BA, BEd, MEd (Dalhousie)
Dale Godsoe, CM, became the chair of the King’s board of governors in October 2013. She has served on the board of governors since 2007 and was appointed to the executive committee in 2011.
Ms. Godsoe graduated from Dalhousie University with a bachelor of arts, a bachelor of education, and a master of education. She has also completed the Director’s Education Program at the Rotman School of Business. Between 1996 and 2006, she was vice-president external at Dalhousie University, where she was responsible for advancement, alumni, marketing, and communications.
A tireless community leader, Ms. Godsoe is currently chair of the Symphony Nova Scotia Foundation, vice-chair of the Queen Elizabeth II Foundation, chair of the Inspirit Foundation, director of the National Arts Centre Foundation, and chair of the Ka’nata Foundation. She also chaired the HRM advvisory committee, HRMbyDesign, and now chairs the Community Design Advisory Committee. She was previously director and chair of the Canadian Centre for Philanthropy, Imagine Canada, the Halifax Metro United Way Campaign 1995, Mount Saint Vincent University, and president of the YWCA Halifax and YWCA Canada. She has also been the director of numerous other organisations and private sector companies, including MT&T, Halterm, S-Vox, and Viacom Canada Inc.
Ms. Godsoe has honorary degrees from Mount Saint Vincent University and Saint Mary’s University. In 1995 she was the recipient of a Canada Volunteer Award and in 1998 she became a Member of the Order of Canada.