Skills Ontario Alumni



Meet Skills Ontario Alumni

Join the Association

Alumni Volunteering Opportunities

Skills Ontario Alumni Dinner


Thank you to our Skills Ontario Alumni Partners:


This program is funded by the Government of Ontario.





Skills Ontario wants to support and enrich the professional and personal lives of Skills Ontario Alumni. The Skills Ontario Alumni Association celebrates alumni stories and successes, and allows alumni to network and come together.

Through the Association, the accomplishments of Skills Ontario Alumni are showcased and recognized, and alumni have the opportunity to share their expertise and experience with students across Ontario. Skills Ontario Alumni represent a vast pool of knowledge and talent, and have accomplished amazing things in their lives, whether it’s in the field they competed in, or if their Skills Ontario experience has positively affected another aspect of their success.

Many alumni continue to be involved with and support Skills Ontario, and we are proud of their achievements and important contributions. If you are a Skills Ontario alumna or alumnus who has competed in the Skills Ontario Competition, we look forward to hearing from you too! Please join the Skills Ontario Alumni Association and get involved!



        Sam Turgeon-Brabazon        
         President of Alumni Association        


Meet Skills Ontario Alumni

Terence Brouwer

Pattern Maker
Promation Nuclear Ltd

Joel McLeod

Manufacturing Engineering Technologist
Cleaver Brooks of Canada Ltd

Adam Melnik

Business Agent
Heat and Frost Insulators Local 95

Shawn Roy

Project Coordinator
     Matter Architectural Studio Inc     

Lina Shamoun

Business Owner
Artline Salon

Timothy Wilkinson

Service Plumber
City of Toronto

If you would like to be a featured Alumni, please contact


Join the Association

By joining the Skills Ontario Alumni Association, you will be a part of a dynamic community of Skills Ontario Alumni who want to connect and network with peers, and support the skill development of youth across Ontario.

Your membership in the Skills Ontario Alumni Association includes:

  • Invitation to the Skills Ontario Alumni Events
  • Invitation to Skills Ontario Appreciation Evening (networking and theatre night)
  • Being a part of the "Skills" community and sharing your story!

As the Skills Ontario Alumni Association grows, we look forward to being able to provide even more member benefits.

Register for the Skills Ontario Alumni Association

Skills Ontario Alumni Association on LinkedIn



Alumni Volunteering Opportunities

Volunteering opportunities specific to Skills Ontario Alumni include:

  • In-School Presentation Guest Speaker
  • Cardboard Boat Races
  • Skills Ontario Competition
  • Young Women's Initiatives Mentor/Speaker
  • First Nations, Métis, and Inuit Initiatives Mentor/Speaker
  • Summer Camp Workshop Leader

Volunteer Mentors – Young Women’s Initiatives

Skills Ontario is recruiting volunteer mentors for Skills Ontario Young Women’s Career Exploration Events across Ontario this fall and winter. These events connect female students with women who are currently working or training in a skilled trade or technology career. As an Skills Ontario alumni, you can share your unqiue experience and career journey, and contribute to the innovative programs of Skills Ontario. Each event requires a time commitment of approximately 3.5 hours and takes place over lunch or dinner times.

Young Women’s Conferences at the Skills Ontario Competition, Toronto, May 4 & 5, 2020

Workshop Leaders, Technical Committee Chairs, and Judges - Skills Ontario Competition

Elementary Career Awareness Workshop Leaders

Plan and facilitate a skilled trades or technology related workshop to be delivered to groups of grade 7 and 8 students. We have a special need for service sector workshop leaders, particularly for culinary workshops. E-mail for more info.

Technical Committee Chairs

As a skilled trade / technology professional, lead the organization of, and procurement of materials for, a contest at the Skills Ontario Competition.

Contest Judges

Apply your industry expertise as a judge at the Skills Ontario Competition! As a volunteer, you can provide valuable feedback and mentorship to students competing in your past contest area (or other area of expertise) and make a positive impact on their training and education.

If you are interested in lending your time and expertise to a Skills Ontario Competition contest or any other position, like marshal or event assistant, you can register to volunteer through this online form, or E-mail for more info.

Event Marshals

Marshals are an essential role to our success and act as a liaison between the technical committees and competition staff for the set-up, execution and teardown of the contest sites. Communication and organizational skills along with a willingness to work hard are the best attributes a Marshal can have. Join our team and share your passion for the skilled trades!

For more information, contact!

All Skills Ontario Volunteer Opportunities


Skills Ontario Alumni Dinner

Every other year, Skills Ontario invites former Competitors to enjoy a night of fun, recognition, and reminiscing!

Come and share your memories of competing at the Skills Ontario Competition and how your experience as a competitor contributed to where you are now. Reunite with your fellow medalists while enjoying dinner, panel speakers with their success stories and trying to find yourself within our photo and video presentations.

Stay tuned for details on the next Skills Ontario Alumni Dinner!