Delorme and Stackhouse join Queen’s Board of Trustees

Posted on July 9, 2018

Marie Delorme and John Stackhouse
Marie Delorme and John Stackhouse

Kingston, ON – Two Smith alumni will bring their expertise and experience to the governance of Queen’s University as new members of the Queen's Board of Trustees.

Marie Delorme, EMBA'00, and John Stackhouse, BCom'85, were added to the board on three-year terms that began June 1.

Marie is CEO of The Imagination Group of Companies. She chairs the Chiniki Trico Board, is past chair of the RCMP Foundation Board, and serves on the River Cree Enterprises Board, the National Indigenous Economic Development Board, and the Canadian Centre to End Human Trafficking.

She is a member of the Order of Canada, a 2014 recipient of the Indspire Business and Commerce Award and was named one of Canada’s 100 Most Powerful Women.

John is senior vice-president in the office of the CEO at RBC and is responsible for interpreting trends and providing insights to the bank's executive leadership and board. He was previously editor-in-chief of The Globe and Mail, editor of Report on Business, and a foreign correspondent based in New Delhi, India.

John has authored three books: Out of PovertyTimbit Nation; and Mass Disruption: Thirty Years on the Front Lines of a Media Revolution. He is a senior fellow at the Munk School of Global Affairs and C.D. ‎Howe Institute and sits on the boards of Saint Elizabeth Health Care and the Aga Khan Foundation of Canada.

Meeting four times a year, the Queen's Board of Trustees is comprised of 25 members responsible for, among other items, the governance of the university as it relates to financial matters, property, risk and external relations.