The Canadian Writing Centres Association / association canadienne des centres de rédaction (CWCA/ACCR) is an inclusive, bilingual association whose members unite to share information, research, ideas, and best practices with members of all writing centres in colleges, universities, and institutes of learning of all sizes. Our association represents writing centres—under any name—which embrace multiple structural models and functional philosophies.
President: Clare Bermingham (University of Waterloo)
Vice President: Stevie Bell (York University)
Past President: Sarah King (University of Toronto, Scarborough)
Treasurer: Mark Blaauw-Hara (University of Toronto Mississauga)
Secretary: Jenna Goddard (Thompson River University)
Francophone representative: Tessa Troughton (Ontario Tech University)
Membership Chair: Nadine Fladd (University of Waterloo)
Digital Media Chair: Lenore Latta (University of Guelph)
Members-at-large: Sheila Batacharya (University of Toronto Mississauga); Majid Nikouee (University of Alberta)
Student Member-at-large: Mohsen Hosseinpour Moghaddam (Simon Fraser University)
BIPOC Caucus Rep (ex-officio): Marci Prescott-Brown (University of Toronto)
Conference Co-Chairs: Julia Lane (Simon Fraser University), Marci Prescott-Brown (University of Toronto)
Get involved with the BIPOC Caucus!
Read the CWCA/ACCR Statement of Commitment to Antiracism.
Read about CWCA/ACCR’s History in this 2021 Blog Post: A Short History of CWCA/ACCR: Fifteen years on.
The Canadian Writing Centres Association / association canadienne des centres de rédaction is a registered not-for-profit corporation through Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (Corporations Canada).
We are governed by the Canada Not-for-Profit Corporations Act as well as our own CWCA/ACCR Bylaws.