Stewards & Officers

Elected Officers of OPSEU Local 561

(term ends December, 2018)

  • Janice Hagan, President
  • Frank Sturm, 1st Vice President
  • Mary Kernohan, 2nd Vice President
  • Virginia DiMonte, Treasurer
  • Monica Russell, Membership Secretary
  • Michael London, Chief Steward

Trustees:  Laxmi Gambhir,  Erika Roy


King Campus

  • Sajid Patel, Computer Support Specialist,

Markham Campus

  • Ahmed Chakera, ITS Computer Support Specialist
  • Guokai Wang, ITS Programmer Analyst
  • Jeff Luo, ITS Application Administrator
  • Lina Fahmi, ITS Programmer Analyst (on leave)
  • Marc Combetto, Registration & Records Advisor
  • Usman Ansari, ITS Technical Support
  • Virginia DiMonte, Payroll Administrator

Newnham Campus

  • Derrick Gunning, Caretaker
  • Frank Sturm, Computer Support Specialist
  • George Michailidis, Computer Support Specialist
  • June Lewis, School of ECET Student Advisor
  • Lerna Francisco, International Admissions Advisor
  • Linda Bowser, Reference Technician
  • Mary Kernohan, Office Assistant
  • Maya Simon, Lab School ECE Worker
  • Melanie Rubens, FCE Program CoOrdinator
  • Michael London, Senior AV Technician
  • Rod Bemister, Computer Technician
  • Rudy Requena, General Maintenance Worker
  • Tracy MacMaster, Reference Technician

 Newmarket Campus

  • Nick Crandell, Resource & Information Specialist

 Peterborough Airport

  • Gordon Muzzy, Aircraft Maintenance Engineer

Scarborough Campus

  • Sheona Lovell, Customer Service Program Assistant


  • Adrian Klymenko, Computer Support Specialist
  • Chris Babin, Learning Centre Support Officer (on leave)
  • Femi Nelson, Registration & Records Advisor
  • Janice Hagan, Learning Centre Support Officer
  • Monica Russell, Scheduling Officer

 Vaughan Campus

  • Carol Ann David, Employment Consultant