Toronto resident Jill Reitman was appointed to the Ontario Arts Council Board of Directors in August 2016.
Jill was chair, vice-chair and a board member of the Koffler Centre of the Arts from 2008 to 2015.
In addition to her interest in the arts, Jill has a longtime commitment to many community organizations. She was president of the Jewish Women’s Federation, chair of the Business and Professional Women’s Network, and has served on human rights advocacy boards including the Canadian Council for Israel and Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs (CIJA) and the Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Centre.
Her volunteer work for Mount Sinai Hospital includes the Patient Care and Safety Committee, the Audit and Risk Committee, the Jewish Identity Committee, and she presently sits on the Alzheimer Support Centre Advisory Board.
Currently Jill is chair of the Arts and Culture Committee for the United Jewish Appeal Federation, and sits on the United Jewish Appeal’s Community Capacity Building Committee. She is also the vice-president of Jillcy Capital ULC.
Jill has a background as a psychologist having worked with children and adolescents. She is the recipient of the Young Leadership Award of the United Jewish Appeal Federation, the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal, and the Woman of Action Vicki Campbell VAST Community Award.