Ontario Public Interest Research Group (OPIRG) McMaster 

Founded in 1995, OPIRG McMaster’s Mission is to empower students and community in exchanging ideas and taking action on diverse social justice and environmental issues by connecting individuals, groups, organizations, and resources.

Our vision is to engage, inspire, and empower all to achieve positive change through grassroots initiatives.

Our values are Consensus, Environmental Responsibility, Anti-oppression, empowerment, creativity and innovation, and equity and inclusivity

Resource Centre Location:
Room 229, McMaster University Student Centre
Accessible Campus (Interior rooms) Map

Mailing Address:
OPIRG McMaster
MUSC 229, McMaster University
1280 Main Street West
Hamilton, Ontario, L8S 4S4

Phone: (905) 525-9140 ext.27289
Email: opirg@mcmaster.ca
Web: www.opirgmcmaster.org

Facebook Page


Coordinator of Volunteers
Randy Kay
Phone: ext. 26026
Email: randy@opirgmcmaster.org
OPIRG Staff Bio Page

Coordinators of Information and Administration
Shelley Porteous
Phone: ext. 27289
Email: shelley@opirgmcmaster.org

Cecilia Irazuzta
Phone: ext. 27289
Email: cecilia@opirgmcmaster.org

All Staff are Part-Time (22 hours/week) and members of CUPE 1281


List of current Board members
E-Mail Board of Directors board@opirgmcmaster.org


Fall/Winter Office hours (September to April)
Monday to Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Spring/Summer Office hours (May, June and August – closed month of July)
Monday to Thursday 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.