Standing Committees

ACCUO committees work to support the mission of the ACCUO, as follows:

Communications Team

Chair: Remonia Stoddart-Morrison, Graduate Ombudsperson, University of Alberta


(Website) Annette O’Hara, Ombudperson, University of Victoria
Caroline Audette, Ombudsman, Université de Sherbrooke
Rob Thompson, Ombudsperson, Camosun College

Diversity and Inclusion Committee

Chair:  Annette O’Hara, Ombudsperson, University of Victoria


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

International Relations Committee

Chair: Julie Boncompain, Ombudsman, Polytechnique Montréal


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

Professional Development Committee

Chair: Maureen Helt, Toronto Metropolitan University


Heather Trojek, Queen’s University
Gemma Kerr, Toronto Metropolitan University
Marie-Claude Laquerre, Université de Sherbrooke
Natalie Sharpe, University of Alberta

Awards Committee

Chair: George Cole, Ombudsman, Algonquin College


Shirley Nakata, Ombudsperson for Students, University of British Columbia
Carley Davidson, Ombuds Officer, Algonquin College