Suzanne B. Herbert's Biography
Suzanne Herbert brings a wealth of experience to the position of Executive Lead, University Funding Model Review. In 2013-14, she led the negotiations of strategic mandate agreements with Ontario's 24 community colleges on behalf of the government.
Sue has had a long career in public service, and was a Deputy Minister in the Ontario Government from 1997-2008, retiring after serving as Deputy Minister of the Ministry of Northern of Development and Mines, the Ministry of Education, where she represented Canada for several years at the OECD Education Directorate, and the Ministry of Community and Social Services. Prior to becoming a Deputy Minister, she was the CEO of the Ontario Housing Corporation and held Assistant Deputy Minister positions.
In addition to this extensive experience with government, she has accepted several project assignments such as assisting a children's mental health agency looking at its strategic direction and serving in Inuvik with the World Wildlife Federation looking at marine spatial planning in the Beaufort Sea.
Sue and her husband Ken also volunteer with a number of non-profit organizations.