Ontario Committee on Student Affairs 2017-18

The Ontario Committee on Student Affairs (OCSA) consists of the senior administrator at each Ontario university holding responsibility for student issues, the student experience and the majority of services and programs designed to serve and support students at the institution. The Committee provides a forum for information sharing and discussion of emerging policy and practice on student issues facing Ontario’s universities.

Key Contact

Dominika Flood

Director, Government and Stakeholder Relations

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Member Title Institution
Tom Mauro Director, Student Services Algoma University
Anna Lathrop Vice-Provost, Teaching, Learning & Student Success Brock University
Suzanne Blanchard Vice President, (Students & Enrollment) Carleton University
Brenda Whiteside Associate Vice President, Student Affairs University of Guelph
Andrea Tarsitano Acting Vice-Provost (Student Affairs) Lakehead University
Chris Mercer Associate Vice-President, Student Life Laurentian University
Sean Van Koughnett Associate Vice-President (Students and Learning) & Dean of Students McMaster University
Casey Philips Assistant Vice-President, Students Nipissing University
Deanne Fisher Vice-Provost, Students & International OCAD University
Olivia Petrie Assistant Vice-President, Student Life University of Ontario Institute of Technology
Gary Slater Associate Vice-President, Student Affairs University of Ottawa
Michel Guilbeault Associate Vice-President, Student Services University of Ottawa
Ann Tierney Vice-Provost & Dean of Student Affairs Queen's University
Mark Overton Dean, Student Affairs University of Toronto (Mississauga)
Desmond Pouyat Dean of Student Affairs University of Toronto (Scarborough)
Nona Robinson Associate Vice President, Students Trent University
Chris Read Associate Provost, Students University of Waterloo
Jennifer Massey Associate Vice President Student Experience Western University
David McMurray Vice President, Student Affairs Wilfrid Laurier University
Ryan Flannagan Associate Vice President, Student Experience University of Windsor
Lucy Fromowitz Vice-Provost, Students York University

COU Secretariat

Member Title
Dominika Flood Director, Strategic Initiatives and Partnerships
Éilis Karry Policy Analyst, Strategic Initiatives