Dr. Ronald Stevenson About Dr. Ronald Stevenson has been member of the Board of Directors for two years. He is a lawyer who specializes in Indigenous constitutional rights and, until his retirement in 2019 was a senior lawyer with the federal Department of Justice. He also teaches at Osgoode Hall Law School and the University…

Leonard J. Edwards About Len Edwards retired in 2010 after 41 years in Canada’s Public Service, including assignments as a deputy minister in Foreign Affairs, International Trade, and Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada.    He has been Canada’s ambassador to Japan and the Republic of Korea, and served in Vietnam and Turkey and with Canada’s missions to…

Christina Cameron About Christina Cameron is a resident of Ottawa. Her professional career as a public servant with Parks Canada and as a Canada Research Chair at the Université de Montréal has focused on heritage conservation. In particular, she has worked with UNESCO’s World Heritage Convention since 1987, chairing the World Heritage Committee in 1990…

Tanis Browning-Shelp About Browning-Shelp has been a Music and Beyond director since August of 2019.  Music has always been part of her life. She believes that music can and should enrich every child’s life. Through her own involvement singing in youth and adult choirs; working professionally as an accompanist for ballet dancers, vocalists, and instrumentalists;…

Gary Boyd About Gary Boyd is a lawyer who has practiced in Ottawa for more than 40 years. During that time, he has been active in the Ottawa musical community. He has served as the president of the National Capital Suzuki School, as a director and president of the Ottawa Bach Choir, Cantata Singers of…

Valerie M. Douglas President About Valerie Douglas is a former senior scientist in the government of Canada with over 35 years of experience in managing projects dealing with environmental and regulatory development.  She has significant experience in governance strategies, negotiations, consensus building and managed projects in the US, Australia, Indonesia, among others. Currently she manages…

Robert Ryan About Having enjoyed a 35+ year career in the not-for-profit sector, Robert has held leadership positions as a staff member and as a fundraising consultant to universities in Canada, the United States and Europe,the Canadian and American governments and two internationa lNGOs. Having recently retired from the Telfer School of Management as the…