Groundstory is a collaborative effort initiated by the Toronto-based ArtsPond / Étang d’Arts.

Founded as a grassroots entity in 2014 and incorporated as a non-profit in 2016, the mandate of ArtsPond / Étang d’Arts is to incite positive systemic change in Canada’s arts and culture sector through innovative collaborations on-the-ground and in-the-cloud.


Jessa Agilo, Project Manager  |  647 920 6187

Matthew Learoyd, Outreach Coordinator

Akshata Naik, Administration Assistant

Board of Directors

ArtsPond / Étang d’Arts
Jessa Agilo, MMus, President
Slade Lander, MBA, Chair Emeritus
Roland Gemayel, PhD, Treasurer
Lisa Hems, Secretary
Robert Boyd, CPA, MBA
Daniel Kligerman, CPA, MBA
Marie Lampropoulos, JD
Chris Neels, BCom
Shiny Zhang, PhD