Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Headshot of Margaret Froh

In a record voter turnout this year, Margaret Froh, Class of 1996, was elected the president of the Métis Nation of Ontario, the first woman to be elected to the position.

A lawyer and educator, Froh lives in Barrie, Ontario, situated within the traditional territory of the Georgian Bay Métis Community. Froh taught as adjunct faculty at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law, and is faculty at the Banff Centre's Lougheed Leadership Institute specializing in Indigenous governance.

She’s a past president of the Indigenous Bar Association in Canada (IBA), a national association of Métis, First Nation and Inuit lawyers, judges, law professors and law students. She is the current chair of the IBA’s Law Student Scholarship Foundation.

Read more about Margaret Froh’s election here.