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 35 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

Our Board of Directors 


Board Member

Gloria Habart - Board Chair

Secretary; 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