Trish O’Connor

Director of Sustainability

Fleming College

Trish O’Connor, BES, BEd, MAD.Ed. As Director of Sustainability at Fleming College, Trish oversees sustainability at Fleming. This includes campus sustainability, sustainability curriculum (AASHE Centre for Sustainability across the Curriculum), planning, reporting, community partnerships and academic program development. Prior to Fleming, Trish worked for the Ontario government in environmental planning and environmental assessment. Trish’s 17 years of academic leadership experience includes strategic planning, organizational development, continuous improvement, campus sustainability, academic operations and teaching. Trish holds a Master’s Degree in Adult Education and Community Development from St. Francis Xavier University, a degree in Environmental Studies and Economics from Trent University and a Bachelor of Education from Brock University. Trish graduated from Fleming and Fanshawe College in the Law Clerk program, and holds a Black Belt in Lean Continuous Improvement.