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Ontario Arts Council

Staff Directory

Call OAC toll-free in Ontario at 1-800-387-0058.

In the Greater Toronto Area, dial our main line at 416-961-1660.

The OAC personnel can be called directly. Please locate the number of the individual you would like to call from the staff directory. Outside of the Greater Toronto Area, dial 1-800-387-0058, and when prompted for an extension, dial the last four digits of the person's phone number.

For general information about OAC programs please contact:
  • Maya Bedward, Information Services Coordinator

We welcome your questions, feedback and comments. Please complete our public feedback form to provide us with this information. 

(B) = French/English Bilingual Staff
 

Executive Office

Director & CEO
416-969-7457
Executive Coordinator
416-969-7410
Executive Administrative Assistant
416-969-7406

Communications

Director of Communications
416-969-7403
Communications Coordinator (Project Management)
416-969-7462
Angela Loh - (B)
Communications Coordinator (Online)
416-969-7439
Communications Coordinator (Government & Media Relations)
416-969-7434
Communications Assistant
416-961-1660 ext. 6297

Finance and Administration


Finance

Director of Finance and Administration
416-969-7408
Finance Coordinator
416-969-7418
Accounting Specialist
416-969-7414

Information Technology

Information Systems & Technology Manager
416-969-7444
Information Technology Specialist
416-969-7436
Local Area Network Administrator
647-258-5072
Programmer
416-961-1660 ext. 7411
Information Systems & Technology End User Support
416-961-1660 ext. 5151
Web Developer
416-961-1660 ext. 5180
IS & T Project Coordinator
416-961-1660 ext. 5182

Operations

Manager of Operations
416-969-7442
Procurement Specialist
416-969-7405
Records Information Management & Privacy Coordinator
416-646-7468
Operations Assistant
416-969-7415

Granting Administration

Director of Granting
416-969-7458
Interim Associate Director of Granting
647-258-5077
Granting Project Officer
416-961-1660 ext. 8414
Associate Officer (Program Design)
416-969-7419
Maya Bedward - (B)
Information Services Coordinator
416-969-7429
Granting Programs Coordinator
416-969-7404
Granting Process Coordinator
647-258-5078
Granting Administrator
416-961-1660 ext. 5183
Claire Boué - (B)
Interim Granting Administrator
416-961-1660 ext. 7113
Receptionist
416-961-1660

Granting Areas/Programs


Arts Service Organizations (ASO)

Officer
416-969-7427
Associate Officer
416-646-7467
Nina Charest - (B)
Program Administrator
416-969-7417

Awards

Officer
416-969-7422
Officer
416-969-7423
Program Administrator
416-969-7416

Compass

Officer
416-969-7433
Amber Yared - (B)
Program Administrator
416-969-7461

Creative Engagement Fund

Officer
416-969-7425

Dance

Officer
416-969-7422
Program Administrator
416-969-7416

Deaf and Disability Arts

Officer
416-969-7407
Program Administrator
416-961-1660 ext. 5081

Engaging Communities and Schools

Officer
416-969-7428
Officer
416-969-7425
Associate Officer
647-258-5075 / 1-800-387-0058 ext. 5075
Arts Education and Northern Arts Program Administrator
416-969-7401

Francophone Arts

Officer
416-969-7427
Associate Officer
416-969-7400
Nina Charest - (B)
Program Administrator
416-969-7417

Indigenous Arts

Maya Bedward - (B)
Information Services Coordinator
416-969-7429
Indigenous Culture Fund Grants Facilitator
647-258-5079
Indigenous Culture Fund Program Administrator
416-969-7424

Indigenous Culture Fund (ICF)

Manager of Indigenous Culture Fund
416-646-7469
Indigenous Culture Fund Grants Facilitator
647-258-5079
Indigenous Culture Fund Outreach Coordinator
​416-961-1660 ext. 5181
Indigenous Culture Fund Program Administrator
416-969-7424

Literature

Officer
416-969-7438
Program Administrator
416-969-7440

Majors

Officer
416-969-7433
Program Administrator
416-969-7432

Media Arts

Officer
416-969-7453
Amber Yared - (B)
Program Administrator
416-969-7461

Multi and Inter-Arts

Officer
416-969-7425
Granting Administrator
416-961-1660 ext. 5183

Music

Officer
416-969-7452
Myron Kozak - (B)
Interim Officer
647-258-5076
Program Administrator
416-969-7430
Claire Boué - (B)
Interim Granting Administrator
416-961-1660 ext. 7113

Northern Arts

Associate Officer
647-258-5075 / 1-800-387-0058 ext. 5075
Arts Education and Northern Arts Program Administrator
416-969-7401

Outreach and Development

Officer
416-969-7407
Northwestern Representative
807-632-4575 / 1-866-391-2221
Program Administrator
416-961-1660 ext. 5081
Northeastern Representative
1-844-711-5034

Skills and Careers Development

Officer
416-969-7407
Program Administrator
416-961-1660 ext. 5081

Theatre

Officer
416-969-7433
Program Administrator
416-969-7432

Touring and Residencies

Officer
416-646-7466
Program Administrator
416-969-7412

Visual Arts and Craft

Officer
416-969-7459
Interim Associate Visual Arts and Craft Officer
416-961-1660 ext. 6113
Program Administrator
416-969-7455

Human Resources

Director of Human Resources
416-969-7426
Human Resources Administrator
647-258-5073

Research

Director of Research, Policy and Evaluation
416-969-7456
Research Analyst
416-969-7445