Tobi Day-Hamilton joined the Board of Governors in 2018 and is a member of the Marketing and Communications Committee. She is a passionate advocate for education and engagement. In her role as Director Strategic Initiatives at the University of Waterloo, Tobi leads strategic planning and implementation for Waterloo’s research and innovation endeavours. She is also co-founder and Executive Director of LAUNCH Waterloo, an organization dedicated to inspiring young people to explore STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and math).
Tobi participated in the 2012 Governor General’s Canadian Leadership Conference (GGCLC), served as the GGCLC Southwestern Ontario Regional Chair in 2017 and will do so again in 2020. She holds degrees from the University of Waterloo and McMaster University, is a self-proclaimed geek and an avid adventure seeker.