Loyalist College of Applied Arts and Technology is overseen by a Board of Governors composed of members from the community at large and College employees. The Board is supported by the administration of the College.
The Board is composed of 13 external governors (appointed) and four internal governors (elected from within the College representing students, academic, administrative, and support staff). The College President is an ex-officio member of the Board.
Pam Jolliffe, Milford
Pam Jolliffe joined the Board in 2018 and served as a member of the Finance, Corporate Services and Governance Committee, and the Audit Committee during the 2018-2019 term. In August 2019, Ms. Jolliffe was elected Vice Chair of the Board for 2019–2020 and in June 2020, was acclaimed by the Board to serve as Chair of the Board for 2020-2021. As Chair of the Board, Ms. Jollife is a voting member on each Standing Committee of the Board, and will chair the Executive Committee and serve as a member of the Nominating Committee, the Board By-Laws and Policies Committee, and the Loyalist College Foundation Board.
Ms. Jolliffe is an experienced executive with a demonstrated history of working in non-profit organizations. She has advocacy, governance, management and policy skills, as well as strong connections in a variety of sectors including youth services, mental health, homelessness and poverty. Currently, Ms. Jolliffe is the Principal of P. Jolliffe and Associates. During her 30-year career, she has served as Interim Executive Director with Food Banks Canada; President and CEO of Boys and Girls Club of Canada/Boys and Girls Clubs of Canada Foundation; Executive Director of Fred Victor Centre; and is the Director of Planning and of Adult Services at St. Christopher House.
Ms. Jolliffe received a Bachelor of Arts Honours from York University and a Master of Education (Counselling Psychology) from the University of Toronto. She has served on several non-profit boards, including St. Michael’s Hospital, the Ontario Non-Profit Housing Association, and the Centre for Addictions and Mental Health (CAMH).
Jeremy Braithwaite, Frankford
Jeremy Braithwaite is a Professor in the Manufacturing Engineering Technician program, and was elected by his peers in 2020 as the Academic Staff member on the Board of Governor.
Mr. Braithwaite graduated from Loyalist College in 2008 with a Manufacturing Engineering Technician Diploma, and a Mechanical Techniques Certificate in 2007, and was on the Dean’s List for both programs for his high academic standing. He earned a Bachelor of Engineering Technology in Manufacturing degree with Honours in 2017 from Cape Breton University, NS and has completed a number of career-related courses.
Mr. Braithwaite’s career at Loyalist began in 2011 in a support staff role for the Manufacturing/Welding Engineering Technician program and began teaching in 2012. He then became Project Lead for The W. Garfield Weston Foundation’s Weston Family Scholarship in the Skilled Trades pilot program at Loyalist from 2015 to 2019, and continues to support the initiative and the Foundation in varying capacities.
Mr. Braithwaite also volunteers as President on the Board of Directors at the Centre for Workforce Development, World Skills Team Canada Expert in Mechanical Engineering Design, Chair of the Skills Canada and Skills Ontario Mechanical Engineering Design Competitions, and as a first responder with Quinte West Fire Department.
Mr. Braithwaite is a registered Journeyperson (Draftsperson – Mechanical) with the Ontario College of Trades and a Certified Autodesk Professional.
Amy Hoskin, Belleville
Amy Hoskin is the Athletic Coordinator – Varsity Sports and Information, was elected by her peers as the Support Staff member on the Board of Governors in 2020. Her career at Loyalist began in 2009 as a part-time employee in the College’s Athletics department. In 2010, she was hired full-time.
A former student-athlete, two-time Loyalist graduate and eight-year coach of the Loyalist Lancers women’s volleyball program, Ms. Hoskin has spent countless hours recruiting for and promoting Loyalist College across the Country.
Ms. Hoskin has earned two diplomas from Loyalist having graduated from the Recreation and Leisure Services program in 2008 and the post-graduate Public Relations program in 2009.
Outside of campus, Ms. Hoskin is the current women’s volleyball convener for the Ontario College’s Athletic Association (OCAA) and is a member of two OCAA committees – the Ways and Means Committee and the COVID Ad hoc Committee. She also volunteers as a volleyball coach at a local high school.
A passionate advocate for students, Ms. Hoskin remains an active member of the Student Life team who has taken on many roles and responsibilities within the College.
Julie Lange, Trenton
Julie Lange was appointed to the Board of Governors in June 2020. She is Portfolio Manager, Director, and Branch Manager of Scotia Wealth Management in Belleville and has 33 years’ experience in financial management. Ms. Lange distinguished herself professionally by obtaining Fellow of the Canadian Securities Institute, Chartered Investment Manager, and Director designations during the early years of her career.
