Philip Lanthier - Co-Chairman
Philip Lanthier was founding editor of the literary magazine Matrix and has written and lectured on Eastern Townships poetry. He co-edited an anthology of 20th century Townships poetry in French and English. He has a doctorate in English Literature from the University of Toronto, has taught at Champlain College and Bishop’s University, and now chairs the Knowlton Literary Festival Organizing Committee.
Frank Johnston-Main - Co-Chairman & Treasurer
A graduate of Bishop’s University and life-long Townships resident, Frank Johnston-Main is a retired writer and businessman who specialized in marketing, corporate communications and management of charitable and not-for-profit organizations.
Judith Duncanson - Vice-Chairman
After an outstanding career in fashion, cosmetics and television, Judith “retired” to Knowlton to care for ill family members. Her involvement in a number of volunteer positions has kept her busy: theatre board, museum, president of the Knowlton Lions Club, the literary festival, all while running an antique shop and an artisan/artist coop. She is an admitted bookaholic.
Kathryn Lexow - Secretary
Retired in Knowlton, Kathryn has pursued her interests in reading, writing, literature and photography. She has published articles, reports and photographs in the local newspaper, the Brome County News, and works on communications for the Quebec Anglophone Heritage Network and the Board of the Brome County Historical Society. She has degrees in physiotherapy and healthcare management.
MEMBERS OF THE BOARD: Alan Eastley, Frances Gallagher, Renalee Gore,
Danny McAuley, Rob Paterson, Sheryl Taylor.