David Oyler

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David Oyler has been working in the charitable and non-profit sector since 2001. His most recent work has been with the Antigonish Culture Alive Association, FEED NOVA SCOTIA, the Colchester Residential Services Society, the Second Story Women’s Centre, the Support Services Group Co-operative, and in the continued delivery of sector presentations and workshops to over 400 organizations around the Maritimes. Other organizations he has worked with include the AC Group of Independent Accounting Firms, the Acadia Entrepreneurship Centre, Adsum House, the Artists’ Legal Information Society, the Association of Nova Scotia Museums, the Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia, Athletics Nova Scotia, Big Brothers Big Sisters, the Halifax Partnership, the Independent Living Nova Scotia Association, Make-A-Wish Atlantic Provinces, the Mennonite Central Committee Canada, the Mental Health Foundation of Nova Scotia, and the Nova Scotia Talent Trust. He also worked with the Community Sector Council Newfoundland and Labrador on their Compliant Fundraising Practices project (funded by Canada Revenue Agency’s Charity Partnership and Outreach Program).  

David is an active volunteer in the sector and the community. He was a presenter for the Community Sector Council of Nova Scotia’s webinar series on dealing with the COVID-19 crisis, he launched the Atlantic Charities Initiative in 2016 to support and strengthen the charitable sector in Atlantic Canada, was a witness in the Senate of Canada’s Special Committee on the Charitable Sector (click here for submission), has been a presenter for the Canadian Charity Law Association webinar series and for the Association of Fundraising Professionals – Nova Scotia chapter’s education sessions, and contributes periodic articles and perspectives on issues facing the sector. He served as a volunteer on Imagine Canada’s National Engagement Strategy including membership on the Narrative Steering Committee, and served on the board of the Association of Fundraising Professionals – Nova Scotia Chapter as Secretary/Treasurer, Chair, Government Relations, and Chair, 2013 Maritime Fundraising Conference.  He is a Big Brother, a minor league basketball coach, and an active volunteer in the curling community. Other organizations David has volunteered with include FEED NOVA SCOTIA, Homebridge Youth Society, the Red Cross, CBCF – Run for the Cure, Nova Scotia Special Olympics, and various community and civic special events

Barbara Richman

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Barbara Richman has worked for more than 30 years in the arts and heritage, assisting individuals, small and mid-sized companies, large organizations, and funding agencies.  During that time she has held executive management positions with Halifax Dance, Jest In Time Theatre, Symphony Nova Scotia, and Strategic Arts Management. She is known for her skills in crisis management, financial rebuilding, Board development, and Strategic Planning.  She has particular interest in organizational health, leadership development, and the building of infrastructure to support sustainability.  

Currently, Barbara works with clients across the country as free-lance consultant. An experienced educator, Barbara taught Arts Management at Dalhousie University for many years and continues to include training, mentoring and facilitation in her work with clients.  

 

Krista Keough

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Krista Keough is a multi-talented, multi-faceted contributor to the creative industries. As a marketing and communications professional, she collaborates with artists, entrepreneurs, non-profits, and for-profit organizations to deliver compelling content that connects with their audiences. Over the past decade of her professional career, she has worked as an artist manager and publicist, on film and television productions, and as an advertising executive, fundraiser, writer, and teacher.

A longtime member of the music industry, Krista spent five years at the venerable artist management company Jones & Co. working with their core roster of east coast talent. The skills she honed transferred well to independent contracts for artist and business development, strategic planning, grant writing, and marketing projects. Krista is the past artist manager of best-selling pop star Ria Mae and multiple ECMA award-winners In-Flight Safety, and she was the festival manager for the 2018 Halifax Jazz Festival.

Krista has worked in and out of the film industry for as long as she’s been involved with music, primarily with casting agent Erin Hennessey. As a faculty member at NSCC Ivany campus for six years, Krista taught multiple courses in the School of IT & Creative Industries and the School of Business.

Gay Hauser

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Gay Hauser has worked as an actor, director, designer and general manager administrator in non-profit arts sector for 35 years. Currently a consultant for Strategic Arts Management, Gay has worked as the general manager of Live Art Dance Productions and as a founding member of Eastern Front Theatre and Mulgrave Road Theatre Co. Gay continues to perform annually in Symphony Nova Scotia’s The Nutcracker and currently serves as the managing producer of the annual event.

Gay has experience in theatre and dance presenting general management including audience development, board development, strategic planning, production budgeting, global budgeting, and multi-year budgeting, financial reporting, audit preparation, bookkeeping, grant writing, CTA contracting, payroll, including T4 and T4A preparation, charitable tax returns, sponsorship relations, special event coordination, donor relations, volunteer relations, customer relations and box office management.

Nancy Morgan

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Nancy Morgan has been working as an administrator in non-profit arts sector for 20 years. Currently the Executive Director of Theatre Nova Scotia, Nancy has worked as Managing Director of Strategic Arts Management, the General Manager at Eastern Front Theatre, and as Administrator at Great Canadian Theatre Company in Ottawa. She has been the Outreach Coordinator at Festival Antigonish Summer Theatre and the US Tour Coordinator for Off The Leash Creative. As an independent consultant Nancy has worked with 10 Nova Scotian organizations of various disciplines.

Nancy has experience in theatre general management including production budgeting, global budgeting, multi-year budgeting, financial reporting, audit preparation, bookkeeping, grant writing, CTA contracting, payroll, including T4 and T4A preparation, charitable tax returns, HST returns, sponsorship relations, fundraising, special event coordination, donor relations, volunteer relations, customer relations, and box office management. In outreach coordination, she has experience creating a communications plan, building contact lists, and community engagement and audience development initiatives. Nancy has extensive experience in organizing and running fundraising events including logistics, public relations and marketing. Nancy has also covered the immigration, tax and carnet requirements for a Nova Scotia theatre company tour to the United States.

Bruce Klinger

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Bruce Klinger has been working in Atlantic Canada’s arts community for over 30 years.

During his 10-year tenure as the General Manager of Neptune Theatre, Bruce saw the organization through the building of the new $13.5 million facility from the first planning stages through to completion.

In 1998, Bruce opened his own business as an arts management consultant, through which he has assisted organizations with the creation of business and strategic plans, and governance policies. Bruce has also served as a management and capital project consultant, and assisted in the creation and development of Theatre Nova Scotia and the Nova Scotia Theatre Sector Strategy.

In 2009, Bruce started Valley Summer Theatre, a professional theatre company based in Wolfville, Nova Scotia that produces classic works of theatre.

Bruce was one of the three founding consultants of Strategic Arts Management.

He was honoured with the 2016 Theatre Nova Scotia Legacy Award for outstanding contributions to professional theatre in Nova Scotia.