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
Former Deputy Minister, Government Services, Education
Government of Ontario

Board of Governors members:

External Members:

Kevin King
Legal Counsel, Civil Law Division
Ministry of the Attorney General

Bob Richardson
Senior Counsel to the Firm
National Public Relations

Laurel Walzak
Board of Directors, Fitneff Inc.
Assistant Professor, RTA Sport Media, Ryerson University

Martha Tory
Retired Partner
Ernst and Young LLP

Julia Deans
Former Founding CEO
Canadian Children’s Literacy Foundation

Pradeep Sood
Highburn Canco Corporation

Andrea Elliott
R2 Retail Resources

Omo Akintan
Executive Director, People, Equity & Human Rights
City of Toronto

Bruce Choy
Partner & Risk Consulting Leader
PwC Canada

Internal Members:

Anne Sado
Ex Officio, President

Wing-Ki Chan
School of Fashion

Erica Goddard
Student Representative

Joshua Li
Marketing and Events Co-ordinator
Centre for Business

Gerard Hayes
Student Experience and Business Services


Executive Assistant to the Board: Diane Fantinato
St. James Campus, Room 588C
200 King St. E., Toronto, ON, M5A 3W8
Phone: 416-415-5000, ext. 4472
Fax: 415-4641