Grace Diffey is Vice President, Community Relations with Hamilton Community Foundation. In this role, Grace works to promote the foundation’s leading role in philanthropy and community building in Hamilton, heads up a broad community relations strategy and is responsible for all external communications and reputation management. An award-winning accredited public relations practitioner, Grace has 30 years of corporate communications and consulting experience in the financial services, government, regulatory, health care and corporate sectors. Grace has extensive experience as a board member with a number of community organizations, and currently serves as vice-chair of the Communications + Public Relations Foundation. She is a Fellow of the Canadian Public Relations Society.