Kristine Dawson

Kristine Dawson
Director, Co-operative Education, Career Services and Work-Integrated Learning
President-elect, Co-operative Education and Work-Integrated Learning (CEWIL) Canada (formerly CAFCE)

Kristine holds an honours BBA from Brock University, and an MBA from Niagara University and has worked within the province of Ontario in the post-secondary education sector for over 18 years, in both college and university environments. She has held functional roles in co-operative education, career services, marketing & communications and recruitment and has had leadership responsibility for co-operative education at Brock University, as well as Co-op, Career Services and funded programs at Niagara College. Kristine is currently the Director, Co-op, Career and Work-Integrated Learning at Conestoga College, in Kitchener, Ontario. At Conestoga, Kristine is responsible for the teams that support transition to workplace activities for students, graduates, alumni and Employment Ontario supported community members. Kristine is a long-time member of Co-operative Education and Work-Integrated Learning (CEWIL) Canada (formerly CAFCE), EWO, served as Chair of the Heads of Co-op Committee for Colleges Ontario, as well as numerous CACEE committees and boards. Kristine has served on the CEWIL Board of Directors as the Director-at-Large Colleges, and begins her term as President in October 2018.