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Senior Leadership Team

UCC’s Senior Leadership Team (SLT) sets the strategic direction of Upper Canada College and leads its implementation, ensuring appropriate resources are in place and effectively managed to achieve the College’s goals. The SLT is accountable for ensuring high standards of excellence across academics, College programs and operations, and advancement opportunities with our extensive community.

They are happy to connect with parents and other community members at any mutually convenient time through our administrative support team.

sam-photo-21-150x150Sam McKinney, Principal
principal@ucc.on.ca
Sam is the CEO and head academic officer of the College. He chairs the Senior Leadership Team and reports to the Board of Governors.



david-mcbride-headshot-x100David McBride, Vice-Principal, Enrolment Management
dmcbride@ucc.on.ca, 416-488-1125, ext. 2220
Dave is responsible for the recruitment and admission of all new students and for the external marketing of the College locally and world-wide.

 

 

Patti MacNicol, Chief Administrative Officer
pmacnicol@ucc.on.ca, 416-488-1125, ext. 2259
Patti is the CFO of the College and is also responsible for all non-academic services: finance, IT, facilities, food services, housekeeping, security, rental operations and the Summer Camps.

jimgarner2016img_8863caleytaylorJim Garner ’77,  Vice-Principal, Advancement and Strategy
jgarner@ucc.on.ca, 416-488-1125, ext. 3108
Jim supervises all annual and special fundraising, capital campaigns, alumni and constituent relations and all school-wide and community communication. Jim also leads on the implementation of school-wide strategic development.


JuliaKinnear_IMG_7607CaleyTaylorJulia Kinnear, Academic Dean
jkinnear@ucc.on.ca, 416-488-1125, ext. 3365
Julia oversees the instructional program for the College, from SK through Year 12. She leads all International Baccalaureate elements, curriculum development and the Wernham West Centre for Learning.


thomaslindell2016img_8702caleytaylorThomas Lindell, Vice-Principal, People and Organizational Development
tlindell@ucc.on.ca, 416-488-1125, ext. 2293
Thomas leads the human resource function for all employees at the College, directing leadership development and coaching efforts, succession planning, performance management, employee relations,  learning and development, recruitment, policies and compliance, HR administration, change management and organisational development.

TomBabitsIMG_7574CaleyTaylor_webThomas Babits, Primary Division Head
tbabits@ucc.on.ca, 416-488-1125, ext. 4059
Tom supervises the overall experience of all students and teachers in the Primary Division, SK through Year 5. He is responsible for teaching and learning, health and safety and the implementation of the curricular, co-curricular and athletic programs at that level.

NaheedBardaiIMG_7594CaleyTaylor_webNaheed Bardai, Middle Division Head
nbardai@ucc.on.ca, 416-488-1125, ext. 4030
Naheed supervises the overall experience of all students and teachers in the Middle Division, Years 6 and 7. He is responsible for teaching and learning, health and safety and the implementation of the curricular, co-curricular and athletic programs at that level.

DerekPoonIMG_7547CaleyTaylor_webDerek Poon, Intermediate Division Head
dpoon@ucc.on.ca, 416-488-1125, ext. 3400
Derek supervises the overall experience of all students and teachers in the Intermediate Division, Years 8 and 9. He is responsible for teaching and learning, health and safety and the implementation of the curricular, co-curricular and athletic programs at that level and for its advisory and support programs.

ScottCowieIMG_7557CaleyTaylor_webScott Cowie, Senior Division Head
scowie@ucc.on.ca, 416-488-1125, ext. 3368
Scott supervises the overall experience of all students and teachers in the Senior Division, Years 10 to 12. He is responsible for teaching and learning, health and safety and the implementation of the curricular, co-curricular and athletic programs at that level and for its advisory and support programs.

Administrative Support to the Senior Leadership Team

Lorraine Fernandez, Executive Assistant to the Principal, lfernandez@ucc.on.ca 416-488-1125, ext. 2201
Barbara Beecroft, Executive Co-ordinator Program Team, bbeecroft@ucc.on.ca  416-488-1125, ext. 2274

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