The Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum Board of Directors consists of 13 people.
Adam Stephens (Chair) is a litigation lawyer with the national law firm, Miller Thomson LLP. He practices out of the Waterloo and Toronto offices and serves as the National Practice Chair for commercial litigation. Adam has been passionate about the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum for many years and joined its board in 2009. He is listed in Bob Elliott’s prestigious listing of the 100 Most Influential people in Canadian baseball.
Jeremy Diamond (Vice-chair) is a public historian and leader with more than 20 years of experience in fundraising, program development and communications, Jeremy is currently CEO of Myseum of Toronto. In his spare time, Jeremy coaches youth baseball in North York, Ontario. Find Jeremy on Twitter @diamondjeremy
Jordan Schofield (Treasurer) – Currently serving as an assurance manager at PwC. Jordan played competitive baseball in his youth and is a graduate of Wilfrid Laurier University”.
Derek Aucoin – Broadcaster
Julie Docker-Johnson – is the owner of The Flower Shop and More in St. Marys. Julie was on the original committee to bring the Hall of Fame to St. Marys back in the mid-1990’s.
Rob Edney (ex officio)
Rob Fai – When it comes to professional baseball on the West Coast, one voice has kept fans company on the airwaves for the past 13 years as Rob Fai has been broadcaster with the Vancouver Canadians, in addition to holding the title of Director, Communications. In addition to being inducted into the Vancouver Canadians Hall of Fame (2015), Rob recently received the Paul Carson Award as top Play-by-Play Voice in British Columbia and the Baseball BC Meritorious Award presented to him for his lifetime contributions to both professional and amateur baseball. Born and raised in Toronto, Rob attended Lester B. Pearson C.I. before moving out west where he would quickly immerse himself in the baseball community and later take on a career in the media having worked at News1130, TSN1040 and most recently with Sportsnet650 & Sportsnet Pacific who took possession of the broadcast rights to Vancouver Canadians Baseball in 2019. Rob is also one of the longest serving actor’s in EA Sports history having provided his voice to the NHL platform since 2011. Married to wife Christina with children Nolan Ryan (16) and Jayda (14), Rob was proud to join the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame Board of Directors on February 1st, 2019.
Jody Hamade – retired
Holly LaPierre – has worked at Bell Canada for over 30 years in various roles throughout her career. She is currently President of Hammonds Plains Minor Baseball, a suburb of Halifax, for the last fifteen years. She has held the position of treasurer for Baseball Canada and Baseball Nova Scotia. Last year she received the first ever female builder award from Baseball Canada for her dedication to the growth and promotion of female baseball. Being from the East Coast, she naturally was a Boston Red Sox fan, but the rise of the Blue Jays thru the mid 80’s swung her loyalty to Canada’s team.
Liam Scott – is an executive communications director/writer/producer/coach based in Toronto. In addition to his work with the Hall, he is active in youth baseball, having served at various times as a house league and rep coach, league executive, tournament convenor, and official driver for his 14U LHP son Joe.
Scott Smith – Is a Managing Director at BMO Capital Markets in the Equity Capital Markets group that is responsible for all equity underwritings. He has been in the financial industry for over 25 years. Born in Montreal and graduated from Concordia University with a Bachelor of Commerce degree. Married and has a son and a daughter. He is a lifelong Montreal Expos fan that converted to a Blue Jays fan in 2004 and attends baseball spring training every year.
Chris Stamper – is a dynamic business executive with over 30 years in financial services. Chris was previously the Senior Vice President, Metro East Region for TD Canada Trust, and was responsible for overseeing TD’s retail operations in in the Metro Toronto East area. Prior to his role leading Metro East, Chris was the Chief Marketing Office for Canadian Banking and was responsible for strategic marketing planning for TD in Canada. Chris personally led the acquisition of signature sponsorship properties including the Toronto Blue Jays. Chris is committed to giving back to his community. As a sports enthusiast, he has volunteered for over 15 years as a coach for a number of youth sports teams in Oakville. He actively volunteers with the Canadian Marketing Association and was Chair of the Board of Directors. Chris lives in Oakville, Ontario with his wife Karen and is a part time empty nester with his two children Johnathon and Mackenzie
Al Strathdee (ex officio) is currently serving his second term as Mayor of the Town of St. Marys. He is a local small business owner, and holds an Honours BA in History and Political Science from Wilfrid Laurier University and a B. Ed. from the University of Ottawa. Al and his wife Gloria have three children and enjoy travel and supporting local community causes in their spare time.
Libby Walker has worked in the field of museum programming and interpretation for many years in both Halton and Waterloo Regions and Wellington County. She is particularly interested in social history, education and the history of community development. Libby has experience ranging from seasonal summer staff and front line historic interpretation, to a variety of program coordination roles. Currently, she is the City of Waterloo Museum Program and Engagement Associate, a new position created two years ago to develop programs and engage the community as part of the city’s ongoing Heritage Strategy. Libby and her husband Steve are parents to two adult children and pet parents to one wheaten terrier (or terror) . As a family they love sports and travelling the world, preferably both at the same time. Along those lines, she is pleased to join the Board of the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame in St. Marys, Ontario, and hopes one day to make it to every major league ballpark.
Mike Wilner – The radio voice of the Canada’s sole major-league baseball team, Mike has long been a staunch supporter of baseball in Canada. Born and raised in Toronto, Mike began his baseball broadcasting career with the Welland (Ont.) Pirates in 1989. He later hosted the popular call-in show BlueJaysTalk for a record 17 seasons before becoming the Blue Jays’ first Canadian-born radio play-by-play broadcaster in 2019. From interacting with baseball fans after every game for nearly two decades to broadcasting Canada’s World Baseball Classic games in 2009 to hosting the annual Baseball Canada Awards Banquet, Mike has never wavered in his support and commitment to growing, teaching and promoting the game from coast to coast to coast. Single, with two teenage daughters, Mike is proud to have been on the Board of Directors of the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame since 2016.
Scott Crawford – (Director of Operations) born and raised in Georgetown, Ontario and has been the Director of Operations at the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum since January 2000. Prior to that he completed his Sports Administration degree at Durham College in Oshawa and obtained his BA in Anthropology/Archeaology at Lakehead Univeristy in Thunder Bay. Completed the Ontario Museum Association Museum Certificate in 2015. Currently ranked 75th in Bob Elliott’s top 100 list of most influential Canadians in baseball.
Jocelyne Gall – (Administration and Finance Coordinator)
Laurie Bannon – (Administration assistant)
Christi Hudson – (Curator) holds a Bachelor of Arts in Honours History from the University of Waterloo, and studied Museum Curatorship at Fleming College in Peterborough. She has worked in the museum field for several years in collections management and educational programming roles. She is an avid Blue Jays fan, having grown up watching the World Series Championship games with her family, and is passionate about museums and baseball.
Doug Goudy, Site Supervisor
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