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Governance: Collegium

Collegium Members of the University of St. Michael’s College

Updated March 2014

Prof. Anne Anderson, C.S.J.

Professor Anne Anderson is the sixth President and Vice-Chancellor of USMC and the first woman to hold the position. Professor Anderson had previously served USMC as Interim President since July 2008. She was appointed Associate Professor and Dean of the Faculty of Theology, in 2001 and was re-appointed in 2006. Prior to this she taught in the program and served as Director of Israel Programs at USMC since 1990. She currently serves as Chair of the Pastoral Theology Department in the Toronto School of Theology (TST), and is immediate past Chair of the Commission on Accrediting for the Association of Theological Schools (ATS) in Canada and the United States.

Mrs. Catherine (Cathie) Brayley

Mrs. Brayley is a partner of the Toronto office of Bennett Jones LLP, a national law firm. Her area of practice is taxation. She was called to the Bar of Ontario in 1985 and the Bar of Newfoundland and Labrador in 2005. She is a St. Michael's graduate (BA 1979) and was the first woman President of the student union, SMCSU in 1978-1979. She is also a former Treasurer and Vice-President of the St. Michael's College Alumni Association. Mrs. Brayley holds a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Windsor (1983). She was a recipient of the University of Toronto Arbor Award in 1999 in recognition of her voluntary service. Mrs. Brayley is the Vice-Chair of the Collegium of the University of St. Michaels College and a member of the Executive, Finance and Audit and Nominating and Governance Committees.

Mr. Kevin Dancy

Kevin Dancy is the Associate Dean of Students for St. Michael's College. Kevin was elected as Staff Representative to the Collegium in June 2012.

Rev. Darren Dias, O.P.

Rev. Darren Dias was elected as representative of the members of the Faculty of Theology in September 2012. Rev. Dias is an Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Theology and Director of Pastoral Formation.

Mr. Victor Dodig

Mr. Dodig is Senior Vice-President, CIBC and Group Head, Wealth Management. Prior to joining CIBC in April 2005, Mr. Dodig was Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of UBS Global Asset Management (Canada). Mr. Dodig holds an MBA from Harvard Graduate School of Business and a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Toronto.

Rev. Donald Lococo, C.S.B.

Rev. Donald Lococo is Pastor, Holy Rosary Church, Toronto. He is appointed to the Collegium by the Superior General of the Congregation of St. Basil.

Mr. David Hagelaar

David Hagelaar is the Associate Chief Librarian of the John M. Kelly Library and is the Associate Director of Library and Archives of the University of St. Michael's College. David was elected to the Collegium as the representative of the Librarians in January 2012.

Mr. Hugh MacKinnon

Hugh MacKinnon is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Bennett Jones. He is Chairman of the Collegium of the University of St. Michael's College at the University of Toronto, a member of the Board of the C.D. Howe Institute, the Board of Governors of the Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies, the Senate of the Canadian International Council, the Foundation Board for Bethlehem University, the Canada Institute Advisory Board of the Woodrow Wilson Institute, the Advisory Board of the CEO Global Network and the Advisory Council of the Walrus Magazine Foundation. He is also the President of the Toronto Chapter of Legatus and a Knight Commander of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre. His memberships include the Royal Canadian Military Institute, the Ranchmen's Club, the Toronto Club, the American Bar Association and a number of other social, professional and business organizations. He is a member of the Law Societies of Upper Canada, Alberta and England and Wales. He received his B.A. from University of St. Michael's College in 1981 and his J.D. from Osgoode Hall Law School in 1984.

Sr. Mary Anne McCarthy, C.S.J

Sr. Mary Anne McCarthy is the Director, Mission and Values at Providence Healthcare in Toronto. She is a member of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Toronto and was a General Councillor on the Leadership Team from 1994-2002. Her past experience includes teaching at Paul Dwyer High School, Oshawa and Michael Power-St. Joseph’s High School, Toronto and Dean of Women: St. Joseph’s College Residence in Toronto. Sr. Mary Anne is an alumnus of the University of St. Michael’s College. She has a Master of Divinity from the University of St. Michael’s College and has a Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Education from the University of Toronto.

Rev. Donald McLeod, C.S.B.

Rev. Donald McLeod is Director of Retirement, Basilian Fathers. He is a former Associate Professor, St. Joseph’s College, University of Alberta. Rev. McLeod is an Alumnus of St. Michael's and the Toronto School of Theology and holds an Honours B.A., M.Div. and ThD. He is appointed to the Collegium by the Superior General of the Congregation of St. Basil.

Prof. Mark McGowan

Mark McGowan is a Principal Emeritus of St. Michael's College (2002-11) and is an advisor in the Office of the Vice-Provost Students at the University of Toronto. He has written several award winning books and articles on the Catholic Church in Canada and is the recipient of four university teaching awards. He currently serves as the Co-ordinator of the Book & Media Studies Program at SMC.

Mr. John McGrath

John McGrath is an alumnus of St. Michael’s, B.Comm 63.  From 2001 until 2012 Mr. McGrath was Chancellor for Temporal Affairs for the Archdiocese of Toronto.  Prior to then, his business career included 35 years with RBC Dominion Securities as Vice President and Director with responsibilities in investment banking and capital markets.  Mr. McGrath currently serves on several not-for-profit boards of directors including St. Joseph’s Healthcare, Catholic Charities and the Southdown Institute.

