The Festival is thrilled to welcome new Staff members Alison Hird and Gary Skinn. Alison will be focussing on Volunteer Development and has significant experience in event management and volunteer coordination. Gary is well known to Festival folks as an important member of the RATS site operations crew for the last number of years. He brings technical knowledge and his love of music to an exciting new phase of his life.
The Board also welcomes new additions, Josh Leitch, Michelle Wilson and Nancy Claridge. Josh is a long time Festival volunteer with experience in Project Management and Business Administration. Michelle is currently the branch manager at TD/Canada Trust 1st St, and is and avid music lover with Fund raising and event experience. Nancy is a Partner at Carter’s and Associates Law Firm and in addition to bringing her professional expertise, she also brings her love of music and Concerts and years of experience serving on the Board of the Orangeville Concert Association.
Other Board developments include Ted Gerber stepping down as President, Gerry Holden taking a leave, and Gary Brown acting as President till the next AGM.