HOPA Ports Welcomes New Board Member: Nancy DiGregorio

HAMILTON ON – HOPA Ports welcomes the announcement by Minister of Transport, Hon. Omar Alghabra, of an appointment to its Board of Directors.

HOPA Ports is pleased to welcome the new appointment of Ms. Nancy DiGregorio to its Board of Directors, as Class II User Appointment, for a term of three years.

Ms. DiGregorio has had a long career in public service. After graduating from McGill University in Montreal, she went to Uganda where she was an instructor at a teacher-training college for two years. She was then a teacher with the Hamilton-Wentworth Catholic District Board, later becoming a department head, vice-principal and principal, before becoming the Board’s superintendent of education.

Ms. DiGregorio has been a dedicated contributor to the community in Hamilton, with her work in education as well as serving on the Board of Directors at the Hamilton Community Foundation, St Jerome’s University (Waterloo), the YMCA Hamilton/Burlington and the Collegium of Work and Learning.

She has also volunteered with the St Joseph Women’s Centre, the Good Shepherd Centres and the Industry Education Council. DiGregorio was a provincial appointee to the Hamilton Police Services Board, serving as Chair of the Board from 2011 to 2013. She was vice-president of the Ontario Association of Police Services Board and currently serves on the Board of the Tandia Credit Union.

Ms. DiGregorio was the recipient of the Canadian Educator of the Year Award in 1999, the Vision 20/20 Award from the City of Hamilton in 2000, the John C. Holland Award for Community Service in 2006, the YMCA Peace Medal in 2007 and the YWCA Woman of Distinction Award in 2008.

Please see the related announcement by Minister of Transport, Hon. Omar Alghabra, MP: