Board Of Directors


Toronto Brigantine's Board of Directors provide vision and direction for our organization. They work to create and maintain relationships with community agencies, develop relationships with sponsorship partners, and oversee the performance of our program and staff. 


Board of Directors as of April 2017:


Darren Holmes - President

Darren in an Alumnus of both Toronto Brigantine and St. Lawrence II. During his tenure with the organizations he served as captain of all 3 Brigantines. After leaving the program Darren completed his Mechanical engineering degree and received his engineering License. Darren has spent over 15 years working the electronics manufacturing industry working in progressive positions from manufacturing engineering, program and project management and is currently working as an engineering services engagement leader.

Louise Henney - Secretary

Louise is a Toronto based Property Manager. She enjoyed sailing in the Maritimes as a child and has friends that were involved in Brigantines in the past.  She is a strong believer in the program and looks forward to being involved in it's future success.

Michael Rodaway - Director

Michael (aka Lurch) worked up the ranks to Sailing Master while sailing for five seasons aboard the STV Pathfinder during the mid-80's. A graduate of the Marine Navigation program at Georgian College. Mike has worked on a wide variety of vessels including other Tall Ships, both Deep Sea & on the Great Lakes.  He is presently the piloting Chief Mate of a 630 ft bulk carrier on the Great Lakes.

Rob Calder - Director

Rob is a lawyer specializing in all areas of litigation. He has appeared at all levels of courts in Canada. Robs is an avid student of history. His passions include tennis, fitness, capital markets and his chocolate lab, Coco.

Gregg Colp - Director

Brett Colville - Director


 If you would like to join Toronto Brigantine's Board of Directors, please email your resume to 

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