Robert Hall Ap­pointed Chair Of The Board Of Gov­er­nors At Bishop’s Univer­sity

Stanstead Journal - - NEWS - Spe­cial col­lab­o­ra­tion Chantal Sneath Sher­brooke, Len­noxville

Bishop’s Univer­sity is pleased to an­nounce that Me Robert Hall has been ap­pointed Chair of its Board of Gov­er­nors. Me Hall is the sec­ond Chair to be ap­pointed since the Univer­sity’s gov­er­nance struc­tures were mod­i­fied in 2010.

Me Hall grad­u­ated from Bishop’s Univer­sity in 1979, and went on to com­plete his LL.B. at the Univer­sité de Sher­brooke. He is cur­rently Vice-Pres­i­dent Le­gal Af­fairs and Cor­po­rate Sec­re­tary of Cas­cades Inc. Me Hall is a long­time res­i­dent of the East­ern Town­ships.

Michael Gold­bloom, C.M., Prin­ci­pal and Vice-Chan­cel­lor, ex­pressed his grat­i­tude to Me Hall for strength­en­ing his com­mit­ment to the cause of the Univer­sity. “Bishop’s is very for­tu­nate to have such a highly re­spected mem­ber of the Que­bec busi­ness com­mu­nity take on this key role.”

Prin­ci­pal Gold­bloom also ex­pressed his grat­i­tude to Dr. Robert ‘Squee’ Gor­don, B.A. ’60, D.C.L. ’04, who served as Chair of the Cor­po­ra­tion and then of the Board from 2007 to 2014. “Squee played a piv­otal role in guid­ing the Univer­sity back on to a pos­i­tive path fol­low­ing the strike and lock­out of 2007. He was in­stru­men­tal in the gov­er­nance re­form that es­tab­lished a mod­ern Board in 2010.”

Me Hall is a Di­rec­tor and Chair­man of the Board of Bo­ralex Inc. and Chair­man of the Board of Reno de Medici. Be­fore join­ing Cas­cades in 1994, he was a part­ner with the law firm Fraser, Mil­ner, Cas­grain (now Den­ton’s) in Mon­treal. He is a mem­ber of the Bar­reau du Québec and of the Cana­dian Bar As­so­ci­a­tion.

Me Hall served as a mem­ber of the Board of Di­rec­tors of the Col­lège-Mont-Notre-Dame in Sher­brooke be­tween 2008 and 2013. He was a mem­ber of the fundrais­ing cam­paign com­mit­tee for the Ron­ald McDon­ald House in Mon­treal. He has also par­tic­i­pated in fundrais­ing cam­paigns for many char­i­ta­ble or­ga­ni­za­tions in­clud­ing the Tour CIBC Charles Bruneau.

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