Board & Staff

Our Board of Directors comprises dedicated individuals who champion Odyssey’s artistic vision. They draw on their diverse backgrounds and skills to support and promote the Company’s artistic work and are committed to helping us achieve our goals.

Currently, our members include:
John Forster: Chair
Deputy Minister; Department of National  Defence
Sean Boyd: Secretary, Fund Raising
Director; Strategic Policy, Middle East Development – Global Affairs Canada
Erik Balodis: Governance
Assistant Director; Bank of Canada
Francine Dubuc: Fund Raising
Strategic Advisor; Public Services and Procurement Canada
David Lotimer: Fund Raising
Lawyer; MBM Intellectual Property Law LLP
Carolyn Masleck: Marketing
Communications Consultant.
Renee Harden: Marketing 
Director General, Communications; Library and Archives Canada
Jared Davidson: Marketing
Communications Manager Chemical Institute of Canada

Monica Ruiz-Casares: Human Resources
Assistant Professor; McGill University
Laurie Steven: Ex Officio
Artistic Director; Odyssey Theatre
James Richardson: Ex Officio
General Manager; Odyssey Theatre

Laurie Steven: Artistic Director
James Richardson: General Manager
Janet Irwin: Associate New Play Development Director
Graham Price:
Production Manager
Megan Hoskins: Communications Officer
Rebecca Benson: Project Director – Spreading Roots
Allana Chatterton: Project Manager – Spreading Roots                                                                                                                                              Matthew Venner: Front of House Manager