Ontario Universities’ Public Affairs Council 2017-18

The Ontario Universities’ Public Affairs Council acts as professional information network and a forum for discussion for university communication directors in Ontario

Key Contact

Dayana Fraser

Senior Communications Officer

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Member Title Institution
Brent Krmpotich Director of Student Recruitment Algoma University
Kevin Cavanagh Director, Communications and Marketing Brock University
Don Cumming Director, University Communications Carleton University
Chuck Cunningham Assistant Vice-President, Communications & Public Affairs University of Guelph
Deborah Comuzzi Vice-President, External Relations Lakehead University
Joanne Musico Director, Communications Laurentian University
Andrea Farquhar (Chair) Assistant Vice-President, Public & Government Relations McMaster University
Bob Pipe Communications Officer Nipissing University
Winnie Wong Director, Marketing and Communications OCAD University
Christine Crosbie Media Relations and Strategic Communications Officer OCAD University
John MacMillan Director of Communications and Marketing University of Ontario Institute of Technology
Melanie Gruer Executive Director, Communications Directorate University of Ottawa
Peter Jeffrey Acting Director of Communications Queen's University
Mark Erdman Acting Director, Media Relations and Issues Queen's University
Michael Forbes Interim Group Director, Communications Ryerson University
David Estok Vice-President, Communications University of Toronto
Marilyn Burns Associate Vice-President, Marketing and Recruitment Trent University
Nick Manning Associate Vice-President, Communications University of Waterloo
Helen Connell Associate Vice-President, Communications & Public Affairs Western University
Joel Peters Assistant Vice-President, External Relations Wilfrid Laurier University
John Coleman Director of Public Affairs and Communications University of Windsor
Susan Webb Chief Communications & Marketing Officer Communications and Public Affairs Division York University
Capt. Leah Campbell Public Affairs Officer Royal Military College of Canada

Associate Member

Member Title Institution
Deanna Underwood Manager, Communications Ontario Universities’ Application Centre (OUAC)