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PROVINCE OF ONTARIO COUNCIL FOR THE ARTS (ONTARIO ARTS COUNCIL)

Ministry
TOURISM, CULTURE AND SPORT
URL
www.arts.on.ca
Address
121 BLOOR STREET EAST, 7TH FLOOR
TORONTO
M4W3M5
Phone
(416) 961-1660; 1-800-387-0058
Fax
(416) 961-7796
Background
Arts Council Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. A.30, s. 2
Function
The council's function is to promote the study, enjoyment and production of works in the arts. To accomplish this, it assists, cooperates with and enlists the aid of organizations with similar objectives. The council provides grants, scholarships or loans to Ontario residents to study or research the arts in Ontario or elsewhere, and to residents of Canada's other provinces and territories and of other countries to study or research the arts in Ontario. It makes awards to Ontario residents for outstanding accomplishments in the arts.
Membership
The Lieutenant Governor in Council appoints a chair, vice-chair and ten members.
Term
Members are appointed for a three year term.
Meetings
The council meets six times a year and members also serve on committees, meet with community groups and attend events. On average, members devote approximately two days a month to council business. Some travel across the province is required.
Remuneration
Appointees are eligible to receive expenses.

Appointments & Vacancies

No. Position Member Term Location
1. CHAIR (PART-TIME) RITA DAVIES
22-Jul-2018 - 21-Jul-2021
TORONTO
2. VICE-CHAIR (PART-TIME) JUDITH GELBER
04-Mar-2018 - 03-Mar-2021
TORONTO
3. MEMBER (PART-TIME) JILL REITMAN
24-Aug-2016 - 23-Aug-2019
TORONTO
4. MEMBER (PART-TIME) KARIM KARSAN
24-Aug-2016 - 23-Aug-2019
TORONTO
5. MEMBER (PART-TIME) ELIZA CHANDLER
31-Aug-2017 - 30-Aug-2020
TORONTO
6. MEMBER (PART-TIME) JANET STEWART
20-Sep-2017 - 19-Sep-2020
LONDON
7. MEMBER (PART-TIME) DAVID TSUBOUCHI
12-Dec-2018 - 11-Dec-2021
BALTIMORE
8. MEMBER (PART-TIME) SUSAN LAHEY
04-Apr-2019 - 03-Apr-2022
MOUNT ALBERT
9. MEMBER (PART-TIME) DANIELLE PETERS
02-May-2019 - 01-May-2022
TORONTO
10. MEMBER (PART-TIME) KYAN NADEMI
06-Jun-2019 - 05-Jun-2022
TORONTO
11. MEMBER (PART-TIME) ALEXANDRA DE GASPERIS
26-Jul-2019 - 25-Jul-2022
TORONTO
12. MEMBER (PART-TIME)