Mina Grossman-Ianni

Mina Grossman-Ianni has enjoyed a very varied career, starting with her career of 25 years in the media and the arts sector. After completing post-graduate studies in Modern Languages and Literatures at the University of Toronto and the Sorbonne in Paris, she worked for the CBC in both radio and television and in French and English. She served first as a reporter, then as a producer and finally as the Program Director of French Services for the CBC in Windsor and Director of French Radio in Toronto. During her tenure, CBEF, French radio in Windsor, garnered two national radio prizes. The next phase of her career took her to the Windsor Symphony Orchestra as General Manager. Her leadership was acknowledged with the Lieutenant Governor’s Award for the Arts in 2001 and 2003.  She has received several honours such as the Hadassah Woman of the Year in 2000, the Queen’s Jubilee Medal in 2002, an Honorary Doctorate from the University of Windsor in 2003 and Assumption University in 2008 and was named Woman of the Year in 2005 by the Women’s Incentive Centre of Windsor. She received the Orchestras Canada Betty Webster Award in 2008 for her contribution to the advancement of the Windsor Symphony Orchestra.She was the founding Chair of the Erie- St. Clair Local Health Integration Network from 2005 to 2011. She has served on numerous Boards such as the Board of the College of Family Physicians of Canada, the Board of Green Shield Canada, the Board of the Ontario Arts Council, The Amethyst Committee, the Board of the National Gallery of Canada, the “Panel des régions” for Radio-Canada, and the Area Legal Aid committee of Windsor. She has been involved as well in many other community initiatives including election as a French school advisory council member, the Athena committee of the Chamber of Commerce, and a former member of Rotary.