Board & Staff

Our Distinguished Patrons

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

 


 

Board of Directors

Terry Sargeant, President Marten Duhoux Dr. Maureen Kilgour
Curt Vossen, Vice President Steven Dyer Silvester Komlodi
Rob Kowalchuk, CA, Treasurer Daniel Friedman Sotirios Kotoulas
Michael D. Kay, Secretary Dr. Selena Friesen Julia Ryckman
Sandra Altner Margaret Harvie Marlene Stern
Lucienne Blouw Micah Heilbrunn Richard Turner
Emily Burt, MBA, CFA Robin Hildebrand Trudy Schroeder, Executive Director
James Cohen Jackie Hunt, ex-officio Daniel Raiskin, Music Director
Arlene Dahl Margaret Kellermann McCulloch

 

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

Trudy Schroeder Executive Director (204) 949-3956
Lori Marks Confidential Executive Assistant (204) 949-3956

 

ARTISTIC

Daniel Raiskin Music Director
Julian Pellicano Associate Conductor
Naomi Woo RBC Assistant Conductor, Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra
Music Director, Sistema Winnipeg
Harry Stafylakis Composer-in-Residence, Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra
Co-Curator, Winnipeg New Music Festival

 

ARTISTIC OPERATIONS & COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

Jean-Francois Phaneuf VP Artistic Operations & Community Engagement (204) 949-3975
James Manishen Artistic Operations Associate (204) 949-3960
Laura Lindeblom Production Manager (204) 949-3966
Tatiana Carnevale Operations Coordinator (204) 949-3964
Sheena Sanderson Stage Manager
Stuart Bremner Stage Supervisor
Greg Hay Orchestra Personnel Manager
Greg Hamilton Principal Librarian (204) 949-3954
Aiden Kleer Assistant Librarian (204) 949-3954
Brent Johnson Education & Community Engagement Manager (204) 949-3967

 

FINANCE & ADMNISTRATION

Lyn Stienstra VP Finance & Administration (204) 949-3969
Sandi Mitchell Payroll & Accounting Administrator (204) 949-3962
Oscar Pantaleon Jr Finance & Administration Assistant (204) 949-3976

 

MARKETING

Brent Phillips VP Marketing & Communications (204) 949-3981
Kristen Einarson
Marketing & Communications Coordinator (204) 949-3970
S. Thompson Designs Inc.

 

DEVELOPMENT & SPONSORSHIP

Beth Proven VP Development (204) 949-3989
Carol Cassels Development Manager (204) 949-3965
Theresa Huscroft  Development Coordinator (204) 949-3973
Chelsey Hiebert  Sistema & Special Events Manager (204) 949-3977

 

SALES & AUDIENCE SERVICES

Ryan Diduck VP Sales & Audience Services (204) 949-3974
Jen Skelly Audience Development Manager (204) 949-3972
Jeffrey Acosta Group Events Representative (204) 949-3995
Rachel Himelblau Box Office Coordinator (204) 949-3998

 

PATRON SERVICES REPRESENTATIVES:

Allison Challes Meg Dolovich Sandesh Fernandez Shoshana Goldenberg Laura Gow Paul Longtin Chenoa McKelvey
Lindsay Woolgar Stephanie Van Nest

 

HONOURARY STAFF

Alexander Mickelthwate – Director Emeritus Bramwell Tovey – Conductor Laureate