Board Members


Holly Tarrison-Gaskin
President and Chair

Nathalie Carrier
Vice President
Executive Director, Quartier Vanier BIA

Janet Sellwood
CA, Kelly Huibers McNeely

Joel Fortune
Executive Secretary
Barrister and Solicitor


Kareem Aly
Marketing Director, Latin Sparks

Aldo Chiappa
Retired — Event Central, City of Ottawa

Osmel Guerra Maynes

Isabelle Moroni
Independent Festival Contractor

Patrick Murray
Irish Film Festival Ottawa

Michel-Olivier Matte
Executive Director, Festival Franco-Ontarien

Anjali Patil
Producer, ArohaFest

Veronica Roy
Executive Director, House of PainT

Ali Shafaee
Director, Escapade Music Festival

Sean Wilson
Past President
Artistic Director, Ottawa International Writers Festival


Lee Dunbar
Interim Executive Director, Ottawa Festivals


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Updated: March 14, 2022