On July 1, 2013, Ms. Shirley Hoy assumes the role of Vice-Chair of the University of Toronto Governing Council.
Ms. Hoy is currently Chief Executive Officer of Toronto Lands Corporation. Her public service career spans more than 25 years. Between 2001 and 2008, she served as the City Manager of Toronto, the 6th largest government in Canada. She received the Canada’s Most Powerful: Top 100 Award in 2004 and 2008.
Ms. Hoy holds a Bachelor of Arts and a Master of Social Work from the University of Toronto and a Master of Public Administration from Queen’s University.
Ms. Hoy was awarded U of T’s prestigious Arbor Award for volunteering in 2004.