TORONTO — The Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists (OACETT) has announced the appointment of a new CEO.
Cheryl Farrow has more than 20 years of experience in not-for-profit management including governance transformation, amalgamation and credentialling, noted a release. She began her new role on Sept. 8.
Farrow’s previous leadership roles include CEO of the Canadian Bar Association, president and CEO of the Supply Chain Management Association, executive director of the Canadian Grocery Human Resource Council and president of the Ontario Tourism Education Corporation.
Farrow has also served as chair of the Alliance of Sector Councils and president of the International Federation of Purchasing and Supply Management. She has an MBA from the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management.
OACETT is a non-profit, self-governing, professional association of 25,000 members.
“We’re thrilled to welcome Cheryl to OACETT. Her proven leadership and commitment to success will make our association stronger and benefit our members as we advance the engineering technology profession in Ontario,” says Kim Pickett, OACETT president, in a statement.
“OACETT has just completed an inspiring new strategic plan, so my focus will be turning that plan into annual operational milestones to demonstrate progress in careers, chapters and communities,” said Farrow.