Administrative & Support Staff

Get to know the members of McGill Education's administrative team; office personnel who help support the Faculty's students, academics, and leadership. Search the main directory below, or by using the department/unit directories located in the side/section menu.

For academic staff members that have academic (administrative) leadership roles within the Faculty (i.e. Dean, Associate Deans, Department Chairs, Program Directors), please view the Academic Directory.


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Nada Abu-Merhy

Nada Abu-Merhy

(she/her/hers)

514.396.2357
nada.abu-merhy [at] mcgill.ca

Undergraduate Student Advisor
Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education (KPE)

Nada supports both undergraduate and graduate students within KPE in the areas of academic advising, student affairs, records, and class scheduling. She further provides academic support to all KPE academics and staff working on program and course reviews and revisions.

Dominique Ammendolea

Dominique Ammendolea

(she/her/hers)

514.398.4244
dominique.ammendolea [at] mcgill.ca

Student Affairs Coordinator
Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology (ECP)

Dominique provides administrative support for ECP's academic student affairs.

 

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Annie Baldessari

Annie Baldessari

(she/her/hers)

514.398.7046
placements.education [at] mcgill.ca

Internships Administrator
Internships and Student Affairs Office (ISA)

Annie liaises with students, school and school board administrators, and other stakeholders to plan and organize the practical, school-based teaching fieldwork component of the Faculty’s Teacher Education programs. Her work focus involves B.Ed. Secondary, B.Ed. Phys. Ed., and MATL Secondary school placements.

Pat Beauregard

Pat Beauregard

(she/her/hers)

514.398.2881
isa.education [at] mcgill.ca
patricia.beauregard [at] mcgill.ca

Administrative and Student Affairs Coordinator
Internships and Student Affairs Office (ISA)

Pat administers student record requests (e.g. advanced standing, transfer credits, graduation) and B.Ed. teacher certification applications.

Tabitha Beedle

Tabitha Beedle

(she/her/hers)

514.398.5412
tabitha.beedle [at] mcgill.ca

Student Advisor
Department of Integrated Studies in Education (DISE)

Tabitha provides academic guidance to B.A.(Education); Major in Education in Global Contexts undergraduate students, assisting them in making informed academic choices, issuing timely, accurate and coherent information about University protocols and program requirements, and liaising with other relevant offices.

 
Vanessa Bridgman

Vanessa Bridgman

(she/her/hers)

514.398.7040
vanessa.bridgman [at] mcgill.ca

Clinic Supervisor
Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology (ECP)

Vanessa is the administrator of the Psychoeducational and Counselling Clinic, facilitating daily operations and liaising with students, supervisors, and clients.

 

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Dan Cavanagh

Dan Cavanagh

(he/him/his)

514.399.9681
dan.cavanagh [at] mcgill.ca

Administrative Student Affairs Coordinator
Department of Integrated Studies in Education (DISE)

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Marie-Eve Couture

Marie-Eve Couture

(she/her/hers)

514.398.9548
lwa.education [at] mcgill.ca

Wellness Advisor
Internships and Student Affairs Office (ISA)

Marie-Eve orients and connects Education students (undergraduate and graduate) with the appropriate support resource - on-campus or off-campus - for their unique situation and offers wellness programming tailored to Education students.

 

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Amanda D'Andrea

(she/her/hers)


amanda.dandrea [at] mcgill.ca

Development Officer (On Leave)
Dean's Office / University Advancement

Amanda is a Development Officer for the Faculty of Education. Working closely with donors and alumni, she helps create opportunities for connection between the community at the Faculty of Education.

Anurag Dhir

Anurag Dhir

(he/him/his)

514.398.8991

anurag.dhir [at] mcgill.ca

Internships Administrator - B.A.(Education)
Internships and Student Affairs Office (ISA)

Anurag helps B.A.(Education) students plan, secure and make the most of their second year internship experience. He also manages relationships with existing and potential internship host organizations in the private, public and non-profit sectors.

Eric Dougherty

Eric Dougherty

(he/him/his)

514.398.4242
eric.dougherty [at] mcgill.ca

Frontline Student Affairs Coordinator
Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology (ECP)

Eric is the first point of contact for matters related to academic student affairs for the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology.

 
Josee Di Sano

Josee Di Sano

(she/her/hers)

514.398.8006
josee.disano [at] mcgill.ca

Coordinator
Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education (KPE)

Josee is the frontline administrator for the department as well as monitoring payroll for Research Administrators and Graders as well as student stipends.

 

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Lara El-Challah

(she/her/hers)

514.398.6253
lara.elchallah [at] mcgill.ca

Research Financial Administrator
Dean's Office (Finance)

Lara is responsible for all aspects of post-award management of McGill Education academics’ research grants and contracts. As the primary financial resource person for principal investigators, Lara facilitates questions on various aspects of research-related financial reporting and compliance as well as being a liaison between academics and other McGill units.

