Board of Directors

  • Sylvain Bouchard

    Sylvain has loved dance since childhood, although at first, it was his love of singing that brought him to the stage. He has performed in numerous stage shows as an actor, dancer, singer, and is also a DJ. Sylvain is thrilled to add integrated dance as another string to his bow and is proud toread more

    COMPANY DANCER (2013–present), teacher, Company Representative on Board of Directors (2017-present)

  • Genevieve Cimon

    Geneviève Cimon is the Director of Music Education at the National Arts Centre, where she leads and oversees 40 unique programs in young artist training, teacher enrichment, youth and family programming, adult learning, community engagement, and music education advocacy on both national and international scales.   Among her accomplishments include the development of a community-based musicread more

    Board member, 2017-present

  • Natasha Harwood

    Natasha Harwood produces music education events with diverse artists and communities across Canada as the Manager of the National Arts Centre’s Music Alive Program. Her background in education has included a position in special education with the Toronto District School Board and work with the Paul Menton Centre for Students with Disabilities at Carleton University.read more

    board member, 2017-present

  • Fahad Sami

    Fahad is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CGA) with extensive experience in the charitable sector, with a focus on systems implementation, and internal/external financial reporting.  We are thrilled to have Fahad’s expertise and dedication as our new board chair.

    Chair, 2018-present, Board Member 2017-2018

  • Lisa Whittleton

    Lisa Whittleton is a financial advisor that specializes in helping families navigate the complexities of financial planning for people with disabilities. Lisa is recognized as a subject matter expert in the areas of ODSP, DTC, RDSP and other confusing acronyms, regularly presenting to professionals and community groups to increase awareness of what is available toread more

    board member, 2018-present