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St. Catharines Museum

1932 Welland Canals Pkwy.
St. Catharines, ON L2R 7K6

Tel: 905.984.8880 or 1-800-305-5134

Fax: 905.984.6910

TTY: 905.688.4TTY (4889)


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St. Catharines Museum Advisory Committee

Committee Type

Advisory committee or task force


The St. Catharines Museum Advisory Committee (MAC) will provide advice and recommendations for the purpose of policy and plan development, mandate review, and will act as public advocates in support of the museum's mandate.


The St. Catharines Museum will strive to be valued as a unique and dynamic centre for sharing our heritage, preserving our past and celebrating our diverse community.


The St. Catharines Museum will achieve sustainability by increasing earned revenue while maintaining and improving its collections and exhibits, public profile, programmes and services.

The St. Catharines Museum will strengthen its existing activities and relationships and foster new partnerships.


The Committee is composed of nine members including one city councillor. Members are appointed by Council.

Voting Membership

All members of the committee vote on every issue and in the event of a tie, the motion shall be defeated; meeting quorum is five members.

Membership Responsibility

  • Members shall observe all corporate policies of the City of
    St. Catharines with respect to conduct, harassment and discrimination.
  • Members shall make every effort to attend all meetings
  • Members shall attend an annual Advisory Committee Orientation

Membership Term

As per the four year term of council appointments

Membership List

  • Matthew Harris, Councillor 
  • Michael Coakley
  • Justine Cotton
  • Elizabeth Freeman-Shaw
  • Gord McGinn
  • Lesley Seaborne 
  • Vaughn Stewart 
  • Edwin Wand 
  • Brenda Zadoroznij

Meeting Schedule & Location(s)

Meetings are held at the St. Catharines Museum every other month (January, March, May, July, September, November) on the fourth Tuesday of the month at 6:00 p.m. Additional meetings may be called as required. A minimum of six meetings per calendar year must be held.

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