comittee
Term: Jan 1, 2022 - Dec 31, 2022

For the past seven years, Annie Lafleur has taught French for the Conseil des écoles catholiques du Centre-Est where she has held many roles such as head of department and helped in managing and overseeing the school's collaborative work teams. For the past 10 years, she has been a camp counsellor supervising groups of all ages in one-week programs.

Annie has also developed contextualized learning activities for a Specialist High Skills Major and translated the STEM Fellowship’s Cybersecurity Classroom Training Program.

She is currently pursuing her interest in professional development by studying for a master of education degree. She holds a bachelor of education degree from Laurentian University and an bachelor of psychology [honours] with a minor in religious studies from the University of Ottawa.

Mark	Lefebvre

Mark Lefebvre, OCT

Thorold, Ont.
Serves on: Registration Appeals Committee
Term: Jan 1, 2022 - Dec 31, 2023

Mark Lefebvre is returning to the Ontario College of Teachers after previously serving as an elected member of Council. He has also worked as an investigator for the College and sat on the Discipline Committee as Chair.

Most recently, Mark was superintendent of education with the Niagara Catholic District School Board until his retirement. Prior to his career in education, he was a police constable with the Niagara Regional Police Service in St. Catharines, Ont.

Mark holds a bachelor of arts and a master of education from Brock University. He also holds a postgraduate certificate in education from the University of Strathclyde in Scotland.

Michelle Longlade

Michelle Longlade, OCT

Waterdown, Ont.
Serves on: Accreditation Committee
Term: Jan 1, 2022 - Dec 31, 2022

Michelle Longlade is the Ontario College of Teachers’ former Director of Standards of Practice and Accreditation, where she promoted professional standards and managed the processes for accrediting teacher education programs.

Michelle has been involved in education for more than 40 years. Following several years as an elementary and secondary teacher in Manitoba and Ontario, she worked with the Halton Catholic District School Board as a consultant to the French as a Second Language programs and as a vice-principal and principal.

Michelle’s school board experience was followed by three years with the Ministry of Education as an education officer with responsibilities in the areas of teacher mentoring, among other assignments. She then led the Qualifications Evaluation Council of Ontario for two years as bilingual executive director.

She is an appointed council member for the Ontario Association of Architects.

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Sonya Mazerolle

Sonya Mazerolle, OCT

Embrun, Ont.
Serves on: Accreditation Appeal Committee
Term: Jan 1, 2022 - Dec 31, 2023

Sonya Mazerolle taught Grade 9–12 French for more than 10 years for the Conseil des écoles publiques de l’Est de l’Ontario, where she also taught Spanish and social studies.

Sonya is a consultant in well-being and positive school climate in her school board, where she coordinates school attendance , in-home medical instruction , and a program for students who have been suspended or expelled.

Her role includes working with school principals and teachers on anti-bullying and cyberbullying plans. She also develops teaching and learning materials and tools relating to progressive discipline, classroom management, attachment connections and school engagement.

Sonya was a consultant for White Ribbon, where she took part in discussions concerning resources for school personnel on such topics as exploitation and sexual violence, positive male role models and male-female relations. She also worked as a consultant for Centre Franco de ressources pédagogiques developing online learning for students.

Monique Ménard

Monique Ménard, OCT

Sturgeon Falls, Ont.
Serves on: Standards of Practice & Education Committee
Term: Jan 1, 2022 - Dec 31, 2023

Monique Ménard, who was director of education for the Conseil scolaire catholique Franco-Nord, has worked in the field of education and organizational and leadership development for almost 28 years.

Monique began her career with the board as a teacher. She then served in turn as vice-principal, principal, diagnostician, supervisory officer, and director of education. In the latter position, she modernized team structures and operations to reflect a focus on student and staff well-being.

Monique was a member of the team that drafted the Ontario College of Teachers’ Supervisory Officer’s Qualification Program Guideline. She has also served as member or chair of numerous committees and boards of directors, such as the Association des gestionnaires de l’éducation franco-ontarienne and the Conseil ontarien des directrices et des directeurs de l’éducation de langue française (Council of Franco-Ontarian Directors of Education).

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Roselynn	Okobia

Roselynn Okobia

Toronto, Ont.
Serves on: Standards of Practice & Education Committee
Term: Jan 1, 2022 - Dec 31, 2022

Roselynn Okobia is senior analyst, quality labelling at the Kraft Heinz Company Canada, where she leads many product categories in regulatory compliance for labelling and nutrition. Her previous roles include quality assurance and regulatory affairs consultant for dicentra quality assurance and regulatory specialist for Taste of Nature Foods.

Roselynn is a member of the Canadian Black Chamber of Commerce’s Women Committee, a mentor for the Toronto Region Immigrant Employment Council, and has previously served as the vice-president of the Nigerian Canadian Association.

She holds a diplôme d’études en langue française from the French Ministry of National Education, a graduate diploma in communication from the University of Lagos, a bachelor of science from Ambrose Alli University Ekpoma, and a master of science from the University of Guelph.

