Wednesday November 1, 2023
The Executive Board and Officers of the Toronto Society of Architects (TSA) are pleased to announce the appointment of Joël León Danis, OAA, MRAIC to the role of Executive Director, effective November 1, 2023. In the role of Programming Director for the last three years, and as a volunteer since 2016, Joel has developed an in-depth knowledge of the TSA’s mission, program offerings, membership, staff and volunteer base, and has developed collaborative working methods with all parties to deliver the TSA’s program offerings efficiently and effectively.
Joël’s advancement to Executive Director recognizes his extraordinary efforts in supporting the TSA’s mission including ongoing membership and audience growth, the continued variety, excellence and relevance of the organization’s programming offerings, and the positive impact of its educational and advocacy efforts on discourse on the built environment within our City and region. His appointment also represents a key part of the TSA’s ongoing governance strategy, recognizing the leadership and administrative supports necessary to support a volunteer-led organization of now 2,500+ members, and a social media reach of more than 1,000,000 viewers from around the world.
On behalf of the Executive Board and Officers, we offer our hearty congratulations to Joël as he steps into this new role, and look forward to our continued collaboration to make the most of the TSA’s bright future.