The College


Organization Chart

Guided first and foremost by the College’s Strategic Plan and its annual priorities, the management team is ever-committed to upholding the principles and ideals set forth by the College’s Mission Statement while maintaining students, quality and learning as the focal point of their work.

Board of Governors

Board of Governors

The Board of Governors is composed of members representing various groups as stipulated in the General and Vocational Colleges Act. It sets major College policies and looks toward the future academic and community aspirations of the College. Members work in a voluntary capacity.

List of Board Members

ALPHA, PascaleBusiness Community Rep.
BROWN, Gordon (ex-officio)Academic Dean
CHISHOLM, DavidSchool Board Rep.
DORAN, MichaelParents
EDWARDS, Gwyneth (Chair)Alumni – Pre-U. Studies
GARANOVSKI, MaximStudent – Tech. Studies
GOLDBERG, JoanneParents
HACKETT, JonathanAlumni – Tech. Studies
HADDAD, AnthonyNon-Teaching Professional
HADIDA, IanSocio-Economic
HALPIN, John (ex-officio)Director General
MASTORAKOS, MariaFaculty
OUELLET, CatherineManpower Rep.
POIRIER, MartinFaculty
SÉLIM, StéphaneBusiness Community Rep.
THOM, EmilyStudent – Pre-U. Studies
TOLEDANO, DaliaSocio-Economic
TWEEDIE, AmandaSupport Personnel
WOOD-ADAMS, Paula (Vice-Chair)University-Level Teaching Inst.

The Board of Governors meeting minutes are available upon request. For information on how to become a Board member or about the John Abbott College Board structure, please contact:


The Communications Office is located in Stewart Hall basement – SH-033
Office hours are Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

For all your communications needs and for general inquiries, you can reach the Communications department at

Lison Desclos, Communications Manager
514-457-6610 x5284

Debbie Cribb, Communications Officer/Media Relations
514-457-6610 x5354


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