OPSOA Board of Directors

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Angela Nardi-Addesa, President

A third year member of the OPSOA Board of Directors, Angela is currently a Superintendent of Education with the Toronto District School Board.

What OPSOA Means to Me:

I am privileged to be a Superintendent of public education that champions equity and inclusion to support student achievement and well-being. I am honoured to have been elected as President of the Ontario Public Supervisory Officers’ Association for 2020-2021 and look forward to working to further enhance leadership capacity, strengthen membership engagement and represent the voices of our senior leaders across the province.


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Jack Nigro, President-Elect

A second year member of the OPSOA Board of Directors, Jack is currently Superintendent of Education with the Durham District School Board.

What OPSOA Means to Me:

OPSOA is a dynamic organization of educational leaders who focus their efforts on creating the best public school system possible in the service of ALL Ontario students and families. OPSOA members work collaboratively to learn together, and to continually improve teaching, learning and school culture using evidence-informed practices.



Glen Regier, Treasurer

Glen is currently the Superintendent of Finance with the Upper Grand District School Board.

What OPSOA Mean to Me:

OPSOA provides an important support system for leaders of public education. Support includes the mentoring program, professional learning and networking opportunities. As an organization it provides direct support to members, opportunities for members to support each other and the ability to share a voice in advocating for public education. I am pleased to be involved with this organization as Treasurer.



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Jessica Silver, Eastern Regional Director

A first year member of the OPSOA Board of Directors representing Ottawa Carleton, Upper Canada, Renfrew County, Hastings Prince Edward, Kawartha Pine Ridge, and Limestone District School Boards. Jessica is currently Superintendent of Education with the Limestone District School Board.

What OPSOA Means to Me:

OOPSOA provides strong representation for public Supervisory Officers, as we work together towards ensuring students have equitable access to high quality public education in Ontario. I am committed to carrying on the tradition of collaboration and support for colleagues that I have benefitted from and look forward to working with this wonderful organization.



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Mark Sherman, Western Regional Director

A second year member of the OPSOA Board of Directors representing Avon-Maitland, Greater Essex County, Lambton Kent and Thames Valley District School Boards. Mark is currently Superintendent of Education with the Lambton Kent District School Board.

What OPSOA Means to Me:

Every professional group has a duty and responsibility to support, educate, and enthuse its members as it refines its standards of practice. OPSOA fulfils this role for Supervisory Officers in Ontario and I am proud and honoured to be the Western Regional Director for OPSOA.


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Tim Graves, Northern Regional Director

A first year member of the OPSOA Board of Directors representing Algoma, Ontario North East, Keewatin Patricia, Lakehead, Near North, Rainbow, Rainy River and Superior-Greenstone District School Boards. Tim is currently Superintendent of Education with the Near North District School Board.

What OPSOA Means to Me:

Like many supervisory officers in Ontario, the high-quality professional development, leadership, and mentoring provided to me through OPSOA have been critical components in my own personal and professional growth as a system leader. I am honored to have the opportunity to join the Board of Directors and work collaboratively with other superintendents across the Northern Region in pursuit of continued growth in leadership capacity, equity, student achievement and well-being for all.


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Shirley Chan, Metro Regional Director

A first year member of the OPSOA Board of Directors representing the Metro Region for the Toronto District School Board. Shirley is currently a Superintendent of Education with the Toronto District School Board.

What OPSOA Means to Me:

During these complex times, opportunities to learn with and from one another are key. As we collectively focus on improving and addressing issues around student achievement, well-being and equity, together we are stronger. Through the work of OPSOA, let us continue to build and sustain a strong and vibrant public education system that serves all students and their families throughout the province.


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Gary Slater, Southwestern Regional Director

A second year member of the OPSOA Board of Directors representing Niagara, Grand Erie, Hamilton-Wentworth, Upper Grand and Waterloo Region District School Boards. Gary is currently Superintendent of Education with the Upper Grand District School Board.

What OPSOA Means to Me:

OPSOA provides a voice for the Supervisory Officers and Directors across the province by providing advocacy for the education system and by providing professional learning opportunities and support for members. I'm pleased to be on the Board of Directors to help lead public education with the goal of improving student achievement, equity and well-being.


Jim Markovski, Central Regional Director

A first year member of the OPSOA Board of Directors representing Bluewater, Durham, Halton, Peel, Simcoe County, Trillium Lakelands and the York Region District School Boards. Jim is currently Acting Associate Director of Education – Academic Services with the Durham District School Board.

What OPSOA Means to Me:

I am honoured to represent the members of the Central Region for OPSOA. It is a privilege to support the work of our leaders through our provincial body. OPSOA has had a proud thirty-year history as an advocate for the betterment of public education. Our multi-pronged mandate includes giving voice to common interests, working cooperatively with other bodies and with Ministry officials, acting as an advisory to promote leadership development and ethical practices, maintaining public communication, and providing supports for our membership. This comprehensive and strategic approach ensures that we are able to help shape the finest and most equitable public education system and one that is responsive to the needs of all stakeholders.