Board of Directors
Andrée is a retired TD Bank IT Senior Business Analyst. She has 3 sons, 6 amazing grand-children, and a beautiful little great grand-daughter. Andrée always had a love of all things theatre; and it was a natural process for her to get involved with KCP when her grand-daughters were cast in KCP shows. She has produced numerous productions over the past 11 seasons and has been on the Board of Directors for the past 6. She thanks KCP for the opportunities given to her and she is delighted to be a member of such a great organization.
Kari is so excited to be joining the board. After being a KCP member for the last few years, she is ready to be more involved with this great organization. She is looking forward to KCP’s future and continuing her love of theatre by being on stage and helping out behind the scenes.
Fundraising / Special Projects
A member of KCP since 2011, Lori is very excited to serve on the KCP Board of Directors this year. The performing arts have been a part of her life since childhood and she is so grateful that KCP has offered such incredible theatrical experiences for her whole family over the years. To be part of the board for such a wonderful organization is an honour and Lori is looking forward to promoting arts and culture within our community and give people of all ages and walks of life the incredible adventure of live theatre. It’s so great to be back!!
Lorie is a founding member of KCP and is excited to be rejoining the Board. In 2004 she helped found the KCP Youth Troupe and she directed their first production Fee Fi Fo Fum, which toured many local schools. The next year Lorie directed The Tales of Andergrimm, which was written specifically for the “character” initiative. Lorie enjoys the stage as well and in 2014 won a Thea for Best Supporting Actress in KCP’s production of Once Upon a Mattress. Lorie is married to John. They have amazing adult kids who have blessed them with beautiful grandchildren, which she hopes to see on stage one day!
Director for Marketing & Communications
Kelsey is thrilled to have joined the KCP Board in 2019. Having participated in her first KCP show earlier in the year as Linda in the Wedding Singer, she was eager to increase her involvement with the organization. When Kelsey moved to the Barrie area in 2018, she saw KCP as an opportunity to meet new people and make connections in her community. This has proven to be a fantastic choice as she has already made many new friends. Kelsey currently works as the Marketing and Communications Officer for Friday Harbour Resort in Innisfil. Previous to this role she managed marketing and communications at the London Health Sciences Centre, Western University, and King’s University College in London, Ontario. She was also a Board Member and Liaison for the London Chapter of the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC). Kelsey is excited to be able to bring her marketing expertise to the KCP Board.
Co-Director for Communications
James joined KCP in 2009 when he was cast in the role of Ruben in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. He had so much fun that he played parts in Anne of Green Gables, The Fully Monty and Spamalot. James was a member of the Board of Directors for KCP from 2011` to 2014. James is an administrator with the Simcoe County District School Board and can’t wait until he can join his KCP family back on stage.
Director for Facilities
Carley is so thrilled to be joining the board of directors! She has been a member of KCP since 2016, and has since both been involved on stage as well has been Stage Manger for 5 past productions. Carley has always had a love for theatre and is excited to be a part of the behind the scenes action for KCP.
Director for Programming
All positions on the Kempenfelt Community Players; Board of Directors are elected into office for a one year term. The voting occurs at the annual meeting which is held in September of each year.