OrKidstra welcomes Chayanika Abeysekera Lutes and Jeanne Inch to the Board of Directors
OrKidstra is pleased to welcome Chayanika Abeysekera Lutes to the Board of Directors. Ms. Lutes is Senior Associate, Strategic Initiatives at the Ottawa Community Foundation. Her knowledge of social development issues in Ottawa, social data analysis and social enterprise brings valuable skills to the table.
“From my very first experience at an OrKidstra concert, I knew it was a family that I wanted to be a part of. Social development through music education embodies so much of what I am passionate about, and I am thrilled for the opportunity to bring my experiences and perspectives to this exceptional organization.” – Chayanika Abeysekera Lutes
OrKidstra is pleased to welcome Jeanne Inch to the Board of Directors. Ms. Inch comes to OrKidstra following several years on the Board of the Great Canadian Theatre Company (GCTC), serving ultimately as Board Chair. Ms. Inch has a varied professional background, having worked in government, academe and the private sector, and in diverse fields: journalism; public relations; science, technology and innovation policy; business; social programs; international relations; and culture/heritage.
“Since retiring, my volunteer involvement has been in the arts and in social development. I am attracted to OrKidstra because it blends these two interests. I am looking forward to making a contribution to the organization through active participation on the Board.” – Jeanne Inch
OrKidstra is a charitable, social development program which teaches life skills to kids from Ottawa’s under-served areas through learning and making music together: empower kids…build community. Learn more about OrKidstra’s Board of Directors by clicking here.