HUB 1 MEMBERS

Aline Campagne

Aline Campagne

Administrator

Aline Campagne began her career in arts administration as a musician and translator. Originally from Saskatchewan, she is part of a musical family and has toured across Canada and internationally, performing in theatres, schools, festivals, for radio and television as well as recording and arranging. Education includes a bachelor of arts from the University of Regina and an Honors degree in translation from the University of Ottawa.

After moving to Winnipeg in 1979, a chance encounter with the Artistic Director of the Cercle Molière was the beginning of a long association with that company. In 1993, Ms. Campagne accepted a full-time position with the Cercle Molière’s communications team. She has been the Administrator for the organization since 2006. In 2010, the Cercle Molière moved to a new, state of the art facility, following years of planning and fund-raising.

Performing arts remain a passion and she is a member of the St-Boniface choir, Les Blés au vent. She is also a board member for the ATFC, a national organization of French-language theatre companies, and also sits on the board of Le 100Nons, a music industry service and training organization.

Ginette Lavack Walters

Ginette Lavack Walters

Executive Director

Ginette Lavack Walters is the Executive Director of Le Festival du Voyageur since July 2010. She counts more than 20 years experience in the hospitality and special events industry. Most recently she was the Communications Advisor for the Canadian Museum for Human Rights and worked as the Manager, Sports & Special Events with Tourism Winnipeg Inc. from 2001 to 2007. She is fluently bilingual in both English and French and completed the Public Relations Diploma Program at the University of Winnipeg Continuing Education division in 2009.

Ms. Lavack Walters was the Chair of the Pageantry Committee for the 2006 Grey Cup Festival and a member of the Executive of the Winnipeg Host Committee for the 2008 Canadian Country Music Awards (CCMA) and the 2005 Juno Awards. She was involved in a variety of aspects that helped make the both the CCMAs and the Juno celebrations held in Winnipeg an outstanding success. She is the Past-President of the Board of Directors of Manitoba Music (formerly the Manitoba Audio Recording Industry Association) and was a member of the Board of Directors for the Winnipeg Folk Festival for 6 years. Ginette is also a past president of the MB Chapter of Meeting Professionals International as well as a past Canadian Representative to the International Board of Meeting Professionals International.

Heather Leeman

Heather Leeman

Executive Director

My name is Heather Leeman and I am the Executive Director of the North End Women’s Centre. I have spent the majority of my career administrating and delivering programs for women, children, and families through different community based, not-for-profit organizations in Manitoba. I have been in my role of Executive Director for the North End Women’s Centre for a little over 2 years. Before accepting this position I spent 4 ½ years as the Executive Director of the Tupper Street Family Resource Centre in Portage la Prairie. Prior to that I was a Counsellor /Outreach Coordinator at the Fort Garry Women’s Resource Centre for approximately 5 years. I am also in the process of completing my Masters in Social Work in the Administration and Policy Stream at the University of Manitoba. I hope to finish my degree within the next 6 months after I finish my Advanced Placement which is focusing on program evaluation.

Kathy Fenton

Kathy Fenton

General Manager

Kathy Fenton is the General Manager of Winnipeg’s Contemporary Dancers, Canada’s oldest professional modern dance company. WCD creates, produces, teaches, presents and promotes contemporary dance through an annual subscription series, outreach performances and professional development classes. Kathy’s duties as GM include Human Resources,Finance and General Administration.

Ron Brown

Ron Brown

CEO

Ron started with the Boys and Girls Clubs of Winnipeg as President and CEO in December 2010. He succeeded Mike Owen who had retired after 22 years. Ron has over 30 years experience working and volunteering in the non-profit sector. Ron’s career prior to the Boys and Girls Clubs had primarily been in the area of sport administration and small business ownership. He is past Executive Director of the Manitoba Cycling Association and Racquetball Canada.

Ron is a professional sport coach by training and has coached elite athletes at the international level since 1984. As a volunteer he serves on several boards including the Aboriginal Council of Winnipeg, the Canadian Olympic Committee, Coaches of Canada, Community Agencies Benefit Plan and the Canadian Sport Centre Manitoba.

In his role at the Boys and Girls Clubs of Winnipeg Ron also serves as chair of the Management Committee for the Coalition of Community Based Youth Serving Agencies. He is also a proud member of the Annapolis Valley First Nation in Nova Scotia.