Get To Know Our Staff 


Emily Jolliffe
Director and Chief Curator


Emily Jolliffe has been the Curator of Billy Bishop Museum since July 2018, she has a Masters of Museum Studies from the University of Aberdeen and a background in law.  Emily previously worked at the Inuit Art Foundation in Toronto, the Royal Ontario Museum and the Harbourfront Centre. She is passionate about public history and enjoys working with community groups to produce collaborative and engaging exhibits that highlight Canada’s rich history.

Task Leader Of:

Museum Operations, Grant Writing, Staff Management, Collections Management, Conservation, Community Outreach, Exhibitions, Honouring Our Local Veterans, Historical Research and Educational Tours


Contact Information 
PH: 519-371-0031


Rhonda Mitchell
Administrative Assistant 
Rhonda has been with the Billy Bishop Museum since 2012, starting as a volunteer helping out with Front Desk Reception, and Special Fundraising Events throughout the year. She was hired as the museum's Administrative Assistant in 2019. Rhonda has an Honours Administrative Assistant Diploma, together with 37 years work experience. She enjoys history and learning from all areas of the past.
Task Leader Of:
Administrative Operations and Finances
Volunteers, Newsletters, Marketing and Payroll.

Contact Information 
PH: 519-371-0031

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Karolina Brozy
Collections Manager

Hired as the Museum's full time manager of our collections in the summer of 2021 after being a summer student three years in a row  Karolina Brozy has become an integral part of the Museum's team.  She has a Graduate Certificate in Museum Management and Curatorship, and a Bachelor Degree in Archeology and Heritage Studies. 
Task Leader Of:
Collection re-homing project
Cataloguing and storing objects
Care of Collections

Contact Information 
PH: 519-371-0031

Our Board of Directors 


Board Member

Gloria Habart - Board Chair

Secretary; Veterans Committee; Special Events Committee
Dave Alexander - Vice Chair

Chair Veterans Programs Committee; Chair Artefacts, Exhibits and Education Committee


Treasurer Position - Open

Jim Enright - Director; Chair Facilities Committee
Judy MacKay - Director; Special Events Committee

Fred MacKay - Family Representative (Nephew of Billy Bishop); Veterans Committee
Diane Austin - Director; Special Events Committee

Wayne Bruce - Director; Veterans Committee, Special Events Committee

Steve Dieter - Director

Liam Hill - Director

John Totton - Director

Rhonda Laws - Director; Veterans Committee, Special Events Committee