Staff and Board

Our office is open Tuesday-Friday, 10 am-3 pm. We are closed on Mondays. Click on a staff person’s name to send them an email, or call 204-927-2787.


Thomas Sparling  Thomas Sparling, Executive Director

Christie Fischer   Christie Fischer, Operations Manager

 Rachel Andrushuk, Training Programs Manager

Jan Skene  Jan Skene, Youth Mentorship Programs Manager

Arlea Ashcroft  Arlea Ashcroft, Indigenous Programs Manager

 Amelia Marshall, Facility & Office Coordinator

Kathe Meseman  Kathe Meseman, Bookkeeper

Board of directors

  • Lyn Stienstra, Acting Chair – Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra
  • Rose-Anne Harder, Past Chair – Manitoba Arts Network
  • Hailey Hooke, Treasurer – Manitoba Film and Music
  • 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