Welcome to our New Board Members Appointed for 2016-2017

Theatre Ontario welcomes Bodene Corbitt and Vera N. Held to our Board of Directors.

They have been appointed to vacancies that have opened during our 2016-2017 term, due to the resignations of Ted Sellers, Deb Sholdice, and Joanne Williams.

Bodene Corbitt

Corbitt_BodeneBodene Corbitt (Toronto): I have been active in community theatre for the past 23 years as an actor, sound designer and stage manager.  I will be directing my first full length play at The Curtain Club in Richmond Hill next spring and hope to continue to direct in the future.  I am a member of the Board of the Association of Community Theatres—Central Ontario and of Scarborough Players, and a past Board member of Theatre Scarborough. I retired from Canada Post (Letter Carrier) two years ago and am very active in volunteer positions outside of theatre.

Vera N. Held

Held_VeraVera N. Held, M.Ed. (Toronto) runs VNH Communications in Toronto where she is a workplace coach, facilitator and speaker. In 1983/84, Vera taught EFL in Tokyo, Japan. A writer and PR pro, her “Make It Work” column runs monthly in Jobboom, The Toronto Sun; she is also DEL Condominium Magazine’s lifestyles’ page columnist.  In 1998, the Canadian Booksellers Association voted Vera’s business best-seller “How Not to Take it Personally” one of the top 15 business books in Canada. Vera serves on the Board of Directors of Variety Village, and is the top individual fundraiser for Habitat for Humanity’s Women  Build 2013. 


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