what does the future of organizational planning look like NOW?

A Mass Culture Digital Gathering

This Digital Gathering, in partnership with Arts Consultants Canada (ACCA), took place live on Zoom on April 20, 2020.

Topic

The Future of Organizational Planning

From left: Umair Jaffar, Gracia Dyer Jalea, Robin Sokoloski, Clayton Windatt

About the Conversation Starters

Umair Jaffar

Executive Director, Small World Music

Umair Jaffar is the Executive Director of Small World Music; Board Member, CAPACOA; Board Member, North York Arts; Faculty Member, Arts Management Post-Graduate Programme, Centennial College; 2017 TAC Cultural Leaders Lab Fellow. Umair looked at financial / funding models.

Gracia Dyer Jalea

Executive Director, Toronto Ward Museum

Gracia Dyer Jalea is the Founding Executive Director of the Toronto Ward Museum; previously Programming Director for Friends of the Pan Am Path; 2017 June Callwood Award, Ontario Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration; 2018 Promising Leadership Award, Ontario Museum Association. Gracia looked at the question of professional development for staff, including mental health / self-care.

Robin Sokoloski

Executive Director, Playwrights Guild of Canada

Robin Sokoloski is the Executive Director of the Playwrights Guild of Canada; Co-Founder & Board Member, Mass Culture; President, East End Arts; Advisory Committee Member, Centre for Free Expression, Ryerson University. Robin looked ay the future of networks and membership-based organizational models.

Clayton Windatt

Clayton Windatt is the ex-Executive Director of the ‎Aboriginal Curatorial Collective/ Collectif des commissaires autochtones; Co-Founder & Board Member, Mass Culture; Trustee, National Gallery of Canada; Director, Zakide Artist-Run. Clayton will examine organizational hierarchies and staffing structures.