SCAET building at Sheridan's Trafalgar Road Campus

Office of the Vice President, Administrative Services

Alison HortonAlison has deep experience in the Ontario college sector and previously held roles as Vice President Academic, Vice President Corporate Services, Dean of Continuing Education, Dean School of Business, Media & Entertainment and Associate Dean of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at Mohawk College. Prior to serving in these administrator positions Alison was a Professor and a Program Coordinator for seven years in the Faculty of Interdisciplinary Studies. These various roles have contributed to her combination of strategic leadership, extensive academic and operational knowledge, and a track record of results-driven accomplishments.

Alison has participated in and provided leadership to a wide variety of sectoral committees and working groups, and served in the community on a number of boards, including the Hamilton Chamber of Commerce, YWCA Hamilton and Ontario Learn.  Alison’s academic credentials include a Master of Arts in Political Science from the University of Guelph and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of Waterloo.

  • The Facilities and Sustainable Infrastructure team is dedicated to providing Sheridan students, faculty and staff with inspiring spaces to learn, teach, work, collaborate and innovate!

    We are responsible for ensuring the planning, design, construction, operation, and maintenance of Sheridan’s indoor and outdoor spaces to support the academic, extracurricular activities and events, research, and administrative functions. Our goal is to enhance the quality of our physical spaces to provide the best experience for our community, with a focus on inclusion, accessibility and sustainability.

    We aspire to achieve international standards of excellence and create campuses that are a physical example of Sheridan taking its position as a leader in postsecondary education in Ontario, Canada and the world.

    For matters related to Sheridan's Facilities and Sustainable Infrastructure, please contact us at

  • Supports Sheridan’s mission and vision through the creation of strategic objectives for the use of information technology. With a focus on corporate leadership and planning, management of central IT services, and financial and resource management related to IT's operational and capital expenditures, the department keeps Sheridan connected.

  • The Financial Services Department provides progressive and accurate financial expertise, tools, and services to the Sheridan community to support the achievement of both departmental and institutional goals. The Financial Services Department is responsible for Sheridan’s annual budget, financial statements, financial analysis, accounts payable and payroll.

  • Business Services provides students and staff with the resources they need to be prepared and fuelled for success at Sheridan. Offering Food Services, Residence, Bookstores, Parking and Lockers, onecard, Conference Services, Conference Centre, Printing Centre, Procurement, and the Mailroom, Business Services is there to keep Sheridan running.

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  • The Human Resources is comprised of a team of dedicated HR professionals, who are committed to building a reputation as a leading employer by offering Sheridan's employees the guidance, support, and expertise that they need.  We strive to do this by partnering with Sheridan's employees to provide expertise and support for key HR functions, including:  Human Resources and Payroll Systems support, Talent Acquisition, Total Rewards, Occupational Health and Safety, Workplace Abilities, Employee Wellness, Employee and Labour Relations, Employee Learning, change management, performance management and employee engagement and recognition.

For information on any of the above departments, or Sheridan’s financial services in general, please email


Alison Horton
Vice President, Administrative Services

Keera Smiechowicz
Executive Assistant to the Vice President, Administrative Services; Chief Financial Officer & Associate Vice-President Finance and Associate Vice President, Safety and Emergency Management

Daryush Esmaili
Associate Vice President, Facilities and Sustainable Infrastructure 

Carol Zekic
Assistant to the Associate Vice President, Facilities and Sustainable Infrastructure

Dan McKerrall
Associate Vice President, Financial Services

Kedar Tupil
Interim Associate Vice President, Digital Transformation and Technology

Marcie Matsubuchi
Assistant to the Associate Vice President, Information Technology 

Tracey Ens
Associate Vice President, Business Services

Jamie Campbell
Interim Associate Vice President, Human Resources

Jill Van Osch
Manager, Operations and Strategic Initiatives

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