Staff

Festival Director – Tara Flynn

Design and Communications Coordinator

Festival Assistant – Makenzie Murdock

Volunteer Coordinator

Community Ambassadors – Asmita Lawrence

Committees

Producing a festival is a team effort! We cannot do this without the support and commitment of the following community members. Thank you!

Advisory Committee:

Leads: Heidi Schiller (Burnaby Public Library) & Bettina Cenerelli (Faculty Arts & Social Sciences, SFU)

Cynthia Henson (SFU Faculty of Science), Teena Martin (Burnaby Arts Council), Angela Boal (City of Burnaby, Marketing), Tara Flynn (Community Engagement, SFU), Ana Maria Bustamante (Burnaby Intercultural Planning Table), Simone Brandl (Burnaby Neighbourhood House)

Special Advisors to the Program:

Jason Lesage (Volunteer Burnaby), Rebekah Mahaffey (City of Burnaby, Social Planning)

Program Committee: 

Lead: Tara Flynn (Community Engagement, SFU)

Kevin Brandt (Burnaby School District), Lisa Codd (City of Burnaby, Heritage Planner), Liliane De Oliveira (Burnaby School District), Deirdre Grace (BCIT Library), Andrea Lam (Burnaby Public Library), Heather McCain (QMUNITY & Chronically Queer), Evelyn McGowan (Burnaby Youth Hub), Carol-Ann Flanagan (Society to End Homelessness)

Program Adjudicators: 

Tara Flynn (Community Engagement, SFU), Heather McCain (QMUNITY & Chronically Queer), Asmita Lawrence (Community Ambassador)

 

Communications Committee: 

Teena Martin (Burnaby Arts Council), Angela Boal (City of Burnaby, Marketing), Tara Flynn (Community Engagement, SFU)

 

If you’d like to get involved in committee work, get in touch here