Our Board of Directors oversees our company’s operations. Each member is responsible for ensuring that the company is headed in the right direction. Our directors are very active and deep-rooted in the community.
Holly Huehn was elected to the Board in 2014. As an experienced professional with a background in urban and transportation planning as well as public facilitation and finance management, Holly has extensive experience in government, engineering and consulting practices in Canada and the US. Prior to launching her own consulting business in 2006, she developed and executed demand forecasts and computerized models for the Louisiana Council of Governments and subsequently, Totten Sims Hubicki (now AECOM). As an independent public facilitation consultant, she supported clients in the delivery of information solutions and tools that increased user participation and understanding in online and interactive facilitated sessions. Since 2010, she has managed the financial accounts of a digital customer service technology provider in Waterloo. She holds a Master’s Degree from Wilfrid Laurier and Waterloo Universities.
In 2016, Holly was appointed to the Board of Directors at the Mutual Concept Computer Group Inc. She is an active member of the executive and Treasurer of the Parents’ Association at St. John’s-Kilmarnock School. Holly lives in Kitchener, Ontario with her husband and 11-year daughter and has been a policy holder since 2001.
Anne Jones-Abel was elected to the board in 1987. She graduated from the University of Guelph, then completed an Ontario Teachers Certificate (music and french) and an Interior Design Certificate from Sheridan College.
She is currently retired from her teaching career but continues to operate the 140 acre farm with her husband. Business experience includes her years of involvement with Dumfries and the recent completion of the Directors Certification courses offered by the Ontario Mutual Insurance Association.
She has served as chair of Dumfries and has been on many committees over the years. Also, she has been a policy holder since 1980.
In her spare time, she is very involved with community activities and her family.
An experienced director of Dumfries Mutual Insurance, Gord is motivated to work with the Dumfries team to continue in the ongoing development of the company and the Mutual insurance industry. Currently, he sits on the Legislative Affairs and Building Committees. Past experience includes service on the Executive, Audit and Financial committees.
Gord’s background in agriculture, as well as his current experience as a North Dumfries Township councilor, director of the Wellington Waterloo Future Development Corporation and former manager of the Ontario Plowmen’s Association (retired) provides him with business know-how, team building, conflict resolution and governance expertise.
Gord’s community activities include:
- North Dumfries Plowmen’s Association (treasurer),
- North Dumfries Aggregate Committee (chair)
- Trails and Cycling Committee (chair)
- Heritage Preservation Society (member)
Gord’s attention to the needs of policyholders is first and foremost.