Board of Directors


Chair:  Gin­ger Scott 

Trea­sur­er:  Nobi Nakamura

Sec­re­tary:  Jes­si­ca A. Rodriguez



Kiera Boult, Cay­ley James, Alexan­der Ron­deau, and Matt Salton.


Board Bios

Kiera Boult is an inter­dis­ci­pli­nary artist and per­former from Hamil­ton, Ontario. Boult’s prac­tice uti­lizes camp and com­e­dy to skep­ti­cal­ly address issues that sur­round the role and/or iden­ti­ty of the artist and the insti­tu­tion. Her most recent per­for­mance Hamilton’s My Lady (2022) was a part of the 2022 7A*11D per­for­mance art fes­ti­val and Super­crawl – Hamilton’s Music + Arts Fes­ti­val. In 2019, Boult received the City of Hamil­ton Arts Award for Emerg­ing Visu­al Artist. Her work has been exhib­it­ed at the Art Gallery of Ontario, the Art Gallery of Hamil­ton, and Artcite Inc. Wind­sor. She holds a BFA in Crit­i­cism and Cura­to­r­i­al Prac­tice from OCAD Uni­ver­si­ty and is cur­rent­ly Vtape’s Sub­mis­sions, Col­lec­tions & Out­reach  Coordinator.


Cay­ley James is an arts admin­is­tra­tor and writer based in Toron­to. She is cur­rent­ly Devel­op­ment Coor­di­na­tor at the Liai­son of Inde­pen­dent Film­mak­ers of Toron­to (LIFT) where she has over­seen fundrais­ing cam­paigns, col­lab­o­rat­ed on grants and spear­head­ed a vari­ety of new projects. She holds an MLitt from the Uni­ver­si­ty of Glas­gow in Film and Tele­vi­sion and has worked on a vari­ety of film relat­ed events and projects. Her writ­ing has been fea­tured in Cin­e­ma Scope and The Globe and Mail.


Nobi Naka­mu­ra is an arts and cul­tur­al pro­grams admin­is­tra­tor based in Toron­to and is cur­rent­ly the Man­ag­er of Oper­a­tions at Regent Park Film Fes­ti­val. He has worked at var­i­ous NPO and gov­ern­men­tal orga­ni­za­tions such as Cana­da World Youth, the Con­sulate Gen­er­al of Japan, Japan Foun­da­tion, Reel Asian Film Fes­ti­val and was a board mem­ber at the Nation­al Asso­ci­a­tion of Japan­ese Cana­di­ans (Toron­to Chap­ter), and Rain Gar­dens Unit­ed, which brings low-impact green infra­struc­ture to the east-end of Toron­to. While pro­gram offi­cer at Japan Foun­da­tion, he curat­ed a pro­gram of 40–60 film screen­ings a year and admin­is­tered audio visu­al grants for local orga­ni­za­tions in Ontario and across Cana­da. In 2020, he spear­head­ed the imple­men­ta­tion of Japan Film Fes­ti­val Plus in Cana­da, an online 28-film, 10-day fes­ti­val that reached over 20K film fans across the country. 


Jes­si­ca A. Rodriguez is cur­rent­ly a doc­tor­al can­di­date in Com­mu­ni­ca­tion, New Media, and Cul­tur­al Stud­ies at McMas­ter. Her prac­tice and research focus is on visu­al music, elec­tron­ic lit­er­a­ture, video exper­i­men­ta­tion, sound art, visualization/sonification, and live cod­ing, among oth­ers, and col­lab­o­rat­ing with com­posers, writ­ers, design­ers, and oth­er visu­al artists. She is co-founder of, a col­lab­o­ra­tion plat­form that uses dig­i­tal and ana­logue tech­nolo­gies to explore text, visu­als, and audio. She is also part of RGGTRN, a col­lec­tive that engages in algo­rith­mic dance music and audio­vi­su­al impro­vi­sa­tion informed by Lat­inx expe­ri­ences. She is cur­rent­ly Chair of the Art Board at the Fac­to­ry Media Cen­tre locat­ed in Hamil­ton, Ontario, a not-for-prof­it artist-dri­ven resource cen­tre ded­i­cat­ed to the pro­duc­tion and pro­mo­tion of cre­ative­ly diverse forms of inde­pen­dent films, videos, and oth­er stream­ing mul­ti­me­dia art forms.


