1991 Alumni of Distinction


Heather Campbell Legal Administration, 1985     Heather Campbell started her career as a corporate law clerk with Goodman and Carr LLP in Toronto. During her first year of employment Campbell, along with the Corporate Services department, worked with computer consultants to computerize their records. Campbell then became a junior consultant with KPMG LLP, the Canadian member of KPMG, where she is now a senior consultant. As a member of the Canadian Society for the Advancement of Legal Technology, Campbell volunteers her time as editor of its quarterly magazine review. She is also a technology manager for The Law Office Management Journal and writes a regular computer software review column for Maclean’s magazine. Campbell is currently pursuing her undergraduate degree in Administrative Studies at York University in Toronto and is an active member of the Durham College Legal Administration Advisory Committee.

Lynn Chaytor Public Relations, 1985   Lynn Chaytor is a founding member of the college’s Alumni Association and served on the Public Relations advisory committee. She is now the president of her own company, Creative Impact, which specializes in public relations, video scriptwriting, brochure writing, copywriting, event planning and producing newsletters for clients such as London Visitors and the London Convention Centre. She has co-ordinated the Rubber Ducky Race and Jump Rope for The Heart and Stroke Foundation, raising close to $200,000; organized the London PUC Participation program; co-ordinated Team Ontario’s training camp for the 1988 Canada Summer Games; and assisted with the Labatt’s 24-hour Relay Race, raising money for London’s three hospitals. She also canvasses for the Canadian Cancer Society and for Amabile, an award-winning children’s choir.

Joan Gates Registered Nursing, 1977     Joan Gates has worked at the Whitby Mental Health Centre since 1978, maintaining the status of general nurse II and is also president of the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) local. She is an active member of the Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario (RNAO).