Compensation Disclosure

Alberta public sector bodies are required to post online the names and compensation paid to:

  • all board members
  • employees who earn over $129,809

As an agency of the Government of Alberta, the Alberta Foundation for the Arts (AFA) complies with this legislation by providing information about compensation provided to members of its Board of Directors.

Please note:

Members of the AFA Board are not paid a salary for this work, but do receive honoraria for attending meetings. Board members are eligible to be reimbursed for expenses claimed to attend meetings. All other work contributed is provided on a voluntary basis. 

Members of the AFA Board do not sign a contract with the Foundation or the Government of Alberta, but are appointed via Order in Council. There is no severance agreement, nor is severance compensation provided at the end of their terms or if a term is ended prematurely.

The AFA does not have any employees. Administrative, consultative and technical support is provided by the Ministry of Culture, Multiculturalism and Status of Women. 

Name Position   Year   Compensation*  Other*  Severance*
Oddie,Liam Chair 2018 $8,590.50  $0.00  $0.00
Frederick,Christine Vice Chair 2018 $0.00  $0.00  $0.00
Petryshyn,Luca Vice Chair 2018 $4,098.00  $0.00  $0.00
Bharwani,Aleem Director 2018 $2,812.00  $0.00  $0.00
Edmundson,Jane Director 2018 $4,624.50  $0.00  $0.00
Fernando,Sithara Director 2018 $580.00  $0.00  $0.00
Hook,Candace Director 2018 $3,758.00  $0.00  $0.00
Karvonen,Ava Director 2018 $2,585.00  $0.00  $0.00
Leong-Huxley,Jamesina Director 2018 $2,358.00  $0.00  $0.00
Malik,Nabil Director 2018 $2,648.00  $0.00  $0.00
McCormick,Cameron Director 2018 $3,846.00  $0.00  $0.00
McTavish,Scott Director 2018 $2,484.00  $0.00  $0.00
Morin,Christy Director 2018 $2,579.00  $0.00  $0.00
Turner,Helen Director 2018 $3,846.00  $0.00  $0.00
Warwick,Ian Director 2018 $4,716.00  $0.00  $0.00

Download .csv (includes compensation for 2015-2018 calendar years)

* Compensation – Includes regular salary and percentage in lieu of benefits.
* Other – Includes benefits or any other monetary remuneration provided by the agency that is not included in compensation and/ or is paid as a non-taxable allowance.
* Severance – any remuneration paid or payable to employee or member in lieu of, or supplementary to, notice of termination of employment or appointment, or after permanent termination of employment/appointment/status as a member.

Posting the above information is a requirement under the Public Sector Compensation Transparency Act, which applies to:

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