Mary E. Hofstetter C.M., Chair

Stratford

Mary is an accomplished leader and experienced CEO, having served as President & CEO of Sheridan College, General Manager of the Stratford Festival and President & CEO of The Banff Centre.  She was appointed a Member of the Order of Canada in 2013 for her service to the arts, culture and post-secondary education in Canada.

Marcel van Hulle, Past Chair

Stratford/Toronto

Marcel is Senior Vice President with Info-Tech and brings over 30 years of
international business and IT transformation know-how to his role as the company’s chief architect of customer experience. He has also held a variety of international executive positions at IBM and other companies.

Doug Roth, Treasurer

Toronto/Stratford

Doug is the CFO and Head of Social Enterprise at the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Canada. Previously he worked in management consulting with
Bain & Company in North America and Europe. Doug has an Honours Business Administration degree from the Richard Ivey School of Business and an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management.

Graham Bunting

Stratford Council Representative

Graham emigrated to Canada from Belfast in 1973 and subsequently spent 30 years with the Stratford Police. Graham has been extensively involved with the Stratford Soccer Association, and has been a Stratford City Councillor since 2014.

Denis Harrison

Stratford

Denis is a semi-retired lawyer and has lived in Stratford for 15 years. He was formerly the Crown Attorney in Windsor and Stratford. Denis has always appreciated live music and the value it adds to the lives of people and their communities.

Jessica Leney

Stratford

Jessica is an educator with the Avon Maitland District School Board, is passionate about exposing youth to music and art and believes that arts and culture are central to enhancing the creative spirit in children and aid in developing learning skills.

Betsy Little

Thames Centre

Betsy has served in an executive leadership role in the London non-profit sector for over 25 years. She has served on many volunteer Boards in London, Toronto and other SW Ontario communities. She was awarded the Diamond Jubilee Medal in 2012 for her commitment to community service.

Jean Anne McLeod

Toronto/ Stratford

Jean is Chief Operating Officer at Stikeman Elliott LLP. She previously held senior executive positions in the Ontario Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Transportation, and the Ontario Realty Corporation. She is a Past Chair of the Board of Governors of Seneca College.

Jeremy Wreford

Stratford

Jeremy spent 12 years working as a production designer in the Toronto film industry. He and his wife returned to Stratford in 2006 when they purchased his family’s landmark retail business, Bradshaws. Jeremy loves music of all genres and is an avid collector of vinyl.

Angela Park

London

Angela Park has established herself as one of Canada’s most sought-after pianists. As both soloist and chamber musician she has performed across Canada, as well as in the United States, Europe, Japan and Mexico. She is a founding member of the award-winning Ensemble Made In Canada, Mercer-Park Duo, and the AYR Trio. Angela is also an artist for Piano Six – New Generation, an organization that brings world-class pianists to remote communities across Canada. She has been Artist-in-Residence at Western University with Ensemble Made In Canada since 2014.

Martha Cook

Stratford

Martha Cook is a trial and appeal lawyer, practicing in Stratford since 2007. Martha loves the Stratford community and seeks ways to make a difference. She holds a law degree from Queen’s University and a B.Sc.(Hons.) in Environmental Chemistry from the University of Waterloo.

Currently, Martha sits on the Board of The Advocates’ Society (a national advocacy organization) and the Huron-Perth Community Legal Clinic.  She was previously on the Board of the Stratford Rotary Club (2012-2014) and Romeo Court Non-Profit Residence (2013).

Martha and her husband have one son, who attends Stratford Elementary and Secondary School.

Andrea Feddema

Middlesex County

Andrea was born and raised in rural Middlesex County where she currently resides with her husband and two children.  She has spent her professional career based in London and serving clients across Southwestern Ontario.  She also leads a team across Canada in her national leadership role at Ernst and Young LLP, where she is a managing partner. Andrea has over 20 years of experience serving a wide range of clients in government and public sector, financial services, construction, real estate and not for profit sectors, including executive positions on several volunteer community boards.