Board of Directors

The Capitol Centre is governed by a 15-member board, which includes two elected City of North Bay Councillors, one liaison for the North Bay Symphony Orchestra, one liaison for the WKP Kennedy Art Gallery, and nine citizens elected by the Board of the Capitol Centre and its membership. Board members can be appointed for two consecutive terms after which they must leave the board for one year before applying for re-appointment. Board members are interviewed by the Nominating Committee to ensure it is a good fit then their name is brought forward to the next Board meeting for a vote or Directors may be nominated from the floor at the AGM.

There are a number of Board committees including: Finance, Human Resources, Property & Operations, Sponsorship, WKP Kennedy Gallery and a number of ad hoc committees including the Wine Gala Committee, Galaxy Circle Committee and Golf Tournament Committee.

Everyone is welcome to apply for a position on the Capitol Centre’s board. Position are advertised in the paper and on the Capitol Centre’s website as they become available. The Executive Director, who heads the Centre’s work force, reports to the board. Under the Executive Director are approximately 7 full-time staff and as many as 30 part-time employees and up to 70 volunteers.

For further information email the Executive Director at

President / Chair
Robert Palangio

First Vice President
Andrew Lawson

Second Vice President
Jordan Wood


Corporate Secretary
Helen Gobby

Past President
Micheal Roth

Sylvia Antinozzi
David Barker
Blake Beam
Laurie Moore
Giovanna Parnell
David Wolfe
Kelly Stewart
Anna Fitzsimmons

City Council Representatives
Councillor Mike Anthony
Councillor Johanne Brousseau


Photo by Brian Tremblay of Polar Studios!