StoryBook Ottawa has assembled a core group of dedicated and skilled volunteers who act as its Board of Directors.
Shaun Hopkins, President: Shaun is currently the President of Shaun Hopkins Seminars Ltd., a firm that designs management and leadership training programs to organizations in Canada and the United States. Shaun is StoryBook’s fundraiser and spokesperson.
Susan Hopkins, Vice-President: Susan provides administrative support to StoryBook Ottawa. She is a skilled in administration, bookkeeping, record keeping, and banking. Susan has been an administrator of over 40 years.
Sabrina Marques, Secretary: Sabrina is a manager for a national not-for-profit organization. Sabrina holds an MA in English Literature and her duties include research, event planning, and social media. Sabrina assists StoryBook Ottawa with communications strategy and all forms of social media.
Lorna Crowe, Treasurer: Lorna is a Senior Tax Accountant with the firm of Lekadir LLP. Lorna is experienced in working with registered charities. She is a skilled in government filings and the financial controls required of the sector.
Kyle Wallace, Director: Kyle holds a Masters of Education and is both a teacher and acting department head at Notre Dame High School in Ottawa. Kyle acts as liaison between StoryBook Ottawa and the two English Ottawa school boards.
Marc Lepage, Director: Marc holds an MA in Library and Information Science from McGill University and is the former Director of Library and Information Services at the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP). Marc is the liaison between StoryBook Ottawa Inc./Livre de contes Ottawa Inc. and the two French Ottawa school boards.
Sonia Fisher, Director: Sonia is the President and owner of E. R. Fisher Menswear, a local business that has been in operation since 1905. Sonia has deep roots in the Ottawa community, especially within the locally-owned business community. Sonia is StoryBook Ottawa’s advisor on business development and fundraising