Ontario Catholic School Business Officials Association - About

  • Board of Directors

    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.

    Past 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.

    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

    Siobhan Alexis, Toronto CDSB

    Siobhan is the WSIB Case Specialist at Toronto Catholic District School Board.

    She oversees the WSIB Department and manages complex claims, appeals and WSIAT hearings and ensures smooth and timely procedural operations for all WSIB matters.

    Siobhan possesses over 7 years of human resources and organizational development experience.

    Siobhans expertise includes workers compensation management, recruitment, training and development, and leadership and management development.

    Jessica Dalinda, Toronto CDSB

    Jessica is the current Supervisor of Communications, Public and Media Relations for the Toronto Catholic District School Board, bringing a wealth of communications, marketing and public relations experience to the role. Prior to joining the TCDSB Communications Team, she spent 7 years at The Angel Foundation for Learning, an official charity of the TCDSB, as the staff lead on high profile fundraising events such as the annual Angel Foundation Gala and the Annual Charity Golf Tournament. She also honed her marketing and public relations skills as the Program Coordinator with Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment (MLSE), the owner of the Toronto Maple Leafs, Toronto Raptors, Toronto Marlies, and Toronto FC. As an active member of her community, Jessica has served as a volunteer Board of Director for The Angel Foundation for Learning and as a volunteer for a number of local non-profit organizations, including SickKids Hospital Foundation, Meagan's Walk, the MLSE Foundation and C.P.P.S Mission Projects.

    Denise Jones, Dufferin-Peel CDSB

    Denise is the Manager of Benefits for the Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board. She is responsible for managing the day-to-day operation of the Benefits Department, including the transition of benefits to the Employee, Life, Health Trust (ELHT), Absences, Earned Leave, Deferred Leave and LTD.

    Denise has worked for the Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board for 17 years and during that time has held various positions in Payroll/Human Resources. Prior to joining DPCDSB in 2000, she worked in Payroll/Human resources in the private sector, the majority of that time spent with various divisions of Alcan Aluminium Limited.

    Denise is looking forward to this opportunity to work with OCSBOA and its members as we continue to support the professional development of school board practitioners.

    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

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
Jim LoPresti, 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 Board Members

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


Chair: Paul DeCock
All Board Members

To develop a conference program for the current year that will meet the members' needs and to search for future years conference locations.

Business Facility and Planning

Chair: Maia Puccetti


Chair: Paul DeCock
Maia Puccetti, ICE - Contact: Joe O'Hara, OCSOA Reps - Paul DeCock

Strategic Communications

Chair: Andrea Swinden
Jessica Dalinda

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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