As Director of Planning and Institutional Research at Niagara College, Mrs. Gonzalez oversees research and analytical work that supports strategic and operational planning, policy formation, and government reporting. The office prepares research data for reports to assist College officials in areas such as planning new and revised programs, marketing, recruitment, and reporting to the province on key performance indicators (KPIs). It also leads and coordinates institution-wide studies and surveys.
Mrs. Gonzalez brings strong knowledge of post-secondary education from many years in the college and university systems, including four years at Niagara College and six years at Brock University. She has served on numerous committees and boards throughout the province and is currently an active member on the Community Advisory Committee for the Niagara Community Observatory.
Over her 24 year career in the public and private sectors, Mrs. Gonzalez worked in a diverse number of communities, including Ottawa, Calgary, Toronto, Timmins, and Sarnia. She presently resides in the Niagara Region where she grew up.
Mrs. Gonzalez holds a Bachelor of Social Sciences from the University of Ottawa and a Master of Education from Brock University.