Robin is a the other half of Janice and Robin Digital Communications. Many people also know her on Instagram as @uglyshirt where she shares her photos of downtown St. Catharines. You’ll also often see her selling 50/50 tickets at The Foster Festival shows.
Deborah is the former director of the Brock University Centre for the Arts. Deborah joined the Centre for the Arts in 1984 and became its director in 1987, transforming it into an internationally respected cultural institution. Over the years, Deborah programmed more than 1,400 shows for an estimated one million patrons.
An independent financial planner since 2006, Jennifer Wallace works with individuals, small business owners, and their families to achieve sustainable financial independence. In 2011, Jennifer expanded her business services to include small business planning for entrepreneurs, and supports the success of entrepreneurs by presenting professional development and local experts through a side project called Growing Women Entrepreneurs (GWEn). Passionate about her community, Jennifer dedicates her time outside of working with her clients to supporting not-for-profits such as Gillian’s Place where she currently serves as President of the Board, and has been volunteering with the performing arts in St. Catharines for over a decade.
Glen is a retired Lawyer and Partner at Sullivan Mahoney LLP. Glen’s practice specialties were corporate and commercial law and taxation. Currently, Glen and his wife Cathy run Cellar Door Wine Experience. Additionally, Glen is a frequent actor in local stage productions.
After a career in corporate training and human resources, Alison moved to St. Catharines and immersed herself in a variety of community activities. A long-time patron of the arts, she enjoys supporting the Foster Festival as a member of the Board.
Born and raised in Niagara, Brandon lives in St. Catharines, ON with his wife Kristen and his two children, Daughter Hartley and Son Braxton. Brandon has travelled around the world including 3 years in Australia. Brandon is an advisor at C.R. Smith Financial Services and holds one of the highest designations in his field, The Chartered Life Underwriting® (CLU) designation. He also has obtained his Registered Retirement Consultant® (RRC) and his Chartered Health Insurance Specialist™ (CHS) designations. In his spare time, he is a committee member of the Wise Guys Charity Fund and loves to cycle in the spring/summer and play pick-up hockey in the fall/winter.
David has served as the Director of Customer Experience at Vineland Estates Winery for the last 11 years. He has worked in the Ontario wine industry for over 30 years as a winemaker, international lecturer, manager, writer, radio and TV personality and consultant. David is a graduate of the University of California at Davis and McMaster University. David is also the author of two wine/culinary books, It’s Just a Matter of Wine and Italian Sensibility.