maxine bailey is a dynamic member of Toronto’s arts community. For 18 years, she served as the Vice-President of Advancement at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF). maxine was the principal liaison and chief fundraiser for the organization’s government partners, donors, and members in their support of TIFF and its year-round programming. She is particularly proud of founding Share Her Journey, TIFF’s five-year fundraising commitment to achieving gender parity both in front of the camera and behind it. A voracious reader, maxine recently sat on the jury for the 2018 Scotiabank Giller Prize and was named one of NOW Magazine’s Toronto Local Heroes.