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Claudia Patenaude Daniels

Claudia Patenaude-Daniels, OCT

Pelham, Ont.
Serves on: Accreditation Committee
Term: Jan 1, 2022 - Dec 31, 2022

Since joining the profession in 1999, Claudia Patenaude-Daniels has taught in all divisions, in English- and French-language schools, for First Nations education authorities, and in public and Catholic settings. She is currently the Equity, Inclusive Education, and Human Rights Curriculum consultant with the Conseil scolaire catholique MonAvenir.

Claudia was member of Council for the Ontario College of Teachers and has served on its Accreditation, Discipline and Fitness to Practise committees.

For more than two decades, she has worked in Indigenous education as a classroom teacher and curriculum consultant. Her work includes a thesis regarding the importance of a culturally and linguistically relevant pedagogy for First Nations, Métis and Inuit students.

Her community involvement is varied and includes serving on the board of Access Within Inc., a not-for-profit corporation dedicated to the well-being of First Nations youth.

Robert Pellerin

Robert Pellerin, OCT

Bewdley, Ont.
Serves on: Investigation Committee
Term: Jan 1, 2022 - Dec 31, 2023

Actively involved in different areas of education for more than 20 years, Robert Pellerin is a principal for the Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board. He has sat on a number of committees, including special education advisory committees and mental health advisory committees.

Robert, who has been involved in the accreditation of teacher education programs for the Ontario College of Teachers, worked for four years as an education officer for the Ministry of Education’s French-Language Education Policy and Programs Branch where he was responsible for improving student achievements through the implementation of the Full-Day Early Learning–Kindergarten Program and Crown wards initiatives.

Robert was also a principal for the Conseil scolaire de district catholique Centre-Sud (now Conseil scolaire catholique MonAvenir) where he trained principals in data analysis, school portfolios and learning communities. Early in his career, he taught mathematics, statistics, research statistics, psychology and ethics at Georgian College in Barrie, Ont.

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Kiran Qureshi

Kiran Qureshi

Vaughan, Ont.
Serves on: Discipline/Fitness to Practise Committees
Term: Jan 1, 2022 - Dec 31, 2022

Kiran is a licensed lawyer with more than 13 years of experience in litigation and civil procedure, regulatory and administrative law.

She is a member of the Immigration and Refugee Board as an adjudicator with the Refugee Appeal Division, where she reviews, analyzes and considers appeals from refugee claimants across Canada.

Kiran also serves as legal adviser with the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario, where she manages and oversees professional liability claims in the dental sector.

Prior to this she served as a council member for the College of Dental Technologists of Ontario, where she sat on the Inquiries, Complaints and Reports Committee, Registration Committee and Discipline Committee.

Kiran has also served on the board of directors for the South Asian Family Support Services (now Settlement Assistance & Family Support Services), a not-for-profit charity that helps newcomers to the Greater Toronto Area resettle by providing education, training and support.

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Emile Ramlochan

Emile Ramlochan

Toronto, Ont.
Serves on: Fitness to Practise Committee as Vice-Chair
Term: Jan 1, 2022 - Dec 31, 2023

Emile is a dispute resolution professional with deep experience working as a tribunal member, mediator, and adjudicator for a variety of organizations including rehabilitation/hospital facilities, academic settings, businesses, families and for vulnerable individuals.

He has served on the Ontario College of Teachers’ transitional roster, supporting Discipline/Fitness to Practise.

Emile holds a master of laws, a health law degree, a master of laws in alternative dispute resolution, and a bachelor of science from York University.

Anne	Resnick

Anne Resnick

Toronto, Ont.
Serves on: Investigation Committee as Chair
Term: Jan 1, 2022 - Dec 31, 2023

Anne Resnick was most recently deputy registrar and director of conduct of the Ontario College of Pharmacists and is returning to the Ontario College of Teachers after a one-year term on the Discipline Committee.

Before joining the Ontario College of Pharmacists as associate director of professional practice, Anne was an elected member of its council, representing northern Ontario followed by metro Toronto, and sat on several committees, including the Ethics Committee, the Executive Committee, the Professional Practice Committee, and the Discipline Committee.

Anne has been a lecturer and conference presenter on topics related to ethics, standards of practice, patient safety, and regulatory compliance. She holds a bachelor of science, pharmacy from the University of Toronto, an Osgoode certificate in health law, and a certificate in advanced management from McMaster University.

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Rosemary Sadlier

Rosemary Sadlier, OCT

Toronto, Ont.
Serves on: Registration Appeals Committee
Term: Jan 1, 2022 - Dec 31, 2022

Rosemary Sadlier is returning to the Ontario College of Teachers after serving on the Discipline Roster during the 2021 term. She has previously sat on the Discipline, Fitness to Practise, and Registration Appeals committees for the College of Early Childhood Educators.

Rosemary is a member of the Order of Ontario and currently sits on the boards of the Rogers Group of Funds and Ontario Heritage Fairs. She has previously served as a chair of the Royal Commonwealth Society — Toronto Branch, president of the Ontario Black History Society, and as a consultant for the Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada.

She has previously worked as a sessional instructor at Brock University and as a professor of Black history at Toronto Metropolitan University.

