Staff and board

Our office is open from 10 am-5 pm on weekdays. Click on a staff person’s name to send them an email, or call 204-927-2787.


Thomas Sparling  Thomas Sparling, Executive Director

 Rachel AndrushukRachel Andrushuk, Communications/Independent Artists Programs Manager

Jan Skene  Jan Skene, Youth Mentorship Programs Manager

Christie Fischer  Christie Fischer, Office & Member Services Manager

Arlea Ashcroft  Arlea Ashcroft, Indigenous Programs Manager

Kathe Meseman  Kathe Meseman, Bookkeeper

Board of directors

  • Rose-Anne Harder, Chair – Manitoba Arts Network
  • Lyn Stienstra, Treasurer – Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra
  • Tyson Caron – filmmaker
  • Elena Anciro – Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre
  • Ashley Au – CV2
  • Emma Hendrix – Video Pool Media Arts Centre
  • Mike Malyk – Winnipeg Art Gallery
  • Struan Sinclair – University of Manitoba Digital Arts and Media Lab