Our Board of Trustees

Bill Turner, C. M., President

Bill Turner has been actively involved in charities for nearly 30 years. He spent many years as a commercial realtor. Is a past member of the board of Tourism Victoria and has served on at least 2 dozen boards, often as chair. He is currently a consultant to government and business and is also Information Technology Manager for the International National Trusts Organization. Bill is a member of the Order of Canada.


Nichola Walkden Treasurer

Nichola Walkden worked for nearly 17 years at Hermann’s. She is an experienced manager and supervisor with her masters degree in conflict resolution. Nichola loves Jazz and the community of Hermann’s. She is married with two wonderful children.


Michelle Fillion


Michelle was manager of Hermann’s Jazz Club until she relocated to the Comox Valley at the end of 2016 to pursue her dream of being a farmer. Her first memory of attending the club was at the age of 14 for the Sunday Dixieland Matinee. She loves music and the community of musicians and patrons who know of Hermann’s as such a special place.


William Stewart


Ashley Wey

Official statement of directors and office