GUELPH, ON – The Rural Ontario Institute (ROI) is completely satisfied to congratulate Patricia Mighton on being chosen as one in each of this 12 months’s inductees to the Ontario Agriculture Hall of Fame (OHAF). Pat is acknowledged for her contributions to Ontario’s agriculture administration development and could be a half of an illustrious group of agriculture visionaries on the OHAF ceremony in June 2022.
“Over the span of her career, Pat’s pioneering influence brought the vision of skilled leadership to reality in many key ag-sector organizations and businesses.” says Gabrielle Ferguson, Leadership Programs Director, Rural Ontario Institute, “Pat’s hard work, influence and tenacity means that hundreds of top agrifood leaders have realized their potential. Not only did she motivate me personally, many others continue to build upon her tremendous legacy by supporting leadership training for the future”
At ROI, Patricia is acknowledged and appreciated for the foundational place she carried out in shaping the Advanced Agricultural Leadership Program (AALP), guiding it to develop to be the extraordinarily revered and renowned administration program it is at the second. She was Assistant to Jack Hagarty, the Executive Director of this technique for Class One, after which she was the Executive Director for Classes 2 to 5.
“Patricia delivered AALP with an outstanding eye for detail, always highlighting current issues and facilitating high quality leadership training that was inclusive and participatory,” says Ellen Sinclair, Executive Director, Rural Ontario Institute. “She expected excellence not only from herself, but from the participants. In doing so, she laid groundwork for the core competencies of AALP. She was a very special combination of advisor, teacher and coach.”