Ontario Catholic School Business Officials Association - About

  • Board of Directors

    President: Paul De Cock

    Paul is the Comptroller for Business Services & Finance for the Toronto Catholic District School Board. He has a long history as a business professional in the education sector beginning with the Scarborough Board of Education (1990-1998) and currently serving with the Toronto Catholic District School Board (since 1998 to present). Paul is a graduate of the University of Toronto and earned his Master in Business Administration with York University’s Schulich School of Business.

    Past President: Angelo Romano

    Angelo is the Manager of Labour and Employee Relations for the Hamilton Wentworth Catholic DSB. Before joining HWCDSB in 2006, he was an Employee Relations Officer for the Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board. He is a graduate of The University of Toronto – Honors Bachelor of Arts specializing in Industrial Relations. Angelo also has his Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP) designation and is a member of the Human Resources Professional Association of Ontario (HRPAO).
    Angelo is looking forward to in helping OCSBOA achieve it's short and long term objectives.


    Vice President: Kevin Sun

    Kevin Sun is the Internal Auditor for the Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board (DPCDSB) and is responsible for ensuring the Board and its schools are in compliance with Board policies and procedures.  Prior to joining the Board, Kevin was employed in the financial services industry for over 16 years, the majority of that time spent with Royal Bank Canada (RBC). Kevin has a Bachelor of Arts – Accounting degree from the University of Waterloo and holds a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CMA) designation.”


    Director : Theresa Davis

    Theresa Davis is the General Manager, Human Resources at Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board. Theresa has served Catholic Education for over 30 years. She is a member in good standing with Human Resources Professional Association (HRPA) and holds the Certified Human Resources Professional Leader Designation (CHRL). Theresa provides professional Human Resources expertise, direction and guidance to the organization as well as managing the day to day operation of the Human Resources Department (including Teacher Personnel, Support Services Personnel, Training and Development, Health Promotion and Wellness, HRIS, and Benefits) Theresa is involved in labour relations and collective bargaining. 


    Director: Maia Puccetti

    Maia is the Superintendent of Facilities Services for the Toronto Catholic District School Board. She is a registered architect and has a Master of Architecture from Dalhousie University. She is responsible for a busy capital program, with nine new school as well as  several major additions currently in design development or construction. She is also responsible for the School Renewal program as well as the Operations and Maintenance departments. In addition to being a Director, Maia is looking forward to working on OCSBOA’s revitalized Facilities and Planning Committee; sharing ideas and initiatives to benefit Catholic School Boards, students and communities.



    Director: Joe O'Hara


    Director: Anna Chan

    Anna is the Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of the York Catholic District School Board where she started her education sector career since 1996. She is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA), a Certified Management Accountant (CMA) and a graduate of the University of Toronto Bachelor of Commence program. In the education sector, she currently serves on the Board of Directors for Ontario School Board Financing Corporation (OSBFC) and Catholic School Board Services Association (CSBSA). In the past, Anna co-chaired the Ministry's Reporting Entity Workgroup for over a decade for the provincial implementation of Public Sector Accounting Standards (PSAB). Currently, she leads a CSBSA Business Intelligence (BI) project to deliver a provincial self-service data visualization and discovery application.


    Executive Director: Peter Marchini

    Peter Marchini began his career in Catholic Education in 1976 with the former Windsor Catholic District School Board as Controller of Finance. From 1984 until his retirement in 2007 he held the position of Superintendent of Business and Board Treasurer for the Windsor-Essex Catholic District School Board. Peter is a graduate of St. Clair College and a Certified Management Accountant. He obtained the Ministry of Education Supervisory Officers Certificate in 1984. Since his “retirement” Peter has continued his commitment to the Windsor/Essex community. He currently is Co-chair of the Hotel-Dieu Grace Hospital Foundation Gala, and recently he has been appointed as an Inspector representing creditors in the General Chemical Canada Limited bankruptcy process. During the 2008 Federal election Peter was Campaign Manager for a local candidate.
    He and his wife Mary, a Registered Nurse, recently celebrated 35 years of marriage. They have two children Ashley, also an RN, and Michael, a chef now working in New Zealand.Peter is pleased to once again be associated with Catholic Education as Executive Director of OCSBOA. "OCSBOA, together with all of its partners in Catholic Education, play an integral role in meeting the needs of Catholic ratepayers and Catholic School Boards in the Province of Ontario. I am honoured to serve OCSBOA, its Directors, and the catholic communities they represent in order to advance the Catholic education of our great students."


OCSTA Liaison

Chair: Paul DeCock
Anna Chan

To provide support as needed to Ontario Catholic School Trustees Association including members for workgroups, committees and OCSTA/ OCSBOA Finance Seminar.

Human Resources Committee

Chair: Angelo Romano
Joe O'Hara

To provide a wide range of consultative services to OCSBOA members in the areas of  negotiations, benefits, arbitrations, contract language, Health & Safety, etc.

Ministry of Education Liaison

Chair: Paul DeCock
Joe O'Hara

To consult with the Ministry of Education on current business & finance issues and will provide feedback to OCSBOA and its members.

Membership Services

Chair: Paul DeCock
All Directors

develop services that can be provided to members to enhance value of OCSBOA for all  members:
some examples include workshops, seminars, communications


All Directors
Chair: Paul De Cock
To develop a conference program for the current year that will meet the members' needs and to search for future years conference locations.

OCSBOA Facility and Planning Committee

Chair: Mia Puccetti

CEFO - Chair: Paul DeCock and Mia Puccetti, ICE - Contact: Paul DeCock and Joe O'Hara, OCSOA Reps - Angelo Romano and Anna Chan

Constitution, By-Laws, & Policies:

  • Membership:

    The Ontario Association of School Business Officials is dedicated to the pursuit and support of quality education for all students. The Ontario Association of School Business Officials is an autonomous, non-profit, educational organization of professionals that works collaboratively to support learning by developing and promoting excellence in business practices.


OCSBOA has a retired Members Group - Retired Ontario Catholic School Business Officials (ROCSBO)
For Further Information Contact:
Ray Marentette
216-1 Hurontario Street, Mississauga On L5G 0A3
Phone: 905-990-3277 
   Cell: 647-992-3277



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