Board of Directors, Staff & Community Partners

Our board of directors represent our stakeholders and community. We are currently recruiting two members to join our board of directors and board committees. If you would like to join this dynamic team to contribute to the future growth of this vibrant organization, please contact us for information on how to apply.

Current Directors

Christine Hager – Chair

Carol Benedetti – Vice Chair

Anne Wilson – Treasurer

Ross McIntyre – Secretary

Marianne Gleed – Director

Tshweu Moleme – Director

Christina Petsinis – Director

Tasha Schmidt – Director

Adam Abdullah – Director

Tim Lauer – Director (City Representative)

To obtain a nomination form to our board of directors, click here.

To obtain a proxy form, please click here.


Our staff team at Information Orillia is here to help you connect with your community!

  • Nicolette Hawco: Operation and Resources Manager
  • Kayla Young: Client Services and Records Administrator
  • Karissa Barker: Manager of Volunteer and Youth Engagement Services

Community Partners


  • City of Orillia
  • Community Foundation of Orillia and Area
  • Province of Ontario, Ministry of Seniors Affairs
  • Ontario Trillium Foundation


  • Ontario Volunteer Network
  • Volunteer Canada
  • Community Information Online Consortium (CIOC)
  • InformOntario

Community Partners

  • Agilec
  • Camp Couchiching and Camp Couchiching Initiative
  • Charity Republic
  • Community Connection Collingwood
  • Community Reach Midland
  • CONTACT South Simcoe
  • Deaf Access Simcoe Muskoka
  • Georgian College
  • Information Barrie
  • Kleurvision Inc.
  • Lakehead University
  • North Simcoe Victim Services
  • Ontario 211
  • Orillia & Area Good Food Box
  • Orillia Area Community Development Corporation
  • Orillia Community Gardens
  • Orillia & District Arts Council
  • Orillia OPP
  • Orillia Public Library
  • Orillia Youth Centre
  • The Lighthouse

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