Toronto-based Mary Meffe was appointed to the Ontario Arts Council (OAC) board of directors in October 2019.
Mary has more than 20 years of financial expertise developed in the private, public and not-for-profit sectors, with demonstrated success advising leadership teams in fast-paced, dynamic environments.
She is the Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for the Municipal Property Assessment Corporation (MPAC), responsible for overseeing the organization’s financial planning and operations, data governance, information services and facilities management.
Before joining MPAC in 2018, she was Chief Financial and Administrative Officer at the Ontario College of Trades, where she provided strategic financial and operational guidance to the leadership team of a newly formed organization. Prior to that, she served as Chief Financial Officer at Planet Energy and Just Energy Group.
Mary has had a long-standing passion for the arts since childhood when she pursued ballet and drama lessons. That passion has continued through her daughter, who is enrolled in many arts programs including, musical theatre and dance. Mary is an active volunteer in her daughter’s school, promoting the arts through its annual ARTucate event.
Mary has a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Toronto and holds the CPA, CA and Chartered Director designations.