Board of Directors

Kathy Burke

Kathy has been an executive in the finance and customer service industries for many years, and has a degree in Sociology from the University of Toronto, She has extensive volunteer experience ranging across the arts, health, education and social agencies. These include the Grand Theatre Foundation, Ban Righ Centre, dancemakers and notably 2008 Chair of…

Gail Vanderholst

Gail has spent her working life in the accounting field with positions as office manager, staff accountant, and small business owner serving clients. She has worked with auditors from Revenue Canada as well as several accountants. After 22 years of part-time and full time work, Gail decided to slow down, reduce her client list, and search for ways…

Ann Barry

Ann is a former co-owner of a family-run business in Kingston, and from that has experience in bookkeeping and management. The business was sold to new owners over two years ago, and she is now very happy to become more involved at H’art Centre. She obtained her BA in English from Western University. Ann has long admired H’art…

Tracy John

Tracy John is a three-decade veteran of the marketing communications sector. She is the principal and creative strategist/creative director of her company Amplify Marketing & Communications Canada. Born and bought up in rural England, Tracy has always been creating art in one form or another. She graduated with a degree in Graphic Design before moving…

Julie Ann Wolfe May

Julie Ann (‘JA’) Wolfe May is a Toronto-based manager, writer-researcher, and strategic consultant to business and government leaders and works within community, corporate, non-profit and government sectors in the development of strategies for advancement of social change and public policy. JA began her career at CBC-TV in Toronto and extended her experience into other media. Over 3 decades…

Cathryn Healey

Cathryn (Cat) Haley holds a Masters degree in Art History from St. Andrews University in Scotland. She has extensive experience in working with charities and social agencies to increase inclusion and create fulfilling opportunities for people with learning and physical disabilities. She has worked at a strategic level on a number of committees and working groups…

Board member Ellen Quesnelle

Ellen Quesnelle

Ellen is a parent representative on the H’art Board of Directors. More information will be added to her bio soon. Check back!

Photo of board member Jan Dines

Jan Dines

Throughout her career in marketing and teaching, Jan has always had time for the arts primarily theatre and music. Career opportunities have taken her to the Middle East and widened her expertise in coaching techniques. As an entrepreneur, she has advised businesses and mentored individuals to inspire growth. She is past Chair of the Frontenac…

Dr. Terry Krupa

Dr. Terry Krupa, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus Queen’s University Occupational Therapy Researcher in the Queen’s University Initiative for Social Enterprise & Disability. Terry has sat on many Boards and has an interest in providing creative options for adults with disabilities.

Jacqueline Prenevost

With a Bachelor of Arts, specializing in Primary Education (Concordia), and a Master’s degree in Education (Queen’s), as well as additional qualifications in visual arts, special education and reading, Jacqueline has had the privilege to teach students in Ontario’s public education system for over 30 years. During this time, she had the opportunity to take…