Current Staff

Office of the Registrar


Andrew Parr, CAE
Registrar & CEO
registrar@collegeofnaturopaths.on.ca








Language spoken:  English
Chief Executive Officer of the College, fulfilling the responsibilities set under the Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991 and the Naturopathy Act, 2007. These activities are conducted within the legislated objectives of the College, and with the duty to serve and protect the public interest. The Registrar also:
  • Assists the College Council in its established governance structure;
  • Provides leadership, direction and guidance to the College on governance-related issues.
  • Supports the development and implementation of regulations, by-laws and policies under direction of the Council.
  • Ensures good management and fiscal practices, including oversight and responsibility for the annual operating, capital and cash budgets.
  • Provides reports to the Ministry of Health (MoH) on activities of the Council and College.
Agnes Kupny
Director of Operations

Languages spoken:  English, Polish 
Responsible for operations of the College in the areas of finance, administration and information technology. 
Monika Zingaro
Administrative Assistant, Operations

Language spoken:  English
 

The Administrative Assistant, Operations provides administrative support for general operations, accounting, human resources and IT programs.

Syed Mehdi
Finance & Administrative Officer   

Language spoken:  English          
Supports the Registrar and Council in meeting the College's financial responsibilities as well as managing and overseeing the policies and procedures relating to College finances.  Provides support to the Audit Committee of the College.
Margot White
Director, Communications and Lead, Community Engagement

Language spoken:  English
Oversees communications and stakeholder engagement strategies and programs, including publications and the College website.  
Ian D'Costa
Content Writer 

Language spoken: English
To provide tactical strategies and content writing for all communications and community engagement functions of the College. 
Victoria Calozet
Administrative Assistant, Communications

Languages spoken: English, French, Spanish, Portuguese

This bilingual position provides tactical and organizational support for all communications and engagement functions. It also supports the College in providing services to the public and other stakeholders in French.
 

Registration & Examinations

Erica Laugalys
Director, Registration & Examinations       


Languages spoken: English

Responsible for managing and overseeing the initial registration process, delivery and development of College examinations, the College's Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition Program, and membership processes related to annual dues and information returns, professional corporations and class changes. Provides support to the Registration, Exam Development and Exam Appeals Committees. 

Sahrish Ali
Senior Coordinator, Registration and Examinations 

Languages spoken: English, Urdu
Provides leadership on matters relating to Members of the College.
Dr. Judith Fiore, ND
Practice Advisor



Languages spoken: English


Provides naturopathic guidance and administrative support to the College’s program areas, with a focus on Registration, such as the College’s Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR) program, and Examinations.

Maryam Katozian
Membership Coordinator         

Languages spoken: English, German, Farsi 

Provides administrative and strategic support to the College's Membership program area, including assisting in the administration of the College's annual renewal process, and processing Member-related applications. 

Entry-to-Practise Coordinator
Vacant

 

Responsible for providing ongoing support on all matters related to entry-to-practise and the College’s Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR) program.

Anum Jamal
Exam Coordinator


Languages spoken: English, Urdu

The Examination Coordinator is responsible for providing on-going support to the Senior Coordinator on all matters related to examinations, approved and/or administered by the College of Naturopaths of Ontario. 

Tuyen Le
Exam Coordinator


Languages spoken: English, Vietnamese 

The Examination Coordinator is responsible for providing on-going support to the Senior Coordinator on all matters related to examinations, approved and/or administered by the College of Naturopaths of Ontario. 


Professional Practice 

Jeremy Quesnelle
Deputy Registrar          


Languages spoken: English, French
 
Responsible for managing and delivering the Quality Assurance, Patient Relations and the Investigations, Complaints and Reports processes.  Oversees the development and review of policies, standards and guidelines to help members comply with their legislative responsibilities. Provides support to the Quality Assurance and Patient Relations Committees as well as the ICRC.
Joseph Quao 
Administrative Assistant Regulatory Programs


Languages spoken: English

The Administrative Assistant has a primary focus of supporting the day to day activities of the Deputy Registrar and the Professional Conduct and Professional Practice regulatory departments.This role supports governance and strategic operations through effective and efficient processes.

Dr. Mary-Ellen McKenna, ND (Inactive)
Manager, Professional Practice


Languages spoken: English
Educates Members, stakeholders and the public on the regulation of the profession under the Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991 and the Naturopathy Act, 2007.  Guides members who have questions about the legislation, regulations, Standards of Practice, Guidelines and policies of the College, as they relate to practice issues.  Answers questions from the public about the practice of naturopathy in Ontario.
Natalia Vasilyeva
Manager, Professional Conduct 


Languages spoken: English, French, Russian


Administers the Complaints and Discipline Programs and provides support to the Inquiries, Complaints and Reports Committee (ICRC), Discipline Committee and Fitness to Practice Committee.  Also the first point of contact for filing a complaint against a Naturopathic Doctor in Ontario.
Daniella Abate
Coordinator, Professional Practice



Languages spoken: English

To coordinate and provide strategic support to the Manager, Professional Practice and the Deputy Registrar in the Quality Assurance (QA) Program, as well as in the Inspection Program of the College.  The Coordinator will coordinate the day to day deliverables of these programs to ensure effective and efficient operations.

Rebecca McBride
Coordinator, Professional Conduct



Languages spoken: English

To coordinate and provide strategic support to the Manager, Professional Conduct and the Deputy Registrar in the Inquires, Complaints and Reports Program, as well as in the Discipline Program of the College.  The Coordinator will coordinate the day to day deliverables of these programs to ensure effective and efficient operations.