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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

Terms of Reference: 2011-04-16  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: 2010-10-15 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: 2011-10-14 Education Chair:  Yasmine Kherraji 

Member:  Debbie McMackin

Member:  Barbara Peaker

Member:  Marjorie Slinn

Member:  (Vacant #1)



Terms of Reference: 2011-02-19 Finance     (Vacant)

Audit Coordinator:     (Vacant)

   Treasurer:     (Vacant)

Member (Vacant #1)

Member (Vacant #2)

President – exofficio


Terms of Reference: 2011-10-14 Governance Chair: Linda Wilson (Chair)

(Vacant #1)

(Vacant #2)

(open #3)


Honorary Membership

Terms of Reference: pending Vice-President (Chair)

Past President



Terms of Reference: 2016-04-09

Nomination Chair     Margaret Merkley

West AR:  Joan Bolam

Central AR:  Sandra Thompson  

North West AR:  Vacant



Terms of Reference: 2012-04-21 Program Chair: Terry Head

Instrument Loan Program Coordinator:   Barbara Peaker

Music Lending Coordinator:    Debie 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: 2015-10-31 Festival Chair:    Janis Cowie (Chair)

Festival Coordinator:  Gail Bowes

Secretary:  (To be appointed)

Marketplace:  (To be appointed)

Communication and Auction:  (To be appointed)

Registration:  (To be appointed)

Facilities & Accommodation :  (To be appointed)

Music Coordinator:  (To be appointed)

Publicity: (To be appointed)

Social:  (To be appointed)

Treasurer:  (To be appointed)

Workshops: (To be appointed)


 2017 Festival

 Festival Chair Margaret Merkley

Festival Co-coordinator:  Mary Loree

Festival Secretary: Lynne Current

Auction: Joan Cobbold & Joan Bolam

Registration: Janis Cowie

Facilities & Accommodation: Cathy Banks

Music: KC Cann

Publicity: Judy Queen

Social Convener: Mary Loree

Treasurer: Lloyd Winfield

Workshop Coordinator: Judy King

Member; Karen Campbell

Member: Naomi Kelley



Document Retention Review

Terms of Reference: 2011-02-19 to be assigned (Chair)

Ken Gray (open #1)


 Fall Workshop

Terms of Reference: 2016-06-24  

Fall Workshop Coordinator      Terry Head

Workshop Session Coordinator:  Marg Merkley

Greater Toronto Site Lead: Janet Benedict

Ottawa Site Lead:   Lynne Current

London Site Lead: Anne Cummings

Registrar:   Ruth Baker

Bookkeeper: David Rupar

Secretary: Nathalie Poirier- Cox


 Festival Bursary Policy

Created: 2010-09-12

Terms of Reference: pending

to be assigned (Chair)

other members pending


Working Groups

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


Created: 2016-04-09

Terms of Reference: pending

Janis Cowie (Chair)

J.-C. Coolen

Laurie Karasmanis

Linda Wilson