Prof. Domenico Pietropaolo.

Professor Pietropaolo is Principal, St. Michael's College and Vice President (Academic). An alumnus of St. Michael’s College, Domenico Pietropaolo is a specialist in drama and Italian literature. His main research interests are in Dante studies, dramaturgy, and Italian literary history, and include the relationship between science and the arts. His publications include numerous articles on Italian literature from the Middle Ages to the Enlightenment and on various periods of theatre history. He is also the editor of the journal Scripta Mediterranea. His most recent book (with M.A. Parker) is The Baroque Libretto (2011). Among his other publications are Dante Studies in the Age of Vico (1989) and several edited volumes of essays, including The Science of Buffoonery: Theory and History of the Commedia dell’Arte (1989), Goldoni and the Musical Theatre (1995), and The Performance Text (1999). He has co-edited Theatre and the Visual Arts (2001) and Modernism and Modernity in the Mediterranean World (2006). Professor Pietropaolo is a presidential appointment to the Collegium.

Mr. Nick Olkovich

Nick Olkovich is currently pursuing a PhD in philosophical theology at the University of St. Michael's College and an STL (Licentiate in Sacred Theology) at Regis College in Toronto. His research focuses on the philosophy and theology of Canadian Jesuit, Bernard Lonergan. Nick is appointed by the Student Life Committee of the Faculty of Theology to bring the interests and experience of Graduate Students to the Collegium.

Mr. Angelo Sangiorgio

Angelo Sangiorgio is Associate Director, Planning and Facilities for Toronto Catholic District School Board and has served as a Business Supervisory Officer for 14 years overseeing such areas as Facility Operations and Maintenance, Planning, Real Estate and Transportation. He has served on several expert panels at the Ministry of Education, Ontario Catholic School Trustees’ Association and other Provincial Education Associations. He is an active member of Ontario Catholic School Business Officials Association, Ontario Association of School Business Officials, Real Estate Institute of Canada, Real Estate Council of Ontario and the International Real Estate Institute. Mr. Sangiorgio is an alumnus of St. Michael’s College.

Mr. Gino Scapillati

Gino Scapillati is Vice Chair of PwC Canada and a member of the PwC Global Governance Board, which oversees the strategy and operations of the PwC Global Network. He works with senior executives and corporate directors to ensure PwC delivers the value they need to solve problems and execute their business strategy. Working with engagement partners and teams throughout the PwC Global Network, Gino ensures PwC brings the best talent and insights to benefit the firm's clients and prospects. Gino was previously PwC Canada’s Managing Partner for Markets, responsible for the firm’s client facing industry programs and services to National Priority clients. Gino is a frequent presenter in the Directors Education Program of the Canadian Institute of Corporate Directors, a former elected member of the Council of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario, a Canadian Chartered Professional Accountant (FCPA, FCA) and a United States Certified Public Accountant (Illinois). In 2009, he was elected as a Fellow Chartered Professional Accountant in Ontario for his achievements and leadership contributions to the community and the profession. Gino has a Bachelor of Commerce degree (Summa Cum Laude) from McMaster University.

Mr. Gino Soave

Mr. Gino Soave is a Director in the Risk Advisory Practice of PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP based out of the firm's Toronto office. He has close to 20 years of diversified financial services industry experience as an Industry Consultant, Academic and Registered Representative for a national full-service IIROC-member firm. His professional accreditations include Chartered Financial Analyst, and Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist. He also spent 4 years in East Asia living and working in Hong Kong and Japan and travelling extensively throughout the region. Mr. Soave is an alumnus of St. Michael's College. He joined the Collegium in September 2012 and is also a member of the Finance and Nominating & Governance Committees.

Mr. Glen Stadtegger

Glenn Stadtegger is Vice President, International Tax, at TD Bank Group, North America’s 5th largest bank. Prior to joining TD, Glenn was Vice President, Corporate Development, at Sherritt International, a global natural resources company. Glenn holds a B. Comm. from St. Michael’s (1989) and a J.D. from the University of Toronto, Faculty of Law (1994). Glenn has also obtained his Chartered Accountant designation (1996).

Ms. Monica Slovak

Monica Slovak is a fifth year student completing her double major in English and Book and Media Studies. Throughout her five years she has been an active member of the SMC community, having been involved with Frosh, Intramural soccer and writing for The Mike newspaper. Monica was appointed to the Collegium in September 2013 to represent the undergraduate student body of St. Michael's College.

Rev. Jefferson M. Thompson, C.S.B.

Rev. Jefferson Thompson graduated from St. Michael’s College School (1979) and from the University of St. Michael’s College (1983, English and French). He holds Master’s degrees in English, Theology, Comparative Literature, and Catholic School Leadership. Rev. Thompson's past ministries included high school and university teaching assignments and campus ministry. He was named President of Detroit Catholic Central High School (Novi, Michigan) in 2012. Rev. Thompson was appointed to the Collegium by the Superior General of the Congregation of St. Basil.

Rev. Chris Valka, C.S.B.

Rev. Chris Valka is Pastor of St. Basil's Catholic Parish. He is appointed to the Collegium by the Superior General of the Congregation of St. Basil.