Don Sinclair is the founding chief executive officer of the College Employer Council. The council’s mission is to support Ontario’s colleges of applied arts and technology through best practices in responsible collective bargaining, group insurance benefits and human resource matters.
Prior to his appointment at council, he was the executive director of the College Compensation and Appointments Council, an agency that was the predecessor to the College Employer Council. He has served within the college system as vice-president of human resources for Durham College and the University of Ontario Institute of Technology, as well as executive director, student success and human resources, at Loyalist College.
In addition, Sinclair has been a key team leader in four successful start-up opportunities in both the public and private sector.
Sinclair is treasurer for the Durham chapter of the Human Resources Professional Association and is currently president of Ontario Cerebral Palsy Sports Association, a charitable organization dedicated to providing, promoting and coordinating competitive opportunities as well as encouraging individual excellence through sport for athletes within the cerebral palsy family.
In addition to his CHRL designation, Sinclair has a BA and BPHE from Queen’s University. He has attended directors college and has taught as a part-time professor in the field of labour relations.