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About CVO

President & Registrar

Dr. Steven Jacobs – President   

Dr. Marc Marin - President

Dr. Steven Jacobs became the College’s President in December 2017. Dr. Jacobs was elected to Council in 2016. He graduated from the Ontario Veterinary College in 1979.

He began his career in a mixed clinical practice and then  owned Silvercreek Animal Hospital in Guelph.  Dr. Jacobs then joined  Wyeth Animal Health as a professional services veterinarian. In 2007, he worked as the manager of professional services at Medi-Cal Royal Canin until he retired in 2011. Prior to being elected to Council, Dr. Jacobs served on the College’s Accreditation Committee.

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Ms. Jan Robinson - Registrar & Chief Executive Officer

Jan Robinson

A recognized leader in the field of profession-based regulation, Jan Robinson has over 25 years of experience providing vision and direction to regulatory and public policy organizations. She is a keen strategist with the ability to build partnerships and engagement at the provincial, national and international levels. Jan’s position enables her to bring innovative approaches to the delivery of regulatory programs. Key contributions include the development of a framework to establish governance excellence, implementing an accountability, risk and evidence based approach to regulation at all levels of the organization, and leading legislative change that promotes public access and safety. Jan is a trusted advisor and is frequently consulted on varied organizational and regulatory matters. She is a sought after speaker and has had the privilege of teaching and presenting around the world.

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