The Power Plant

The Power Plant Advances Leadership with the Appointment of a New Board of Directors

JAN 24 2024

We are thrilled to announce the appointment of a new Board of Directors, effective January 23, 2024, signifying a strategic move to advance the organization’s position as a leader in cultural excellence.

The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery, Toronto, 2024.

The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery, Toronto, 2024.

The announcement follows a highly successful fall/winter season that showcases solo exhibitions by acclaimed artists Anna Boghiguian (Egypt), Abdelkader Benchamma (France), and Aria Dean (USA). The Power Plant anticipates that the newly appointed Board of Directors will leverage its collective expertise to drive the organization forward in its mission to champion contemporary art, foster cultural dialogue, and enrich public engagement.

Key Highlights of the Board Appointments

  • Strategic Leadership: Comprising seasoned professionals, the new Board of Directors brings a wealth of strategic leadership experience in arts, culture, and governance.
  • Commitment to Excellence: With a commitment to sustaining and advancing The Power Plant's legacy of presenting thought-provoking contemporary art, the board is poised to ensure the gallery’s continued success and influence in the cultural landscape.
  • Advocacy for the Arts: Each board member is a dedicated advocate for the arts, reflecting a shared commitment to advancing the cultural discourse and community impact of The Power Plant.
  • Diversity of Voices and Experiences: Board members are key connectors to community. Strong voices at the Board table will continue to strengthen The Power Plant’s role as a place for discussion and exploration.

Leadership Commentary
Board President and Chair of The Power Plant, Paul Boniferro, states, "We extend an enthusiastic welcome to our newly appointed Board of Directors, whose collective expertise will undoubtedly play a pivotal role in guiding The Power Plant through a dynamic period of growth and innovation. Their dedication to the arts aligns seamlessly with our mission, and we look forward to their invaluable contributions. We are grateful for the successes and hard work of previous Board members throughout The Power Plant’s esteemed 37-year history. As well, the dedication and achievements of all staff have all made the gallery a powerful organization. We thank everyone for their generosity in building what we are so proud of today. We are also grateful to Harbourfront Centre, which provides significant financial and operational support to The Power Plant. Their collaborative partnership allows The Power Plant to thrive."

As of January 2024, The Power Plant Board includes:

  • Paul Boniferro, President and Chair
  • Jason Baerg
  • Daniel L. Bain
  • Dr. Mark V. Campbell
  • Amanda Galbraith
  • Alica Hall
  • Mitzie Hunter
  • Tim Kocur
  • Victoria Marshall, Chair of Finance and Audit Committee
  • Mila C. Miller, Chair of Fundraising and Events Committee
  • David Palumbo, Vice President
  • Susan Rabkin, Chair of Governance, Nominating, and Human Resources
  • Abdullah Snobar
  • Katrina Rempel 
  • Andrew Wnek

    Photos and bios are available on the Leadership web page.