 

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Lara Franko

Lara Franko

(she/her/hers)

514.396.1089
career.education [at] mcgill.ca

Career Advisor
Internships and Student Affairs Office (ISA)

Lara counsels and advises Education students and supports their career planning and skills development through career events and workshops.

 

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Omar Hejazin

Omar Hejazin

(he/him/his)

514.396.2367

omar.hejazin [at] mcgill.ca

Placement Coordinator
Internships and Student Affairs Office (ISA)

 

 

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Liliana-Eliza Juverdianu

(she/her/hers)

514.398.1639
liliana-eliza.juverdianu [at] mcgill.ca

Human Resources Coordinator
Dean’s Office

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Michael Lariviere

(he/him/his)

514.398.1459
michael.lariviere [at] mcgill.ca

Graduate Program Coordinator
Department of Integrated Studies in Education (DISE)

Michael provides academic guidance to DISE graduate students in M.A. and PhD programs, assisting them in making informed academic choices, issuing timely, accurate and coherent information about University protocols and program requirements, and liaising with other relevant offices.

Stephane Leblanc

Stephane Leblanc

(he/him/his)

514.398.2356
stephane.leblanc [at] mcgill.ca

Equipment Manager
Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education (KPE)

Stephane manages KPE’s inventory of equipment, including new orders and maintenance to existing gear. He further provides support to physical education courses (i.e. equipment setup and monitoring) as well as general equipment support to all KPE personnel.

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Simona Lupu

(she/her/hers)

514.398.5129
simona.lupu [at] mcgill.ca

Human Resources Advisor
Dean’s Office (HR)

As Human Resources Advisor for the Faculty, Simona is the HR professional who provides relevant human resources services and ensures the consistent application of HR policies and procedures in Education.

 

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Franca Mancuso

(she/her/hers)

514.398.2540
franca.mancuso [at] mcgill.ca

Senior Accounts Administrator
Dean's Office (Finance)

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David Maris

David Maris

(he/him/his)

514.398.2716
buildingdirector.education [at] mcgill.ca

Senior Administrative Coordinator and Deputy Building Director
Dean's Office

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Marysa Maruca

Marysa Maruca

(she/her/hers)

514.398.4772
placements.education [at] mcgill.ca

Placement Coordinator
Internships and Student Affairs Office (ISA)

Marysa liaises with students, school and school board administrators, and other stakeholders to plan and organize the practical, school-based teaching fieldwork component of the Faculty’s Teacher Education programs.

 
Sonia Masi

Sonia Masi

(she/her/hers)

514.398.2617

sonia.masi [at] mcgill.ca

Administrative Student Affairs Coordinator
Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education (KPE)

Sonia is the Graduate Program Coordinator for the KPE department. She is responsible for graduate funding, TAs & Graders, and all other matters related to KPE student affairs and graduate studies.

Lina Matusovskaya

Lina Matusovskaya

(she/her/hers)

lina.matusovskaya [at] mcgill.ca

Administrative Coordinator
Office of First Nations and Inuit Education (OFNIE)

Lina provides administrative support, acts as a resource person for policies and procedures.

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Demetra Mintzas

(she/her/hers)

514.398.4211

demetra.mintzas [at] mcgill.ca


Department of Integrated Studies in Education (DISE)

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Sheila Muinga

Sheila Muinga

(she/her/hers)

514.398.4363
sheila.muinga [at] mcgill.ca

Administrative and Student Affairs Coordinator
Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology (ECP)

Sheila assists in the administration of the Clinic and AMRC, among other administrative duties. She also offers support to the Administrative Manager and the Graduate Program Administrator.

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Rebecca Murray

(she/her/hers)

514.398.4363
rebecca.murray [at] mcgill.ca

Administrative and Student Affairs Coordinator
Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology (ECP)

Rebecca assists in the administration of the Clinic and AMRC, among other administrative duties. She also offers support to the Administrative Manager and the Graduate Program Administrator.

 

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Allyson Noftall

Allyson Noftall

(she/her/hers)

514.398.7039
allyson.noftall [at] mcgill.ca

Senior Advisor to the Dean
Dean's Office

Allyson is the lead administrator within the Faculty, providing guidance and support to the Deanery and supervising non-academic staff that fall under the auspices of the Dean’s Office. Her major involvements include academic personnel dossiers from recruitment to retirement, Faculty Governance, Human Resources, policies and protocols, and liaising with University governance and other central units.

 

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Gabrielle Ohayon

Gabrielle Ohayon

(she/her/hers)

514.398.5944
isa.administrator [at] mcgill.ca

Student Affairs Administrator
Internships and Student Affairs Office (ISA)

Gabrielle is responsible for several dossiers relating to student affairs including, but not limited to, administering scholarships, advising teachers certified outside of Québec, advising Education Minor students, readmission, and study away & exchange.

