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.
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.  
Nicole Bell
Administrative Assistant, Communications

Languages spoken: English, French
Supports the College's communications and engagement programs and activities.

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.
Aimee Leung
Entry to Practise Coordinator 
           

Languages spoken:  English

Coordinates the College's entry to practise process, including processing Applications for Registration, and assessment documents for candidates seeking substantial equivalency through the College's Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR) program. Provides support to the Director, Registration & Examinations, including developing entry to practice policies and procedures. 
Britny Suresh
Membership Coordinator

Languages spoken: English
Coordinates items related to membership with the College, including processing renewal fees, information returns, change of class applications and maintaining the Public Register. Provides support to the Director, Registration & Examinations, including developing membership policies and procedures. 
Elena Alexandrova
Examinations Coordinator

Languages spoken: English, Bulgarian, Spanish
Provides administrative and strategic support for the ongoing development, maintenance and delivery of College examinations. 


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.
Jessica Maleganeas
Quality Assurance Administrator 

Languages spoken:  English
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

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 of Complaints and Discipline 

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.
Lexie Maister
Policy Analyst

Languages spoken: English, Hebrew
Provides research and analytical support to assist the College in fulfilling its regulatory mandate and meet its strategic goals.
Denil Dunbar
Administrative Assistant, Regulatory Programs (Complaints)

Languages spoken: English
 Provides support to the College's regulatory program areas.