Board of Directors

 

Peter Haworth

Chair

 

Victoria Steele

Vice Chair

Executive Director of AOE Arts Council with over 35 years’ experience managing Canadian arts organizations both at the local and national level.  Previously, Ms. Steele spent 19 years in senior management at Canada’s National Arts Centre, primarily as Managing Director of English Theatre, and prior to the NAC held general management positions with theatres in Toronto, London and Muskoka.   She is also currently Co-Chair of the Shenkman Arts Centre Community Consultative Group, Chair of the Ottawa Cultural Alliance, and Treasurer of the Cultural Human Resources Council.  She is past president of the Board of Ottawa’s Théâtre la Catapulte.

Ms. Steele is a bilingual part-time professor in the Department of Theatre at the University of Ottawa, and a management consultant for arts organizations.  She has a strong arts network, having served in senior positions on the boards of Canadian Arts Presenters (CAPACOA), Professional Association of Canadian Theatres, Federal Cultural Trade Advisory Board, and the Association of Cultural Executives.

 

Stephen Scott

Treasurer

Stephen works as senior policy advisor with the Government of Canada.  He has managed a broad range of policy and financial issues related to the environment, natural resources, and national defence and security.  He holds a Master of Arts degree in Public Policy and Public Administration from Concordia University, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from McGill University.  Stephen has been the Treasurer of PAL Ottawa since August 2015.

 

Hali Krawchuk

Secretary | Communications & Community Engagement Committee

 

 

Jim McNabb

Chair, Events Committee

 

Michael Namer

Chair, Supporting Cast | e-mail

 

Alison Atkins

Housing Committee

Chris Cornish

Membership

 

Catherine Lindquist

Communications & Community Engagement Committee

Susan Dell

 

James (Jim) Bradford

Founding Chair

Founding Chair of PAL Ottawa and Vice-President of PAL Canada. Since 1965, has appeared on stage at Stratford (as Julius Caesar), at the NAC in both English and French Companies, at GCTC, Third Wall,  Neptune, Theatre New Brunswick, Saidye Bronfman, Centaur, and Kawartha. Over thirty film and TV appearances include The Aviator, The Mummy, Nuremberg, The Red Violin, Lance et Compte and Jesu de Montreal.

He was President of Ottawa Montessori Schools, Salamander Theatre for Young Audiences and Nakkertok XC Ski Club. Married to Meriel Beament Bradford, he has three children and seven grandchildren.