Toronto—March 4, 2016– The Board of Directors for the Ontario Catholic School Trustees’ Association (OCSTA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Stephen Andrews as the Director of Legislative and Political Affairs, effective March 21, 2016.

Dr. Andrews is an accomplished public affairs executive and registered lobbyist with more than 20 years’ experience as a government relations advisor. For the past 10 years he has been with Borden Ladner Gervais LLP advising clients on government relations strategies and working with provincial policy makers and advisors.

“The OCSTA hiring committee was very impressed with Stephen’s breadth of experience as a government relations strategist. I’m confident that he will bring valued perspective and momentum to our province-wide agenda to advance the interests and goals of publicly funded Catholic education in Ontario,” said Nick Milanetti, OCSTA Executive Director.

The Ontario Catholic School Trustees’ Association is the provincial voice for Catholic education. Founded in 1930, OCSTA represents all English Catholic school boards and collectively educates 545,000 students in Ontario, from Junior Kindergarten to Grade 12.

For more information, please contact Sharon McMillan, Director of Communications: 416-932-9460, ext. 232.