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OCRA Executive Members – 2024

The Executive of OCRA is comprised of eleven voting members, ten of whom are elected at large by the voting members of OCRA at a general meeting. The eleventh member consists of the immediate Past President who is invited to attend all Executive meetings and to participate with voice and voting privileges.


  • President, Barb Watts, Georgian College
  • Vice President, Andrew Dykstra, Georgian College
  • Secretary, Marilyn McDermott, Mohawk College
  • Treasurer, Lorna Plunkett, Fleming College
  • Communications Officer, vacant position


  • Membership Co-ordinator, Yvonne Glenville, Centennial College
  • Liaison Co-ordinator, Douglas Willford, Humber College


  • Stella Pulkinghorn, Fleming College
  • Rick Williams, Loyalist College
  • Doug Greenwood, Sheridan College

Past President

  • Linda Choptiany, Centennial College


Since 2002, OCRA has published newsletters to members. Currently, a newsletter is published annually as well as after a general meeting. Depending on the member’s choice of preferred communication, the newsletter is sent via email or mail.

Current Newsletter

Volume 22 Number 1 Winter 2024 (PDF)

Past Newsletters

Change of Address

Members are encouraged to notify the OCRA Membership Co-ordinator regarding any change to their postal or email address. Please use the Contact form.

OCRA Official Documents

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