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Glenn Vollebregt

President and CEO

Headshot of Glenn Vollebregt, President and CEO of St. Lawrence College

Glenn Vollebregt began his tenure as the President and CEO of St. Lawrence College in 2013 with a strong student focus and commitment to student success, academic excellence and leadership in our communities. In addition to a broad and diverse range of senior leadership experience in the private sector, municipal government and higher education, Glenn holds a Master of Science in Public Policy and Management from the University of London (UK), a Certified Public Accountant (CPA, CMA) Designation, and a Business Diploma from Georgian College.

If you follow Glenn on Twitter you will know he is passionate about the student experience at St. Lawrence College and ensuring success of all of our learners. He is dedicated to the leadership role the College plays in our community and the importance of our students and graduates to our region.

Glenn believes in health and wellness, is a passionate tennis player, runner and cyclist and practices yoga. An avid reader, Glenn ensures that he finds quality time to spend with his family, one of his most important priorities.

Lorraine Carter

Senior Vice-President, Academic

Lorraine Carter has been Senior Vice-President, Academic at St. Lawrence College since 2007. She has been in management at St. Lawrence since 1987 working in a variety of capacities. Most recently she was Executive Director of the Brockville Campus. Prior to accepting her leadership role at the single campus, she was Dean of Technology and Trades with responsibilities for programming in Kingston, Cornwall and Brockville. Other roles at St. Lawrence have included the college-wide Director of Continuing Education and campus specific roles such as Chair of Student Services and Academic Development, as well as shorter assignments as both a professor and a counsellor.

Lorraine has worked on a number of college, system and community committees both as a representative of the college and as a parent and community volunteer. She currently represents the provincial Vice Presidents Academic Coordinating Committee on the Ontario College Quality Assurance Service and as liaison with Heads of Continuing Education.

A graduate of Queen’s University – both B.A. Honours and Masters – she completed doctoral work at Latrobe University in Australia. Though she left Australia before completing her PhD she did not return empty handed. She met and married her husband, Jeff, in Melbourne. They have two children, both currently launching their careers, having graduated from post-secondary studies this past year.

Gary Earles

Senior Vice-President, Student Services and Human Resources

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Gary Earles is the Senior Vice-President of Student Services and Human Resources. He joined the College in January 2014 as the Executive Director of Human Resources and Organizational Development.

In his role Gary provides leadership to a broad range of services that support our students including counselling , accessibility, health, athletics and library services among others and a broad range of services that support our employees including recruitment, labour relations, compensation and benefit administration and organizational development services among others. Gary has also been a part-time instructor for human resources and other business courses at Mount St. Vincent’s University in Halifax since 1993.

Prior to joining the team at St. Lawrence College, Gary’s background included; experience in a leadership role in Human Resources at the Saskatchewan Institute of Applied Science and Technology (SIAST). Gary also held various Human Resources leadership roles in health care and the private sector. Gary has a Bachelor of Commerce and a MBA from Memorial University of Newfoundland and is a Certified Human Resources Executive (CHRE).

Gary is a member of several provincial Human Resources Associations and has been involved with Big Brothers & Big Sisters in both Nova Scotia and Ontario.

Patricia Kerth

Senior Vice-President Corporate Services,
CFO, and Treasurer to the Board of Governors at St. Lawrence College

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Patricia Kerth is the Senior Vice-President Corporate Services, CFO, and Treasurer to the Board of Governors and Treasurer of the Foundation Board at St. Lawrence College. She provides leadership to Financial Services, Information Technology Services, Facility Management Services, Registrar, Research & Planning, and is responsible for the College’s Integrated Risk Management portfolio. Patricia commenced work with the College as Director of Finance in 2003 where she remained through until October 2011. In November 2011 Patricia was promoted to the role of Executive Director, Finance and Facilities, and on January 1, 2013, she assumed the role of Interim Senior Vice-President Finance and Administration, CFO, and Treasurer to the Board of Governors, a position she held until her appointment to her current role in October 2013. Prior to joining St. Lawrence College, Patricia held key financial positions including Accounting Supervisor at the Municipality of Chatham-Kent; Business Manager for the Ursulines of the Chatham Union, and in a number of other non-profit and private sector organizations.

A graduate of Athabasca University with an MBA achieved through an on-line program, Patricia also has a Chartered Professional Accountant - Certified General Accountant (CPA, CGA) designation and a Bachelor of Arts combined Honours degree in Linguistics and Psychology from Carleton University.

Patricia is an active member of the Administrative Services Coordinating Committee (ASCC) of Colleges Ontario, currently sitting on the COOSHA (Colleges of Ontario Occupational Safety and Health Administrators) working group as ASCC liaison. Other provincial roles held include serving on the Collaborative Purchasing sub-committee of ASCC, and the Ontario College Management Team for the 2011 Support Staff Negotiations. A resident of Brockville for over ten years, Patricia served as the Treasurer on the Board of the Brockville Yacht Club (BYC) and is currently a member of the BYC and the Brockville Country Club enjoying her spare time boating and golfing.

Don Young

Vice-President, International Education

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Don is the Vice-President of International Education at St. Lawrence College responsible for international student recruiting and support, international partnerships, student and staff exchanges as well as overseeing delivery of St. Lawrence College programs through partner institutions to international students in Canada and China.  He has been at St. Lawrence College for 17 years.  The first six years, he was a School Dean responsible for Technology and Trades.  The next eight years he was a Faculty Dean with responsibility for 4 schools and over 3,000 students.  In 2015, he became Dean of International Education.  In May of 2017, Don was promoted to Vice-President, International Education.

Don is currently engaged in his second very interesting career.  During his first career, he served as a Royal Canadian Air Force helicopter pilot, retiring as a Lieutenant Colonel.  He served in units in Germany, across Canada and on peacekeeping missions in Somalia, Haiti and Eritrea.  He was the Commanding Officer of helicopter squadrons in Edmonton and Haiti.  He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering and a Master’s degree in Management and Policy studies, both from the Royal Military College in Kingston.  The past four years he has been a lead faculty member of the Colleges and Institutes Canada, Leadership Institute for Emerging Leaders of International.


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