Artistic Direction and Production Experience

Secretary, Executive Committee
Aurora Cultural Centre
  • Coordinate the full Board's review of the CEO's performance and compensation
  • Serve as a smaller sounding Board for the CEO
  • Focus the Boards work
  • Set goals and development agenda
  • Coordinate the work of the full Board
Chair, Governance & Nominating Committee
Aurora Cultural Centre
  • Develop annual work plan for the Board and committees
  • Review and oversee all governance policies and practices, recruitments, and nomination process
  • Review and oversee Boards’ compliance with the Imagine Canada Standards
Co-Artistic Director & Co-Producer
I Equal I Musical Initiative, Toronto, ON
  • Conceived, marketed and produced 4 concerts celebrating Israeli, Jewish & Iranian culture
  • Oversaw $7,500 operating budget
  • Produced concerts featuring compositions for flute, clarinet, piano, violin, cello and percussion by Parisa Sabet, Noam Lemish, and Dan Deutsch
Artistic Director & Producer
Dawn Initiative, Toronto ON
  • Oversaw $32,000 operating budget; received $15,000 grant from Ontario Arts Council
  • Conceived, marketed and produced a concert attended by 540 people
  • Invited composers around the world to submit compositions inspired by the theme
  • “Celebration of the Oneness of Humankind”; received 109 submissions from 35 countries
  • Produced concert featuring compositions by 5 winning composers, the contest judges, and myself
Member, Board of Directors
Aurora Cultural Centre, Aurora, ON
  • Co-lead strategic planning, organizational governance
  • Oversee $900,000 annual operating budget
  • Review more than 900 annual arts programs welcoming 25,000 annual visitors
  • Collaborate with 13 fellow Board members and 12 staff