Karen Stintz was appointed the new Executive Director of ArtsBuild Ontario in April 2015. Karen has a broad range of experience in the public and private sector, working with the municipal sector, health care sector and building infrastructure projects. Karen was a Toronto City Councillor for 11 years and during her career as a Councillor served as Chair of the Toronto Transit Commission. She has also served on the Foundation Board for Providence Health Care and on several Municipal Boards.
As a regular guest-lecturer at York University for the Schulich School of Business MBA program, Karen speaks about creating shared-value in the public, private and nonprofit sector.
She received a BA (honours) from the University of Western Ontario, a Bachelor of Science in Administration from Boston University and a Master of Public Administration from Queen’s University.