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Sally Lee, Executive Director

As an active member of Toronto’s arts community, Sally brings to CARFAC Ontario over 25 years of experience as an arts administrator. She has held management and leadership positions at a broad range of not-for-profit organizations, including the Toronto International Film Festival, Soulpepper Theatre Company, Artists for Peace and Justice Canada, Samara Canada, and the Toronto Reel Asian International Film Festival, where she was Executive Director. She has also worked at artist-run centres such as the Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto, and served on the Board of Directors at the Images Festival. She currently sits on the Advocacy Committee of the Toronto Arts Council, the Board of Wavelength Music, and the Advisory Board of Reel Asian. Sally has a BA from the University of Toronto, where she majored in Philosophy and Literary Studies. 

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Victoria Glizer, Operations Manager

Victoria Glizer graduated from the University of Toronto where she completed her BA in Arts Management. She was born in Russia and came to Canada in 2007. She is currently working as the Operations Manager at CARFAC Ontario and has been with the organization in different capacities for the last 8 years. Victoria is a practicing visual artist, exploring line, texture and storytelling with painting, drawing and mixed media. Victoria is also a part-time Program Assistant with Cultural Pluralism in the Arts Movement Ontario (CPAMO). CPAMO seeks to open opportunities for Indigenous and racialized professionals and organizations to build capacity through access and working relationships with cultural institutions across Ontario. Victoria is currently enrolled in the Public Policy and Administration Masters Program at Ryerson University. 

Elissa Pendergast, Membership & Communications Coordinator

Elissa Pendergast is a self-taught textile artist, occasional performer and lover of the arts.  With over 6 years’ working and over 15 years’ volunteering in various non-profits, she brings great enthusiasm and varying skill sets to CARFAC Ontario.  Her past includes helping out with Nuit Blanche Toronto, The MakeHouse in Victoria, BC, and The Forest City Gallery and the London Fringe Festival in London, ON.

 Jennifer Fogg, Archive and Administrative Assistant 

Jennifer Fogg is a Brock University graduate with an MA in English with a Specialization in           Text/Community/Discourse; her research focused on dialogues of narcissism in queer adaptations of fairy tales. She is currently completing an MI at the University of Toronto in two concentrations, ARM (Archives and Records Management) and LIS (Library and Information Science), in pursuit of  becoming an academic or special collections librarian. Her experience in the culture sector is primarily  related to her musical background; however, making no claims of expertise or talent in the visual  arts, she enjoys dabbling with watercolours, tattoo design, and book binding in her spare time. 

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