The student union for public university in St. Catharines, Ontario, selected Tricia Gazarek as its Interim Ombuds in March 2019. She will serve a student body of 19,000 and follows Carole Moss, who held the position since July 2006. She has worked in conflict resolution since 2010, most recently as a mediator and consultant in private practice.
Garzek graduated from Humber College with a BA in Paralegal Studies and earned a Post-Graduate Certificate in Alternative Dispute Resolution at Durham College. She completed a MA in Conflict Analysis and Management at Royal Roads University and is completing an LLM at the University of Toronto. (BUSU Ombuds; LinkedIn.)
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