Voices of Freedom Committee

Voices of Freedom is a project of the Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake. The Voices of Freedom committee is a subcommittee of Communities in Bloom and is made up of the following volunteers and residents of Niagara-on-the-Lake:

Nicole Cripps Special Events Officer, Niagara-on-the-Lake Chamber of Commerce 

Betty Disero (Co-Chair) Councillor, Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake 

Donna Ford President, Central Ontario Network for Black History 

Paul Hancock Retired business owner and Niagara-on-the-Lake resident

John Hawley (Co-Chair)- Founder, The Village, Local business owner 

Denise Horne Planner, Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake 

Sarah Maloney Kaufman Managing Director/Curator, Niagara Historical Society & Museum 

Martin Mazza Councillor, Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake 

Wilma Morrison O. Ont. (Honorary Chair) - President, Niagara Black History Association 

Paul Shepherd Past President, The Niagara Foundation 

Alexis Spieldenner Executive Director, Bravo Niagara! Festival of the Arts 

Raymond Tung Urban Design Specialist, Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake 

Kevin Turcotte Manager of Parks & Recreation, Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake 

Mario Vecchi Niagara-on-the-Lake Resident Representative 

John Wiens Deputy Lord Mayor, Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake

Tim Johnson Co-Chair Landscape of Nations Commemorative Memorial, Niagara-on-the-Lake

 

Fundraising Committee

Paul Hancock Retired business owner and Niagara-on-the-Lake resident

John Hawley (Co-Chair)- Founder, The Village, Local business owner 

John Wiens Deputy Lord Mayor, Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake 

 

Thank you

The Niagara Foundation
Carol Appel - RFP artistic advisor
Gary Hall - Gary Hall Design
Natasha Henry - President, Ontario Black History Society & African Canadian Historical Research and Curriculum Consultant for Voices of Freedom Park

Niagara-on-the-Lake Town Council joined their voices
for this incredible legacy
project with their commitment to provide this strategic
and historically significant
site right in the heart
of the Old Town.
— Pat Darte, Lord Mayor, Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake