TORONTO, March 26, 2013 /CNW/ - Cindy Dundon Hazell, professor emeritus and former vice president
academic at Seneca College; and Richard Dicerni, former deputy minister
of Industry Canada, have joined the board of directors of the Higher
Education Quality Council of Ontario (HEQCO). Both were appointed for
one-year terms effective January 23, 2013.
Serving as vice president academic at Seneca from 2001 to 2012, Hazell
held a number of other senior positions at Seneca after joining the
faculty in 1980, including dean of continuing education and dean of
business. She is now an external representative for the public on the
board of directors for the Ontario Council for Articulation and
Transfer. She holds an honours bachelor of commerce and a master's
degree in education (higher education) and is pursuing her doctorate in
higher education at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at
the University of Toronto, with a focus on system design.
Richard Dicerni retired as deputy minister of Industry Canada in 2012
and is a director of Holcim (Canada) Inc. and Desjardins Financial
Security. He is also an adjunct professor of research at the Ivey
School of Business at Western University.
After a 23-year career in the federal government, he joined the Ontario
government in 1992 as deputy minister of environment and energy. In
1995 he became deputy minister of education and training. Dicerni was
appointed senior vice president at Ontario Power Generation in 1998,
heading the company from 2003 to 2005. He has served on the boards of
Trent University, Credit Valley Hospital, Atomic Energy of Canada Ltd.
and the Public Policy Forum. He received his BA in 1969 from
Université de Montreal and his master's degree in public administration
from Harvard in 1981.
SOURCE: Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario