Dr. Marie Bountrogianni
Committee Chair, National Advisory Committee

Dr. Marie Bountrogianni
Committee Chair

Dean, The G. Raymond Chang School of Continuing Education

Dr. Marie Bountrogianni is Dean of The G. Raymond Chang School of Continuing Education at Ryerson University in Toronto, Ontario. Prior to joining Ryerson, she was president and executive director of the Royal Ontario Museum’s (ROM) Board of Governors. As a former Ontario cabinet minister, Dr. Bountrogianni served as minister of a number of portfolios. She authored and oversaw the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) from conception to royal assent, which established Ontario as a world leader in accessibility. Prior to entering politics, Dr. Bountrogianni was the chief psychologist for the Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board. She advises governments nationally and internationally on accessibility and other issues.