Current Staff

Office of the Registrar


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






Languages 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 and Long-Term Care (MOHLTC) 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

Languages spoken:  English
 

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

Syed Mehdi
Finance & Administrative Officer   

Languages 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

Languages spoken:  English
Oversees communications and stakeholder engagement strategies and programs, including publications and the College website.  
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.
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. 
Anita Hemmati
Examination Coordinator

Languages spoken: English, Farsi 

The Examination Coordinator provides administrative and strategic support for the on-going development, maintenance and delivery of College examinations.

Haily Saboor
Entry-to-Practise Coordinator 

Languages spoken: English, Farsi, Dari, Hindi, Urdu
 

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


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.
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
Administrative Assistant, Professional Practice

Languages spoken: English
 

Provides administrative support to the Deputy Registrar and Manager of Professional Practice in the Quality Assurance and Inspections programs of the College.

Rebecca McBride
Administrative Assistant, Professional Conduct

Languages spoken: English

Provides administrative support to the Deputy Registrar and to the Inquiries, Complaints and Reports program as well as the Discipline program.