Ms. Lange graduated from Ryerson University, and is committed to ongoing education in the industry. She is a strong public service supporter and has served on many voluntary organizations both in member and leadership positions. Ms. Lange is the past-president of Quinte Regional Hospice, and former Treasurer of Trenton Memorial Hospital and recipient of the Quinte Regional Children’s Foundation Guardian Angel award in recognition of her dedication to helping young mothers, and at-risk children.
In 2015, Ms. Lange was appointed to serve as an Honorary Colonel in the Royal Canadian Air Force and was affiliated with 436 Transport Squadron, 8 Wing, Canadian Forces Base Trenton. She is also a Director of CFLC, Canadian Forces Liaison Council.
Jennifer May-Anderson, Belleville
Jennifer May-Anderson joined the Board in 2018 and served as a member of the Academic, Student Affairs and Advocacy Committee. In August 2019, Ms. May-Anderson was elected Chair of the Academic Committee and the Student Affairs Committee for 2019–2020 and in June 2020, was acclaimed by the Board to continue in that role for the 2002-2021 term. As Chair of these committees, Ms. May-Anderson will also serve on the Executive Committee, the Nominating Committee, the Board By-Laws and Policies Committee.
Ms. May-Anderson is the Executive Director of Hospice Quinte, a position she accepted in 2017. As Executive Director, Ms. May-Anderson is responsible for leadership/management, communications and public relations, fund development and marketing, Board support, and governance.
Prior to this appointment, Ms. May-Anderson served as the Communications Manager for Quinte Conservation from 2008–2017, Operations Supervisor with B-Line Distribution, Dispatcher with Kingsway Transport, Systems and Procedures Coordinator with Meyers Transport, and as Dispatcher with International Truckload Services.
Ms. May-Anderson is a 1996 graduate of Loyalist College, having earned a diploma in Broadcast Journalism. She is an active member of the Public Relations Program Advisory Committee at Loyalist and is pursuing a Bachelor of Professional Arts in Communication Studies through Athabasca University.
Jim Pine, Belleville
Jim Pine was appointed to the Board in 2016 and serves as a member of the Finance, Corporate Services and Governance Committee. In August 2019, Mr. Pine was elected as Chair of the Finance and Corporate Services Committee for 2019–2020 and in December of that same year, he served as Chair of the Academic Committee for the remainder of the term. In June 2020, Mr. Pine was acclaimed by the Board to serve as Vice Chair of the Board for 2020-2021 and Chair of the Finance and Corporate Services Committee. He will continue to serve on the Executive Committee, the Nominating Committee, and the Board By-Laws and Policies Committee.
Mr. Pine is Chief Administration Officer (CAO) for the County of Hastings, comprised of 14 member municipalities, stretching almost 160 kilometres from the Bay of Quinte to Algonquin Park. Based in Belleville, he is responsible for all business affairs and Hastings County services, including procurement, emergency, long-term care, community, and human. Through a management team of six department heads and the Deputy Clerk, Mr. Pine ensures the efficient and effective operation of all departments, comprising approximately 850 employees. He directs the preparation of plans submitted to County Council and once approved, works closely with the Warden and County Council to supervise the implementation of programs to enhance County services, property and facilities.
Prior to his appointment in 2002, Mr. Pine served as Regional Director for the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing in Kingston, CAO for the City of Quinte West, and CAO for the Township of Sidney, among other local government positions. Mr. Pine graduated from Queen’s University with a Master of Public Administration (MPA) and a Bachelor of Arts Honours degree. He has significant board experience as a member of the Local Authorities Services (LAS) Board of Directors since 2005, and past Secretary-Treasurer of the Executive Board of the Association of Municipalities of Ontario, and a member of the Municipal Property Assessment Corporation Board of Directors.
Bill Saunders, Belleville
Bill Saunders joined the Board in December 2018 and served as a member of the Academic, Student Affairs and Advocacy Committee for the remainder of the 2018-2019 term.
In August 2019, Mr. Saunders was elected as Vice Chair of the Board of Governors for 2019 –2020 and also serves as a member of the Academic, the Student Affairs, and the Audit Committees. As Vice Chair of the Board, he also serves on the Executive Committee, the Nominating Committee, and the Board By-Laws and Policies Committee.
Mr. Saunders is an experienced executive with strong connections within the local and surrounding community. He has skills, expertise and experience in governance, business and human resource management, finance and accounting, and strategic planning.
