How we made a difference in 2017
Dr. MaryLynn West-Moynes is the President and CEO of Georgian College and has extensive academic and administrative experience in postsecondary education in Ontario. She has served as Vice President of External Relations at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT), President of Mohawk College, and in numerous senior leadership roles at both UOIT and Durham College. Throughout her career, MaryLynn has demonstrated an unwavering focus on serving students and meeting their needs. MaryLynn has extensive experience leading strategic planning; championing co-operative education, international and curriculum initiatives; and forging innovative college and university partnerships and pathways. She has also been responsible for establishing community, government and industry relationships; leading student services, marketing, communications, branding and fundraising teams; and undertaking major financial management and capital expansion projects.
Dr. West-Moynes received her PhD from the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at the University of Toronto. Her research examined organizational culture and leadership skills. She holds an MA in adult education from Central Michigan University and a BASc from the University of Guelph.
Dr. West-Moynes is very community-minded, she has served on numerous volunteer boards and committees throughout her career.