Board of Directors




David Williams 

David moved to Parry Sound in September 2015. He is a lawyer with a background in public service law, who has transitioned to the private sector and worked at Oldham Law Firm since moving to this area. A member of the Community Living Parry Sound Board of Directors since 2017, he looks forward to continuing to expand his role in assisting the organization to achieve its goals.

Vice President

Julie Thorogood

Julie is a self-employed bookkeeper. She has been involved in her children’s school programs, class trips, curling tournaments and fundraising.


Lianne Piddington

Lianne is a wife, mother, and grandmother.  She and her husband Tom have owned Bay Area Electrical since 1993 and she has worked full-time within the business since 2006.  She was previously employed at the Parry Sound Muskoka Credit Union as well as the Parry Sound District General Hospital.

Director in Lieu of Past President

Danny Gray

Danny is a teacher with the Near North District School Board and is a qualified Special Education Specialist. He served on the Museum on Tower Hill Board from 2012-2016. He also works part-time at Trestle Brewing Company.


Catherine LaPierre

Catherine moved to Parry Sound summer of 2014 leaving behind fourteen years of teaching software and computer studies in Southern Ontario. Transitioning her skills to administration, Catherine worked in the business district for six years and currently is retired enjoying her three lovely grandchildren. Catherine is involved with Curlers Care and enjoys the wonderful outdoors, hiking, biking, swimming, and having family time.

Doris Muckenheim

Doris has lived in the Parry Sound area since 1987 and has owned the Wolf Den since 1997. She previously worked at the Charles W. Stockey Centre as well as the West Parry Sound District Museum as the director curator.  She has served on the Festival of the Sound board and has been staff liaison to other boards, and is a mentor for the Canadore College Business Program.

Executive Director

Jo-Anne Demick

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