Staff Directory

Council of Ontario Universities
Name Title Extension
Sharon Avey Senior Policy Analyst 257
Kandice Baptiste Senior Project Coordinator 222
Hillary Barron Manager, Quality Assurance 212
Rosetta Bava Administrative Assistant 236
Cathie Beevers Project Assistant 259
Brent Bissaillion Project Assistant 237
Cecilia Brain Senior Policy Analyst 223
Brett Cairns IT Help Desk Analyst 208
Meisa Campbell Staff Accountant 217
Mary Chaktsiris Project Coordinator 258
David Chen Senior Accountant 232
Vanessa Ciccone Senior Communications Officer 238
Julia Colyar Senior Policy Analyst 207
Michelle Cyr Director 225
Shevanthi Dissanayake Co-ordinator, Quality Assurance 231
Sam Fellin Receptionist / Administrative Assistant 200
Dominika Flood Senior Policy Analyst 203
Rachel Gardner Communications & Public Affairs Officer 254
Marie Gaudon Administrative Assistant 204
Peter Gooch Senior Director 209
Jennifer Grass Senior Director 261
Celia Hammond Administrative Coordinator / Policy Analyst 210
Barbara Hauser Secretary to Council & Senior Policy Advisor 247
Okan Korsal IT Co-ordinator 248
Lisa Krawiec Senior Policy Analyst 239
Arlene Levine Senior Policy Analyst 201
Wendy McCann Director, Strategic Communications & Media Relations 233
Sharon McNickle Senior Policy Analyst 249
Alice Ormiston Senior Policy Analyst 226
Professor Bonnie M. Patterson President and Chief Executive Officer 256
Lena Patterson Policy Analyst 218
Marina Piao Executive Director, Corporate Services 214
Julia Rabinovich Senior Policy and Data Analyst 205
Lisa Rae Senior Policy Analyst 220
Cindy Robinson Project Management 216
Mallory Silver Administrative Assistant 213
Mallory Silver Administrative Assistant 213
Michael Snowdon Executive Assistant to the President and Communications Advisor 227
Michael Snowdon Executive Assistant to the President and Communications Advisor 227
Alex So Interim Finance Manager 221
Megan Taeuschel HR Manager 253
Robbin Tourangeau Senior Director 270
Ji Hong Wei Staff Accountant 211
Kathryn White Council Coordinator & Policy Analyst 206
Donna Woolcott Executive Director, Quality Assurance 235

Office of the President
Name Title Extension
Professor Bonnie M. Patterson President and Chief Executive Officer 256
Michael Snowdon Executive Assistant to the President and Communications Advisor 227
Mallory Silver Administrative Assistant 213
Cindy Robinson Project Management 216
Secretary to Council
Name Title Extension
Barbara Hauser Secretary to Council & Senior Policy Advisor 247
Kathryn White Council Coordinator & Policy Analyst 206
Sam Fellin Receptionist / Administrative Assistant 200

For council and committee inquiries, please contact Barbara Hauser

Communications and Public Affairs
Name Title Extension
Jennifer Grass Senior Director 261
Wendy McCann Director, Strategic Communications & Media Relations 233
Vanessa Ciccone Senior Communications Officer 238
Rachel Gardner Communications & Public Affairs Officer 254
Michael Snowdon Executive Assistant to the President and Communications Advisor 227

For media inquiries, please contact Wendy McCann

For COU publication inquiries, please contact Michael Snowdon

Policy and Analysis
Name Title Extension
Peter Gooch Senior Director 209
Julia Rabinovich Senior Policy and Data Analyst 205
Arlene Levine Senior Policy Analyst 201
Lisa Rae Senior Policy Analyst 220
Julia Colyar Senior Policy Analyst 207
Cecilia Brain Senior Policy Analyst 223
Lena Patterson Policy Analyst 218
Marie Gaudon Administrative Assistant 204

For COU facts and figures, please contact Arlene Levine

Office of Health Sciences
Name Title Extension
Michelle Cyr Director 225
Alice Ormiston Senior Policy Analyst 226
Sharon McNickle Senior Policy Analyst 249
Sharon Avey Senior Policy Analyst 257
Celia Hammond Administrative Coordinator / Policy Analyst 210
Strategic Initiatives
Name Title Extension
Robbin Tourangeau Senior Director 270
Dominika Flood Senior Policy Analyst 203
Kandice Baptiste Senior Project Coordinator 222
Mary Chaktsiris Project Coordinator 258
Mallory Silver Administrative Assistant 213
Brent Bissaillion Project Assistant 237
Cathie Beevers Project Assistant 259
Corporate Services
Name Title Extension
Marina Piao Executive Director, Corporate Services 214
David Chen Senior Accountant 232
Meisa Campbell Staff Accountant 217
Ji Hong Wei Staff Accountant 211
Okan Korsal IT Co-ordinator 248
Brett Cairns IT Help Desk Analyst 208
Megan Taeuschel HR Manager 253
Rosetta Bava Administrative Assistant 236
Alex So Interim Finance Manager 221
Lisa Krawiec Senior Policy Analyst 239
Quality Assurance Secretariat
Name Title Extension
Donna Woolcott Executive Director, Quality Assurance 235
Hillary Barron Manager, Quality Assurance 212
Shevanthi Dissanayake Co-ordinator, Quality Assurance 231

For more information on the Ontario Universities Council on Quality Assurance, visit their website Quality Assurance website