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
L. Robin Cardozo, FCPA, ICD.D (Toronto) Bio
Diane Obam Dallaire (Ottawa)
Donna Gilhooly (Thunder Bay) Bio
Mary E. Hofstetter, C.M.(Stratford) Bio
Vikas Kohli Treasurer and Secretary (Mississauga) Bio
Barb Kuker (Windsor) Bio
Harvey Andrew McCue, C.M., 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
Emily Trottier (Sudbury) Bio
Chair of the Ontario Arts Council: Rita Davies, C.M. (Toronto) Bio
Chair of the Ontario Heritage Trust: John Ecker (Whitby) Bio
Dr. Murray Frum, C.M., Founding Chair
Joan Chalmers, C.C., O.Ont.
Julia Foster, C.M.
Allan Gotlieb, C.C.
Paul Hoffert, C.M.
The Hon. Henry N.R. Jackman, O.C., O.Ont., C.D.
Michael Koerner, C.M.,
John B. Lawson, C.M., Q.C.
William Somerville, O.Ont.
Joey Tanenbaum, C.M.
Former Board Members
The Hon. Lincoln M. Alexander, P.C., C.C., O.Ont., Q.C.
Tony Comper, C.M.
Martha Durdin, I.C.D.D.
Brian J. Steck
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.
Thomas Vaughan, Associate Director
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