Russell Higgins ’81
Chair, Board of Governors
Russell has served on the Board since 2010 and was appointed Chair in January 2016. He has served as Chair of both the Norval Long-Range Planning Committee and the Property Committee. He chaired the Principal Search Committee which selected Sam McKinney as the College’s 19th Principal. Prior to his appointment as Chair of the Board, he was a member of UCC's Association Council and was Chair of the Council of 1829.
Russell is a Principal of MacPherson Builders Limited, a builder of low- and mid-rise subdivisions throughout southern Ontario. He is a graduate of Princeton University. Russell and his wife June have a son, Simon ’16.