People – Summer 2021

Brett Shepherd, B.A.Sc. ’04, MA (leadership) ’14, has been named director of U of G’s Ridgetown Campus.

Dr. Natalie Carter, PhD ’15, Dip. ’98, is co-investigator of an ongoing research project intended to create new Arctic shipping routes that protect culturally significant marine areas that received a 2021 Governor General’s Innovation Award.

David Drahos, BA ’14, was named as Atlantic regional affairs adviser to federal Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness Minister Bill Blair.

Sarah Douglas, B.Comm. ’17, will compete in the women’s Laser Radial sailing event during her first Olympic Games this summer.

Dr. Gervan Fearon, B.Sc. (Agr.) ’81, M.Sc. ’84, has been appointed as the new president of George Brown College in Toronto.

Patricia Tersigni, BA ’99, MA ’01, has been selected as campaign chair of the 2021 Guelph-Wellington-Dufferin United Way campaign. She helped lead the University’s recordbreaking UW campaigns in 2015 and 2016 as staff co-chair.

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