Doug Emek

President

Doug retired as General Manager Lantic Inc. /Rogers Sugar Taber Division in October-2016. He is married to Beverley and they reside in the Town of Taber.

Colin Moreland

Vice-President

Colin is Vice President of the Symphony, and has been on the Symphony board since 2016. Outside the Symphony, Colin is Vice President of Canadian Operations for an international software company. A Top 40 Under 40 winner, Colin is a regular figure in the Lethbridge community. He regularly donates and volunteers with local charities and non profits. Colin also operates MPP Photography, the largest independent Sports Photography provider in southern Alberta, and sits on the Executive of the WWCFL. Colin’s passion and love for high culture brings him to the Symphony community, despite his complete lack of musical aptitude. He deeply appreciates the history and traditions of classical music, and especially enjoys the Symphony’s annual opera collaboration with the University of Lethbridge.

Ross Jacobs

Treasurer

Ross is the Director of Marketing, Communications, Technology and Security at the YMCA of Lethbridge. He joined the board in 2020 amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Ross has been involved in the arts for over twenty years as a performer, director, and producer for festivals and plays in Fort McMurray, Kingston, and Ottawa.

Ross specializes in board governance and marketing and is excited to help grow the symphony moving forward.

Jennifer Little

Secretary

Jennifer is a retired school teacher, teaching kindergarten through grade nine. She was also vice-principal and worked in special education. A volunteer at heart, Jennifer has been a part of many boards and committees throughout her career, and we are so lucky to have her!

Cindy Ignas

Director

Bio coming soon!

Eric Guilbert

Director

Eric Guilbert is a director of Commercial Operations- with worldwide responsibilities outside the USA for a global firm in the medical arena.
Eric has been involved in the Arts for a long time, first by playing the violin, working as an usher at Place des Arts in Montreal during university years and contributing as a board member for the Glenbow Museum Acquisition Society for a few years while moving up the corporate ladder.
Eric renewed his support in the Arts by first volunteering as an usher at LSO performances and then joining the board during the course of 2019.

Jeff MacCormack

Director

Bio coming soon!

Timothy Janzen

Director

Timothy Janzen started playing the Bassoon in grade grade 7 and quickly joined Robert George’s Bassoon studio. Tim continued to study Bassoon with Bob throughout grade school and got his first opportunity to perform with the Lethbridge Symphony Orchestra when he turned 16 (1999). 

In 2001, he was given the role of 2nd Bassoon and has had pleasure to sit beside his instructor/mentor in the Bassoon section ever since. Tim also plays the contrabassoon parts as required, and is in his 8th year as the Orchestra Musician’s representative to the Board of Directors.