Lucie Allaire is the first Ombudsperson of the University of Ottawa and was appointed in September 2010.
Lucie Allaire is currently the President of the Association of Canadian College and University Ombudspersons. She has worked at the Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat as senior advisor to the vice-president, Informal Conflict Management System, and at the Department of National Defence in Ottawa as director general of the Conflict Management Program. Through these many professional experiences in the public service, she has gained extensive knowledge in the fields of conflict resolution, negotiation and mediation. With the strength of her solid practical and theoretical background, she has also taught mediation and negotiation at Saint Paul University.
Marie Boglari is the Assistant Ombudsperson.
Marie Boglari holds a Bachelor and a Master’s degree in Law from UCL (Belgium). She continued her academic path with a Master’s degree in Conflict Studies from Saint Paul University. Presently, she is in the third year of the PhD program in Conflict Studies at Saint Paul University. Marie has completed the Third Party Neutral training offered by the Canadian Institute for Conflict Resolution (CICR). She has been a teaching assistant and a lecturer in negotiation, mediation and social justice at Saint Paul University and the University of Ottawa. She also volunteers for Community Mediation Ottawa (CMO). Marie speaks French, English, Flemish, and Hungarian.