One of the strengths of ACWB is its voluntary Board of Directors which represents all areas of the arts sector. This diversity ensures that the Arts Council is meeting the needs of our multifaceted sector and the wider community.
Board and staff are considered leaders in their fields and help drive the momentum of the organization.
Current Board of Directors
To contact the Board of Directors, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 587-674-1625.
Liana Wheeldon is a graduate of Emily Carr College of Art and Design and has been a professional visual artist for over 20 years. Liana has had a lengthy career in customer service management and before coming to Arts Council, she spent a year administering the Learning Through the Arts program as the Wood Buffalo Regional Manager. Since moving to Fort McMurray in 2009, Liana has been an active volunteer and art advocate in our community and was one of four artists chosen for the 2014 Wood Buffalo Artist In Residence program run by the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo. She continues to create and instruct art to adults, youth and children. Liana looks forward to bringing her strong leadership and administrative skills, as well as her arts experience to this important role in the arts community.
Christina Beckman holds a Bachelor of Applied Arts (Visual Communications) degree from Medicine Hat College and has worked in various marketing roles including online marketing, marketing and database management, event planning and international sales. Christina is passionate about sharing experiences, learning about local arts and tourism, and helping to strategies and promote local organizations. Her photography and fine art practice has given her the opportunity to travel and participate in art apprenticeships on a national and international scale.