Alumni Association

Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work Alumni Association

All graduates of the Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work are members of the Alumni Association. Through the Association, those who wish may become actively involved in Faculty and university life in a wide variety of ways.

Currently, the Association:

  • offers an annual scholarship and a bursary to students
  • offers a Mentoring Program to graduating students to help ease their entry to employment
  • provides a Facebook page for Alumni to contact one another and exchange information, photos etc.
  • advocates sound social policy as appropriate
  • hosts an annual Distinguished Speakers Series, bringing leading-edge speakers to the Faculty
  • honours current students and Alumni who have made outstanding contributions to the Faculty and/or profession
  • hosts an Annual General Meeting and Spring Reunion

In addition, many Alumni serve as volunteer Field Instructors or Sessional Instructors, participate in curriculum reviews and the selection of new teaching faculty; participate in Faculty governance; and contribute financially to the Faculty.


Connect with the Alumni Association on Twitter and Facebook!



How to join

There are a wide variety of opportunities for involvement with the Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work Alumni Association. If you are interested in becoming involved, or would like more information, please contact the FIFSW Alumni Office. There is no membership fee.

Telephone: (416) 978-4437

The Alumni Association is currently seeking nominations for the position of Secretary. Please refer to the application form for further details.

Application Deadline: Friday, August 23, 2019


Current Executive



President  Judy Newman
First Vice-President Sharon Andria
Second Vice-President Sara Abura
Auxiliary Vice-President   Amanda Neves
Treasurer  Bradyn Ko
Secretary  Amanda Neves
Past President  Sara Abura
College of Electors  Sheila Neuburger
Communications Officer Sara Abura
Alumni Outreach and Engagement Jennifer Shields
Dean Faye Mishna


Faculty Council Rep. (1)
Fidelia Fredua-Kwarteng
Faculty Council Rep. (2)
Mentor Program Michelle English
MSW Studies Committee TBC
PhD Studies Committee Charlene Cook
Practicum Advisory Committee  Amanda Neves
GSA Rep. (1)
Nolan Blodgett
GSA Rep. (2)
MegE Ebifegha
Member(s) at Large Christine Sheppard, Jenna Rines, Anne Kirvan, Matthew Regan, Elizabeth Lee, Maribeth Christensen


The Board of Directors approved amendments to the Constitution of the Association, presented for approval by Members at the Annual Meeting held on May 30, 2012.