Announcement of our Ontario College Registrar, see below:
Message from the President of the Council
01/09/2015Dear Members and Stakeholders:
The Council of the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers (OCSWSSW) is pleased to announce the appointment of Lise Betteridge as Registrar and CEO of the College, effective September 1, 2015.
Lise has been the Acting Registrar since November 2014 and has had full responsibility for College operations for the past ten months. During this time, she has managed the College with steadfast dedication. Lise has been an integral part of the team for over five and a half years. She has demonstrated a strong commitment to serve and protect the public of Ontario and to support our members to enhance their ability to provide high-quality services to their clients.
Lise is a Registered Social Worker who holds a Masters of Social Work degree from the University of Toronto. Since joining the College in 2010, Lise has held progressively senior leadership positions and was a vital part of some of the College’s major initiatives, including preparation for the regulation of psychotherapy, the evolution of the Continuing Competence Program and the ongoing shift to online processes.
The OCSWSSW regulates the practice of over 17,500 social workers and social service workers in Ontario. The Council is confident that Lise’s leadership capabilities, sound fiscal management, team-building skills and vision for the organization align with our strategic direction, relationship management and policy governance style. Together we will strive to ensure the public of Ontario receives high-quality services from our members.
Please join us in welcoming Lise to her new role as Registrar and CEO.
Beatrice Traub-Werner, MSW, RSWPresident of the Council
Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers