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Appointee Biographies

University of Windsor Board of Governors


Carolyn Brown is currently the Chief Executive Officer of the Windsor Detroit Tunnel Corporation and Windsor Detroit Borderlink Limited, the Canadian owner/operator of the Windsor Detroit tunnel. Carolyn is a standards-focused leader with over 20 years of experience working cross border operations with senior officials from all three levels of government in Canada and in the United States. Carolyn is responsible for the strategic leadership of all facets of the tunnel’s business including driving profitability and growth. She is the former Executive Vice President of American Roads LLC and has served on the Board of Directors of the Windsor and Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce, Lakeview Montessori School and Enwin Powerlines Ltd. Carolyn holds a a Master of Arts Degree in Political Science and a Bachelor of Public Administration both from the University of Windsor.


Brian Cowell is a Partner at Baker Tilly Windsor LLP. His community involvement includes serving as Vice-President and member of the board of directors for the Windsor and Essex County Humane Society.


Tom Porter is a partner at Mosseau Law Firm. His community involvement includes serving as a member on the board of directors for Windsor Port Authority, and a Legal Advisor for Windsor Endowment for the Arts.