Staff & Board

Founder and Lifetime Member

  • Alma Lee

Board of Directors

  • Chair: Sandy Jakab  
  • Interim Vice-Chair: Leslie Hurtig
  • Secretary:  Shirley Lew
  • Treasurer: Cheryl Berge
  • Members: Yaseen Al-Salam, Alison Broddle, Jonathan Burke, Sandi Case, Sally Harding, Harvey McKinnon and Paul Whitney

Patrons Circle

  • Kelli Bodnar
  • Terri-Lynn Brown
  • Patricia Crowe
  • Yulanda & Moh Faris
  • Greg Ford
  • Sandra Garossino
  • Anne Giardini
  • Colin & Helen Harris
  • Miriam Kresivo
  • Alma Lee
  • Jim & Joan Mayhew
  • Don Prior
  • Bonnie & Don Sheldon
  • Kathryn Shoemaker
  • Yasmeen & Andrew Strang
  • Kim Thorne
  • Jan Whitford
  • Cynthia Woodward

Staff

  • Artistic Director: Hal Wake
  • Executive Director: Camilla Tibbs
  • Director of Marketing & Development Ann McDonell
  • Artistic Associate: Clea Young
  • Administrator: Sandra Millard
  • Development & Marketing Assistant: Tavia Fedoruk
  • Intern: Alec Leibsohn
  • RBC Career Launch Associate: Brandon Henderson
  • Bookkeeping Services: Office Alternatives
  • Advertising Sales: Jocelyn Wagner
  • Education Co-ordinator: Ilona Beiks
  • Programmer, La Joie de Lire: Anne Guagliardo
  • Media Relations Manager: Judith Walker
  • Advertising Sales: Jocelyn Wagner
  • Catering Co-ordinator: Carolina Sartor
  • Food & Beverage Co-ordinator: Heideh White
  • Production Manager: Eduardo Ottoni
  • Production Co-ordinator: Katja Schlueter
  • Production Assistant: Liam Kupser
  • Volunteer Manager: Kathryn Fowler
  • Volunteer Assistant: Meghan Wagner
  • Festival Design: Hangar 18 Creative Group
  • Website Design: Chris MacDonald

A heartfelt thank you to the 300+ dedicated volunteers who have contributed so much to the Festival this year and over the past 26 years.