Rosemary holds a bachelor of arts from York University, as well as a bachelor of education and a master of social work from the University of Toronto.

Victoria Scott

Victoria Scott

Toronto, Ont.
Serves on: Standards of Practice & Education Committee
Term: Jan 1, 2022 - Dec 31, 2023

 
Amrita Sidhu

Amrita Sidhu

Oakville, Ont.
Serves on: Accreditation Appeal Committee
Term: Jan 1, 2022 - Dec 31, 2022

Amrita currently holds the position of Director, Transformation Enablement and Strategic Initiatives at Royal Bank of Canada (RBC). She is responsible for leading the personal and commercial banking future of work and return to premises program for national office employees.

She has held numerous roles at RBC spanning a 10-year career, including in business risk, commercial loan documentation, strategy and operations.

Amrita is interested in diversity and inclusion issues, and recently completed a workplace inclusion course through the Canadian Centre for Diversity and Inclusion. She also holds a bachelor of arts from Queen's University, bachelor of laws from Osgoode Hall Law School and is a member of the Law Society of Ontario.

Annie Song

Annie Song

Thornhill, Ont.
Serves on: Investigation Committee
Term: Jan 1, 2022 - Dec 31, 2022

Annie Song is a case manager in the Investigations and Resolutions Department at the College of Psychologists of Ontario. She facilitates the early resolution of complaints and investigates complaints and reports involving members of the profession.

Prior to this role, she was an associate lawyer at an immigration and refugee law practice where she represented clients before various administrative tribunals. She was also a legislative assistant for a senator in Ottawa.

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Myrna Tulandi

Myrna Tulandi

Toronto, Ont.
Serves on: Discipline/Fitness to Practise Committees
Term: Jan 1, 2022 - Dec 31, 2023

Myrna Tulandi is a bilingual roster panellist on the Discipline and Fitness to Practise committees of the Ontario College of Teachers.

Myrna is a lawyer member of the Consent and Capacity Board, adjudicating matters in mental health law. She is also a legal tech lecturer at the Lincoln Alexander School of Law, a mentor for candidates of Toronto Metropolitan University’s Law Practice Program, and a business lead experienced in data and knowledge management. She previously worked with domestic and global stakeholders at Equifax and LexisNexis, most recently developing and managing product direction and roadmaps of consequence to Canadian privacy legislation, as well as market sensibilities around data privacy and security.

Myrna is also involved in delivering programs to promote financial literacy and entrepreneurship in students and is a mentor for a Toronto association of product management professionals. Myrna was a council member for the College of a self-regulated health profession and served on its Inquiries, Complaints, and Reports Committee.

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Deani Van Pelt

Deani Van Pelt, OCT

Ancaster, Ont.
Serves on: Standards of Practice & Education Committee as Chair
Term: Jan 1, 2022 - Dec 31, 2022

Deani Van Pelt is president of Edvance Christian Schools Association. Her other current roles are visiting scientist at OISE/UT, visiting research fellow in Charlotte Mason Studies at the University of Cumbria's Institute of Education in the United Kingdom, senior fellow of education policy at the Fraser Institute, and senior fellow of education policy at Cardus.

Her previous roles include director of the Fraser Institute's Barbara Mitchell Centre for Improvement in Education, and director of teacher education at Redeemer University College (now Redeemer University), where she was granted tenure while teaching as an associate professor of education.

Deani holds a bachelor of commerce from McMaster University's DeGroote School of Business, a bachelor of education from the University of Toronto, as well as a master of education and a doctor of philosophy in education studies from Western University.

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Philip Warner

Philip Warner, OCT

Bright's Grove, Ont.
Serves on: Investigation Committee
Term: Jan 1, 2022 - Dec 31, 2023

Philip Warner is practicum coordinator and a part-time instructor for the Supervisory Officer’s Qualifications Program at Lakehead University.

Prior to joining the Lakehead University faculty, he was a superintendent of education with the Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) where he oversaw human resources and previous Student Success and Secondary Program . He has also held the role of principal at two LKDSB schools and is still employed as an occasional administrator and consultant with the board.

Philip holds a bachelor of science from the University of Windsor, a bachelor of education from Western University, a bachelor of arts from the University of Windsor, and a master of international education from Charles Sturt University in Australia.

Hanno Weinberger

Hanno Weinberger, OCT

Burlington, Ont.
Serves on: Discipline Committee as Vice-Chair
Term: Jan 1, 2022 - Dec 31, 2023

Hanno Weinberger is a retired educator with nearly 40 years of teaching experience.

A firm believer in protecting the public interest, he has 15 years of regulatory experience and has served on both councils and committees for numerous regulators, including the Ontario College of Teachers, College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners and Acupuncturists of Ontario, Ontario College of Trades, College of Denturists of Ontario, College of Naturopaths of Ontario and the College of Midwives of Ontario.

Hanno currently serves on the Chartered Professional Accountants Ontario's Professional Conduct Committee.

Most recently, he was an appointee on the College's transitional roster, serving on the Discipline/ Fitness to Practise committees from February–December 2021.

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