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Foundation Member Information

The Regent Theatre Foundation will hold an Annual General Meeting, at:

The Regent Theatre
224 Main Street, Picton Ontario K0K 2T0
on  TBA


Members of the Regent Theatre Foundation are eligible to vote at any of the Annual General Meetings; memberships are available at the box office, or online at

Future meeting agendas and dates will be posted on this page.

If you want to contact the Regent about any issue in advance of AGM meetings, please use contact form below:

Current Regent Theatre Foundation Board of Directors


Tim Smythe-Bishop (Board Chair)

Tim has over 30 years experience in the Movie business. Distribution, Production, Exhibition, and Finance. Working with many different companies, Entertainment One, Sony, Universal, and Cineplex. Tim has recently moved to Picton after 10 years of driving back and forth from Toronto. “I am very excited to help the Regent regain its status as a thriving part of the County and a hub for quality entertainment for all”.


Bob Cooke (Treasurer)

Bob is a graduate of Carleton (BA) and McGill (MBA) as well as graduate studies at OISE (Adult Education) and Adler Learning (Coaching). His background includes senior team roles with several well-known companies and consulting experience in a range of industries. Bob is living through the renovation of a century home in the Picton harbour area. When not working on the house or brushing dust off his clothes he plays squash and travels. Bob has three grown children who live in the GTA.

Dale Boyd (Secretary)

Dale’s working career spanned forty years in financial and operations management, including 15 in Real Estate Brokerage and Development in Vancouver, and 25 with the Canadian Stock Markets in Vancouver, Calgary and Toronto.

Having lived in a small village outside Vancouver for many years before moving to Toronto, Dale and her husband, Nick, were thrilled to “discover” Prince Edward County and retired here in 2008.  Dale has been a director of the Foundation since 2012.

Marilyn Toombs

Marilyn has worked in the advertising and marketing industry for over forty years. She has extensive experience in the development of creative and successful national and international marketing campaigns.

She moved to Prince Edward County twenty-five years ago, and feels fortunate to have been able to raise her family in and be part of this vibrant community. Marilyn has been a volunteer at the Regent for the past five years and is our past Chair of the board.

Ryan J. Noth

Ryan is a filmmaker, editor, and producer based in Cherry Valley. Ryan’s most recent three short films premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival, and his works have played at film festivals around the world, including Rotterdam, Austin (SXSW) and Buenos Aires. As an editor and producer, he has won Gemini and Genie awards, and in 2016 he edited The Stairs, which won the Toronto Film Critic’s prize for best Canadian feature film. In 2012 Ryan and his wife and filmmaking partner Tess Girard setup Fifth Town Films out of their century old carriage house in PEC, out of which they continue to create fiction and non-fiction landscape inspired projects.

Rick Szabo

Rick is a graduate of the University of Washington with a BA in Business Administration. He spent 12 years in the automotive industry as a finance director. Rick and his family moved to Prince Edward County in 2015 where Rick works as a Finance Manager for Wentworth Landscapes. Rick keeps busy as treasurer of the Picton BIA and as co-owner (with his wife) of The Vic Café located in the historic Regent Theatre. Rick is a lifelong traveler having visited 6 of the 7 continents and spent 4 years living in South Africa with his wife, Sonya, and their three young children.

Addition information:


Current Theatre Management

Neil Shorthouse (General Manager)

613-476-8416 x 25