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

Carol Finlay  Carol Finlay: Education Director

 Rachel AndrushukRachel Andrushuk: 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
  • Ashley Au – musician
  • Elena Anciro – Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre
  • Emma Hendrix – Video Pool Media Arts Centre
  • Mike Malyk – Winnipeg Art Gallery
  • Struan Sinclair – University of Manitoba Digital Arts and Media Lab