Gerald McEachern

Executive Director

Gerald began his career as an artist which evolved into operating a successful marketing and advertising agency in northern Ontario, In 2004 he retired from the agency business and moved to New Brunswick with his family. After arriving he became the General Manager for Development St. Stephen, launching the Civic Centre project, and later Director of Development for Huntsman Marine Science. For a brief period the family relocated to Edmonton where he was Executive Director of the Alberta Liberal Party, and then the founding Manager of the City of Edmonton’s in-house ad agency. Returning to the St. Andrews area, he commuted to Thunder Bay monthly where he was the Executive Director of the Thunder Bay Symphony Orchestra, and was instrumental in eliminating the orchestra’s 25-year rolling annual deficit. Gerald sits on the board of the St. Andrews Arts Council. At home he relaxes with family, writes and paints, and otherwise keeps busy around their property in Bayside.

Caroline Young Walker

Artistic Director

Caroline settled full-time in Bayside in 2018 with her husband after working for 15 years at the Beaverbrook Art Gallery as Director of Programming, followed by 20 years with the Department of Tourism, Heritage and Culture, as manager of the provincial art collection, the NB Art Bank. Before joining Sunbury Shores, she worked briefly as a gardener at Kingsbrae Gardens and during Covid as a greenhouse planter with Canada Green in St. George. These failed attempts at improving her gardening skills nevertheless resulted in her becoming a Butterflyways Ranger with the David Suzuki Foundation in 2021.She was a member of the Board of the Charlotte County Archives until recently, and is a Board member of ArtsLinkNB.

Florence Small

Outreach Coordinator

Florence is a graduate of Mount Allison University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Photography and Painting with a minor in Art History. She has spent much of her life in Charlotte County, New Brunswick, both before and after graduation. Florence began working at Sunbury Shores in 2018, first as a student placement and later as a full-time employee. Her role is the most front-facing position in the organization, where, as Outreach Coordinator, she handles day-to-day administration and communications, organizes events, helps install exhibits, and deals with the media and the public. She lives in St. Stephen and creates art in her spare time. She enjoys buying and collecting art such as paintings, prints and pottery. 

Mary Wobma


Mary moved to St. Andrews with her husband Keith and children, Troy and Shauna, in 1981. In 1984 she was hired as manager of Boutique La Baleine where she worked for the next seven years. In 1992 she joined the Atlantic Salmon Federation and enjoyed 28 years of employment as the Administrative Assistant until she retired in 2020. She joined Sunbury Shores as a part-time bookkeeper in May of 2021. Mary strongly believes in making an active difference in her community. She has been a volleyball coach and Sunday school teacher, She has also been a member of the church choir since 1984, and has served as bookkeeper for her church for 26 years. She was a member of St. Andrew’s Town Council and served as Deputy Mayor for three years. Mary served two terms on the Fundy Community Foundation Board and is currently an Ambassador to the Foundation. She is currently Chair of the St. Andrews Community Tennis Association. Mary loves to garden, paint, play tennis, and gather with friends and family to play music.