Announcement from the Board

The Guild’s Board of Directors is very pleased to announce Roma Dingwell as the new incoming Chief Executive Officer. Her in-depth experience in the arts, culture, and philanthropy scene will serve as a great asset to the organization. Under her leadership, the Nova Scotia Chester Playhouse, a venue that fosters and promotes the performing arts, transitioned from a seasonal platform to a year-round presentation facility. Under Roma’s tenure, the organization also executed a successful capital campaign to restore the 82-year-old building. She has worked with the East Coast Music Awards in cultivating sponsorship relationships and offered expertise to Cecilia Concerts, a non-profit charity that presents performances by emerging and established musicians.

Settling in quickly to Prince Edward Island, she managed the 2022 Van Gogh exhibit in Charlottetown. Her past also includes leading signature events for the Mental Health Foundation of NS, Pier 21 Society, the QE2 Foundation, and Kids Help Phone. For ten years, Roma has served as Board Chair for Devour!
The Food Film Fest, which is now recognized as the largest food film fest in the world. Throughout her career, she has demonstrated an ability to create opportunities for people to connect and showcase their unique talents.

“I believe the success of every organization is based on the respect, collaboration and cooperation of its members and I remain most grateful for the opportunities I have in working with engaged individuals who are committed to making a contribution to our communities” – Roma Dingwell