Thursday, May 18, 2017 at 3PM EST
Have you attended an AGM and stared blankly at the Financial Statements while the treasurer is giving their report? Do the numbers jump around the pages without telling a story?
Heather Young will walk anyone in your org (management, junior staff, board members and volunteers) through the process of reading and understanding Financial Statements.
Please send questions in advance.
To register, email Adriana at firstname.lastname@example.org
About the Instructor
Heather Clara Young has worked in the field of arts management for over twenty-five years. Her experience includes leadership roles with a variety of arts and heritage service organizations, theatre and dance producing companies, galleries and museums, facilities, festivals and community organizations, in both professional and volunteer capacities. Before founding Young Associates in 1993, Heather had served as General Manager for both Nightwood Theatre and the Fringe of Toronto Festival.
As the Principal of Young Associates, Heather has provided bookkeeping and consulting services to dozens of organizations, and delivered professional workshops, training and seminars on topics ranging from budgeting to sales tax, to setting prices, to reading financial statements. She has completed business and strategic planning assignments for an array of arts organizations in Toronto and across Southern Ontario, frequently in partnership with First Stage.
For 15 years, Heather has taught accounting and financial management to diploma and continuing education students in Humber College’s Arts Administration programs, and Humber’s Fundraising and Volunteer Management Program. She was a 2004 recipient of Humber College’s Continuing Education Award of Excellence for Outstanding Academic Contribution. In 2010, she was appointed to teach finance for the University of Toronto’s Specialist Program in Arts Management. In 2012, Heather was awarded the SandyTulloch award for Innovation in Arts and Culture by Theatre Ontario.