Mr. Saunders has more than 35 years’ experience in manufacturing having served in progressive senior level roles with Procter and Gamble and then as President of Sauncorp International, a company that focused on organizational effectiveness and quality systems (ISO 9000). His decision to become more engaged in the community provided the backbone to his non-profit Board of Directors experience having served as the Executive Director with Volunteer and Information Quinte for six years, President of the Board of Directors of the Pathways to Independence Foundation for five years, and prior to his retirement, was Chief Executive Officer of the Belleville Chamber of Commerce for six years.
Mr. Saunders is a graduate of McMaster University’s Industrial Management certification program and the University of Tennessee’s Applied Process Improvement program.
Jennifer Fry, Belleville
Jennifer Fry, Information Technology Manager, was elected by her peers to fill the Internal Governor seat representing the Administrative constituency of the College.
Ms. Fry joined Loyalist College in 2010 as the Information Technology Manager overseeing the Service Desk and Technical Services. Prior to this, she worked for 10 years at Stream Global Services through progressive roles concluding as the IT Site Operations Manager for Belleville, London, and Watertown, NY. She also served as Senior Computer Analyst at ExxonMobil Chemical.
The growth and development of Loyalist College is important to Jennifer. This is demonstrated through her commitment to the Teaching and Learning Technology, IT Governance, and Micro Credential working groups that she is a part of. She is committed to her own personal development and holds several IT certifications and is currently pursuing a Professional Learning Certificate in Genealogical Studies through the National Institute for Genealogical Studies.
Ms. Fry graduated with Dean’s List distinction from the Information Systems program at Loyalist College in 1991. As a student athlete, she was the team captain of the Loyalist Lancers women’s softball program, and a two-time OCAA all-star.
Jennifer Moore was elected to the Board in 2021. For over twenty years, Ms. Moore has applied her strategic thinking, analytical capabilities, and big picture problem solving skills to enhance the private and public sector organizations with which she has worked.
Ms. Moore obtained a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) degree with a minor in Economics from McMaster University. She obtained her Certified Management Accountant (CMA) designation in 2000.
During her ten years with Imperial Oil Limited/ExxonMobil, Ms. Moore travelled throughout North America and took on increasing levels of responsibility in the Finance area, including: Financial Analyst, Project Accountant, Inventory Supervisor, and Senior Business Controls Advisor. In 2007, she was promoted to Supervisor of the Fuels Marketing Inventory Monitoring operation in Moncton, NB.
After spending time in Toronto and on the East Coast, Ms. Moore chose to return to her roots in south central Ontario. In 2008, she was hired as the Director of Finance/Treasurer for the County of Northumberland, and quickly became a valued member of the municipality’s senior management team.
In 2015, Ms. Moore was named Acting Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) for Northumberland County, and soon after Council appointed her as permanent CAO. She easily transitioned into the responsibility of leading and overseeing nine department Directors and their diverse portfolios. Jennifer and her team are responsible for an $188 million annual budget and ensuring constituents receive the very best value for their tax dollars. Guided by corporation’s vision of “bringing together people, partnerships and possibilities,” Ms. Moore and the senior management team strive to deliver excellent programs to Northumberland County residents and businesses.
In addition to being a NCHC Board member, Ms. Moore is active in her community, engaging as a Rotarian and currently volunteering as a Board member with the Northumberland Family Health Team and Cornerstone Family Violence Prevention Centre.
A dynamic and forward-thinking Senior Executive, David Clazie has been with the City of Quinte West since 2003, where he was appointed as the organization’s Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) in July 2021. Previous to this appointment, Mr. Clazie was the City of Quinte West’s Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and City Treasurer for 11 years.
After growing up in Belleville, Mr. Clazie attended Wilfred Laurier University in Waterloo, Ontario and graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration in 1997. A champion of lifelong learning, he received his Chartered Accountant (CA) designation in 2000, his Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation in 2012, and has completed various leadership and professional development training programs at Loyalist College.
A driven and ambitious change manager, Mr. Clazie has many years of experience driving continuous improvement in organizations by creating more efficient and effective business operations. Mr. Clazie began his career working for major accounting firms Ernst & Young and KPMG, then brought these distinguished skills and experience to the City of Kingston where he held increasingly senior roles before joining the City of Quinte West.
As the City of Quinte West’s CFO and City Treasurer he successfully restructured the department and led a team which implemented a number of initiatives focused on increasing efficiency and upgrading the organizations technological capacity. In his role as CAO, he has been responsible for leading the City’s Emergency Management team and has led an organizational review of all City departments which resulted in a restructuring to improve resource allocation and customer service to residents of Quinte West.
