Administration & Finance


Council of Senior Administrative Officers 2024-25

The Council of Senior Administrative Officers (CSAO) provides leadership and facilitates discussion and the exchange of information on matters related to universities’ administrative policies and practices.

Key Contact

Lisa Krawiec

Director, Accountability and Finance

ext. 239 | [email protected]

Kramer RousseauInterim Vice-President, Finance & OperationsAlgoma University
Jennifer GuarasciInterim Vice-President, AdministrationBrock University
Lorraine DykeVice-President, Finance & AdministrationCarleton University
Sharmilla RasheedVice-President, Finance & OperationsUniversity of Guelph
Kathy PozihunVice-President, Finance & Administration and RiskLakehead University
Sylvie LafontaineVice-President, Finance & AdministrationLaurentian University
Saher FazilatVice-President, Operations & FinanceMcMaster University
Renee HacquardVice-President, Finance & AdministrationNipissing University
Alan SimmsVice-President, Finance & AdministrationOCAD University
Brad MacIsaac (Vice-Chair)Vice-President, AdministrationOntario Tech University
Jennifer DoyleVice-President, Finance & AdministrationUniversity of Ottawa
Donna Janiec (Chair)Vice-Principal, Finance & AdministrationQueen's University
Scott MaburyVice-President, Operations & Real Estate PartnershipsUniversity of Toronto
Saeed ZolfaghariVice-President, Administration & OperationsToronto Metropolitan University
Tariq Al-IdrissiActing Vice-President, Finance & AdministrationTrent University
Jacinda ReitsmaVice-President, Finance & AdministrationUniversity of Waterloo
Lynn LoganVice-President, Operations & FinanceWestern University
Lloyd NoronhaVice-President: Finance & AdministrationWilfrid Laurier University
Gillian HeiszVice-President, Finance & OperationsUniversity of Windsor
Carol McAulayVice-President, Finance & AdministrationYork University

COU Secretariat

Marny ScullyVice-President, Policy and Strategy
Lisa KrawiecDirector, Accountability and Finance
Chelsea BarrangerPolicy Analyst