A dynamic leader with a proven track record of innovation and community service has joined the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR).
Matthew Cutler (he/him) will join the CMHR as the new Vice‐President, Exhibitions on August 15. His extensive record of progressive leadership includes his most recent appointment as Assistant Deputy Minister, Communications and Engagement for the Province of Manitoba and his tenure as Chair of the Board for the Rainbow Resource Centre.
“Matthew’s approach demonstrates his commitment to innovation, strategic thinking and healthy, supportive workplace cultures,” noted CEO Isha Khan. “I am excited for him to be a leader on our team and help create outstanding exhibitions for audiences here at the CMHR and around the world.”
About Matthew Cutler
Cutler began his role as Assistant Deputy Minister, Communications and Engagement in 2019. He led a large team and demonstrated his commitment to innovation through initiatives such as the EngageMB portal, the Pandemic Response System and the ProtectMB vaccination program.
Prior to that role, he served as a senior member of the management team for Toronto Parks, Forestry and Recreation and as the Director, Strategic Initiatives for The 519, Canada’s largest 2SLGBTQ+ community centre. Cutler is currently a master’s student at Royal Roads University where his studies focus on the role values play in the leadership of teams, organizations and communities.
His volunteer experience includes service as Chair of the Board for the Rainbow Resource Centre, a Campaign Cabinet Member for United Way Winnipeg and a member of the Board of Governors for Scouts Canada.
His work has also been recognized with the Manitoba Service Excellence Award, the Toronto City Manager’s Award, the Ontario Medal for Young Volunteers and the Queen Elizabeth II Golden Jubilee Medal.