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John E. Fleming

John Fleming joined Sheridan as a member of its Board of Governors and Governance Committee in 2016. He brings over 40 years of leadership experience in both the public and non-profit sectors. Since 2008, he has been CEO of John Fleming Occasional Consulting Inc., where he provides governance teaching and advice, executive mentoring and coaching, organizational review and group facilitation to a wide range of clients. Since 2011, he has also held the role of Integrity Commissioner for the Town of Caledon. Prior to these roles, John was the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Arthritis Society. He also spent several years at the Government of Ontario in various Deputy Minister roles, and 25 years working for several municipal governments.

John has received several awards, including the Government of Canada Sesquicentennial Award, which recognized his work to better the community, particularly his leadership with Ovarian Cancer Canada; the Robert Baldwin Award, Ontario’s highest award for municipal public service for his contributions to municipal government in Ontario; and the Make a Difference Recognition Award, presented by the Ministry of Community, Family and Children’s Services, for outstanding achievement.
He has also published articles in the FCM Forum and Bulletin of Canadian Welfare Law.

John obtained a Master of Social Work from the University of Toronto, a Bachelor of Arts from Queen’s University, and holds the Chartered Director (C. Dir) designation. He also completed the School of Business Governance program at Queen’s University.