Our Board Members

Sean Danby

Sean Danby

Sean Danby has crafted numerous videos and multimedia commercial and corporate projects.  Sean’s commercial client list includes ING Insurance, Leon’s, McDonald, Questrade, Reliance Home Energy and Sony BMG.  He has also created and directed projects for Motorola, Randstad Canada and Scotiabank International.  Executive Producer of “Basketball City,” a fast paced and youth oriented television series broadcasting basketball’s grassroots throughout Canada and starring two-time NBA MVP, Steve Nash.  Sean views the grieving process as a personal experiential part of life, and that by sharing our stories we can better understand our own grief.

Doug Bates

Doug Bates

Doug Bates is a former banker and current co-owner of Brown Bag Co. and ComGo.  He also drums and does many musical events for various charities in his community.

He also the founder of the Kaitlyn Bates Initiative which is an organization dedicated to his daughter who he lost in a tragic car accident. It focuses on self esteem issues. Doug runs ABRAutism dedicated to helping individuals with Autism.

Doug is actively involved in his community and was given the 2011 Northumberland YMCA Peace Medal and was the winner of the Toyota Wishgiver Contest in 2015 for his contributions to the community.

Doug lives with his wife and 2 kids in Northumberland County.

Doug became involved in GreifStories to share his loss of his daughter and inturn he hopes to help others find ways to heal.

Rob Quartly

Rob Quartly

If you grew up watching Much Music in the 80’s, you already know Rob Quartly. Or at the very least, you know his work. As both a director and a producer, he gave birth to Canada’s music video production industry. It’s a role that has been recognized with JUNOs, CFTA personal achievement awards and his induction as the first member of the Much Music Hall of Fame.

His activity in the advertising industry has been equally successful with recognition at Cannes, Toronto and New York Art Directors Club, Bessies, Clios, One Show, Marketing Awards…

Television projects have seen him direct The Vacant Lot series, act as Co-Creator of the hit CBC show “The Triple Sensation”,  and  create/direct/executive produce the CHUM comedy series “And Go,!”

Most recently, Rob’s labour of love has included capturing stories for his web site interestingiseverywhere.com, his socially conscious self has been busy creating griefstories.org and for the love of food chefproject.ca