Standing Committees

ACCUO standing committees and ad hoc groups work to support the mission of the ACCUO, as follows:

Communications Team

Committee Chair:  Rob Thompson, Ombudsperson, Camosun College

Committee Members:

David Draper, Undergraduate Ombuds Intern, University of Alberta
(Website) Annette O’Hara, Ombudperson, University of Victoria
Remonia Stoddart-Morrison, Graduate Ombudsperson, University of Alberta
(Website) Emma Thacker, Ombuds Officer, University of Toronto
Caroline Audette, Ombudsman, Université de Sherbrooke

Diversity and Inclusion Ad hoc Committee

Committee Co-Chairs:

Annette O’Hara, Ombudsperson, University of Victoria
Lavonne Hood, Ombudsperson, Queen’s University

Committee Members:

Remonia Stoddart-Morrison, Graduate Ombudsperson, University of Alberta
Tanny Marks, Vancouver Community College
(Committee Secretary) Shirley Nakata, Ombudsperson, University of British Columbia
Heather McGhee Peggs, Conflict Management Consultant

International Relations Committee

Committee Chair: Julie Boncompain, Ombudsman, Polytechnique Montréal

Committee Members:

Carolyn Brendon, University Ombuds, McMaster University
Martine Conway, Ombudsperson, University of Ottawa
Brent Epperson, Ombudsperson, Université du Luxembourg

Awards Committee

Committee Chair: George Cole, Ombudsman, Algonquin College

Committee Members:

Shirley Nakata, Ombudsperson for Students, University of British Columbia
Carley Davidson, Ombuds Officer, Algonquin College
Anita Pouliot (Retired), Former Associate Ombudsperson, Western University