AFA Board of Directors

The AFA Board of Directors is appointed by the Government of Alberta and is comprised of twelve arts champions from across the province. (There are currently four vacant positions.) Through their mandate established by the AFA Act (1991), the Board of Directors encourages and supports Alberta’s arts community by: allocating the annual budget; approving AFA grants and scholarships; approving and monitoring the acquisition, exhibition and preservation of works in the AFA Art Collection; and developing and implementing the AFA Strategic Plan.

Get to know a little about each of Board member by clicking their names below.

Chair (Acting)

Liam Oddie, Calgary


Aleem Bharwani, Calgary

Candace Hook, Grande Prairie

Frederick R. McDonald, Fort McKay

Luca Petryshyn, Edmonton

Tyler Stewart, Lethbridge

Executive Director:
Jeffrey Anderson, Edmonton

Board Compensation Disclosure 
Alberta public sector bodies are now required to post online the names and compensation paid to all Board members.