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We are pleased to announce that Anne-Marie Robinson, President of the Public Service Commission of Canada, has been named this year's Goodman School of Business Distinguished Graduate.
The Distinguished Graduate award is presented to a graduate of the Goodman School of Business at Brock University for outstanding business or personal achievement.
Ms. Robinson began her public service career in 1990 as an auditor for Revenue Canada, Customs and Excise. In 1993, she joined the Management Trainee Program and completed assignments at Industry Canada and Indian Affairs and Northern Development. From 1995 to 1997, Ms. Robinson held senior policy advisor positions related to Aboriginal policy at the Department of Human Resources and the Privy Council Office. In 1997, Ms. Robinson returned to Indian Affairs and Northern Development where she served as Director of Policy for the Specific Claims Program. In the fall of 2000, she joined the Accelerated Executive Development Program and completed two assignments at Indian Affairs and Northern Development: Director, Litigation Portfolio Operations and Director General, Litigation Management Branch.
In June 2002, Ms. Robinson joined the PSC as Director General, Policy and Legislation. In November 2003, she became Vice-President, Corporate Management Branch. In October 2008, she became Assistant Deputy Minister, First Nations and Inuit Health Branch at Health Canada, a position she held until June 2010. Ms. Robinson holds a Bachelor of Science degree, with a specialization in Geological Sciences and an Honours Bachelor of Business Administration degree, both from Brock University; and a Master’s of Science degree in Business Studies with a specialization in Human Resources Management from Salford University in the United Kingdom.
Ms. Robinson will be recognized at a special reception this evening at 5:00 p.m. in the ScotiaBank Atrium outside of BioLinc.