Mara L. Nickerson

Past Chair


Elected to the Board July, 2008

Mara has been Canada’s Ballet Jörgen Board Chair since November, 2012. Mara is also a member of the Executive Committee, Governance Committee, and Stewardship Committee.

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 lawyer, now the 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.