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Board of Directors

Renata Dinnocenzo, Vice Chair
As the President’s Chief of Staff and Vice-President, Strategy and Brand at Seneca, Renata is currently leading a series of renewal initiatives and oversees strategic and business planning, issues management, and marketing and communications. She also serves as the Corporate Secretary to the Board of Governors.

A proud college graduate, Renata studied journalism at Niagara College and completed the Alternative Dispute Resolution program at Seneca. She has a master’s degree in interdisciplinary studies from Royal Roads University, with a focus on leadership and innovation, and completed the Crisis Leadership in Higher Education Program at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.
Winnie Tang, Board Treasurer
Winnie Tang is a CPA, CA with over 20 years of professional advisory and corporate experience.  As Procter & Gamble Canada’s Director of Tax and Pensions, Winnie is accountable for all aspects of P&G’s Canadian corporate tax affairs and the company’s pension programs with over $1 billion in investments. Winnie is responsible for establishing governance and operating structures that effectively evaluate ongoing and emerging risks to commercial operations and employee pension benefits, and advising the business on how to manage and control those risks.
Krista Slade, Board Director
Krista Slade is an international advancement leader with experience working on four continents, primarily supporting higher education. This includes leading the fundraising campaign for the Faculty of Arts & Science at the University of Toronto, global head of advancement for the Rhodes Scholarships and establishing the Asia-Pacific operations for the Council for Advancement & Support of Education (CASE) in Singapore. Krista is a Fellow of the Royal Canadian Geographical Society and active with the Canadian Leaders at Sea program with the Royal Canadian Navy. She is passionate about animal welfare and programs for companion animals and seniors.
Sandra Train, Board Director
Sandra Train is a seasoned personal injury lawyer, renowned for her unwavering dedication to clients and exceptional trial advocacy. Her commitment to justice extends beyond the legal realm, as she actively engages in volunteer animal welfare work, demonstrating a compassionate spirit that complements her legal expertise. She has been actively involved in animal transfer rehoming programs and fundraising initiatives that support shelters across Ontario. Sandra's blend of legal proficiency, empathy, and community involvement makes her a standout advocate both in and out of the courtroom.
Shirley Langley, Board Director
Passionate about animal welfare, Shirley is a people and culture leader with over 30 years of experience as an executive and consultant across a wide range of businesses including government, financial services and consumer goods. A trusted advisor and board director who takes a pragmatic approach, she has an undergraduate degree from Queen’s University and an Executive Master of Business Administration from Athabasca University.
Meg Houghton, Board Director
Meg is a Higher Education Consultant, Coach and Psychotherapist in training. She worked in colleges and universities across North America for 20 years overseeing a range of student services. Meg's strengths include empathy, organizational innovation, and strategic planning.  
Joshua Marando, Board Director
Joshua Marando is a government relations consultant at McMillan Vantage, working with companies to advance their priorities and address the most pressing policy issues of the day. He studied Arts & Sciences at McMaster University and completed a Master of Public Policy at the Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy.