Connexions Council Elections Office of the Registrar

2024 College Council Election Results

The College is pleased to welcome new and returning members to Council representing the South East Region (District 3), Central East Region (District 4) and South West Region (District 8). Council members will serve for a three-year term starting June 2024.

The 24-person Council governing the College oversees policy development and makes decisions related to entry-to-practice requirements, ethical and professional standards, professional misconduct, incompetence and incapacity.

Please join us in congratulating our new and returning Council members:

Krystal Oxbro – District 3

Krystal is the owner of a multi-site child care organization and has been working in licensed child care settings for the past 24 years. “As a member of the LGBTQ+ community, working in the field and raising a child with special needs, I have learned that inclusion is not just a value, but a set of actions that help ensure children and families have a voice and feel a true sense of belonging. As a College Council member, I would utilize my strong leadership skills to connect and collaborate with RECEs across the province and continue to advocate for diversity and inclusion within the ethical standards that shape what we do as RECEs every day.”

Amanda Barg – District 4

Amanda is a newly registered ECE who graduated with an Honours Diploma in Early Childhood Education from Durham College in 2023. She works for the YMCA-EarlyON of Durham Region. “As a Council member, I will work tirelessly to create an inclusive environment that values and promotes continuous learning. I believe in the power of collaboration and open dialogue to address the evolving needs of our community.”

Stacee Stevenson – District 4

Stacee is the program manager for CWELCC / contracted services at the Regional Municipality of Durham. She has been re-elected as a Council member for her second three-year term. “I bring to the table a strong work ethic, a creative mind, and the desire to make change happen. It is my goal to continue engaging, influencing, leading and making a positive impact as District 4’s representative on the Council.”

Cheryl Duffett – District 8

Cheryl is a system leader for the Thames Valley District School Board. She brings extensive experience working with people from a variety of backgrounds and lived experiences. “I look forward to sharing my professional experiences with others while learning from theirs, honing my leadership skills and connecting with other RECEs across the province.”

Tamashawn Mifsud – District 8

Tamashawn (Tam) has been employed in the early learning sector over 29 years in various roles. Currently, she’s the Program and Policy Advisor for London Children’s Connection and teaches part-time at Fanshawe College’s ECE program. “I am passionate about the importance of recognizing ECEs as professional and the importance of integrity in our role working with children and families. I am committed to ensuring the profession is diverse and embraces inclusivity in all domains.”