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Our Team


Colin Dobell
Executive Director

Kelly Logan
Financial Officer and Human Resources

Jennifer Harrison
Director, Development and Communications

Alex Powell

Michael Wilson

Board of Directors

Annabel SlaightAnnabel Slaight, C.M., O.Ont., Founding Chair, is past Chair of Shaw Communications’ Rocket Fund, was co-founder and President of the OWL Children’s Trust producing magazines, books, and television.  She was the Ladies of the Lake co-founder and President and was a provincial appointee to the Lake Simcoe Coordinating Committee. She holds the Order of Canada and the Order of Ontario for nurturing a passion for science and nature among generations of Canadian children.

Tracy SmithTracy SmithVice Chair, was District Manager, Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources, and part of the team that brought the Lake Simcoe Protection Plan into being. He also serves as a trustee on the board of Forests Ontario and is its vice president.

John BraceJohn W. Brace, Treasurer, is former CEO of Northland Power Inc. developing, building, owning and operating clean and green power projects in Canada and elsewhere. John has served as Chair and President of the Association of Power Producers of Ontario and was a member of the Electricity Conservation and Supply Task Force.

Senator Gwen BonifaceSenator Gwen Boniface, Director, was appointed to the Senate of Canada on October 31, 2016. Senator Boniface spent 30 years with the Ontario Provincial Police where she started as constable and retired as Commissioner in 2006. Prior to her appointment to the Senate, she worked internationally on security sector reform. She holds a law degree from Osgoode Hall and has spent most of her life in the Lake Simcoe area.

William C. GallowayWilliam C. Galloway, Director, over 20 years as a senior executive in the construction materials business. Currently an independent consultant focussed on government policy, community engagement, sustainability and regulatory approvals. He has partnered with multiple NGOs, and Holds the Queen’s Jubilee medal.

Robert O MatthewsRobert O. MatthewsDirector, is Professor Emeritus Department of Political Science, University of Toronto. He was founding Chair, Alliance for a Better Georgina and former Chair of the Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition.

Colin DobellColin DobellExecutive Director (non-voting), a founder of the Water Level Alliance and a Former Director of the Georgian Bay Association. He is former CEO of Telemetry Security Inc

Isobel HeathcoteIsobel Heathcote, Ex Offico (non-voting), is a consultant to all levels of government, to First Nations, NGOs, and the private sector. Dr. Heathcote is the former Canadian Co-Chair of the Canada-United States International Joint Commission’s Science Advisory Board and Dean of Graduate Studies, University of Guelph. She is the author of Integrated Watershed Management: Principles and Practice.

ClearWater Farm Campaign Cabinet:

Honorary Chair
John Tory


Advisory Committee Chair
Paul Higgins, Jr., C.M.


Campaign Cabinet Co-Chairs
Annabel Slaight, C.M. 0. Ont.
Brooke Hunter


OWC Executive Director
Colin Dobell

Committee Members
Laurissa Canavan
Brian Lawson
Lesley Greenberg
Mary Joyal
Catherine Seiden


Ex officio
Chris Wansbrough