Our Team

Thank you to all who contributed to Ontario Contact. It takes creativity and commitment to bring all the pieces together and without the support of the staff and volunteers at each of our facilities, none of this would have been possible.

Ontario Presents

Board of Directors

President: Jayson Duggan, Performing Arts Manager, Cultural Services, City of Kingston

Vice President: Sara Palmieri, Programming & Marketing Manager, FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre

Treasurer: Eric Lariviere, General Manager, Flato Markham Theater for Performing Arts 

Corporate Secretary: Patty Jarvis, Founder, PAONE (Professional Arts Organizations Network for Education)

Past President: Colleen Clack, General Manager of Culture & Tourism, City of Guelph


Alyson Martin, Co-President, Sioux-Hudson Entertainment Series

Sam Varteniuk, The Registry Theatre, Kitchener

Ronnie Brown, Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

Glenn Brown, Sanderson Centre for the Performing Arts, Brantford


Warren Garrett - Executive Director

Judy Harquail - Program Manager

Cheryl Ewing - Event Manager

Ceilidh Wood - Touring and Presenting Network Coordinator

Natalie Dewan - Member Services & Communications Coordinator


Ontario Contact

Host Committee


Richard Poore - Town of Petrolia

Nicole Rochefort - Artists in Motion Booking Agency


Laurissa Ellsworth - Town of Petrolia

Dan Wood - Production Manager, Ontario Contact

Cheryl Ewing - Event Manager, Ontario Contact

Warren Garrett - Executive Director, Ontario Presents

Jayson Duggan - President, Ontario Presents


Cheryl Ewing - Event Manager

Dan Wood - Production Manager

Debbie Hind - Registration Manager

John McLachlan - Graphic Designer

Daniel MacPherson - Sound Engineer

Alex Hoch - Lighting

Natalie Dewan - Advertising, Sponsorship & Communications