The ArtHeart Team
The ArtHeart team includes staff, board members, student placements, and volunteers, all working together to improve the lives of the community through visual arts.
ArtHeart’s Core Staff Members
Prior to joining ArtHeart in 2013 as Executive Director, Judy was the Treasurer on the Board of Directors for the prior 14 months. Judy worked at the same company for over 34 years as General Manager and Bookkeeper. She also serves as the Treasurer on the Board of Bermudiana Foundation of Canada. She volunteered with the Don Mills Collegiate Institute Show Choir, “Northern Lights” when her son was in school and still helps out occasionally with costume making and prop designing. For many years she was the Head Choir Mom for the boys in the St James Cathedral Choir of Men and Boys. She has worked to raise funds for many organizations and brings a wealth of knowledge and energy to her role as Executive Director.
Tim has been a community arts practitioner with ArtHeart for over twenty years in a variety of roles. Tim is a self-taught systems administrator. He has acted as an IT consultant for both the corporate and private sector for over 16. He is the founder of ArtHeart’s Digital Arts Lab, where he currently teaches digital arts and website construction to the children, youth, adults, seniors and families. He was one of the original founders of ArtHeart’s Youth Employment Program which provides job skills training and employment for Regent Park youth. Tim also oversees ArtHeart’s “No Starving Artists!” Food Program.
ArtHeart’s Board of Directors
If you would like to get involved with ArtHeart and help the organization grow and expand, please contact us.
Our current dedicated board members are:
- Seanna Connell – Co-Chair
- Sandi Wong – Co-Chair
- Vacant – Secretary
- Vacant – Treasurer
- Karin Hoernig – Director
- Debra Dineen – Director
- Abukar Hagi – Director
- John Raymond – Director
ArtHeart offers a limited number of college and university placements to students who are studying to work in either of these sectors. Placement students help us in executing our mission and vision of enhancing self-sufficiency, promoting well-being and engaging our community so everyone has the opportunity to thrive!
Find out more about this opportunity.
Volunteers are essential to the success of ArtHeart as well as to the well-being of our participants. Whether you’re an artist, a budding artist, a social media guru or you are committed to giving your time…we treasure all talents!
Find out more about volunteering.