Stephanie Simpson - Vice-Principal (Culture, Equity, and Inclusion)

Stephanie SimpsonStephanie Simpson worked in the Human Rights and Equity Office from 1996 to 2023. In 2023, Stephanie was appointed Vice-Principal (Culture, Equity, and Inclusion) and oversees the Offices of the Ombudsperson, the Human Rights and Equity Office, Indigenous Initiatives and Complaints and Investigations. Stephanie leads Queen's commitment to ensuring a workplace culture that celebrates diversity and inclusion. Stephanie holds a Master of Education degree and a Master of Laws degree from Queen’s. Her research has focused on how racism and processes of racialization affect youth in smaller urban centres such as Kingston, as well as adjudicative silences with respect to racial inequality and access to justice for racial equality seekers. 

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Jill Christie - Executive Director 

Jill ChristieJill Christie worked in the Human Rights and Equity Office from 2003 to 2023. As the Executive Director for the Office of the Vice-Principal (Culture, Equity, and Inclusion), Jill is responsible for the overseeing cross portfolio strategic project planning, policy development and management information systems. This includes overseeing requirements and data collection as it relates to the Federal Contractors Program (FCP), the equity related sections of the Queen's Collective Agreements, Queen's Employment Equity Processes as well as the requirements of the Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA).

Contact: or ext. 78940


Jenny Corlett - Community Integration Liaison

Community Integration LiasonJenny Corlett worked largely in the Queen’s global engagement portfolio and other roles at Queen’s University from 1998 to 2023. As Community Integration Liaison, Jenny is responsible for enhancing the University’s recruitment and retention efforts by promoting the Queen’s and Kingston community strengths and working collaboratively with university and community partners to support the attraction and employment sustainability of top-talent faculty and staff. Jenny is a relationship builder. She is most energetic and enthusiastic when she can collaborate with different stakeholders to create new programs and services that foster a culture of inclusion and belonging. Jenny holds a Bachelor of Science and Education from Queen’s.



Eddie Daniels - Communications Manager

Communications ManagerEddie Daniels joined Queen’s in 2020 as Communications Coordinator for the Office of the Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic) following an extensive journalism career. Eddie is responsible for building and maintaining engagement with the Office of the Vice-Principal (Culture, Equity, and Inclusion) through the design, implementation and evaluation of a communications strategy, programs and events in alignment with the university’s strategic goals and priorities. He previously held successful terms as Public Information Officer for a law enforcement agency and later as Media & Communications Manager at a worldwide sporting equipment company. Eddie earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from Grambling State University with a concentration in both News-Editorial and Visual Communications.



Stacey Garwood - Executive Assistant

Executive Assistant and Budget OfficerStacey Garwood joined the Office of the Vice-Principal (Culture, Equity, and Inclusion) in 2023 with over 15 years of experience in administrative roles at Queen’s University. In her role as Executive Assistant, Stacey is responsible for providing administrative and organizational support to the office by managing projects and ongoing initiatives, and coordinating logistics, scheduling, and communications.



Khalil Koudary - Data Analyst

Data AnalystKhalil Koudary joined the Office of the Vice-Principal (Culture, Equity, and Inclusion) in 2023, bringing his devotion to and passion for unleashing the potential of data analysis for driving positive change. Khalil specializes in translating data insights into strategic decision-making, employing a diverse array of programming languages and data analysis and collaboration tools. His steadfast commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion aligns seamlessly with the office's mission to foster an inclusive environment. Khalil envisions data as a catalyst for meaningful transformation and is enthusiastic about contributing to the impactful initiatives of the office. Khalil holds a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from Concordia University.



Greg Naçu - Application Developer

Greg NacuGreg Naçu worked in the Human Rights and Equity Office from 2014 to 2023 as a programmer and software developer. Greg led the development, implementation and maintenance of numerous applications and their databases, including the Training Manager, Queen's Equity Appointments Process (QEAP), and the Diversity and Equity Assessment and Planning (DEAP) tool. These tools and applications increase efficiency and provide access to data to help the University with equity initiatives as well as reporting and analysis. Greg has developed several other applications, and consults and works with ITS to maintain the servers and data security. He continues to perform similar work in his role as the application developer for the Office of the Vice-Principal (Culture, Equity, and Inclusion).