Ida de Oliveira

Ida Maria de Oliveira

(she/her/hers)

514.398.2301
ida.deoliveira [at] mcgill.ca

Research Administrator
Dean’s Office

Ida collaborates closely with the Research team, the Associate Dean of Research and Innovation in the Faculty of Education, and the Office of Sponsored Research. Her responsibilities include assisting researchers in their funding applications and ensuring compliance with university and granting agency policies.

 

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Sanjeev Panigrahy

(he/him/his)

514.399.9642
sanjeev.panigrahy [at] mcgill.ca

Chief Local Area Network (LAN) Technician
Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education (KPE)

Sanjeev provides technical support to all KPE personnel.

Stella-Marie Paradis

Stella-Marie Paradis

(she/her/hers)

514.398.4823
certesi.education [at] mcgill.ca
gcel.education [at] mcgill.ca
gctesl.education [at] mcgill.ca
matl.education [at] mcgill.ca

Graduate Program Coordinator
Department of Integrated Studies in Education (DISE)

Providing academic guidance to graduate students, assisting them in making informed academic choices, providing timely, accurate and coherent information about university regulations and program requirements, and liaising with other relevant offices.

Jenna Prigioniero

Jenna Prigioniero

(she/her/hers)

514.398.3462
jenna.prigioniero [at] mcgill.ca

Internships Administrator (On Leave)
Internships and Student Affairs Office (ISA)

Jenna liaises with students, school and school board administrators, and other stakeholders to plan and organize the practical, school-based teaching fieldwork component of the Faculty’s Teacher Education programs. Her work focus involves B.Ed. Secondary, B.Ed. Phys. Ed., and MATL Secondary school placements.

 

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Ali Remondini

Ali Remondini

(she/her/hers)

514.398.2130
alexandra.remondini [at] mcgill.ca

Development Officer
Dean’s Office / University Advancement

Ali Remondini is a Development Officer for the Faculty of Education. Working closely with donors and alumni, Ali helps create opportunities for connection between the community at the Faculty of Education.

Samantha Ryan

Samantha Ryan

(she/her/hers)

514.398.4245
samantha.ryan [at] mcgill.ca

Administrative Officer (On Leave)
Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology (ECP)

Samantha works directly with ECP's Department Chair and supervises all departmental operations and administrative staff.

 

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Sarah Shakibainajad

(she/her/hers)

514.398.4122
sarah.shakibainajad [at] mcgill.ca

Accounts Administrator
Dean's Office (Finance)

As a member of the finance team, Sarah's duties include approving expenditures, receiving funds and processing deposits. Compile and prepare material to be sent to the bank. Review, verify and process expense reports, requisitions, claims, advances, savings bonds, invoicing and charges. Make corrections, processing adjustments and follow up on problems.

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Tina Schiavone

(she/her/hers)

514.398.3530
ofnie.education [at] mcgill.ca

Academic Advisor
Office of First Nations and Inuit Education (OFNIE)

Tina provides academic guidance to undergraduate students within OFNIE, assisting them in making informed academic choices, providing timely, accurate and coherent information about University protocols and program requirements, and liaising with other relevant offices.

Andee Shuster

Andee Shuster

(she/her/hers)

514.398.2712
andee.shuster [at] mcgill.ca

Marketing and Communications Officer
Dean’s Office (Communications)

As a member of the Dean’s Office team, Andee spearheads the strategy and implementation of the Faculty’s digital and print marketing communications and branding, for internal and external audiences. In addition, she is a communications liaison with McGill's Central communications leadership and media. Andee also provides guidance to the Faculty’s departments/units as needed.

 
Degane Sougal

Degane Sougal

(she/her/hers)

514.398.5851
degane.sougal [at] mcgill.ca

Administrative Supervisor
Dean’s Office

Degane is the office manager in the Dean’s Office. She also manages Faculty events and supports Infrastructure projects and Academic Affairs.

Katherine Spandidakis

Katherine Spandidakis

(she/her/hers)

514.398.8269
katherine.spandidakis [at] mcgill.ca

Student Recruitment Associate
Internships and Student Affairs Office (ISA)

Katherine provides prospective students with information about the Faculty's Teacher Education programs. She reviews and approves various admissions-related student requests (inter/intra-faculty transfers, readmissions).

Ariel Swan

Ariel Swan

(she/her/hers)

514.398.5699
ariel.swan [at] mcgill.ca

Director of Development
Dean's Office

Ariel works closely with members of the Faculty of Education to secure philanthropic support, pursue business development, and further develop the Faculty’s network of partners to facilitate growth.

