President: Khaled Elgharbawy, York CDSB
Khaled Elgharbawy is the Superintendent of facilities services and plant at York Catholic School Board (YCDSB), where he manages all aspects of activities for over 110 buildings. He previously served as a Senior Coordinator of Maintenance and Energy Management at the Toronto Catholic District School Board for 11 years.
Khaled holds a Mechanical Marine Engineering degree and is a Certified Building Commissioning Professional (CBCP), Certified Canadian Sustainable Energy Practitioner (CSEP), and a senior member of the Association of Energy Engineers. He has over 30 years of experience in Facility Services Management, particularly in Project Management, Operations, Maintenance, and optimizing organizational processes.
In his free time, he enjoys boating, fishing, and technology with his small family.
Vice President: Milka Zlomislic, Toronto CDSB
is the Superintendent of Capital Development, Asset Management and Renewal
at the Toronto Catholic District School Board. Before joining the TCDSB in
2010, Milka spent over 15 years as a Senior Project Architect/Associate at
major Toronto consulting firm specializing in K-12 educational and health
care facilities. Milka started her tenure with the TCDSB in 2010, as a
Project Supervisor in the Capital Development group. She later served as
Manager of Renewal before being promoted to Senior Manager and Acting
Senior Coordinator of Capital Development. After departing the TCDSB in
2019, Milka worked in the Capital Department at the City of Mississauga,
and served as Manager of Capital and Facilities Renewal Projects at the
Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board.
Milka graduated from the University of Waterloo School of Architecture, and has been a licensed architect in Ontario for over 20 years. As a graduate of the TCDSB, she hopes to make a positive and lasting contribution to Catholic education through her work as Superintendent, as well as in her role on the OCSBOA Board of Directors.
When away from work, Milka enjoys watching her children’s hockey and soccer games, hiking with her family, and painting watercolours.
Past President: Kevin Sun, Dufferin-Peel CDSB
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.
Michael Gray, York CDSB
Michael Gray< is the Superintendent of Human Resources and International Education at the York CDSB, having previously served as Superintendent of Human Resources, Administrative Services and International Education at the Durham Catholic District School Board. Prior to his employment with the Board, Michael prior professional experience was also as a labour relations practitioner with the Dufferin-Peel District School Board, Go Transit, Air Canada and University of Toronto. During his time with the Board, Michael did a secondment as the Director, Labour Relations Policy at the Ministry of Education. Michael’s previous involvement with OCBSOA including serving on the Board of Directors, as well as in the roles of Vice President and President. In this capacity, Michael also served on the OCSOA Board of Directors.
Michael is currently serving as a mentor in the OCSOA Mentoring Program. By way of his personal commitments, Michael is a parishioner at St. Michael's Cathedral in Toronto and a member of the Knights of Columbus.; In his spare time, Michael appreciates the opportunity to walk his English Spaniel Papi (named after his favourite ball player) and follow his professional sports teams.
Cathy McCabe, Dufferin-Peel CDSB
Cathy McCabe has worked with Dufferin-Peel for 33 years. Prior to her role as the Manager of Human Resources-Support Services, she was the Human Resources Information System Administrator. Cathy 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.
Betty Stavropoulos, Toronto CDSB
Betty Stavropoulos is the Senior Coordinator, Human Resources - Benefits & Compensation for the Toronto Catholic DSB and as a member of the senior HR team is primarily responsible for managing the Board’s Compensation and Pay Equity obligations as well as the operations of all Benefits policies and plans.
Betty has enjoyed working for Toronto Catholic for 30 years in various roles, primarily in the Human Resources department. Currently representing OCSBOA on the CAEAS-ECAB Council, Betty has previously served as a Director and is looking forward once again to the opportunity of promoting the mission of OCSBOA as a Catholic education partner.
Outside of work, Betty is kept busy enjoying biking, baseball and travel with her two children and volunteers at her local church parish as Council Secretary and Sunday School teacher.
Brian Capovilla, Wellington CDSB
Brian Capovilla is currently the Superintendent of Human Resources and Leadership Development at Wellington Catholic DSB.
Brian has worked with Wellington Catholic in a variety of positions for over 23 years. Prior to taking on the Human Resources portfolio, Brian was the Superintendent of Education, with responsibility for Equity and Inclusive Education, Student Support Services, Student Success, Mental Health and Well Being, Technology Enabled Learning, Board Leadership Development and Family of Schools. As a district leader, Brian is committed to a fully inclusive environment and providing the system conditions for the success of all learners.
Tom Pechkovosky, York CDSB
Tom Pechkovsky is the Coordinating Manager of Planning and Operations at the York Catholic District School Board. As a member of the senior team Tom is responsible of overseeing Admissions and Enrolment, Office Services, Planning and Transportation.
Tom is a registered professional planner with 20 over years of experience in school board planning, during his career with the Board Tom has served on various committees and work groups including secondments to the Ministry of Education.
Outside of work Tom enjoys many outdoor activities with his family including skiing, camping, biking and kayaking.
Lucy LePera, Toronto CDSB
Le Pera is a Senior Financial Analyst for the Toronto Catholic
DSB. She joined the TCDSB in November 2022.
Prior to joining the Board, Lucy was employed in the consumer-packaged goods industry for over 16 years.
Lucy holds a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CMA) designation.
Outside of work, you can usually find Lucy either cycling, hiking, playing pickleball, baking, travelling, or volunteering at either her local church parish as Treasurer of the Catholic Women’s Society, wedding coordinator and St. Vincent de Paul ministry or at the local hospital and hospice. Lucy’s pride and joy are her three adult children.
Vince Artuso, Toronto CDSB
Vince Artuso is currently the Purchasing Manager at the Toronto Catholic District School Board. He is responsible for supporting the procurement needs of various departments including Facilities and Operations as well as Administrative and Curriculum departments. Prior to this role, Vince was part of the Facilities department as was responsible for managing and delivering various complex construction projects.
Vince graduated from the University of Toronto from the Faculty of Engineering. He has a Bachelor of Applied Science in Civil Engineering and has obtained the designation of P.Eng. from Professional Engineers Ontario.
As a former student of the Catholic system, Vince believes that a proper Catholic foundation is the cornerstone of a good education and will serve our students well into the future.
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.
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."