Board & Staff

Eda Holmes

Artistic and Executive Director

Maurice Podbrey

Founding Artistic and Executive Director

Charles Childs

General Manager

Herbert C. Auerbach

Founding Chairman

Board of Directors

Michael Baratta, CPA, CA

Partner, KPMG LLP

Hartland J.A. Paterson

Executive VP & General Counsel, SNC-Lavalin
Past President

Paola Farnesi, CPA, CA

VP & Treasurer, Domtar

Susan Da Sie, CFA


Anthony G. Czaharyn, MD CM

Fergus V. Keyes C. Dir.

Chartered Director

Silvia Galeone

Assistant VP, Strategic Partnerships, Manulife Financial

Martin R. Landry

Chief Commercial Officer, VIA Rail

Richard Pan

Vice-President, Power Corporation of Canada

Robert Yalden

Sigurdson Professor, Queen’s Faculty of Law

Caitlin Rose

Partner, Fasken


Camille Bergon

Administrative Assistant

Jennifer Bisson

Development Assistant

Henry Brisson


Diane Bouchard

Assistant Box Office Manager

Vanessa Gomory

Box Office Manager

Haleema Mini

Director of Development

Charlie McKendy


Aleksandra Oleszkiewicz

Accounting Manager

Carolina Chmielewski Tanaka

Assistant Box Office Manager

Barbara Ford

Communications & Web Writer

Kathleen Gudmundsson

Groups, Subscriptions and Outreach

Vanessa Rigaux

Digital Media Manager

Eloi Savoie

Communications & Marketing Manager

Layne Shutt

Front of House Manager


Daniel Barkley

Head Scenic Painter

Richard Brown

Properties Master

Peter Cerone

Audio & Video Engineer

Louis-Philippe Gervais

Head Technician C1

Tanner Harvey

Technical Director

Mary Hayes

Scenic Painter

Howard Mendelsohn

Production Manager

Sarah Osmond

Head Carpenter

Normand Hamel

Head of Properties

Elly Tomasson

Head Technician C2

Sonya Vallis

Head of Wardrobe