The Ontario Arts Council (OAC) Cross-Sectoral Associate Officer Maura Broadhurst has taken over responsibilities from Touring and Audience Development Officer Noora Sagarwala, who is on maternity leave until January 2017. Maura also manages the Arts Services programs. At the same time, Elise Chalmers has joined OAC on contract to provide back-up for Dance and Awards Officer Myles Warren, who is working full-time on the launch of OAC’s online application system.
Maura is responsible for the following programs:
Elise comes to OAC with experience working with both arts organizations and public funding bodies. Most recently, she was Associate Director of Government Relations at Canadian Stage, where she previously held positions in their Development and Corporate & Foundations areas. Elise obtained a master’s in Canadian Studies (cultural policy) from Carleton University. During her studies, she worked in the research and policy offices of the Canada Council for the Arts and the Department of Canadian Heritage.
Elise is responsible for the following programs:
* No relation to Elise, but it seems fitting that she manage this program.
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