Congratulations to our winners!

Three OREP members were honoured at the SVP Award Luncheon on July 10th:


Patrick Brennan, Property Manager, was chosen to be recognized for Significant Contribution and Sustained Service of Excellence.

Patrick was nominated by Mary Patricia Byrne who wrote that Patrick is “complimented by his clients for his calm, friendly and proactive nature. He is organized. He is responsive and finds solutions. He is an excellent communicator”. One of his supporters wrote of his “daily excellence” and the fact that Patrick is “highly respected both as a leader and a colleague” while another wrote that “with over three decades of experience in facilities management in the federal government, the K-12 and post secondary sectors, and in recognition of the value and uniqueness of the property manager’s role at the University of Toronto, Patrick is one of the most accomplished individuals that I have had the pleasure of working with”. Patrick was also recently promoted to the role of Senior Property manager in recognition of his work.

Vikram Chadalwada, Sr. Manager, Student Information Systems, was chosen to be recognized for Sustained Service of Excellence.

Vikram was nominated by Cathy Eberts who wrote that “Vik cares deeply about the University of Toronto. Most notably, he promotes our ideals as an organization and sincerely values our contributions to society. He understands that the cultivation of healthy and productive working relationships translates in to exemplary service for our students, staff, faculty and alumni. He has a strong locus of control and uses the power of civic responsibility to make a positive impact in all aspects of his work and beyond…there are few people I have met at UofT who more clearly “walk the talk” than Vik”.

Sue McGlashan, Information Security Architect, was chosen to be recognized for Significant Contribution, Sustained Service of Excellence, and Inspirational Attitude.

Sue was co-nominated by Michael Wiseman and Isaac Straley who wrote that Sue is “well respected and builds trust across the tri-campus faculty and staff community.” Sue is the “principal developer and implementer of the University’s first information security risk assessment service which has been embraced across units of the University as a tool to provide transparency and awareness of risk to administrative and technical community members.”

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