Board & Staff

Our Distinguished Patrons

Her Honour the Honourable Janice C. Filmon, CM, OM, Lieutenant Governor of Manitoba
The Honourable Kelvin Goertzen, Premier of Manitoba
His Worship Brian Bowman, Mayor of the City of Winnipeg
Mr. William H. Loewen & Mrs. Shirley E. Loewen, WSO Directors Emeritus


Board of Directors

Curt Vossen, PresidentMargaret HarvieIsaac Pulford, Musician Rep.
Daniel Friedman, Vice PresidentRobin HildebrandDaniel Raiskin, Ex Officio
Jon Kliewer, CA, CPA, CBV, TreasurerEdward JurkowskiAngela Birdsell, Ex Officio
Julia Ryckman, Corporate SecretaryMargaret Kellermann McCulloch
Terry Sargeant, Past PresidentUri Kraut
Lucienne BlouwMarlene Stern
James CohenArlene Dahl, Musician Rep.
Marten DuhouxSteven Dyer, Musician Rep. 
Dr. Selena FriesenRobin MacMilan, Musician Rep. 

The WSO is a chartered non-profit organization operated by a voluntary Board of Directors.   Official Auditors: Deloitte LLP Canada  

The WSO proudly acknowledges the ongoing support of the Canada Council for the Arts; Canadian Heritage; Manitoba Sport, Culture and Heritage; Manitoba Arts Council; the Winnipeg Arts Council; and The Winnipeg Foundation.


Staff Directory

Angela Birdsell Executive Director(204) 949-3956
Lori MarksConfidential Executive Assistant(204) 949-3956

ARTISTIC

Daniel RaiskinMusic Director 
Julian PellicanoAssociate Conductor 
Naomi WooRBC Assistant Conductor, Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra Music Director, Sistema Winnipeg 
Harry StafylakisComposer-in-Residence, Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra Co-Curator, Winnipeg New Music Festival 

ARTISTIC OPERATIONS, EDUCATION & COMMUNITY 

Jean-Francois PhaneufVP Artistic Operations (204) 949-3975
James ManishenArtistic Operations Associate(204) 949-3960
Laura LindeblomProduction Manager(204) 949-3966
Sheena SandersonStage Manager 
    
Greg HayOrchestra Personnel Manager 
Greg HamiltonPrincipal Librarian(204) 949-3954
Aiden KleerAssistant Librarian(204) 949-3954
Brent JohnsonDirector, Education & Community(204) 949-3967

 

FINANCE & ADMNISTRATION

Lyn StienstraVP Finance & Administration(204) 949-3969
Sandi MitchellManager, Payroll & Finance(204) 949-3962
Oscar Pantaleon JrFinance & Volunteer Coordinator(204) 949-3976

MARKETING

Brent PhillipsVP Marketing & Communications(204) 949-3981
Claudia Garcia de la HuertaMarketing & Communications Manager(204) 949-3970
Mark SaundersBrand & Design Manager(204) 949-3987
S. Thompson Designs Inc.   

DEVELOPMENT & SPONSORSHIP

Beth ProvenVP Development(204) 949-3989
Carol CasselsDevelopment Manager(204) 949-3965
Theresa Huscroft Development Coordinator(204) 949-3979
Shenna SongOn leave(204) 949-3973

SALES & AUDIENCE SERVICES

Ryan DiduckVP Sales & Audience Services(204) 949-3974
Jen SkellyDirector, Sales & Audience Services(204) 949-3972
Rachel HimelblauBox Office Coordinator(204) 949-3998
Jeffrey AcostaManager, Education & Sistema  (204) 949-3995

PATRON SERVICES REPRESENTATIVES:

Allison ChallesShoshana GoldbergPaul LongtinChenoa McKelveyKelsey RosentreterAnna ScheiderStephanie WilsonLindsay Woolgar   Stephanie Van Nest

HONORARY STAFF

Alexander Mickelthwate – Director EmeritusBramwell Tovey – Conductor Laureate