Office Staff:

Jasmine Wu – Gallery Coordinator

Bettina Socal – Volunteer Coordinator


Board of Directors


Deborah Dragon


Wendy Cormack

Maria Anna Parolin



Board Members:
Farhad Amini
Jeff Cheung
June Hewko
Kirstin Richter
Katelyn Sieb
Ron Simmer
Francis Boyle


Get Involved!

Are you passionate about the arts? Do you have experience leading organizations or projects? Are you motivated to support & expand the arts in Burnaby? Considering running to become a board member!

The board of directors of Burnaby Arts Council elects individuals to become board members. Those members elected to the board will have opportunities to become intimately involved shaping the direction of the Arts in Burnaby! Please email us for more information.

About Becoming a Board Member

Burnaby Arts Council (BAC) organization engages Burnaby’s dynamic arts community. As a not-for profit organization, celebrating 45 years of arts, events & services.  We develop, deliver and promote arts and cultural initiatives with partnership in the community.

As we look to the future with a new strategic plan, we see both challenge and opportunity for a creative influence on the  cultural development in the City of Burnaby.

Directors Role
Board Members work with other directors and members to achieve the BAC mandate: to Encourage, Support and Expand the Arts in the City of Burnaby.  As a Board Member for the term of 2 years, you will be required to attend monthly board meetings, join one BAC committee and be an active member in the Councils activities and events.

We are seeking dynamic professional(s) with a strong knowledge of and a passion for the arts. Track record of success within the cultural sector of the economy is a huge asset!

Skill Sets
Experience or skills in community engagement that include corporate sponsorship, fundraising and business development. We are looking for someone who will bring greater support from the business community.  Looking for self starters who have desire to make a difference in the community.  Connections in the business community is an asset.  Skill set in seeking grants and grant writing is an asset.

How to Apply
Please fill out the form on this page,  apply with a cover letter and resume as an attachment by email with “BOD – Expression of Interest” in the subject line to: our email

We thank all applicants for their interest in the position however, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.