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The Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations
17 Isabella Street
Toronto, Ontario M4Y 1M7
Tel: 416-979-2117
Fax: 416-593-5607


2019 – 2020 OCUFA Executive

Rahul Sapra
OCUFA President
Department of English
Ryerson University
Jorgenson Hall, JOR-100
380 Victoria St.
Toronto, Ontario M5B 2K3
Phone: 416-979-5000 ext 6140

Sue Wurtele
OCUFA Vice-President
Geography, ES B306
Trent University
Peterborough, ON
Phone: 705-748-1011 X7454

Ann Bigelow
OCUFA Treasurer
Western University
DDAN Department of Management & Organizational Studies
Social Science Centre Room 4330
London, Ontario, Canada, N6A 5C2
Phone: 519-661-2111 x84928

Glen Copplestone
OCUFA Member-at-Large
King’s University College
266 Epworth Avenue
London, ON N6A 2M3
Phone: 519-433-3491 X4432
Fax: 519-433-0353

Gautam Das
OCUFA Member-at-Large
Lakehead University
955 Oliver Road, Thunder Bay
Ontario P7B 5E1
Phone: 807-346-7810
Fax: 807-346-7853

Michelle Webber
OCUFA Member-at-Large
Brock University
1812 Sir Isaac Brock Way
St. Catharines, ON L2S 3A1
Phone: 905-358-2262

Kate Lawson
Chair of Board
English Language & Literature
University of Waterloo
Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1
Telephone: 519-888-4567 X33965
Fax: 519-888-4307

Gyllian Phillips
Past President
Faculty of Arts and Science – English Studies
Nipissing University
North Bay, ON P1B 8L7
Telephone: 705-474-3450 x 4334

Staff Members

All staff can be reached by telephone at 416- 979-2117; individual extensions are listed below.

Michael Conlon
Executive Director
Tel: 229

Lisa Alexis
Administrative Assistant
Tel: 228

Cheryl Athersych (on leave)
Executive & Special Projects Coordinator
Tel: 234

Andrea Calver
Engagement and Campaigns Coordinator
Tel: 227

Hind Eideh
Policy Analyst, Community and Government Relations
Tel: 230

Donna Gray
Research Director
Tel: 231

Russell Janzen
Senior Research Analyst
Tel: 233

Ben Lewis
Communications Lead
Tel: 232

Mina Rajabi Paak
Policy Analyst, Community and Government Relations
Tel: 223

Shaun Shepherd
Research Analyst, Collective Bargaining
Tel: 226

Martyna Siekanowicz
Assistant to the Executive Director
Tel: 225

Jordyn Perreault-Laird
Interim Special Projects Coordinator
Tel: 234

Karat Luojia TenBrinke
Policy Officer of Information Systems and Office Management
Tel: 224

Gail McCaughey
Tel: 237