Ms. Graham is a corporate director specializing in board governance, bylaw and policy infrastructure, human resources, performance management and strategy. Her collaborative leadership skills have made her an invaluable change agent in many organizational contexts - volunteer, crown corporation and listed companies. In 2013 she was named a DiversitySO director by the Canadian Board Diversity Council and is a recipient of the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Medal.
She currently serves as Vice-Chair of London Hydro, Inc. (where she also chairs the Human Resources, Policy and Procedure Committee and sits on the Governance and Risk Committee). She recently concluded a six-year appointment as Chair of the Federal Bridge Corporation, Ltd., where she was directly responsible to the federal Minister of Transport to guide and oversee negotiations and divesture/amalgamation activities in the creation of a new federal crown corporation. Ms. Graham also served as Chair of the Fanshawe College Foundation Board where, in support of the Foundation's Strategic Plan, she designed, proposed and oversaw execution of a governance reorganization that engaged all directors in the development of a new suite of cutting-edge financial and policy portfolio tools to successfully achieve Imagine Canada certification in 2017. Additional Board appointments have included the venture-listed NexGenRx, Chair of Habitat for Humanity and others.
In addition to the ICD.D certification granted her by the Canadian Institute of Corporate Directors, Ms. Graham earned her B.Sc. in Biochemistry at Suffolk University in Boston MA. She is a dual citizen of the United States and Canada and resides in London and Estero, Florida with her husband Bill.
Connie joined the Fanshawe Board of Governors September 2019.
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