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Board of Staff

The McMichael Canadian Art Collection's Board of Trustees and the McMichael Canadian Art Foundation are both governed by members who bring a wide range of skills and experience to the McMichael.

McMichael Board of Trustees

Upkar Arora, Chair
Joan Bush
Peter Carayiannis
Tony Carella
Andrew Dunn
Diana Hamilton
Neil Harris
Anna Hudson
Anita Lapidus
Linda Rodeck
Richard Self
John Silverthorn
Tina Tehranchian
Michael Weinberg
Diane Wilson
Rosemary Zigrossi

Ex officio Member

Victoria Dickenson, Executive Director and CEO


Meegan Guest
Jane Knop
Fleur Leslie

Guests, Other
Rebecca Couch,
Assistant to the Director/Board Secretary
Christopher Henley, Foundation Chair
Mary Hookey,
Volunteer Committee Chair

McMichael Canadian Art Foundation Board


Christopher M. Henley, Chair
Victoria Dickenson, President
Cindy Ball, Vice President
Iain MacInnes, Treasurer
Cathy Williams, Secretary
Upkar Arora, Chair,
McMichael Board of Trustees

Doris Chan
Susan Hodkinson
Don McCutchan
Doug McDonald

Guests, Staff

Mary Benvenuto, Director, Finance & Operations
Linda Clemow, Associate Director, Individual Giving
Kim Good, Associate Director, Partnerships

Governing Members

Dr. Esther Farlinger
Rev. Edward J.R. Jackman
Hon. Henry N.R. Jackman

McMichael Senior Staff

Victoria Dickenson, Executive Director and CEO
Katerina Atanassova, Chief Curator
Cindy Ball, Director, Development & Donor Relations
Susan Benton, Director, Marketing & Visitor Experience
Mary Benvenuto, Director, Finance & Operations

Collection Services

Janine Butler, Registrar
Alison Douglas, Conservator
Chris Finn, Assistant Curator
Sharona Adamowicz-Clements, Assistant Curator

The McMichael Canadian Art Collection is an agency of her Majesty, an operational enterprise agency of the Government of Ontario. The governing legislation is the McMichael Canadian Art Collection Act, R.S.O. 1990, C.M. 4 as amended from time to time. The affairs of the corporation are under the control of the Board of Trustees appointed according to the Act. The Board reports to the legislature through the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport.

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