The Board consists of:
- a Chair appointed by the Lieutenant Governor in Council;
- a Vice-chair; and
- not more than nine other members appointed by the Minister.
|Maureen J. Morton Chair of the Postsecondary Education Quality Assessment Board April 25, 2011 to May 31, 2013 (Vice-Chair 01-Jul-2001 to April 24, 2011). Maureen obtained
her LL.B from the University of Toronto in 1989. She is a business law lawyer specializing in Technology Law since her call to the Ontario Bar in 1991. She practised with Fasken Martineau DuMoulin
LLP until 1994 when she joined Lerners LLP where she practised until her appointment by Autodata Solutions Company in February 2000 as Vice President, Legal Affairs followed by her appointment as
Senior Vice President, Legal Affairs of Autodata Solutions Company in 2008. Ms. Morton is now President of MJM Law Professional Corp. Ms. Morton has sat on the Board of Directors for several not-for-profit organizations and is currently a member of the Board of Directors and Vice Chair of the TechAlliance of Southwestern Ontario.|
|Members of the Board
Richard Barham (01-Jul-2007 to 30-Jun-2013) retired, has an M.A. from the University of Otago (NZ) and Ph.D.
from the University of Alberta. He has held academic appointments at the University of Otago, the University of Alberta, and the University of Guelph where he was a former Department
Chair and subsequently Dean of the College of Family and Consumer Studies. He has served two terms as an Auditor of the undergraduate program reviews conducted by the Council of
Ontario Universities, and was a Member of the COU Quality Assurance Transition/ Implementation Task Force from May 2008 to October 2009. Dr. Barham was awarded an Honorary Fellowship from the University of Guelph in 2011.
|Ashok Dalvi (01-Jun-2003 to 30-Jun-2013), received his B.Tech (Hon.) from I.I.T., Mumbai and PhD in metallurgy and materials science from McMaster University. He is a member of the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum, as well as the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum. He is a registered professional engineer in the Province of Ontario. Until recently, he served as the director of process engineering and strategic studies at Vale Inco Limited, a major base metal company. Currently, he is president of Dalvi Associates Inc., an independent company consulting in base metals strategies. He has worked internationally in the fields of process R&D, project management and strategic studies.
| Robert (Squee) Gordon
(23-Nov-2009 to 22-Nov-2015) has spent more than 45 years in public education, including seven as
President of Dawson College in Montreal, and 25 as President of Humber College Institute of Technology and
Advanced Learning in Toronto. He holds an Honours BA in History; a Master’s Degree in Modern British History; a
Master’s Degree in Educational Administration; a Master’s Degree in Public Administration; a Doctorate in Educational Administration;
and several honorary doctorates. As well as having a long history of service to numerous boards and committees, including Chair of the Ontario Technology Fund;
President of the Association of Canadian Community Colleges; President of League for Innovation in the Community College; Chair of the Committee of Presidents of Ontario;
President and Chair of the Board of the Corporation of Bishop’s University ; Leader-in-Residence of the Council for Emerging Leaders of the Conference Board of Canada;
Dr. Gordon is also a recipient of the Order of Ontario.
|Ian T. Howcroft
(13-Nov-2012 to 13-Nov-2015), Ian T. Howcroft, of Oakville, is Vice President, Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) Ontario. He is responsible for all aspects of the division, including business development, policy and advocacy. Mr. Howcroft holds an Honours B.A. from McMaster University and a law degree from the University of Western Ontario. He is a long-standing member of the Law Society of Upper Canada. In addition, he currently serves on a variety of boards, steering committees, organizations and committees including: Sector Advisory Board (Ontario Centres of Excellence), Expert Network (Centre for Workplace Skills), Board (Skills Canada), Board, (Canadian Apprenticeship Forum); Small Business Agency of Ontario (MEDI), Partners In Project Green Steering Committee (GTAA), and the Ministry of Labour Advisory Group. Mr. Howcroft was also instrumental in procurement and administration of CME’s SMART program (a $20Million+ project), as well as many other projects relating to Skills, HR, Energy, Environment and Health & Safety and Workers’ Compensation.
(04-June-2010 to 03-June-2013), Dr. Dianne K. Kieren is Professor Emeritus, University of Alberta,
where she served as the Chair of the Department of Family Studies, and the Associate Vice President (Academic).
She received her PhD and MSc degrees from the University of Minnesota.
She was the Chair of the Alberta Private Colleges Accreditation Board and also served two terms on the Alberta Campus Alberta Quality Council.
She has sat on the Board of Directors for several post- secondary institutions, a hospital board, the Vanier Institute of the Family, a provincial regional social services board and many not-for-profit associations and the Good Samaritan Society and Good Samaritan Canada Boards. She is a currently a member of the Alberta Persons with Developmental Disabilities Regional Board.
(18-Sept-2012 to 18-Sept-2014), Alexandre Laurin joined the C.D. Howe Institute in 2008 and became Associate Director of Research in 2010. From 1999 to 2008, Mr. Laurin worked for the Parliamentary Information and Research Service where he provided reports, analysis and policy advice to Members of the House of Commons and the Senate and to parliamentary committees on a non-partisan and confidential basis. Mr. Laurin has authored numerous research studies published by the C.D. Howe Institute and other organizations, and he frequently contributes to public policy debates through seminars, conferences, and media appearances. He holds an MA in Economics (1998) from Queen's University and a BSc in Economics (1997) from Université du Québec à Montréal.
(18-Sept-2012 to 18-Sept-2015), President and Vice Chancellor of Huntington University, Sudbury, Ontario. Designed and launched Northern Ontario’s first Centre for Teaching and Learning Excellence to provide opportunities to develop innovative teaching and learning strategies. Dr. McCormick has a keen interest and reputation in international education. He has travelled to countries such as India, Vietnam, Thailand to work with refugee agencies, displaced people and international government officials to support access to higher education. As former Dean of Georgian College, Dr. McCormick successfully launched the new applied degrees and later established the Institute for University Partnerships and Advanced Studies to promote seamless programming opportunities between college and university studies. Dr. McCormick is a passionate advocate of quality teaching, and was the first Ontario College faculty member to be named Canadian Professor of the Year by both the Canadian Council for the Advancement of Education and the International Council for the Advancement and Support of Education.