A three-year mandate for Ms. Connie L. Graham
OTTAWA, June 18, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of
Transport, today announced the appointment of Ms. Connie L. Graham as
chairperson of the board of directors of the Federal Bridge Corporation
Limited for a term of three years.
Since 2012, Ms. Graham has been a director on the board of the Federal
Bridge Corporation Limited. She also serves as a director for London
Hydro and as a vice-chair of the Fanshawe College Foundation. She was
the chairperson of Habitat for Humanity London from 2007 to 2011, and
prior to that was vice-president of South Winds Development for more
than 10 years.
Ms. Graham holds a Bachelor of Science in biochemistry from Suffolk
University in Boston and holds a Canadian Director certificate from the
Institute of Corporate Directors. She is also a member of the Canadian
Board Diversity Council's Diversity 50 class of 2013, and was awarded
the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Medal in 2012.
The Federal Bridge Corporation Limited (FBCL) is a federal Crown
corporation established to manage the Cornwall Bridge, the Canadian portion of the Sault Ste. Marie
International Bridge, and the Canadian portion of the Thousand Islands
International Bridge. The bridge corporation's mandate is to provide
stewardship so that its assets are safe and efficient for users. Its
international bridges provide vital trade routes and links between
Ontario, Michigan State and New York State, supporting the Canadian and
American economies as a whole.
"The Federal Bridge Corporation Limited will greatly benefit from Ms.
Graham's experience on several boards, including this one. I am pleased
that she has accepted to become its chairperson."
The Honourable Lisa Raitt
Minister of Transport
The Federal Bridge Corporation Limited
SOURCE: Transport Canada
For further information:
Office of the Honourable Lisa Raitt
Minister of Transport, Ottawa
Transport Canada, Ottawa
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