Our Team


Human Resources

Alice Wong, HR Assistant 

T: 416-977-6000, Ext. 2927; E: alicewong@ocadu.ca 

General inquiries, contract administration, general employee correspondence, support for recruitment and selection activities, attendance reporting

Jessica Mac, HR Assistant 

T: 416-977-6000, Ext. 298; E: jmac@ocadu.ca

General inquiries, general employee correspondence, contract administration, support for recruitment and selection activities

Victoria Italiano, HR Coordinator

T: 416-977-6000, Ext. 2962; E: vitaliano@ocadu.ca

Faculty and Academic Staff inquiries, contract administration, support for recruitment and selection activities and benefits administration 

Kristen Arcega, HR Advisor 

T: 416-977-6000, Ext. 2925; E: karcega@ocadu.ca

Advice on collective agreements, benefits administration, coordination of recruitment and selection activities

Shazia Hussain, Employee Wellness & Equity Advisor

T: 416-977-6000, Ext. 2961; E: shussain@ocadu.ca

Benefits administration, leaves of absense case management and employment accommodations, lead and support training, education and outreach on issues related to workplace wellness, human rights and equity

Candace Ferriss, Sr. HR Advisor

T: 416-977-6000, Ext. 2207; E: cferriss@ocadu.ca

General oversight and support for all client-service needs, labour/employee relations matters, job evaluations, organizational development, training and development initiatives 

Connie Arezes-Reis, Assistant Director, HR

T: 416-977-6000, Ext. 209; E: carezesreis@ocadu.ca

Nicky Davis, Director, HR

T: 416-977-6000, Ext. 251; E: ndavis@ocadu.ca


Trudy-Ann Clarke, HRIS/Payroll Assistant 

T: 416-977-6000, Ext. 215; E: tclarke@ocadu.ca

Payroll related inquiries, student monitor setup and timesheet submission, new hire set up, and payroll administration.

Alexis Fong, Payroll Assistant

T: 416-977-6000, Ext. 270; E: afong@ocadu.ca

Payroll related inquiries, report inquiries, T4 slip requests, and remittance related information.

Jenny Gnanasabesan, HRIS/Compensation Administrator

T: 416-977-6000, Ext. 2926 E: jgnanasabesan@ocadu.ca

General payroll inquiries, HR Metrics and other reporting requirements.

Claire Carabott, HRIS/Compensation Specialist

T: 416-977-6000, Ext. 2452 E: ccarabott@ocadu.ca 

General payroll inquiries, pension and benefits administration, compensation related inquiries.

Katrina Huggett, Manager, HRIS/Payroll

T: 416-977-6000, Ext. 2928; E: khuggett@ocadu.ca

Helpful Contacts

Contact Information

Phone: 416-977-6000 ext. 298

For general Human Resources inquiries, email: hr@ocadu.ca

For general HRIS-Payroll inquiries, email: hris-payroll@ocadu.ca


Monday to Friday
9 a.m. to 5 p.m

Office Location

230 Richmond St. W., Level 7

HR office location map

Mailing Address

OCAD University
Attention: Human Resources
100 McCaul St.
Toronto, ON M5T 1W1