Ivey Dean Carol Stephenson and Dianne Cunningham, Director of Ivey’s Lawrence National Centre for Policy and Management, were among 33 outstanding individuals in London to receive the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal at a reception on June 10.
The medals were presented by Susan Truppe, MP for London North Centre and Parliamentary Secretary for Status of Women, at an event at Museum London. They were created to mark the 2012 celebrations of the 60th anniversary of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s accession to the Throne and were given to 60,000 Canadians to recognize their contributions to Canada.
Dean Stephenson was one of the Order of Canada recipients and was recognized for her accomplishments as a business leader and her efforts to advance women. Cunningham has 30 years of experience in education and government affairs, including serving as an MPP and Cabinet Minister, and has been involved with many community organizations.
Other London recipients of the medal included Sheldon Aaron, Jonathon Bancroft-Snell, Donna Bourne, Betty Crockett, Ronald Dawson, Murray Faulkner, Libby Fowler, Steve Garrison, Steve Goodine, Colleen Hanycz, David Hassan, Faisal Joseph, Gerry Killan, Fred Kingsmill, Eric Lindros, Bill Litowski, Jeff Macoun, Rev. James Mockler, David Nash, Nick Paparella, Denise Pelley, Bill Pettipas, Henry Poon, Erin Rankin-Nash, Dr. Cecil Rorabeck, Kelly Rowcliffe, James G. Thompson, Megan Walker, Randy Warden, Peter Jaffe and Janet Stewart.
1) Ivey Dean Carol Stephenson receiving her medal from Susan Truppe
2) Dianne Cunningham receiving her medal from Susan Truppe, Photos by John Tamblyn, John Tamblyn Photography Inc.