Chair, Lifelong Leadership Institute, Toronto, Canada
Trevor Massey has spent a lifetime working in the management ranks at post-secondary institutions. For more than three decades he was a senior manager at Centennial College in Toronto, where as college registrar he managed the full range of student services covering admissions, registration, student records, student information systems, enrolment management, scheduling, student awards and policy development. He also served on a number of provincial agencies and committees given to the overall stewardship of the Ontario college system, and was part of the registrars’ initiative that conceived and introduced the Ontario College Application Service (OCAS). As an education-management consultant, he has served a number of post-secondary institutions including the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) in Oshawa Ontario, University of Technology in Kingston, Jamaica, and La Cité Collégiale in Ottawa. He was part of a Canadian team given to leading the implementation of a vocational college system in Romania. Mr. Massey also served as executive director for the Ontario college-system project titled Colleges Integrating Immigrants towards Education (CIITE).
Mr. Massey has an extensive history in community service and leadership. He served as director in the start-up years of the Tropicana Community Services Organization; as vice-president of Jamaica 50 Celebration Inc.; and as chair of the National Scholarship Fund (Black Business and Professional Association), an organization that annually grants some 50 scholarships valued at over $200,000. He is also active in raising funds for schools in Jamaica, particularly his alma mater Wolmer’s Boys School and the University of the West Indies (UWI).
In 2013, he was awarded the Prime Minister’s Medal of Appreciation for Service to Jamaica and the Diaspora.