21 Dec 2016

Mukesh Kowlessar-The Council Member Experience

Mukesh Kowlessar

Mukesh Kowlessar – Elected Social Service Worker
Mukesh Kowlessar previously served on the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers (OCSWSSW) Council from its inception until 2013. During this time he served on the Executive Committee and as College President for four years. Mr. Kowlessar recently retired as a program manager for the City of London. He has over 30 years of leadership experience in the municipal and provincial sectors in social services. Mr. Kowlessar is currently an adjudicator with the Landlord and Tenant Board and is also a consultant in strategic planning. Prior to his retirement, Mr. Kowlessar worked within the Ministry of Community and Social Services (MCSS) on the Social Services Solution Modernization Project in leading change management to Ontario Works and Ontario Disability Support Program offices. He holds certificates in mediation – alternate dispute resolution and executive management from Western University; certification in crisis and critical incident stress management and a social service worker diploma from Fanshawe College.