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Ontario Tech acknowledges the lands and people of the Mississaugas of Scugog Island First Nation.

We are thankful to be welcome on these lands in friendship. The lands we are situated on are covered by the Williams Treaties and are the traditional territory of the Mississaugas, a branch of the greater Anishinaabeg Nation, including Algonquin, Ojibway, Odawa and Pottawatomi. These lands remain home to many Indigenous nations and peoples.

We acknowledge this land out of respect for the Indigenous nations who have cared for Turtle Island, also called North America, from before the arrival of settler peoples until this day. Most importantly, we acknowledge that the history of these lands has been tainted by poor treatment and a lack of friendship with the First Nations who call them home.

This history is something we are all affected by because we are all treaty people in Canada. We all have a shared history to reflect on, and each of us is affected by this history in different ways. Our past defines our present, but if we move forward as friends and allies, then it does not have to define our future.

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Board Committee Membership 2022-2023

  • Executive Committee
    Laura Elliott, Chair and Board Chair      
    Carla Carmichael, Chair of Audit & Finance Committee
    Steven Murphy, President & Vice-Chancellor

    Maria Saros, Vice-Chair & Chair of Governance, Nominations & Human Resources Committee
    Lynne Zucker, Vice-Chair & Chair of Strategy & Planning Committee
  • Audit and Finance Committee
    Carla Carmichael (Chair)
    Roger Thompson (Vice-Chair)
    Kathy Hao
    Thorsten Koseck
    Dale MacMillan
    Kim Slade
    Laura Elliott, Board Chair (ex-officio)
    Steven Murphy, President (ex-officio)
  • Governance, Nominations and Human Resources Committee
    Maria Saros (Chair)
    Kori Kingsbury
    Trevin Stratton
    Dwight Thompson
    Laura Elliott, Board Chair (ex-officio)

    Steven Murphy, President (ex-officio)
  • Strategy & Planning Committee

    Lynne Zucker (Chair)
    Eric Agius
    Ahmad Barari
    Kevin Chan
    Matthew Mackenzie
    Michael Rencheck
    Joshua Sankarlal
    Jim Wilson
    Laura Elliott, Board Chair (ex-officio)
    Steven Murphy, President (ex-officio)