Member Profile

Scott Merrifield

A founder and past Artistic Director of Northern Lights Festival Boréal for 14 years, Scott was also involved in OCFF in its early days and gave workshops at early conferences. Since 1992, he has been presenting approximately 8 house concerts per year in Sudbury. Scott retired as Director of Policy & Planning for FedNor in 2008 after 33 years in the federal public service, delivering community-based social and economic development programs throughout Northern and rural Ontario, including extensive work with Aboriginal communities and the Community Futures Program. He served on the OCFF Board as Vice-President and President from 2009 to 2012