Chair: Katharine Roney, CD, BA, BN
Professional experience includes 21 years as a Nursing Officer in the Canadian Armed Forces, 13 years as a Legion Veterans Disability Advocate and Special Project Officer with the VAC Bureau of Pensions Advocates. Kathy has held Board positions with the Benevolent Irish Society, the Canadian Cancer Relay for Life Committee, and several terms as President of The Friends of the Confederation Centre of the Arts.
Treasurer: Bruce Matheson, CPA, CMA
Bruce is a professional accountant and business owner. He has held Board positions with a number of organizations, including charitable, financial, and community-based.
Currently, he serves as the Treasurer of the Souris Show Hall Foundation after serving many years as Chairperson. Bruce serves as Vice-Chair of the Farm Centre, Treasurer of the Haviland Club and is a Director with Big Brothers/Big Sisters of PEI.
Member at Large: Judy Burke, BN, LLB, QC
Prior to her legal studies at the University of Alberta Judy held several management and education positions in the field of surgical and critical care nursing. She articled at the Court of Appeal of Alberta and represented clients at all levels of Court in Alberta prior to her move to PEI in 2020, where she joined Key Murray Law to assist in establishing a new office in Souris. She is currently the Conflict of Interest Commissioner for PEI, appointed in January 2020.
Member at Large: Thelma MacDonald
Thelma was the first female Mayor of Souris. She currently acts as the Treasurer of The Silver Threads Senior's Club and has been on the Executive for many years. She's also involved with church groups and everyone knows Thelma. We’re happy to have her as part of our Souris Show Hall Foundation Board.
Town Council Liaison:
Would you like to provide input and advice on the strategic and artistic direction of the Souris Show Hall? We are accepting applications for volunteer Board Members for various positions on the Board. Individuals with an interest in the arts and skills such as business, accounting, fundraising, social media and hospitality are sought. Previous Board experience is an asset but not required. If you are interested or would like more information, please email