Interim Registrar & Executive Director Announcement

Posted: May 4, 2021

Publié le 4 May 2021


The College of Dietitians of Ontario is pleased to announce the appointment of Laura Sheehan as the Interim Registrar and Executive Director, following the departure of Melisse Willems.

Laura brings over 20 years of experience in the regulatory and non-profit sector. Her extensive experience in senior leadership positions includes serving as Deputy Registrar at the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers, Deputy Registrar, and Director of Registration and Membership Services at the College of Early Childhood Educators, and Director of Registration and Certification at the Association of Early Childhood Educators.

We look forward to Laura’s leadership as we continue our search for a permanent Registrar and Executive Director. She will be working with our dedicated team of staff, Council and committees and will play a critical role supporting the College in achieving its mandate through this transitional period.

Please join us in welcoming Laura to the College.

Laura’s appointment is effective May 1, 2021 and she will continue in this position until we are able to place the permanent Registrar and Executive Director.

Laura can be contacted at as of May 1.