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Holland College Foundation Board of Directors

The Holland College Foundation is governed by a board of directors comprised of community and industry leaders and professionals, all with the common goal of helping to shape the futures of students at Holland College. Our volunteer board is responsible for fund development, stewardship, granting, and financial oversight related to donor gifts.

"As a past Chair of the College's Board of Governors, I truly appreciate the significance of Holland College to Prince Edward Island. The college has seen tremendous growth over the past decade and has ambitious plans to further develop it's programs and activities across the province. I take great pride in assisting the Holland College Foundation to further enhance the legacy of Holland College."

Kent Scales, Board Chair - CEO, Scales Group of Companies


"Holland College provides students with experiential and co-operative learning opportunities and fundamental training for successful careers. Students are encouraged to embrace a collaborative approach that champions diversity and makes the Island and our society a better place. I am proud to support the college and share its story with Canadians and the international community."  

Mark Ledwell, Board Vice Chair - Partner, Gowling WLG

"As a proud alumnus, to give back to the college in some small way is very important to me, as it should be for all alumni. Together we can have such a positive impact on this important Island institution."

Barry Sheen, Lead, Annual Giving - Retired Senior Vice President - Westmont Hospitality Group

 Peter Mcluaghlin

"Education is one of the primary levers to creating a better world. I am proud to be part of Holland College, which plays a pivotal role in shaping the future of our students. It has been inspiring to watch the college grow and develop over the years and I am excited to be part of the Foundation Board to help support the future at Holland College!"

Peter McLaughlin, Lead, Planned Giving - President & Managing Partner, Anne of Green Gables Chocolates


“I am very proud to serve on the Foundation Board because of the profound impact it has on individuals’ lives.  As an alumnus, being a member of the Board allows me to contribute in some way to the growth and success of the College that played a pivotal role in my educational journey and career.  I have a deep appreciation for the transformative power of education and hope to help current and future students achieve their goals. Holland College is an extremely valuable asset, as a first-class educational institution, as an employer, and as an economic driver for PEI.”

Lloyd Compton - Partner, MRSB


"As a proud Islander, it has been exciting to watch Holland College grow and thrive. Prince Edward Island has benefited significantly from the skilled labour force produced by the many programs offered at this first-class Institution. The student body is the heart of the college and their health and well-being are integral to its success. The foundation is in place to help support the students and enhance their college experience, and I am thrilled to be given the opportunity to assist in its growth."

Dr. Katherine Ellis Ghiz - Physician, Queen Elizabeth Hospital


“I really didn’t fully appreciate what Holland College means to the community until our daughter, Lisa, enrolled in the Foundations program and went on to get her diploma as an early childhood educator. The learning managers and support staff made sure Lisa was supported to be successful! Holland College creates opportunities,  I’m very happy to do my little part to make sure that continues."

John Horrelt - President, REJ Holdings & LandFest Company Ltd.

"We are so fortunate to have a training facility like Holland College here in our small province that helps form the future of our communities. Most successful business operations today have someone that has attended Holland College or is associated with it, be it in Agriculture, Manufacturing, Tourism, or Fisheries to name a few. In a forever changing workforce it is more essential than ever to support the needs of this most valuable institution in the future to fulfill the training needs of our young people and businesses."

Ray Keenan - President, Rollo Bay Holdings Ltd.


"It has been said best by Michelle Obama. 

'The ability to read, write, and analyze; the confidence to stand up and demand justice and equality; the qualifications and connections to get your foot in the door and take your seat at the table – all of that starts with education.'

As a strong believer in the value of a good education, and valuing the role that Holland College plays in educating and preparing its students to become valuable contributors in their communities, I am pleased to be able to support and advance the goals of the Holland College Foundation in its work to enhance the contribution Holland College is able to make to our Island community and beyond."

Barbara E. Smith, K.C. - Partner, Stewart McKelvey

"In this day and age, the training that Holland College provides is more important than ever. The Foundation provides assistance to students to allow them to succeed and excel. I am proud to be involved in such an endeavour."

Alanna Taylor, K.C. - Partner, Cox & Palmer

Jo-Ann Campbell-Boutilier (EX-OFFICIO)
Alexander (Sandy) MacDonald (HOLLAND COLLEGE PRESIDENT)

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