Board Members

 
Kevin Ormsby, Chair

Kevin is the Artistic Director of KasheDance; a dance company hinging on the traditions of modern dance, ballet and the Diaspora. He also works independently as a Marketing Consultant as well as dance teacher, choreographer and movement coach. He is the Dance Animatuer of the Living Arts Center and was a 2015 Toronto Arts Council 2015 Cultural Leaders Lab Fellow.

 

He was a member of Garth Fagan Dance (NY), the Assistant Artistic Director of Ballet Creole, Associate Artistic Director of Caribbean Folk Performers, Canboulay Dance Theatre, Caribbean Dance Theatre and Dance Caribe Performing Company and has more currently worked with the Heritage Singers, Baby Boyz Dance Group as a Choreographic Facilitator. He holds a double major degree in Communications and Political Science.

 

Michael Bonnick, CPA, CMA Treasurer

Michael is the Senior Manager, Finance at Loblaws Company Limited where he manages a $1-billion portfolio which includes the President's Choice and Optimum portfolio as well as other marketing and loyalty brands across the organization. For the past 10 years, Michael has overseen the growth of these programs including turning the PC Plus brand into Canada's #1 loyalty program. 

Michael is a leader who believes in giving back. He was a member of ToastMasters and during his tenure served as the President and Area Governor enabling people to gain confidence and hone their public speaking skills. Michael is also an avid sports fan and stays active by playing basketball and caring for his three children. He graduated from Lakehead University with a Honour Business Commerce degree. 

 

Aaron GlynWilliams, Director

Aaron began his career as an assistant to a Toronto councillor and spent two years as a policy and outreach advisor to the minister of municipal affairs and housing. He served as the Senior Manager, Stakeholder Relations with the Toronto 2015 Pan American & Parapan American Games (TO2015) where he served as the point of contact for 22 levels of government, including all of Toronto City Council. He currently works at Elections Ontario as the Manager, Strategic Services. Aaron also brings considerable experience in event planning, working across diverse communities. He served as the Co-Chair of Pride Toronto, leading the organization through the transition from WorldPride and expanding the festival from the traditional10-days to a full month of programming. He has also developed a number of youth programs in Toronto’s priority neighbourhoods, was a DiverseCity fellow with Civic Action, and worked with the Ministry of Children and Youth Services to develop its youth-engagement strategy.

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