Steering Committees



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The Forest of Reading has seven individual steering committees that are tasked with responsibilities once the nominated lists have been confirmed. They are the ambassadors of the Forest and they work closely with the nominated authors, illustrators, and publishers. In most cases, they are also practitioners running the programs.

Terms of Reference - Committee
 

Timelines

The timeline for the school aged programs varies from the adult programs. Below is the schedule:
  • School-aged programs – September to May
  • Evergreen Program  – January to October

2019 STEERING COMMITTEES

Co-Chairs of the Forest of Reading®
Ruth Gretsinger, District School Board of Niagara
Isabelle Hobbs, Durham District School Board


Blue Spruce Award™


Urzsula Jambor, Co-Chair
Barb Bower, Co-Chair


Silver Birch Award®


Silver Birch Express
Brenda Reed, Co-Chair
Kate Tuff, Co-Chair

Silver Birch Fiction
Donna Lynch, Co-Chair
Lisa Lewis, Co-Chair

Silver Birch Non-Fiction
Susan Wallwork, Co-Chair
Kendra Cutting, Co-Chair



Red Maple Award™


Faith Shergold, Co-Chair
Iana Georgieva-Kaluba, Co-Chair



White Pine Award™


Zarena Cassar, Co-Chair
Karen Whiteman, Co-Chair


Evergreen Award™


Kathryn Lee, Chair



Le Prix Tamarac


Eugenia Doval, Chair
Amanda Halfpenny, Anna Romain, Claudia Gosselin, Diane Quessy, Evy Gambin, Guillaume Brien-Régimbald, Luisa Esposito-Karantakis, Margaret Mary Conlon, Nathalie Cazenave Dit Berdot, Sonia Doyon, Véronique Labonté

Express
Evy Gambin, Chair
Amanda Halfpenny, Anna Romain, Claudia Gosselin, Claudine Blanchard, Diane Quessy, Eugenia Doval, Guillaume Brien-Régimbald, Jeanette Weatherill, Luisa Esposito-Karantakis, Lynn MacDonald, Margaret Mary Conlon, Nancie Bolduc, Nathalie Cazenave Dit Berdot, Sonia Doyon, Véronique Labonté




Le Prix Peuplier


Diane Quessy, Chair
Amanda Halfpenny, Anna Romain, Carlie Myher, Christine Fortin, Christine Labelle, Claudia Gosselin, Claudine Blanchard, Eugenia Doval, Evy Gambin, Guillaume Brien-Régimbald, Jeanette Weatherill, Jennifer Kundakci, Luisa Esposito-Karantakis, Lynn MacDonald, Margaret Mary Conlon, Melissa Bulgutch, Nancie Bolduc, Nathalie Cazenave Dit Berdot, Sonia Doyon, Véronique Labonté