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A photograph of gold balloons that spell Tangled hanging on a white wall. The photo is taken from below and to the right of the balloons looking upwards to the words.

Call for Board of Directors Members Tangled Art + Disability

Extended Deadline to apply: March 8th 2021

Tangled Art + Disability is a registered charitable organization with a mandate to support Deaf, Mad and disability-identified artists, to cultivate Deaf, Mad and disability arts in Canada, and to enhance access to the arts for artists and audiences of all abilities. Located in a dynamic arts complex of galleries, studios, festival offices and like-minded arts and community groups in Toronto, Tangled is a rapidly growing cultural leader in the area of disability and arts.

We are seeking Board of Directors members who will bring dedication and vision into our organization. We welcome persons with a variety of experience and qualifications in any of the following areas: financial expertise, fundraising, donor relations, legal, policy development and human resources. Candidates should have some knowledge or familiarity with contemporary disability arts.

If you’d like to know more please attend the Information Drop-in session

Date: February 25th 2021
Time: 6:00 – 7:00 pm EST
Location: Zoom
Access: ASL and Live Captioning
Eventbrite Registration Link: Board of Directors Information Drop-in Session 

The Tangled Board of Directors is a working policy Board. Each member is expected to attend monthly meetings (twelve per year) and commit to serving a two-year term. In addition to adhering to Board governance and overseeing the finances of the organization, ideal candidates will also help develop and implement strategies that will generate revenue, attract new supporters and build the gallery’s profile. Commitments of each Board member include:

  • Regularly attending Board and important related meetings. (Currently online)
  • Actively participating in priority work as it arises.
  • Staying informed about board matters, including preparation for meetings, and reviewing and commenting on minutes and reports.
  • Building a collegial working relationship with other board members that contributes to collaboration and shared responsibilities.
  • Staying informed about programming activities of the organization and the general arts community in Toronto and Canada.
  • Participating in fundraising initiatives for the organization.
  • Respecting confidentiality and privacy.
  • Representing the organization as a spokesperson and champion in the community at large.

Board members are volunteers and therefore cannot be financially compensated for their work, or exhibit at Tangled while being on the Board.

Submission Requirement

If you would like to join a dynamic, forward thinking organization dedicated to accessible culture for all, please email the following two documents to [email protected] by March 8th 2021

  1. Letter (1 page or less) outlining who you are and why you’d like to be a member of the board.
  2. Resume/CV or relevant experience

Tangled encourages candidates from all levels of experience and expertise. We are seeking enthusiastic members who want to work collaboratively and creatively on behalf of Tangled Art + Disability’s artists and community members.

Tangled is strongly committed to equity within its communities and to recruiting diverse members to the Board from all backgrounds. The Board is composed of a majority of members with lived experience of disability. Tangled will be prioritizing applicants who identify as belonging to one or more of Toronto Arts Council’s Equity Priority Groups; including but not limited to:

  • Black
  • Indigenous: First nations, Metis, Inuit
  • Persons of Colour
  • Deaf Persons
  • Persons who are Mad Identified
  • Persons living with Mental Illness
  • Persons with Disabilities or lived experience of Disabilities

Potential candidates for the Tangled Art + Disability Board will be interviewed and successful candidates will be invited to begin their term as acting members in April 2021. Candidates will be officially elected at the Annual General Meeting (AGM) in November 2021. We thank all candidates for their interest.