Staff of the College

Office of the Registrar


Andrew Parr, CAE
Registrar & CEO
registrar@collegeofnaturopaths.on.ca
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 and Long-Term Care (MOHLTC) on activities of the Council and College.
Syed Mehdi
Finance & Administrative Officer             
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
Oversees the development and implementation of communications initiatives and the College website.  

Examinations & Entry to Practise


Erica Laugalys
Manager, Examinations & Entry to Practise
Responsible for managing and overseeing the policies and procedures relating to Examinations and registration of new members.  Oversees the Standard of Practice requirements for Prescribing and IVIT.  Provides support to the Exam Development and Exam Appeals Committees.
Aimee Leung
Examinations Coordinator

Coordinates all aspects of the College examinations, including logistics, scheduling and inquiries pertaining to the Clinical and Jurisprudence (entry-to-practice) examinations, as well as the Intravenous Infusion Therapy and Prescribing and Therapeutics examinations. Provides support to the Manager, Examinations and Entry to Practice in developing examination and entry to practice policies and procedures.
Administrative Assistant  Assists with the administration of the Examinations and Entry to Practice programs.

Membership


Anna Jeremian
Manager, Membership
Responsible for managing and overseeing the policies and procedures relating to the registered members of the College (member fees, change of class, information returns, Public Register, incorporation, etc.) Provides support to the Registration Committee.
Britny Suresh
Membership Coordinator
Administers items related to membership with the College, including processing all fees, information returns, change of class applications and maintaining the Public Register.   Provides support to the Manager, Membership and the Registration Committee, including developing and implementing membership policies and procedures. 
Administrative Assistant Assists with the administration of the membership program.

Professional Practice


Jeremy Quesnelle
Deputy Registrar            
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.
Jessica Maleganeas
Quality Assurance Coordinator
Oversees administration of the Quality Assurance program, including receiving and reviewing all continuing education (CE) credit applications and CE and professional development logs, and coordinating Peer & Practice Assessments for members.
Dr. Mary-Ellen McKenna, ND (Inactive)
Manager, Inspections
Regulatory Education Specialist
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 of Complaints and Discipline 
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.