Contact us

door of Richardson Hall

Mailing address:

Office of the Principal
Queen's University
74 University Avenue
351 Richardson Hall
Kingston, ON, K7L 3N6


613-533-2200 (reception)
613-533-2201 (contact for Diane Reid, scheduler for Principal Deane)
613-533-6838 (fax)

Office hours:

The office is currently open by appointment only, please email the person you wish to meet to book a time.



Name, Title, Email

Heather Cole
Chief of Staff and Legal Advisor
613-533-6000  ext: 75972
Christine Berga
Assistant Director, Finance & Administration
613-533-6000 ext: 74018
Diana Gore
Digital Communications Manager
Jessica Whiting
Communications Manager 
613-533-6000 ext: 78886
Mary-Rose (Rosie) LaLande
Relationship and Protocol Manager
613-533-6000 ext: 75725
Keith Gawronski-McNinch
Coordinator, Events, Awards and Operations (Benidickson House)
613-533-6647 (direct line or ext: 36647)

Kate Bearse
Executive Assistant to the Chief of Staff

613-533-6000  ext: 74138
Diane Reid
Administrative Coordinator and Scheduler to Principal
613-533-2201 (direct line or ext: 32201)
Lynne Wight
Office Assistant
613-533-2200 (direct line or ext: 32200)

Feedback on Accessibility:

The Principal's Office is committed to advancing accessibility for persons with disabilities at Queen's University and we welcome your feedback. To let us know how we're doing, you may wish to complete this Customer Service Accessibility Feedback form. All accessibility-related feedback goes to the Accessibility Coordinator in the Human Rights and Equity Office, who will follow up with you as appropriate.