Passionate about community service, Mr. Clazie has also served on Hastings Prince Edward Learning Foundation’s Board as Director since 2012, and Treasurer since 2014. He has also been a Board Member and Treasurer of the St. Marks United Church since 2016, and recently joined Loyalist College’s Board of Governors in September 2021.
Matthew Ward, Napanee
Mr. Ward was appointed to the Board in June 2020. He has more than seven years’ combined experience in litigation through his current position as an Associate at Kaufmann, Dockrill and Associates Legal Services, Belleville – practicing in the areas of Real Estate, Wills and Estates, and through his previous experience as a litigator in the areas of Family Law, Civil Law and Employment.
Mr. Ward graduated from Toronto’s York University in 2004 with a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) and from the University of Birmingham, United Kingdom in 2012 with a Bachelor of Law, degree (Hons). In 2013, Mr. Ward completed all of the requirements for accreditation through the Federation of Law Societies of Canada.
Mr. Ward is a strong public service supporter and has served voluntary organizations both in member and support positions.
Meet Patel, Belleville
Mr. Patel is a Loyalist College student enrolled in the Chemical Engineering Technician Program. He was elected by Loyalist College students to serve on the Board of Governors for the 2021-2022 term.
Mr. Patel is a graduate of Chemical Engineering from Pune University in India. Prior to arriving at Loyalist, Meet worked as a Chemical Engineer graduate in Gujarat Alkalies and Chemical Ltd. Meet enjoys cricket, swimming, trekking and reading.
President and CEO
Ann Marie Vaughan
Dr. Ann Marie Vaughan is a highly distinguished, nationally recognized Senior Executive with nearly 30 years of success in the postsecondary sector. Dr. Vaughan joined Loyalist College in Belleville, Ontario as President and CEO in 2016. Under her leadership, Loyalist College is quickly becoming Ontario’s Destination College and in 2020, the College was recognized as one of Canada’s Top 50 research institutions, placing first for industry research income as percentage of total research income. Dr. Vaughan was also recognized as a Top 50 CEO in Atlantic Canada in her previous role as President and CEO for the College of the North Atlantic from 2011 – 2016 in Newfoundland and Labrador.
As President of Loyalist College, Dr. Vaughan is driving innovation, entrepreneurship and economic development in the Bay of Quinte region through hands-on experiential learning, cutting-edge applied research projects, and innovative industry partnerships. Dr. Vaughan’s steadfast leadership has seen Loyalist College not only successfully navigate a global health crisis but grow enrolment and prosper. Driven by her passion to expand access to education, she is helping to pioneer the sector’s micro-credential movement through her role as co-Chair of eCampusOntario’s Board of Directors. Dr. Vaughan also serves on the Board of Directors for Ontario Genomics, a non-profit organization which is focused on nurturing genomics innovation in Ontario, and applying these technologies across key sectors, such as health, agriculture, bioproducts, and environment, to support the province’s knowledge-based economy.
In her previous role as President and CEO of the College of the North Atlantic, she oversaw the College’s 17 campuses, an annual budget of $140 million, 9,000 full and part-time students, 17,000 continuing education students and 1,200 employees. Dr. Vaughan was also responsible for the College of the North Atlantic Qatar (CNAQ) operations, which is the second largest postsecondary institution in Qatar and home to approximately 3,000 students, 500 Canadian hire faculty and staff with an annual budget of $150 million. Dr. Vaughan has held positions at Memorial University, the Marine University, the Marine Institute of Memorial University, the National Research Council, and Human Resources Development Canada (now Service Canada).
Dr. Vaughan has been honoured internationally for her contributions to distance education and educational technology and was chosen as a participant in the 2004 Governor General Canadian Leadership Conference. In 2018, she was appointed to serve as an Honorary Colonel in the Royal Canadian Air Force, affiliated with the 426 Training Squadron, 8 Wing, CFB Trenton. Dr. Vaughan also serves as Chair of the Management Board for College Employers Council and International Chair of Entrepreneurship with the World Federation of Colleges and Institutes. Since coming to Belleville, she serves as a Rotarian and as Secretary of Rotary Music Festival, on the Board of the Belleville Chamber of Commerce and President of the Quinte Figure Skating Club – she is also a certified Skate Canada Judge.
She holds a Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Education from Memorial University; certificates in Public Administration and Business from Memorial University; a Master of Arts in Higher Education from the University of British Columbia, and a Masters Certificate in Project Management from York University/Memorial University. Continuing on her lifelong learning journey, in 2015 Ann Marie received her doctorate in higher education leadership from the University of Calgary.