Regional Representatives



Central Region

Jane Dewar

Bluewater DSB  (Tobermory, Southampton, Sauble Beach, Owen Sound, Walkerton, Dundalk)

Bruce-Grey Catholic DSB


Kawartha Pine Ridge DSB

Peterborough Victoria Northumberland and Clarington Catholic DSB

Simcoe County DSB

Simcoe Muskoka Catholic DSB

Trillium Lakelands DSB

Toronto and Area

Miranda Blazey

Dufferin-Peel CDSB

Peel DSB

Toronto Catholic DSB

Toronto DSB

York Catholic DSB

York Region DSB

Durham Catholic District School Board (Oshawa) 

Niagara   (Hamilton, Stoney Creek, Niagara)

Peter A. Vietgen, Ph.D.


Canadian Society for Education through Art

Brock University

Avon Maitland DSB (Stratford)

DSB of Niagara  (Niagara)

Hamilton-Wentworth DSB (Hamilton)

Hamilton -Wentworth Catholic DSB (Hamilton)

Niagara Catholic DSB  (Welland)

Brant Haldimand Norfolk Catholic DSB

Grand Erie DSB

Southwestern Ontario  

Krystal Caldwell


Thames Valley DSB

English Language #38 (London) Catholic DSB

Lambton Kent DSB (London)

London Catholic DSB

Greater Essex County DSB

Huron Perth Catholic DSB

Lambton Kent DSB

St. Clair Catholic DSB

Golden Horseshoe(Kitchener, Waterloo, Cambridge, Wellington, Guelph)

Michele Kleinschuck

Waterloo Catholic DSB

Waterloo region DSB

Wellington Catholic DSB

Upper Grand DSB (Guelph)


Near North

Kathy Browning


Algoma DSB (Sault Ste Marie)

District School Board Ontario North East

Huron-Superior Catholic DSB

Near North DSB

Nipissing-Parry Sound Catholic DSB

Northeastern Catholic DSB

Rainbow DSB

Sudbury Catholic DSB


Brooke O’Connell 

 Halton Catholic DSB

Halton DSB


Southwestern Ontario Windsor-Essex Catholic DSB (Windsor)

Greater Esses County DSB (Windsor)

Grand Erie DSB (Brantford)

Brant Haldimand Norfolk Catholic DSB (Brantford)

Eastern Ontario Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic DSB (Kingston, Bancroft, Belville, Napanee, Trenton)

Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario (Kemptville, Smiths Falls, Cornwall)

Hastings & Prince Edward DSB (Belville)

Limestone DSB  (Kingston)

Ottawa-Carlton Catholic DSB

Ottawa-Carlton DSB

Renfrew County Catholic DSB

Renfrew County,  DSB

Upper Canada DSB (Brockville)

Huron Perth Catholic DSB (Dublin, near Perth)

St. Clair Catholic DSB  (Wallaceburg)

Northwestern Ontario Keewatin-Patricia DSB

Kenora Catholic DSB

Lakehead DSB

Northwest Catholic DSB

Rainy River DSB

Superior North Catholic DSB

Superior-Greenstone DSB

Thunder Bay Catholic DSB

District School Board Ontario North East  (Timmins)

Interested in becoming a regional rep. for your area? Here is what we do:

As a regional representative of the OAEA, you are the conduit for information, ideas, and changes as we grow as an organization. In this role, it is hoped that you will be able to:

  • Foster interest in membership and participation in OAEA events, conferences, and media campaigns;
  • Provide the OAEA with information, links, images, and/or video of active OAEA members engaged in art making, arts advocacy, and arts education events in your area;
  • Engage in information sharing and dialogue with other regional representatives, the OAEA executive, and other regional partners in arts education such as school board consultants, faculties of education, university and college visual arts departments, and galleries and museums.
  • Send us a one paragraph bio and photo with contact info for the website
  • Start a database of names of art teachers/schools with art programs in your area