Mara L. Nickerson

Past Chair of the Board and Current Chair of Atlantic Advisory Council

Elected to the Board July, 2008

Mara has been a Canada’s Ballet Jörgen Board Chair since November, 2012 until her retirement in May, 2020. Mara continues to be a member of the board and is the Chair of the CBJ’s Atlantic Advisory Council.

Mara has been a dance enthusiast all of her life, with a particular love for ballet. Though never a dancer herself, she has spent many hours watching and nurturing her daughter’s dance activities in ballet and competitive Irish dance. Outside of Canada’s Ballet Jörgen, Mara is a former Chief Knowledge Officer at Osler, one of Canada’s leading law firms. She has a passion for innovation in law and brings that passion and her commercial and administrative experience to her role as Chair of Canada’s Ballet Jörgen.