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Governance

Our Board of Directors is a diverse and dedicated group of volunteers and industry experts who are committed to lending their support and knowledge to our not-for-profit organization. With their expertise and knowledge, we ensure all of our products and services are of the highest caliber, innovative and meet the needs of our stakeholders.

Adam Morrison, M.Sc.
President & CEO, OTEC


Mr. John Wilkinson
Chair Partner, WeirFoulds LLP


Dr. Statia Elliot
Vice-Chair Interim Associate Dean External Relations Lang School of Business, University of Guelph


Ms. Brenda Brown, ICD.D
Secretary Former Senior Vice President, Compass Group Canada


Mr. Ashish Malik
COO & Partner, 108 Ideaspace Inc.


Dr. Gail Johnson Morris
President & CEO, LeaderLink Inc


Mr. Trevor Ellis
Director Corporate Services, Responsible Gambling Council


Mr. Dino DiVito
Managing Partner, Link Financial


Ms. Shanna Munro
President and CEO, Restaurants Canada


Mr. Eitan Dehitar
Independent Consultant


Mr. James Olson
Chief Administrative Officer, BarterPay Canada


Mr. Jason Dennison
Fleming College

OTEC Call for Board Nominations

The OTEC Board of Directors – Nominations Committee is currently seeking candidates to join a dynamic and highly qualified competency-based Board of Directors. Successful candidates will collaborate with a group of highly engaged professionals guiding an entrepreneurial organization that is at the forefront of the future of work in Canada. 

If you are excited about contributing to the strategic direction, future growth and success of our organization and have experience, as a leader, in strategic planning, governance and participating on effective Boards, connect with us. Specific competencies required include areas of expertise in one or more of the following:

  • Finance/Accounting/Risk Management
  • Technology: E-Learning; H.R. Technology; E-Commerce
  • Not for Profit Management/Regulations
  • Workforce Development & Innovation
  • Sectoral Expertise (Hospitality, Tourism, Food Services)
  • Indigenous Community Development
  • Service Sector Training & Development
  • Business Development/Acumen
  • Entrepreneur/Start Ups

New to Boards:
Candidates who meet some of the qualifications above, but do not have relevant Board experience and are looking for a professional development opportunity may be considered. Interested candidates are invited to submit a cover letter outlining your specific interest and experience, combined with a bio/resume to:

Adam Morrison / President and CEO, OTEC / 416-622-1975 ext. 236 / amorrison@otec.org

John Wilkinson / Chair, OTEC Board of Directors / 416-947-5010 / jwilkinson@weirfoulds.com

Why Join the OTEC Board?

OTEC’s Board of Directors represents diverse businesses and academic institutions. They provide governance and strategic direction to the organization. Joining this diverse, professional team is an opportunity to:

  • Positively impact the Human Resource and Workforce Development needs of Ontario’s businesses and regions
  • Help mitigate provincial labour shortages –particularly in the tourism and service sectors
  • Opportunity to effect change and make a difference in communities across Ontario
  • Contribute to our strategic direction to ensure we continue to evolve as a premier training and workforce development organization 
  • Develop and enhance your leadership and board governance skills
  • Expand your business network with senior decision-makers and industry leaders