Dr. Christine Griffith
A lifelong and passionate supporter of the arts, Christine moved to her adopted home of Hamilton in 2021, after a career in senior leadership roles in health care and postsecondary education in New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Ontario. Since becoming a Hamiltonian, she has been giving her time and talents to various volunteer causes, such as the Royal Botanical Gardens and the Art Gallery of Hamilton. She is enormously delighted to join the Arts For All community, and in particular, to be able to serve on its Board of Directors.
Katie is a community builder who has spent the majority of her career working within Hamilton’s non-profit sector. Currently serving as the Project Manager at the Hamilton Chamber of Commerce, she oversees a variety of initiatives that strengthen the economic engine of our community. Katie has also worked as a visual artist, whose work has most notably been displayed at Mills Hardware. Having fallen in love with the arts at an early age, she recognizes the positive impact that creative exploration can have, and is excited to further Arts For All’s mission.
Marin is Co-Owner and Creative Director of Kitestring, a local design agency serving community-based businesses in Hamilton and the surrounding area. With a background in linguistics and working with vulnerable populations, she finds energy and ease in getting to know people and listening to their stories. Born in Guelph, Marin is now a proud Hamiltonian, AFA board member and volunteer with Community Fridges HamOnt. As a member of the AFA board, Marin hopes to further engage with the arts and strengthen our community through increased arts access and programming.
Patricio Munoz is a post-production specialist and certified drone operator who joined the AFA board in August 2021. His education is in film and television graduating with honours in 2005, from the Broadcasting Television program at Seneca. Patricio has since worked professionally as a producer and editor for several broadcast outlets in Ontario. Patricio has recently worked with several major motion picture studios including Twentieth Century, Universal Studios, Paramount, and Warner Brothers to produce marketing material for blockbuster titles released across Canada. Patricio lends his creative experience of nearly two decades to AFA to ensure that programs deliver unique and engaging initiatives that inspire and excite the community.
With an extensive background in finance, risk and actuarial science, Danielle brings over 25 years of experience as an executive within leading organizations in the financial services industry. Her love of the arts was sparked in childhood as a ballet dancer and teacher. She believes in the power of art to celebrate diversity, promote equity, and foster inclusion. Danielle has a strong commitment to serve her community and is thrilled to join the AFA Board in delivering on its purpose to create arts access for all, including the vulnerable and disadvantaged.