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Experience & Resume

OECTA PROVINCIAL EXPERIENCE
OECTA OTF Governor, Ontario Teachers’ Federation (2017 - Present)
Member, OECTA Council of Presidents (2016 – Present)
OECTA Delegate to the Canadian Teachers’ Federation AGM (2017 - 2022
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OECTA Delegate to the Ontario Teachers’ Federation AGM (2017 - 2022)

Conference attendee, Broadbent Institute Progress Summit 2022

OECTA Voting Delegate to the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) Triennial Convention (2021)

OECTA Voting Delegate, Ontario Federation of Labour (OFL) Biennial Convention (2015, 2017 & 2019)

Conference attendee, Canadian Association for the Practical Study of Law in Education (2018 & 2019)
Provincial Audit Committee Member (2016 – 2017)
Provincial Finance Committee Chairperson (2016 – 2017)
Provincial Finance Committee Member (2015 – 2016)
DPSU Voting Delegate, OECTA Provincial AGM (2008 – 2016)
Collective Bargaining Regional Seminar (2014 & 2015)
Grievance Officer Regional Seminar (2014)
Provincial Leadership Training Program (Grievance Officer Training) – Part II (2010)
Provincial Leadership Training Program - Foundational Training (2009 – 2010) 

 

OECTA – DUFFERIN-PEEL SECONDARY UNIT (DPSU) EXPERIENCE
DPSU Disaster Relief Committee Member (2014 – Present)

Committee Chair (2016 – 2022)                             

DPSU Political Advisory Committee Member (2011 – Present)

Committee Chair (2020 – 2021)

DPSU Liaison, Peel Regional Labour Council (2013 – 2021)
DPSU Political Advisory Committee Chair (2020 – 2021)

DPSU Legislation Committee Member (2010 – 2019)
Councillor, DPSU Executive (2010 – 2017) 
DPSU Budget Committee Member (2008 – 2016)
DPSU Member Engagement Committee Member (2013 – 2015)
DPSU Worker Member of the DPCDSB Joint Health & Safety Committee (2009 – 2015) 
DPSU Status of Women Committee Co-Chair (2010 – 2012) 
DPSU Worker Co-Chair Selection Committee Member (2011 & 2013)
DPSU Collective Bargaining Survey Workgroups (2008, 2011 & 2018)
DPSU Status of Women Committee Member (2008 – 2010)
DPSU Human Rights Committee Member (2008 – 2010) 
DPSU Teacher Issues & Concerns Committee Member (2008 – 2010) 
St. Thomas Aquinas OECTA Representative, Section Allocation Advisory Committee (2008 – 2010) 
St. Thomas Aquinas OECTA Staff Representative (2007 – 2010) 

Other Related/Community Experience

Trustee, United Way of Greater Toronto Board of Trustees (2018 – 2020)
Member, United Way of Greater Toronto Community Impact Committee (2018 – 2020)
1st Vice President, Peel Regional Labour Council Executive (2018 – 2020) 
Director, United Way of Peel Board of Directors (2015 – 2018)
2nd Vice President, Peel Regional Labour Council Executive (2015 – 2018)
Chair, Peel Regional Labour Council Constitution & Bylaw Committee Review Committee (2016)
Co-Chair, Peel Regional Labour Council Finance Review Sub-Committee (2015) 
Member-at-Large, Peel Regional Labour Council Executive (2014 – 2015) 
St. Thomas Aquinas Secondary School Safe Schools Committee (2011 – 2015) 

Chair, St. Thomas Aquinas Education for Women & Girls in Afghanistan Fundraising Committee (2008 – 2012)
Member, Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board Tragic Events Response Team (2007 – 2011) 
Member, National Association of School Masters/Union of Women Teachers (NASUWT), UK (2003 – 2005) 
Member, General Teaching Council for England (2003 – 2005) 
Member, Educational Institute of Scotland (2002 – 2003)
Member, Scottish Secondary Teachers Association (2002 – 2003)
Vice President, Graduate History Students’ Association, York University, Toronto, ON (
2001 – 2002)

 

OTF Experience:

OTF Governor (2017 - Present)

OTF Awards Committee Member (2017 - Present)

OTF Pension Forum Attendee (2018 - 2022)

OTPP AGM Participant (2017 - 2022)

Education & Training

Guidance and Career Education, Specialist (2017)

Religious Education, Specialist (2011)

Postgraduate Certificate in Education, University of Strathclyde (History/Politics), Scotland (2003)

Bachelor of Arts (History & Political Science), Honours, York University, Ontario (2001)

Social Work Diploma, Grant MacEwan College, Alberta (1993)

Teaching Experience

DPCDSB: Secondary Teacher (2005 - Present)

  • Subject areas have included: English, Religion, Canadian & World Studies/Social Sciences, Alternative Education/Credit Recovery, Student Success, and Guidance & Career Education

Luton Education Authority, Luton, England, UK (2003 - 2005)

  • Subject areas included: History, Civics and Personal, Social, Health and Economic (PSHE) Education

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