Jean Anne McLeod , Chair

Stratford

Jean is the former 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.

Doug Roth, Treasurer

Toronto/Stratford

Doug is the President and CEO 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.

Robert Lemon

Stratford

Robert G. Lemon is an award-winning architect and writer, whose study, work, and passion for buildings and cities has taken him around the world. Born in St. Thomas, Ontario, he began his architectural studies at Carleton University in Ottawa, but soon left Canada for stints in Paris and London, then returned to the High Arctic as photographer for an archaeological project. Upon
graduation, he received the Lieutenant-Governor’s Medal in Architecture, as well as the Heritage Canada Student Design Award.

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.

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.

Barbara Smith

Stratford

Barbara is passionate about music and education, as both an active supporter and a professional arts administrator. Barbara’s passion and dedication to all genres of music and to youth and education were the major driving factors in her role for 20 years as CEO and Artistic Director of The National Youth Orchestra of Canada (NYOC), Canada’s preeminent orchestral training institute dedicated to identifying, recruiting and training young, aspiring musicians between the ages of 18 and 28. It is here that, Barbara shared her enthusiasm, and helped to discover and shape Canada’s future classical musicians.

Diane Wolfenden

Kitchener-Waterloo

Diane Wolfenden is an active angel investor.  She is a General Partner in the Phoenix Fire investment fund, which invests in women entrepreneurs and which is part of Archangel Fund Management.  She is also a charter member of the Golden Triangle Angel Network (GTAN), sits on GTAN’s board and represents GTAN on the Board of Equation Angels, which she chairs.  Formerly an investor advisor with RBC Dominion Securities, she also gives back as a community volunteer.  She is a former Chair of both the board of Governors of the Grand River Hospital Foundation and the Greater Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber of Commerce, and received the GTAN David Borges Community Builder of the Year Award in 2016.

Helen Friedman

Kitchener-Waterloo

Helen is a Partner with Miller Thomson LLP. She provides her clients with value, innovation and a wealth of experience in a practice focused on the defence of first-party insurance claims and strategic risk management. She is a leader in Miller Thomson’s insurance industry practice. An active member of her community, Helen has had the privilege of local leadership positions and is the past chair of the Grand River Hospital Foundation, Conestoga College and the Zonta Club of Kitchener-Waterloo, and is thrilled to now be involved with Stratford Summer Music.

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.