Welcome to the University of Toronto Sociology Alumni Association (SAA)In 2004 a small group of alumni together with the University of Toronto, Department of Sociology formed the SAA. We hope that this association will add value to both the alumni and the student experience and we actively encourage your involvement.
To maintain an inclusive and vibrant association that actively promotes and supports the Department of Sociology by offering opportunities for alumni to re-connect and to participate in social as well as educational events with fellow alumni, students, department staff and the wider university community.
SAA Executive Board Members
Michelle Allick graduated from U of T in 1994 with a BA in Sociology and Urban Studies and graduated in 2002 with a Master of Social Work. Michelle is currently employed by Morneau Shepell as an EAP Client Care Counsellor. She currently volunteers as a KidCoach with Future Possibilities for Kids. She enjoys traveling, reading, the theatre, movies, and exercising.
Anne Kerubo, HBA
I am currently an Alumna Member of the Academic Board at the University of Toronto Governing Council; Sociology Alumni Association and Council of Alumni Presidents. I graduated in 1998 from U of T with a Major in Sociology and two Minors in History and African Studies. I am a strong supporter of public education and access to post secondary education. I have worked within the public and not-for-profit agencies, as well as being actively involved in Alumni Volunteer leadership at U of T and Community Engagement activities in various agencies including Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences, Kenyan Community in Ontario, etc. In addition to travel and recreational activities, my interests include governance, public and social policy issues.
Eric Krowles graduated from UTM in 1986 with an HBA in Sociology. Eric is currently employed by the City of Mississauga as a Human Resources Consultant. He utilizes the knowledge and skills gained through his studies in sociology every day in the areas of recruitment, employee relations, negotiating with internal and external customers, and project management.
Joan London has a BA in Sociology and a Certificate in Business from the U of T. Joan served on the U of T College of Electors for a four year term. She received an Arbor Award in 2000 for outstanding service to the University. In 1992 she received the Peggy Pratt Service Award from Woodsworth College. Joan was on the Woodsworth College Students Association Executive for seven years. She also served 16 years as an Executive Board Member of the Woodsworth College Alumni Association. Joan is a founding Board Member of the Sociology Alumni Association. She is an avid traveller who volunteers for many arts institutions including the AGO, Canadian Opera Co., Film Festivals, Annual Jazz Festival and International Authors.
Gabriella Simak graduated with an HBA in Sociology and Criminology in 2010. Gabriella is an active member of her community and has been involved in a number of different initiatives. Gabriella volunteered her time at the Canadian Blood Services, The Scott Mission, the Lawyers Feed the Hungry program by the Law Society of Upper Canada and the Woodsworth College Community Outreach Program. Currently, Gabriella is an active volunteer at the Redwood Shelter for Abused Women and Children and sits on the subcommittee of Community Engagement, University of Toronto Alumni Association, representing the Sociology Alumni Association.
Ione Williams graduated in 1989 with a BA in Sociology with a minor in Criminology. She is now employed with the Ontario Government in the Ministry of Government Services-Integrated Technology Services Department. Ione also volunteers with MS Canada, Teen Moms Organization, her local church and is a big supporter of Yonge Street Mission. Reading, travel and volunteering are her passions.