Administration & Finance


Council of Ontario Finance Officers 2024-25

The Council of Ontario Finance Officers promotes communication, information exchange, and cooperation among finance officers at Ontario universities on matters related to finance and business operations of their institutions, and produces financial information in comparable format for all universities and makes it publicly available.

COFO recognizes and celebrates the achievements of individual administrators at member institutions through its COFO Distinguished Awards.

Key Contact

Lisa Krawiec

Director, Accountability and Finance

ext. 239 | [email protected]

Kramer RousseauDirector of Financial ServicesAlgoma University
Josh TonnosChief Financial Officer & Associate Vice-President, Financial ServicesBrock University
Angela MarcotteAssociate Vice-President, Financial ServicesCarleton University
David HargreavesAssociate Vice-President, FinanceUniversity of Guelph
Emma WestoverAssociate Vice-President, Financial ServicesLakehead University
Nicole PiquetteAssociate Vice-President, Financial ServicesLaurentian University
Omer AhmedAssistant Vice-President and Chief Financial OfficerMcMaster University
Karen CharlesInterim Director, FinanceNipissing University
Peter FraserDirector of FinanceOCAD University
Pamela OnsiongDirector, Financial Planning and ReportingOntario Tech University
Michel HouleAssociate Vice-President of FinanceUniversity of Ottawa
Heather Woermke (Chair)Associate Vice-Principal, Finance and AdministrationQueen's University
Trevor RodgersChief Financial OfficerUniversity of Toronto
Sanish Samuel (Chair, FRC)Controller and Director, Financial ServicesUniversity of Toronto
Joanne McKeeChief Financial OfficerToronto Metropolitan University
Cheryl TurkAssociate Vice-President, FinanceTrent University
Sarah HadleyChief Financial OfficerUniversity of Waterloo
Eric Mallory (Vice-Chair)Associate Vice-President, Financial ServicesWestern University
Zeynep DanisAssistant Vice-President, Financial ResourcesWilfrid Laurier University
(vacant)Associate Vice-President, FinanceUniversity of Windsor
Darus SuhartoAssistant Vice-President Finance & CFO (Interim)York University

COU Secretariat

Lisa KrawiecDirector, Accountability and Finance
Chelsea BarrangerPolicy Analyst