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JARED PETERS | EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Jared Peters is an artist and arts professional with several years experience working with cultural organizations around the country. Previous to his role at the Charlotte Street Arts Centre, Jared was the Executive Director of Art City in St James Town, a small charitable organization providing free creative programs to vulnerable youth in Toronto's inner-city. He has also exhibited  widely as an established visual artist, was a finalist in the RBC Canadian Painting Competition, and his work can be found in collections across the country, including in the New Brunswick Art Bank. Jared holds a BA from UNB, a BFA from NSCAD University, and an MFA from the University of Western Ontario. When he's not in the office, you can find Jared in the woods or lying on a couch with his dog and a book.

 
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COURTNEY STEEVES | COMMUNITY MANAGER

Courtney has been involved with Charlotte Street Arts Centre since October of 2015, and starting off in a Haunted Tour month really set the stage for the fast-paced and fun-loving environment that is enjoyed in the CSAC office. Having just grown up around the corner from the centre, Courtney feels at home with the community and loves the chance to further the cultural and artistic growth of the neighbourhood. She is looking forward to moving into the Executive Director’s role in the fall, and is even more excited that Jared will be taking over a studio space to continue, and increase, the programming offered at the centre. Charlotte Street Arts Centre is on a path of making huge impact on the community arts, and Courtney couldn’t be happier to be part of it.

 
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EVA GEORGE | ARTREACH PROGRAM MANAGER

With over ten years’ experience working with Nationally and Internationally recognized youth & community serving organizations, Eva is now overseeing the social development programming at Charlotte Street Arts Centre as ArtReach Program Manager.  As a community connector, she loans her time to the planning and organizing of two growing music festivals and is also a member of the Youth in Transition board.  After taking a brief hiatus from community work in 2014-2015 to have a sweet baby boy, Winston, Eva is very excited to be back working in the non-profit sector.

 
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JERRY-FAYE FLATT  - ARTREACH PROGRAM ASSISTANT

Jerry-Faye Flatt is a third-year journalism and communications student attending St. Thomas University. She has an intense adoration for all things art and is thrilled to have a summer position at CSAC that combines all of her talents into one job. Working under Eva George as the ArtReach Program Assistant, Jerry-Faye is helping organize the 2018 Girls+ Rock Camp. She comes from a long family background of musicians and has been performing music publicly since she was just five years old. Flatt also has a passion for writing and is going to be The Aquinian arts editor for the 2018-2019 academic year. In her spare time, she enjoys taking photos, playing in bands, driving around in her red 1981 Ford van and hanging out with her cats. Her dream job is to be the future host of CBC’s radio show “q.”