Judy has over 30 years of experience working in the performing arts including organizational development, strategic planning, financial management, arts marketing, funding, and tour management, working in collaboration with an extensive range of arts organizations and arts professionals across Canada, the United States, and throughout the world.
Judy is the Director of Programs for Ontario Presents where she manages the Ontario Dances and Theatre Connects programs, the Audience Demographic Mapping program, and the Block Booking Program. In 2011 Judy produced the ISPA congress in Toronto and produced the 2016 Toronto IAMA Conference. She is the 2007 recipient of the National Arts Centre award for distinguished contribution to touring in Canada and the 2011 Sandra Tulloch Award for Innovation in Arts and Culture in Ontario.
Ryan was called to the Ontario Bar in 2010 and joined Carters as an associate lawyer, becoming a partner in 2018, with a practice focus of providing corporate and tax advice to charities and non-profit organizations concerning incorporation, ongoing corporate compliance, anti-spam compliance, registration of charities, audits and internal appeals with Canada Revenue Agency, as well as the amalgamation and merger of charities.
Ryan graduated from the University of Ottawa, Faculty of Law, in 2009. Prior to attending law school, Ryan graduated from Glendon College at York University, First Class, with a B.A. in History and a Certificate in Law and Social Thought. During his articles with Carters, Ryan acquired experience in the areas of charity and not- for-profit law, corporate/commercial law, civil litigation, wills and estates, and human rights law.
Ryan has co-authored papers for Law Society of Ontario, and has written articles for The Lawyers Weekly, Hilborn:ECS eNews, and the Ontario Bar Association Charity & Not-for-Profit Law Section Newsletter. Ryan has been a regular presenter at the annual Church & Charity Law™ Seminar, Healthcare Philanthropy: Check-Up, Ontario Bar Association and Imagine Canada Sector Source.
Phil is currently Interim Manager of Patron Engagement at Tapestry Opera, and Marketing Director with the Toronto Bach Festival. Prior to this he held marketing and development positions with Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra and Choir, and the Canadian Opera Company. Phil has over 25 years of experience in the cultural sector, during which time he has developed, maintained and grown several successful programs that drove company growth at some of the busiest and most successful arts organizations in Toronto.