Our Staff

Lindsay Golds
Executive Director | 519.880.3670 x 102

Lindsay has been with ArtsBuild Ontario since July 2011. Lindsay was jointly hired by ArtsBuild and Municipal Cultural Planning Inc. to develop and deliver nine Municipal Cultural Planning workshops across Ontario and assist in the development of Bricks&Mortar, Ontario’s first inventory of arts spaces province-wide.

Since 2012, Lindsay has acted as the Director of Programs, developing and executing partnerships and programs to support programs, tools and resources for organizations province-wide. In November 2015, Lindsay was promoted to Executive Director.

Previously, Lindsay held roles as Education Manager and Director of the Nepean Museum as well as contract work for Museums of Mississauga. Lindsay received her BA in History from Acadia University and travelled to the University of Leicester in the UK to complete her MA in Museum Studies.

Alex Glass
Program Manager | 519.880.3670 x 103

Alex has been with ArtsBuild since January 2015 and is responsible for the overall programs and communications at ArtsBuild Ontario. She connects with communities and arts organizations about learning opportunities and resources for all things facility related.

She brings experience from previous roles in the arts and nonprofit sector, including the Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra, Talisker Players Chamber Music and Canterbury Hills Conference Centre and Camp. Alex holds an honours degree in English and Cultural Studies from McMaster University and is a graduate from Mohawk College’s Public Relations Graduate Certificate program.

Eilidh Fisher 
Program and Communications Coordinator | 519.880.3670 x 101

Eilidh joined ArtsBuild in April 2016 and is responsible for program support and communications for all programs at ArtsBuild Ontario. She is also manages all facility rentals at 44 Gaukel.

With a previous honours BA in Art History and Museum Studies from the University of Western Ontario, she is also a graduate of Humber College’s Art Administration and Cultural Management program. Previous work experience includes recreational and education programming with the Milton Centre for the Arts, Oakville Galleries and the Living Arts Centre, as well as coordinating community outreach projects for Arts Milton, where she now serves on the board. She is interested in accessibility and inclusion in the arts and has worked with organizations such as Community Living North Halton and the Dundas Valley School of Art to develop barrier-free programming initiatives and policies.

Stephanie Draker
Program Manager | 416.340.0086

Stephanie is responsible for ongoing engagement and outreach to the creative communities across Ontario through the development and delivery of business skills training, resources, and special projects at WorkInCulture since March 2015. Stephanie and the WorkInCulture team are proud to work on behalf of ArtsBuild Ontario by strengthening the business and management skills needed to manage, renew, and develop arts facilities through programs such as SpaceFinder Learning Series and the Arts Facilities Mentoring Network.

Stephanie is a cultural professional with extensive experience managing engaging projects and community programming initiatives designed to increase access to a wide range of creative resources and opportunities. Over the course of more than ten years Stephanie has worked with several prominent Canadian cultural institutions, spanning multiple disciplines within the Arts, Culture, and Heritage sector including, The Textile Museum of Canada, The Bata Shoe Museum, Kaeja d’Dance, Fly By Night Theatre Company, and Artscape.

Stephanie holds a BFA from York University and a Project Management Certificate from Humber College. Based in Toronto, Stephanie is an active member of the local arts community – having exhibited as a visual and craft artist and having served on the boards and committees of multiple community arts organizations.