Alexan­der Ron­deau is a queer cura­tor, writer, and artist from a rur­al farm­ing com­mu­ni­ty known as Kerns Town­ship — past, present, and future home to Ojib­way, Cree, and Algo­nquin in North­east­ern Robin­son-Huron Treaty land. Ron­deau is cur­rent­ly serv­ing as Exec­u­tive Co-Direc­tor at the Near North Mobile Media Lab (North Bay), while work­ing towards his PhD in Cul­tur­al Stud­ies at Queen’s Uni­ver­si­ty. He holds an MFA in Crit­i­cism & Cura­to­r­i­al Prac­tice from OCAD Uni­ver­si­ty (2021), and a BFA in Pho­tog­ra­phy Stud­ies from Toron­to Met­ro­pol­i­tan Uni­ver­si­ty (2017). Rondeau’s research-dri­ven cura­to­r­i­al prac­tice is ded­i­cat­ed to cham­pi­oning and devel­op­ing exhi­bi­tions by queer, trans, and two spir­it artists in and from the North. He has curat­ed exhi­bi­tions for artist-run cen­tres and gal­leries such as Union Gallery (Kingston, 2022), the Near North Mobile Media Lab (North Bay, 2020), the White Water Gallery (North Bay, 2019), and la Galerie du Nou­v­el-Ontario (Sud­bury, forth­com­ing 2023). Addi­tion­al­ly, he has inde­pen­dent­ly and co-curat­ed sev­er­al site-spe­cif­ic exhi­bi­tions in such places as a con­struc­tion site, pub­lic hik­ing trails, a beach, a pheas­ant coop, down­town streets, and even atop a frozen lake. In 2021, Ron­deau launched Between Pheas­ants Con­tem­po­rary: an exper­i­men­tal gallery and pre­sen­ta­tion space in a pheas­ant coop in Kerns Township.


Matt Salton is a proud neu­ro-diverse cre­ative who loves camp, kitsch, and cats. For­mer­ly the fes­ti­val direc­tor for Cal­gar­y’s Fairy­Tales LGBT Film Fes­ti­val, he is now the exec­u­tive direc­tor of the Reelout Queer Film Fes­ti­val in Kingston, Ontario and has been pro­gram­ming and curat­ing queer film for over 20 years.  He is a grad­u­ate of the Film and Video Pro­duc­tion pro­gram at South­ern Alber­ta Insti­tute of Tech­nol­o­gy (SAIT) and cur­rent­ly sits on the board of the Media Arts Net­work of Ontario and can be seen act­ing and direct­ing in local Kingston stage productions. 


Gin­ger Scott is a long-time arts admin­is­tra­tor, and some­times writer and artist, who has worked in sup­port of art ser­vice, the­atre, dance, media and visu­al arts orga­ni­za­tions across Cana­da. She has held posi­tions at Eye­lev­el Gallery (Hal­i­fax), Art­s­peak (Van­cou­ver), Wal­ter Phillips Gallery (Banff), Artscape (Toron­to), OCADU (Toron­to), and Fac­to­ry The­atre (Toron­to). She has a Mas­ter in Muse­um Stud­ies from the Uni­ver­si­ty of Toron­to, where she focused on per­for­mance art, insti­tu­tion­al cri­tique, and Cana­di­an artist-run cen­tre his­to­ry, and a Bach­e­lor of Arts in Art His­to­ry and Draw­ing from the Nova Sco­tia Col­lege of Art and Design University.