Board of Directors

OASW's Board of Directors sets the Association's policies and strategic directions, ensures that the organization stays on course to fulfill its mission and advises the organization on issues affecting the social work profession and the public at the provincial level. Regional Directors represent the perspective, interests and needs of members in their region at the provincial level.

OASW's Board of Directors is composed of 14 members: 
5 Executive Officers
9 Provincial Directors (7 Regional, 1 Francophone & 1 Student)

The Board of Directors meet face-to-face three times per year.
Executive Committee:

President: 
 Dr. Keith Adamson, Mississauga 

Vice-President, Branch Affairs: Dr. Angela Hovey, Orillia

Vice-President, Social & Professional Advocacy: 
Ellen Sue Mesbur, Toronto

Treasurer/Secretary: Rashaad Vahed, Mississauga
 
Provincial Directors:

Central Ontario Region 
(Toronto, Peel & York): 
Nancy Webb, Toronto

Central Ontario Region 
(Toronto, Peel & York): 
Christie Hayos, Toronto

Eastern Region (Ottawa, Cornwall & Eastern Ontario): 
Bonnie Schroeder, Ottawa

Hamilton/Niagara Region 
(Hamilton & Niagara): 
Christina Harrington, Hamilton

Northern Region 
(Algoma, Nipissing, Northeastern, Northwestern & Sudbury): 
Allyson Shpirko, Thunder Bay

 Southeastern Region (Durham/Kawartha, Huronia Highlands & Kingston): 
Lisa Van Hezewijk, Whitby

Southwestern Region (Mid-Western, Southwestern & Western):
Candice Hanna, Leamington

Francophone Director: 
Martine Surprenant, Ottawa

Student Director: 
Daniel Pugh, Toronto


Learn how to get involved @ the Branch Level:
 
A great way to contribute to your local branch on issues that are important to you and the social work profession, and a great way to network with your social work peers. Find your branch and connect now!


Vision, Mission & Values
Difference between the OASW & OCSWSSW