2022

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Patricia Hoffer

- Arts Award Recipient -
Mayor's New Year's Honour List 2022

 

"Patricia Hoffer emigrated from Trinidad as a young adult and has lived in the London area for more than 20 years. She is a committed community volunteer having served on the Fanshawe College Board of Governors for six years, mostly recently as Chair. In addition, she served on the London for All Leadership Table, Junior Achievement of London and District Board and Advisory Council of Trustees, as well as the Boards of Forest City Film Festival, London Arts Council (Past President) and Hutton House.
 

With a passion for helping the next generation of leaders, Patricia is often called upon as a mentor and connector within our community. Her commitment and passion to volunteerism has impacted multiple arts organizations throughout the local arts sector as she sponsors, attends, and supports multiple activities and events. Through her activities with the London Arts Council, she helped to steward the board of directors through its evolution as a full governance board. She helped to advocate for increased funding for the arts and championed diversity in projects and programs supporting professional artists. She also served as a board member with the Forest City Film Festival helping to steward the organization through rapid growth and professional presentation in the city of London. She has supported multiple projects including the Grand Theatre's Women for Women Project.
 

Ms. Hoffer continues to actively volunteer within and advocate on behalf of London's art sector.  Because of her passion and dedication, Patricia Hoffer has been selected for the Mayor's New Year's Honour List, in the category of the Arts."

(Mayor's New Year's Honour List Archive)