Please click on each board member's name to read their bio.


Our bylaws state the board shall consist of no more than twelve members. New board members bring unique talents, passion and energy to Festival’s leadership team. If you would like more information about serving on our Board of Directors, please contact the office.


John Sterk QC - President

Peter Parrish - Vice-President 
(Marketing and Communications Portfolio)

Nathan Zhang - Treasurer

Carolyn Fumalle - Member at Large 
(Section Head Liaison)

Marissa Kitson 
(General Funds Portfolio)

Elodie Adams - Member at Large
(Sponsors Portfolio)

Jane Gardiner - Member at Large 

Darlene Sheldon - Member at Large 
(Awards Portfolio)

Zhila Alizadeh-Borji - Member at Large 
(Grants Portfolio)

Melanie Jagiello

- Member at Large


Serena Selkirk - Member at Large



Daniele Williamson - Member at Large



Fuchsia Shier

Office Administrator

 Laura Bull

Office Assistant