Board and Staff

OCAF’s active and committed volunteer Board members protect the public interest by participating in funding decisions and by providing guidance on policy matters.

OCAF Board Members

John D. McKellar, C.M., Q.C. – Chair (Toronto) Bio

Maxine Bailey (Toronto) Bio

Rita Davies (Toronto) Bio

Donna Gilhooly (Thunder Bay) Bio

Paul Hoffert, C.M. (Toronto) Bio

Mary E. Hofstetter, C.M.(Stratford) Bio

Vikas Kohli (Mississauga) Bio

Michael M. Koerner, C.M. – Treasurer and Secretary (Toronto) Bio

Harvey Andrew McCue, M.A. (Ottawa) Bio

Robert Sirman (Toronto) Bio

Gillian Smith (Toronto) Bio

Nalini Stewart, O.Ont. – Vice Chair (Toronto) Bio

Dr. Thomas H.B. Symons, C.C., O.Ont., FRSC, KSS (Peterborough) Bio

Rochelle Tepperman (Windsor) Bio

Past OCAF Members

Dr. Murray Frum, C.M., Founding Chair
The Hon. Lincoln M. Alexander, P.C., C.C., O.Ont., Q.C.
Joan Chalmers, C.C., O.Ont.
Tony Comper, C.M.
Martha Durdin
Julia Foster
Judith Gelber
Allan Gotlieb, C.C.
Mina Grossman-Ianni
The Hon. Henry N.R. Jackman, C.M., O.Ont.
Victoria Jackman
John B. Lawson, C.M., Q.C.
Jane Panet
Lucille Roch
William Somerville, O.Ont.
Brian J. Steck
Joseph M. Tanenbaum, C.M.

In keeping with the OCAF Board’s commitment to ensure that the maximum funds possible go towards new cultural tourism projects, the Fund has a very small administrative staff. This helps to extend the Fund’s life for as long as possible.

OCAF Staff

Kathleen Sharpe, Executive Director Bio

Thomas Vaughan, Associate Director
Phone: 416-969-7449

Toll Free: 1-877-386-8029