Board of Governors

The Board of Governors is the legal body governing George Brown College.

The affairs of the College shall be governed by a Board which shall consist of persons elected and appointed Governors of the College in accordance with the provisions of the Ontario Colleges of Applied Arts and Technology Act, 2002 and Regulation 34/03 and in accordance with the college's By-law.

The Board conducts its business largely through the Academic and Student Affairs Committee, Finance and Property Committee, Audit and Executive committees which bring recommendations to the full Board at regularly, scheduled meetings. Visitors are welcome and encouraged to attend public sessions during the September to June term of operation.

Board of Governors BY-LAW Number 1

Kevin Costante
Retired Public Servant


External Members:

Julia Deans
Habitat for Humanity Canada

Pradeep Sood
Highburn Canco Corporation

Andrea Elliott
Founder, R2 Retail Resources
Executive Vice President, Moose Knuckles Canada

Omo Akintan
Chief People Person, People & Equity Division
City of Toronto

Bruce Choy
Managing Director, Research
Global Risk Institute

Nancy Prenevost
Head of Legal Affairs and Operational Compliance
Oxford Properties Group

Saeideh Fard
SVP Finance

Marnie MacDougall

Internal Members:

Gervan Fearon
Ex Officio, President

Noor Jehan Kabani
Office of Academic Excellence
Faculty Representative

Kizzy Bedeau
Director Community Partnerships Office

Anish Chowdary Kankanala
Student Representative

Peter Koutris
Systems Analyst


Mona Modaresi
St. James Campus, Room 588C
200 King St. E., Toronto, ON, M5A 3W8
Phone: 416-415-5000, ext. 2981
Fax: 415-4641