 

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Debra Taylor

Debra Taylor

(she/her/hers)

514.398.3825
debra.taylor3 [at] mcgill.ca
isa.education [at] mcgill.ca

Administrative and Student Affairs Coordinator
Internships and Student Affairs Office (ISA)

Debra administers various student affairs and student record processes (e.g. part-time status requests, leaves of absence, course withdrawals, grade approvals). She also is the frontline person who responds to queries sent to the ISA email account.

 

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Tanya Vecchiarino

Tanya Vecchiarino

(she/her/hers)

514.398.2330
tanya.vecchiarino [at] mcgill.ca

Administrative Manager
Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education (KPE)

Tanya provides administrative support to all KPE personnel. She oversees department funds, manages KPE’s hires and is the department’s resource for troubleshooting within Workday software.

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Susie Vodopivec

(she/her/hers)

514.398.2645
advisedise.education [at] mcgill.ca

Student Advisor
Department of Integrated Studies in Education (DISE)

Susie provides academic guidance to Bachelor of Education undergraduate students, assisting them in making informed academic choices, issuing timely, accurate and coherent information about University protocols and program requirements, and liaising with other relevant offices.

 

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Jennifer Wallace

(she/her/hers)

514.398.7093
sciencelab.dise [at] mcgill.ca
admin.dise [at] mcgill.ca
dise.procurement [at] mcgill.ca

Course Technician
Department of Integrated Studies in Education (DISE)

Jennifer provides laboratory support to both academic and non-academic staff, and students. Further, she supports equipment procurement, reimbursements, and processes involving McGill Marketplace (MMP).

Naman Wiesel

Naman Wiesel

(he/him/his)

514.398.8116
Naman.wiesel [at] mcgill.ca

IT Administrator
Dean's Office

Naman is in charge of managing the Education AV Loans Centre/AMRC Resource Centre, as well as taking on the role of IT Asset Steward for the Faculty. He also assists with providing technical support for the non-classroom spaces in the Education building. His professional experience includes AV Project Management, AV Systems Integration Operations, as well as service department roles.

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Donna Wilkinson

(she/her/hers)

514.398.7037
donna.wilkinson [at] mcgill.ca

Senior Administrative Coordinator
Dean's Office

Donna's primary duties involve supporting the Dean with scheduling and coordinating Faculty meetings including Faculty Council, University Tenure Committee, and Prizes and Awards.

 
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Erin Williams

(she/her/hers)

514.398.4242
erin.williams2 [at] mcgill.ca

Interim Frontline Administrative Coordinator (On Leave)
Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology (ECP)

Erin is the first point of contact for both academic and non-academic staff as well as for the general public.

Brianna Winford

Brianna Winford

(she/her/hers)

514.398.2977

brianna.winford [at] mcgill.ca

Administrative Student Affairs Coordinator
Department of Integrated Studies in Education (DISE)

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Grace Wong-McAllister

Grace Wong-McAllister

(she/her/hers)

514.398.3470
advisedise.education [at] mcgill.ca

Student Advisor
Department of Integrated Studies in Education (DISE)

Grace provides academic guidance to Bachelor of Education undergraduate students, assisting them in making informed academic choices, issuing timely, accurate and coherent information about University protocols and program requirements, and liaising with other relevant offices.

 
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Kathy Woo

(she/her/hers)

514.398.7349
kathy.woo [at] mcgill.ca

Finance Officer
Dean's Office / Finance

Kathy provides financial information and analysis within the Faculty.  She acts as a liaison with Financial Services / Analysis, Planning, and Budget (APB) and reports on the Faculty’s financial position.

Marc Wrobel

Marc Wrobel

(he/him/his)

514.398.5112
marc.wrobel [at] mcgill.ca

Communications and Publications Coordinator
Dean's Office (Communications)

Marc works directly with the Marketing & Communications Officer in designing layout and artwork for digital and print media, including flyers, brochures, e-blasts, and more. Marc also coordinates the social media dashboard and website updates.

 

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Kornel Zathureczky

514.396.2062
ofnie.education [at] mcgill.ca

Administrative Supervisor
Office of First Nations and Inuit Education (OFNIE)

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Yasmine Zein

Yasmine Zein

(she/her/hers)

514.398.2689
isa.director [at] mcgill.ca

Manager
Internships and Student Affairs office (ISA)

Responsible for several ISA dossiers, including administering scholarships and awards, advising teachers certified outside Quebec, hiring Field Supervisors for student teaching, and serving as an advisor for the Education Minor.

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Matthew Zenga

(he/him/his)

514.398.4360
matthew.zenga [at] mcgill.ca

Administrative Manager
Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology (ECP)

Matthew works directly with ECP's Department Chair and supervises all departmental operations and administrative staff.

 
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