Patti Broughton, Executive Director
Patti is a cultural manager and public relations specialist born and raised in St. Catharines, Ontario. She holds an undergraduate degree in Fine Arts from the University of Waterloo, with a specialization in Arts Administration, and a post-graduate certificate in Public Relations from Niagara College. In her 20-year career, Patti has held positions with Centre for the Arts - Brock University, Shaw Festival and St. Catharines & Area Arts Council. Most recently, she managed the Colony of Avalon Foundation, a cultural tourism site in Ferryland, Newfoundland. Her professional interests include not-for-profit governance, finance, programming, public relations and fund development. Passionate about arts and culture, Patti is excited to join the arts community in the culturally vibrant city of Guelph.
Katie Wilde, Office Administrator
Katie Wilde joined Guelph Arts Council team in April of 2014. She comes from a Fine Arts background, with a keen interest in interdisciplinary communication and community engagement. As Office Administrator, she is responsible for a range of operations duties including communications, member relations, day-to-day bookkeeping, and helping to oversee the progress of the new strategic plan.