Board & Staff

The Artbeat Studio Board meets monthly. The board is policy driven and is active in addressing governance-related issues. The Executive Director and the Studio Facilitator make presentations to the board and inform the board on governance related issues.

Board Members

Executive

Manfred Schulz, MBA CMA FCMA (Chair)
Claude Davis, BA (Vice Chair)
Greg Bartel, LLP (Secretary)
Gavin Johnstone, CPA, CA (Treasurer)

Members at Large

Dr. Susan Holm, PhD Psych (Past Chair)
Judy Ahrens-Townsend, BSW, MSW
Nicholas Ahrens-Townsend, DDMT
Dennis Lewycky, MA
Josee Wiedmer

Artbeat Studio Staff

Carol Finlay, BA, MCP, ACMCP, Executive Director
Ernie Bart, MEd, Art Program Director, Studio Central
Marissa Hoff, B.EnvD, Community Projects Coordinator
Nigel Bart, BFA, Studio Facilitator
Uyen Pham, BCom (Hons), Executive Assistant

Artbeat Studio Endowment Cabinet

Mary Anne Arndt, Liason to Board
Claude Davis
Ernie Bart, MEd
Leona Brown
Linda Hughes
Lucille Bart, BA
Quintin Bart
Renee El-Gabalawy
Sr. Johanna Jonker SNJM
Michael Shaen

Honorary Board

Dr. Lloyd Axworthy
Ernie Bart, MEd
Mona Brown, Honorary Council
Ms. Lenore Berscheid
Dr. Michael Eleff
Yude Henteleff Q.C.
Hon. Michael Kirby
Justice Guy Kroft
Rt. Hon Ed Schreyer
Mrs Lily Schreyer
Justice Murray Sinclair
Miriam Toews
Margaret Trudeau

Past Board Members

Kyla Betker, BPR (2014-2018)
Ernie Bart (2004-2018)
Nancy Hutchison (2012-2015)
David Krindle (2008-2014)
Hildi Janzen (2011-2014)
Jack Cram (2004-2012)
Henri Magne (2004-2011)
Mary Anne Arndt (2006-2011)
John Marten (2008-2011)
Gordon Hoeschem (2004-2010)
Johonna Jonker Sr (2004-2009)
Tedd Tribe (2007-2008)
Jonathan Garwood (2005-2006)
Lucille Bart (2004-2006)
Horst Peters (2004-2005)
Nigel Bart (2004-2004)