Board Elections

Board of Governors’ External Member Nominations

OCAD University’s Board of Governors (Board) has members from the external community, who are appointed by the Lieutenant-Governor-In-Council on the recommendation of the Board. These External Member positions are voluntary positions for a three-year term upon successful completion of the recruitment and appointment process.
The Executive Committee of the Board, acting in its nominating role, considers potential candidates.

For more information contact:
Tanya Bowes
Board Secretary and Director, Strategic Planning
OCAD University

Board of Governors’ Internal Member Elections

Permanent Manager/Staff Members on the Board

Permanent Manager Candidate Profiles

  • All employed Permanent Managers are eligible to vote for the Permanent Manager position on the Board of Governors.

VOTE NOW! The Electronic Voting Portal is ​open from Wednesday, MAY 29, 2019 - FRIDAY, MAY 31, 2019. 

announce the successful candidates for the Permanent Manager and Permanent Staff positions on the OCAD University Board of Governors:

  • Permanent Manager: Andre De Freitas, Director, Financial Aid & Awards
  • Permanent Staff: Alvaro Araya, Senior Infrastructure Operations Analyst
For more information on the roles, responsibilities and nomination and election processes, please click on the appropriate link below:

Board of Governors Permanent Manager and Staff Nomination Form (PDF)

Nomination Period: May 1 to May 15, 2019

Nomination Deadline: Nominations close at 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 15, 2019

NOTE: Completed nomination forms and supporting materials (current resume and 100-word summary profile statement) should be delivered to Tanya Bowes, Secretary to the Board of Governors, 11th Floor, 230 Richmond Street West by the nomination deadline.

Candidates Announced: By May 21, 2019

Election Period (Electronic Voting): May 29, 2019 from 12:00 a.m. to May 31,2019 at 11:59 p.m.

Election Results Announced: By June 7, 2019

Still have questions?

Questions about the Board of Governors elections should be directed to Tanya Bowes, Board Secretary & Director, Strategic Planning at 416-977-6000 Ext. 2853.