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Board Committees & Working Groups


Standing Committees

Member Terms: Generally, one year, ending at first Board meeting after Annual Meeting

Area Representatives

Terms of Reference Area Rep Chair:  Joan Bolam

East AR:  Judy King

Central East AR:   Cheryl McFarlane    

Central AR:  Sandra Thompson  

Central West AR:  Mark Matterson   

South AR:  Kathleen King Martin   

West AR:  Joan Bolam

North East AR: Shirley Reinders 

North West AR:  Vacant




Terms of Reference Communication Chair:   Ken Whatman

Email Coordinator:    Man-Yee Sun 

Newsletter Editor:  Helen Coxon

Social Media Coordinator:  Barb Cogan 

Webmaster:  (Vacant)

Member: Graham Beer

Member: (Vacant #1)

Member: (Vacant #2)



Terms of Reference Chair:

Member 1

Member 2

Member 3

President (Acting Chair)


Terms of Reference Education Chair:  Yasmine Kherraji 

Member:  Debbie McMackin

Member:  Randy Mills

Member:  Barbara Peaker

Member:  Nancy Ross

Member:  Marjorie Slinn



Terms of Reference Governance Chair: Linda Wilson

Member:  Nancy Bell

(Vacant #1)

(Vacant #2)


Honorary Membership

Terms of Reference: pending Vice-President (Chair)

Past President



Terms of Reference

Nomination Chair     Margaret Merkley

West AR:  Joan Bolam

Central AR:  Sandra Thompson  

North West AR:  Vacant



Terms of Reference
Program Chair: Terry Head

Instrument Loan Program Coordinator:   Barbara Peaker

Music Lending Coordinator:    Debi Sproule

Member #1    Margo Tant

Member #2     (Vacant)


Ad Hoc Committees

Member Terms: Generally, for the life of the Committee

 2019 Festival

Terms of Reference Festival Chair:    Janis Cowie

Festival Coordinator:  Gail Bowes

Auction: Jennifer Schafer

Communications:  Mary Loree

Facilities & Accommodation :  Ken Whatman

Marketplace:  Barb Neal

Music:  Terry Head

Publicity: Merran Neville

Registration & Website:  Janis Cowie

Secretary:  Kim Leitch

Social & Youth:  Maddy Lang

Treasurer:  Lloyd Winfield

Workshops: Margo Tant, Lynne Current


 Fall Workshop

Terms of Reference  

Fall Workshop Committee Chair:  Terry Head

Fall Workshop Coordinator and Ottawa Site Lead: Lynne Current

Workshop Session Coordinator:  Marg Merkley

Greater Toronto Site Lead: Janet Benedict

London Site Lead: Anne Cummings

Registrar:   Ruth Baker

Bookkeeper: David Rupar

Secretary: Nathalie Poirier- Cox


Working Groups

 Member Terms: Generally, for the life of the Working Group

Board Email Working Group

Terms of Reference: pending Chair:     J.C. Coolen (President)

Member:  Janis Cowie

Member:  Mary Loree

Member:  Ken Whatman