Ohara School of Ikebana Ottawa Chapter

A membership organization offering classes, demonstrations, workshops and information resources

Board & Officers

The Board consists conducts all business on behalf of the membership.

The Board consists of the Executive and the committee chairpersons and positions as requested by the President. The Executive consists of the Honorary Advisor, President and Vice-President who are appointed by the Headmaster on recommendation of the Executive;  the Secretary and Treasurer who are elected by a majority vote at the Annual General Meeting; and the immediate Past President. The following standing committees or positions may be appointed by the President: Membership/Telephone, Demonstrations, Historian, Workshops, Publicity, Hospitality, Newsletter, Librarian, Photographer, Field Trip, Ad Hoc, e.g., Program/Fundraising. All committee positions are concurrent with those of the Executive. Further details appear in the Constitution.

Board of Directors for 2015-17

  • Honorary Advisor Emeritus: Mitsugi Kikuchi
  • Past President: Elizabeth Armstrong
  • President: Mitsuko Kawasaki
  • Vice President: Sandra Olney
  • Secretary: Valerie Pryce
  • Treasurer: Helen Westington
  • Demonstrations: Mitsuko Kawasaki
  • Exhibition: Elizabeth Armstrong
  • Hospitality: Terry Hodgins
  • Librarian: Margaret Michaels
  • Membership: Penny Davis
  • Newsletter and Internal Communications: Sandra Olney
  • Website and External Communications: Sandra Olney
  • Workshops and Ikebana Supplies: Marie-Eve Coupal
  • Board Member-at-large: Nancy MacLeod