OGLA History

Historical Overview

  • The first OGLA meeting was held on September 25th, 1996
  • Prior to this date the OGLA was called the Ontario Guidance Co-ordinator's Associaiton (OGCA)

 

OGLA Leadership

OGLA will be led by a three person executive comprising two co-chairs and a secretary/treasurer with the following roles and responsibilities:

Roles:

  • One co-chair will have guidance experience/background
  • One co-chair will serve consecutive one year terms to ensure continuity
  • The secretary/treasurer will be paid for services rendered
  • Co-chair positions are to be rotated among membership with no one holding the position for more than two years

Responsibilities:

  • To act as a point of contact for the Association and communicate on its behalf
  • To co-ordinate professional development events
  • To circulate agendas, take and distribute minutes
  • To manage budget, collect fees and maintain the membership roster

 

Past Chairs

 

School Year Co-Charis
1996-97
  • Fran Chaplin – North York School Board 
  • Dan Dopko – Waterloo County Board of Education 
  • Maureen Thompson - Secretary
1997-98
  • Dan Dopko – Waterloo County Board of Education
  • Stephanie Wade – Scarborough Board of Education
1998-99
  • Stephanie Wade – Scarborough Board of Education
  • Kelly Faiola – York Region
1999-00
  • Kelly Faiola – York Region
  • Bill Baker – Grand Erie
2000-01
  • Bill Baker – Grand Erie
  • Richard Windolf – KPRDSB
  • Karen Cavuoti - Secretary
2001-02
  • Richard Windolf – KPRDSB
  • Carol Deimling – Simcoe County DSB
2002-03
  • Carol Deimling – Simcoe County DSB
  • Carol Caulderwood
2003-04
  • Carol Caulderwood
  • Pam Turnbull
2004-05
  • Pam Turnbull
  • Judy Smith
2005-06
  • Judy Smith
  • Sharlene McHolm
2006-07
  • Sharlene McHolm
  • Rose Retsinas
2007-08
  • Rose Retsinas
2008-09
  • John Lavelle - Toronto District School Board
  • Virginia Luh - Dufferin Peel District School Board
2009-10
  • Virginia Luh - Dufferin Peel District School Board
  • Rotating Co-Chair
  • Rob Weatherbee - Dufferin Peel District School Board
2010-11
  • Elyse Pinder - Durham District School Board
  • Gail MacKenzie – Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board

2011-12

2012-13
2013-14
2014-15
  • Patricia Zaroski - York Catholic District School Board
  • Glenda Galliford - Simcoe County District School Board
2015-16
  • Nicole Beuckelare - Lambton Kent District School Board
  • Glenda Galliford - Simcoe County District School Board
2016-17
  • Nicole Beuckelare - Lambton Kent District School Board
  • Martha Biagi - Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board
 2017-18
  • Nicole Beuckelare - Lambton Kent District School Board
  • Martha Biagi - Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board