Alvin Guthrie is the President of the CCAA and a graduate of Recreation and Leisure, 1991. Currently he works with the West Scarborough Neighbourhood Centre managing various community programs. Previously he’s worked as a youth counselor and basketball coach. Most of the work Alvin has done has been the result of programs he initiated and designed himself. Alvin’s goals for the Centennial College Alumni Association is for it to be one of the best alumni associations in North America. Alvin is the father of twin toddlers and is expecting another in the fall of 2018.
Marlon Inniss is the Vice-President of the Centennial College Alumni Association Board of Directors and a graduation of Mechanical Engineering, 1990. Currently Marlon is the General Manager at Bobrick Washroom Equipment Co. in Toronto. Previously Marlon worked for 12 years at the SkyDome as a security supervisor. Marlon’s career and life experience has led him to be a Resource Speaker at United Way. He also combined his love of sports and business acumen as the past President of Ajax Pickering Dolphins Football Club. Marlon is looking forward to helping improve involvement, communications and enhancing the CCAA’s social media presence. Marlon enjoys travel, the cinema when he has free time and enjoying Toronto sports, especially the Raptors and Argos.
Donna Robertson is the Chair of the Centennial College Alumni Association Board of Directors and a graduate of Recreation and Leisure, 1992. Currently Donna is the Director of the Thornecliff Park Daycare Centre and previously worked for the Region of Peel conducting quality assessments for child care centres. Donna is proud of her work with families throughout her career and helping grow the CCAA over the years. She is looking forward to bringing in new members and awareness of the Centennial College Alumni Association. When she’s not working, Donna enjoys being the mother to two children and a grandmother of one.
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Masrine Peart is the Director of Marketing with the Centennial College Alumni Association and a graduate of Corporate Communications, 2000. Currently she is Communications Advisor with The Regional Municipality of York.She has previously held communications positions with start-up companies and the City of Vaughan. Masrine is a skilled communicator and excels at design, development and implementation of communications plans.
Biljana Gelmanovski is the Treasurer on the CCAA Board of Directors and graduate of Business Administration and Marketing, 2000. Currently she is a Senior Customer Service Specialist at Great-West Life. Her previous work includes a Marketing Associate at Freedom 55 Financial. Bilijana has had success in her career; nowhere has it been more evident than in her rapid career tractetory from being a junior customer service specialist to a position now where she works with specialized high-value clients. She is looking forward to bringing her business and financial acumen to the Board of Directors and when she’s relaxing, you can probably find her in the kitchen cooking or baking.
Andrea Harper is a Director-At-Large with the CCAA and a 2007 graduate of the Child and Youth Worker Program. Currently she is an Independent Contractor through Family and Children Support Services in the Durham Region, where she serves as an ARTS Worker (CYW) for foster children and their families. She is really grateful for the friendships she has made over the years, working in various Social fields. On the Board of Directors, Andrea hopes to help students remain engaged and connected with other Centennial College Alumni through networking and hosting events. Andrea loves to travel, and hopes to do this more frequently. In February 2018, she vacationed to Mexico, Belize and Honduras on a 7 day cruise.
Michelle’s bio is coming soon!
Carla Reid is a Director-At-Large on the Centennial College Alumni Association Board of Directors. Carla is a graduate of Legal Administration, 2004 and Law Clerk, 2006 programs. Upon graduating Carla joined William A. Sullivan Law, practicing Family Law for 10 years alongside William A. Sullivan until Mr. Sullivan was appointed a Superior Court Judge in Brampton in 2015. During Carla’s career with Wiiliam A. Sullivan she was part of a team that developed an online billing system for the Ministry of the Attorney General, Office of the Children’s Lawyer. Carla has taken the big step to be an entrepreneur by making the decision to practice independently. Currently Carla practices as a Legal Administrator/Law Clerk/Paralegal in the GTA. When Carla is not providing legal services she loves to sew and enjoys designing clothing for friends and family.
Allan Ross is a Director-At-Large with the CCAA and a Computer System Technician – Networking, 2005 graduate. Allan also graduated from the Risk Management Program at the University of Toronto in 2015. He is currently employed as a Mortgage Administrator with a private lender; after having worked in telecom and as a RIBO licensed insurance broker. Allan has had several accomplishments in his career but is particularly proud of being an assistant coach with the Fire Basketball U-18 boys team, that captured their first Ontario Cup title in 2016. Allan hopes to organize more events for Alumni and to help the board deepen its relationship with the local and Centennial College community through various charitable endevors. He enjoys spending time with him family, writing prose, going for nature walks at Rouge Park and the surrounding area.
Odas Samo is a Director-At-Large with the CCAA and a graduate of Architectural Technician 2016. Odas is currently working as a Telecommunications Design Technician with a telecom company in Vaughn and is enjoys his work there. He is looking forward to encouraging alumni to become more engaged with the Centennial College Alumni Association and when he has some free time he enjoys reading and talking about exotic cars.
Erin Spanton is a Director-At-Large on the CCAA Board of Directors. Erin is currently a Department Assistant with The Business School at Centennial College and has previously worked for Delta Hotels & Resorts and Fairmont Hotels & Resorts during her career. She is currently pursuing a Human Resources Management Certificate and is working towards becoming CHRP certified. She hopes to use her position on the CCAA as a platform to encourage alumni to become more involved by attending events. Erin loves being an aunt and is looking forward to taking her niece to SkyZone, Wonderland and Centre Island over the summer.