College Student Alliance

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College Student Alliance
Location Toronto. Ontario, Canada
Established 1975
President Jeff Scherer
Vice president Allie Golding
Affiliations OUSA, CASA
Website CSA Website

The College Student Alliance (CSA) represents students in Ontario community colleges. They currently represent 12 colleges and 15 student associations with over 135,000 student members.

Founded in 1975 as the Ontario Community College Student Parliamentary Association (OCCSPA), the College Student Alliance (CSA) is an advocacy and student leadership organization which serves Ontario’s college students.

CSA’s main competencies are advocacy related on behalf of its membership on all issues relating to college education including tuition, accessibility, quality and transferability. Independent of any political or organizational affiliations the CSA is dedicated to championing the needs of Ontario postsecondary students from the students’ perspective.[1]

2015-2016 Board of Directors[edit]

President - Jeff Scherer (Conestoga Student Inc)

Vice President - Allie Golding (Sault College Students' Union)

Director - Miranda Underwood (St. Clair Student Representative Council)

Director - Jozef Bauer (Northern College Student Association - Timmins)

Director - Rob Williams (Fleming College Student Administrative Council)

Director - Shane Malcolm (Niagara College Student Adminastrative Council)

2015-2016 Staff[edit]

General Manager Ted Bartlett

Director of Advocacy Ciara Byrne

Research & Policy Analyst John Horrox

Member Support Manager AJ Adams


  • 2005-2006 Matt Jackson
  • 2006-2007 Matt Jackson
  • 2007-2008 Tyler Wiles
  • 2008-2009 Jenn Howarth
  • 2009-2010 Justin Fox
  • 2010-2011 Justin Fox
  • 2011-2012 Brian Costantini
  • 2012-2013 Ciara Bryne
  • 2013-2014 Curtis Bell
  • 2014-2015 Matt Stewart
  • 2015-2016 Jeff Scherer


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