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Toronto Centre for the Arts Board of Directors
The Toronto Centre for the Arts (formerly the North York Performing Arts Centre) is the only major cultural facility located north of Bloor Street in Toronto. It includes three performing arts spaces: the Main Stage (1,800 seats), the George Weston Recital Hall (1,032 seats), the Studio Theatre (200 seats) and an exhibition space which was formerly the home of the Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art. Designed by Zeidler/Roberts, all are high quality venues. The Weston Recital Hall is well known for its superb acoustics and is often used for unamplified music concerts.
The board of directors is responsible for overseeing the business and affairs of the Centre, including maintaining, operating, managing, marketing and promoting the Centre as an artistic, cultural, social, educational and recreational facility for the benefit of the public.
Board Size and Composition
The Toronto Centre for the Arts Board of Directors consists of 12 members composed of:
- the Mayor or designate appointed by the Mayor;
- 3 Council Members; and
- 8 citizen members.
Chair and Vice-Chair
City Council elects the chair of the Board of Directors upon the recommendation of the Civic Appointments Committee. The Board elects a vice-chair from amongst its members.
Term of Office
The term of office for the citizen members of the Board is four years from the date of appointment, generally coincident with the term of Council.
The term of office for Council Members of the Board is two years.
The board meets monthly or at the call of the Chair.