On June 17, The Honourable David Lametti, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, announced the re-appointments of Margaret Bloodworth, LLB '77, to the Judicial Compensation and Benefits Commission.
Margaret Bloodworth of Ottawa is re-appointed as the member nominated by the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada. Ms. Bloodworth, a native of Winnipeg, received her LLB from the University of Ottawa and was called to the bar in 1979. Ms. Bloodworth had a distinguished career with the federal public service that spanned more than 30 years. She held senior positions with several departments, including serving as Deputy Minister at Transport Canada, National Defence, and Public Safety and as Associate Secretary to the Cabinet and National Security Advisor from 2006 until her retirement in 2008. Ms. Bloodworth is a member of the Order of Canada and received the Public Service of Canada Outstanding Achievement Award and the Vanier Medal of the Institute of Public Administration of Canada. She is currently Vice Chair of the Board of the Canada Foundation for Innovation, including Chair of its Nominating and Governance Committee, and Chair of the Canada School of Public Service External Advisory Committee. She has previously served on a number of boards, including the Council of Canadian Academies, where she was Chair, the Ottawa Community Foundation, and Cornerstone Housing for Women.
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