Women's Committee

Tim Burt and Shirley Loewen at the Women’s Committee Annual General Meeting on May 23, 2013.  On behalf of the Women’s Committee fundraising endeavours, Shirley presented Tim with a $40,000 cheque for the operating fund and a $5100 cheque for the endowment fund.

Our Goal

To build a membership team dedicated to:

  • Promote community interest in the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra (WSO)
  • Organize and implement activities to provide financial support to the WSO
  • Support the WSO community outreach and educational programs
  • Concert subscriptions and donations to the WSO

Getting Involved

Members of the Women’s Committee enjoy supporting the WSO with its world class performances. If you would like to:

  • Make a difference
  • Enjoy a challenge
  • Meet new friends
  • Build our team
  • Promote our symphony
  • Register for membership

Interested in joining the Women's Committee of the WSO? Click here to download the application.

Or further information, please click here to email Sylvia Cassie or contact Margaret Kellerman McCulloch at (204) 489-0938 or by email.

2014 – 2015 Executives and Committee

THE EXECUTIVE

Past President: Shirley Loewen
President:
 Sylvia Cassie
Vice-President:
 Winnifred Warkentin
Treasurer:
 Isobel Harvie
Secretary:
 Tracey LeClair

COMMITTEE CHAIRS AND MEMBERS

Communications:

Chair: Olga Runnals
Internal/External Media: Olga Runnals
Website: Susan Richardson
External Media: Committee Responsibility
Program Production: Committee Responsibility
Photography: June Slobodian
Membership: Margaret Kellermann McCulloch
Email Membership: Joan Papushka
Telephone Coordinator: Jacquie Brignall
Telephone Assistants: Rosemarie Beal, Ruth Gregg, Nadia Hanuschak, Jennie Cardinal Prystupa

PROGRAMS AND PROJECTS COMMITTEE:

Chair: Cathy Flower
Members: Winnifred Warkentin, Margaret Moroz, Susan Richardson, Margaret Kellermann McCulloch, Rena Zinkowski 

ARCHIVES:

Chair: Gitta Fricke
Minutes: Tracey LeClair

USHERING AND EDUCATION:

Chair: Nadia Hanuschuk
Assisting: Eva Lavallee 

MUSIC STAND COMMITTEE:

Chair: Margaret Harvie
Staffing: Joan Papushka (Sept. to Dec.) Music Stand members to share duty (Jan. to May)
Members: Agnes Bailey, Ursula Erhardt, Helen Schaetzle, Koren Kaminski, Eva Lavallee, Susan Richardson
Cashiers/Members: Marina Plett-Lyle (trainer), Ursula Erhardt, Margaret Harvie, Koren Kaminiski, Shirley Loewen, Maggie Nishimura, Lesia Peet, Rochelle Zimberg.

NOMINATING COMMITTEE:

Chair: Shirley Loewen (Past President)
Members: Evelyn Davidson, Janice Lutz, Marina Plett-Lyle, Koren Kaminski