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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.  In addition, Glenn recently earned the ICD.D designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors and Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto.

Formerly serving on the inaugural Sustainable Kingston Board of Directors, Glenn is passionate about the ongoing success and development of his community.  He currently serves as member of the Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) Board of Directors and in addition, serves as Executive Member and Secretary/Treasurer of the Colleges Ontario Committee of Presidents, Chair of the Colleges Ontario Audit Committee and member of the OCAS Board of Directors.

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


Eileen De Courcy

Senior Vice-President, Academic

Eileen De Courcy

Eileen De Courcy began her role as Senior Vice-President Academic at St. Lawrence College in November 2018. A senior academic leader with experience in both the private and public sector, including secondary school, apprenticeship, college, university and executive education settings, Eileen is passionately dedicated to education, lifelong learning, academic excellence and student success. 

Eileen’s leadership of the academic division is demonstrably committed to a deliberate focus on the development and delivery of strong, effective programs resulting in measurably high levels of student satisfaction and professional success. She is also committed to creating learning environments that reflect the best elements of faculty expertise, industry/ community partnerships, and the use of emerging technologies to position St. Lawrence College as a preeminent teaching and learning institute. 

Eileen is currently pursuing a PhD in innovation in teaching and learning from the University of Toronto. She holds a Masters of Arts in Education Administration from Central Michigan, a Bachelor of Education from Brock University, and a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature and Theatre from Guelph University.

Eileen enjoys presenting to international audiences on a variety of topics related to teaching and training, curriculum, professional development and innovation in 21st century learning practices. She enjoys spending time with her family, cycling, hiking and travelling.


Student Services and Human Resources

Student Services – Rick Anderson

Human Resources – Andrée LeBlancq

Workplace Relations – Trish Appleyard

Organizational Development – Brian Benn


Patricia Kerth

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

Headshot of Patricia Kerth, Senior Vice-President Corporate Services at St. Lawrence College

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, and Facility Management Services. 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 fifteen 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.


Kathy O'Brien

Senior Vice-President, Strategy, Communications & Advancement

Kathy O'Brien Senior Vice-President, Strategy, Communications & Advancement

Kathy O’Brien is the Senior Vice-President, Strategy, Communications and Advancement.  She joined the College in December 2018 and is responsible for leading the overall strategic and business planning for SLC in collaboration with the academic division and other senior administrative staff.  Kathy has oversight for strategic enrolment management, strategic risk management, student recruitment, marketing and communications, government relations, alumni engagement and advancement activities, and community engagement.

Kathy has broad experience in leadership roles in both the private and public sector.  She spent 16 years at Queen’s University where, most recently, she was the Associate Vice-Principal (International).  In this role, she was responsible for the university’s overall international strategic direction and relationship building across the globe.  Through integrated planning and consensus building, she successfully introduced new academic and research partnerships, increased international student mobility, and collaborated on increasing international alumni engagement strategies.

Kathy is a graduate of Dalhousie University with a Master’s of Public Administration (Management) and she has a Bachelor of Arts in French Language and Linguistics from Carleton University.  She currently sits on the Board of Directors for the Canadian Bureau of International Education (CBIE).  From 2012 to 2018, she sat on the Board of Governors for St. Lawrence College.


Don Young

Vice-President, International Education

Headshot of Don Young, Vice-President of International Education at St. Lawrence College

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.