Candice Turner-Smith turned to consulting in 2004 following 12 seasons at the Shaw Festival in production management, marketing and fundraising. Today, she specializes in cultural communications, administration, production, project and event management, financial planning and marketing. A native of Montreal, she is also a journalist by trade. In the early 90�۪s she was Administrative Director of Kawartha Summer Theatre followed by 5 years as stage manager for the USO of Metropolitan New York. Since 2004 she has undertaken many cultural management projects, most recently as Acting Executive Director of the Niagara Symphony Association where she guided the Board, staff and stakeholders through a cash flow crisis, stabilization and, (with the help of her friends), two executive searches. She is experienced in working with Boards and Committees and has strong planning, fiscal management, and is adept at integrated marketing/fundraising strategies. Candice is also a contributing writer for several Ontario magazines. Candice has served on the board of the St Catharines & Area Arts Council, Lyndesfarne Theatre Projects (a Niagara based theatre) and Garden City Productions (a community based Theatre Company). She is currently a member of (CUAG) the Community User Advisory Group formed to identify the needs of the performing arts community, soon to be users of a new Niagara Centre for the Arts in St Catharines, Ontario.
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